Name Report For First Name DILLON:


First name DILLON's origin is French. DILLON means "like a lion". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with DILLON below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of dillon.(Brown names are of the same origin (French) with DILLON and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with DILLON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DILLON



NAMES RHYMING WITH DİLLON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 5 Letters (illon) - Names That Ends with illon:


Rhyming Names According to Last 4 Letters (llon) - Names That Ends with llon:

fallon cadwallon dallon tallon

Rhyming Names According to Last 3 Letters (lon) - Names That Ends with lon:

solon nijlon accalon ganelon lon xylon avilon falon anlon braylon camelon dalon daylon devlon dylon hanlon harlon jolon marlon nealon scanlon shaylon taylon waylon zebulon avalon talon cavalon alon madelon

Rhyming Names According to Last 2 Letters (on) - Names That Ends with on:

afton carnation aedon strephon sidon cihuaton sokanon odion sion dudon hebron pendragon antton erromon gotzon txanton zorion celyddon eburacon mabon bendision alston alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton harrison histion kenton pierson preston ralston rawson remington rexton sexton stanton weston aymon vernon glendon anton acheron acteon aeson agamemnon alcmaeon amphion amphitryon andraemon arion bellerophon biton cadmon cenon cercyon charon chiron corydon creon daemon demogorgon demophon

NAMES RHYMING WITH DİLLON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 5 Letters (dillo) - Names That Begins with dillo:

Rhyming Names According to First 4 Letters (dill) - Names That Begins with dill:

dillan dillen dillin dillion

Rhyming Names According to First 3 Letters (dil) - Names That Begins with dil:


Rhyming Names According to First 2 Letters (di) - Names That Begins with di:

dia diahann diahna diamanda diamanta diamante diamon diamond diamonique diamont diamontina dian diana dianda diandra diandre diane dianna diannah dianne diantha dianthe diara diarmaid dibe dice dichali dick dickran dickson didier dido didrika diederich diedre diedrick diega diego dien diep diera dierck dierdre dieter dietrich dietz digna diji dike dikesone dikran dimitrie dimitry dimitur din dina dinadan dinah dinar dinas dino dinora dinorah dinsmore diogo diolmhain diomasach diomedes dion diona diondra diondray diondre dione dionis dionisa dionna dionne dionte dionysia dionysie dionysius dior diorbhall dirce dirck dirk dita diti diu div diva divon divone divsha


First Names which starts with 'di' and ends with 'on':


First Names which starts with 'd' and ends with 'n':

dacian daegan daelan daelyn daelynn dagan dagen dagian daijon dailyn daimhin daimmen dain dainan dairion dalan dalen dallan dallen dallin dalston dalton dalyn dalynn daman damen dameon damian damiean damien damon dan danathon daniel-sean dann dannon danon danton danylynn daran dareen daren darien darin darleen darolyn daron darrellyn darren darrin darron darryn dartagnan darton darvin darwin darwyn darylyn daryn daveen daveon davian davidson davin davion davison davynn dawn dawson daxton daylan daylen daylin dayson dayton dayveon deacon deagan deaglan deakin dean deann dearborn deasmumhan deavon declan deeann deegan deen dehaan deikun delbin delman delmon delron delsin delton delvin delvon

English Words Rhyming DILLON


ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH DİLLON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Words According to Last 5 Letters (illon) - English Words That Ends with illon:

billonnoun (n.) An alloy of gold and silver with a large proportion of copper or other base metal, used in coinage.

bouillonnoun (n.) A nutritious liquid food made by boiling beef, or other meat, in water; a clear soup or broth.
 noun (n.) An excrescence on a horse's frush or frog.

carillonnoun (n.) A chime of bells diatonically tuned, played by clockwork or by finger keys.
 noun (n.) A tune adapted to be played by musical bells.

cotillonnoun (n.) Alt. of Cotillion

hersillonnoun (n.) A beam with projecting spikes, used to make a breach impassable.

orillonnoun (n.) A semicircular projection made at the shoulder of a bastion for the purpose of covering the retired flank, -- found in old fortresses.

paillonnoun (n.) A thin leaf of metal, as for use in gilding or enameling, or to show through a translucent medium.

sillonnoun (n.) A work raised in the middle of a wide ditch, to defend it.

tenaillonnoun (n.) A work constructed on each side of the ravelins, to increase their strength, procure additional ground beyond the ditch, or cover the shoulders of the bastions.

Rhyming Words According to Last 4 Letters (llon) - English Words That Ends with llon:

bellonnoun (n.) Lead colic.

bullonnoun (n.) A West Indian fish (Scarus Croicensis).

fellonnoun (n.) Variant of Felon.

gallonnoun (n.) A measure of capacity, containing four quarts; -- used, for the most part, in liquid measure, but sometimes in dry measure.

moellonnoun (n.) Rubble masonry.

shallonnoun (n.) An evergreen shrub (Gaultheria Shallon) of Northwest America; also, its fruit. See Salal-berry.

stallonnoun (n.) A slip from a plant; a scion; a cutting.

vellonnoun (n.) A word occurring in the phrase real vellon. See the Note under Its Real.

Rhyming Words According to Last 3 Letters (lon) - English Words That Ends with lon:

abutilonnoun (n.) A genus of malvaceous plants of many species, found in the torrid and temperate zones of both continents; -- called also Indian mallow.

aquilonnoun (n.) The north wind.

cephalonnoun (n.) The head.

chalonnoun (n.) A bed blanket.

coilonnoun (n.) A testicle.

colonnoun (n.) That part of the large intestines which extends from the caecum to the rectum. [See Illust of Digestion.]
 noun (n.) A point or character, formed thus [:], used to separate parts of a sentence that are complete in themselves and nearly independent, often taking the place of a conjunction.

confalonnoun (n.) One of a fraternity of seculars, also called Penitents.

diachylonnoun (n.) Alt. of Diachylum

diencephalonnoun (n.) The interbrain or thalamencephalon; -- sometimes abbreviated to dien. See Thalamencephalon.

decathlonnoun (n.) In the modern Olympic Games, a composite contest consisting of a 100-meter run, a broad jump, putting the shot, a running high-jump, a 400-meter run, throwing the discus, a 100-meter hurdle race, pole vaulting, throwing the javelin, and a 1500-meter run.

echelonnoun (n.) An arrangement of a body of troops when its divisions are drawn up in parallel lines each to the right or the left of the one in advance of it, like the steps of a ladder in position for climbing. Also used adjectively; as, echelon distance.
 noun (n.) An arrangement of a fleet in a wedge or V formation.
 verb (v. t.) To place in echelon; to station divisions of troops in echelon.
 verb (v. i.) To take position in echelon.

eidolonnoun (n.) An image or representation; a form; a phantom; an apparition.

encephalonnoun (n.) The contents of the cranium; the brain.

epencephalonnoun (n.) The segment of the brain next behind the midbrain, including the cerebellum and pons; the hindbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to epen.

erythroxylonnoun (n.) A genus of shrubs or small trees of the Flax family, growing in tropical countries. E. Coca is the source of cocaine. See Coca.

felonadjective (a.) A person who has committed a felony.
 adjective (a.) A person guilty or capable of heinous crime.
 adjective (a.) A kind of whitlow; a painful imflammation of the periosteum of a finger, usually of the last joint.
 adjective (a.) Characteristic of a felon; malignant; fierce; malicious; cruel; traitorous; disloyal.

flonnoun (n. pl.) See Flo.
  (pl. ) of Flo

gonfalonnoun (n.) Alt. of Gonfanon

haematoxylonnoun (n.) A genus of leguminous plants containing but a single species, the H. Campechianum or logwood tree, native in Yucatan.

idolonnoun (n.) Appearance or image; a phantasm; a spectral image; also, a mental image or idea.

mamelonnoun (n.) A rounded hillock; a rounded elevation or protuberance.

matfelonnoun (n.) The knapweed (Centaurea nigra).

melonnoun (n.) The juicy fruit of certain cucurbitaceous plants, as the muskmelon, watermelon, and citron melon; also, the plant that produces the fruit.
 noun (n.) A large, ornamental, marine, univalve shell of the genus Melo.

merlonnoun (n.) One of the solid parts of a battlemented parapet; a battlement. See Illust. of Battlement.

mesencephalonnoun (n.) The middle segment of the brain; the midbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to mesen. See Brain.

mesocephalonnoun (n.) The pons Varolii.

mesocolonnoun (n.) The fold of peritoneum, or mesentery, attached to the colon.

metencephalonnoun (n.) The posterior part of the brain, including the medulla; the afterbrain. Sometimes abbreviated to meten.

monoxylonnoun (n.) A canoe or boat made from one piece of timber.

mouflonnoun (n.) A wild sheep (Ovis musimon), inhabiting the mountains of Sardinia, Corsica, etc. Its horns are very large, with a triangular base and rounded angles. It is supposed by some to be the original of the domestic sheep. Called also musimon or musmon.

muflonnoun (n.) See Mouflon.

muskmelonnoun (n.) The fruit of a cucubritaceous plant (Cicumis Melo), having a peculiar aromatic flavor, and cultivated in many varieties, the principal sorts being the cantaloupe, of oval form and yellowish flesh, and the smaller nutmeg melon with greenish flesh. See Illust. of Melon.

myelencephalonnoun (n.) The brain and spinal cord; the cerebro-spinal axis; the neuron. Sometimes abbreviated to myelencephal.
 noun (n.) The metencephalon.

myelonnoun (n.) The spinal cord. (Sometimes abbrev. to myel.)

myroxylonnoun (n.) A genus of leguminous trees of tropical America, the different species of which yield balsamic products, among which are balsam of Peru, and balsam of Tolu. The species were formerly referred to Myrospermum.

pademelonnoun (n.) See Wallaby.

pentathlonnoun (n.) A fivefold athletic performance peculiar to the great national games of the Greeks, including leaping, foot racing, wrestling, throwing the discus, and throwing the spear.
 noun (n.) In the modern Olympic Games, a composite contest made up of a running broad jump, throwing the javelin, a 200-meter run, throwing the discus, and a 1500-meter run.

phylonnoun (n.) A tribe.

postencephalonnoun (n.) The metencephalon.

propylonnoun (n.) The porch, vestibule, or entrance of an edifice.

prosencephalonnoun (n.) The anterior segment of the brain, including the cerebrum and olfactory lobes; the forebrain.
 noun (n.) The cerebrum.

pylonnoun (n.) A low tower, having a truncated pyramidal form, and flanking an ancient Egyptian gateway.
 noun (n.) An Egyptian gateway to a large building (with or without flanking towers).
 noun (n.) A tower, commonly of steelwork, for supporting either end of a wire, as for a telegraph line, over a long span.
 noun (n.) Formerly, a starting derrick (the use of which is now abandoned) for an aeroplane.
 noun (n.) A post, tower, or the like, as on an aerodrome, or flying ground, serving to bound or mark a prescribed course of flight.

pilonnoun (n.) A conical loaf of sugar.
 noun (n.) A gratuity given by tradesmen to customers settling their accounts.

rhinencephalonnoun (n.) The division of the brain in front of the prosencephalon, consisting of the two olfactory lobes from which the olfactory nerves arise.

salonnoun (n.) An apartment for the reception of company; hence, in the plural, fashionable parties; circles of fashionable society.
 noun (n.) An apartment for the reception and exhibition of works of art; hence, an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris by the Society of French Artists; -- sometimes called the Old Salon. New Salon is a popular name for an annual exhibition of paintings, sculptures, etc., held in Paris at the Champs de Mars, by the Societe Nationale des Beaux-Arts (National Society of Fine Arts), a body of artists who, in 1890, seceded from the Societe des Artistes Francais (Society of French Artists).

semicolonnoun (n.) The punctuation mark [;] indicating a separation between parts or members of a sentence more distinct than that marked by a comma.

sideroxylonnoun (n.) A genus of tropical sapotaceous trees noted for their very hard wood; ironwood.

solonnoun (n.) A celebrated Athenian lawmaker, born about 638 b. c.; hence, a legislator; a publicist; -- often used ironically.

stolonnoun (n.) A trailing branch which is disposed to take root at the end or at the joints; a stole.
 noun (n.) An extension of the integument of the body, or of the body wall, from which buds are developed, giving rise to new zooids, and thus forming a compound animal in which the zooids usually remain united by the stolons. Such stolons are often present in Anthozoa, Hydroidea, Bryozoa, and social ascidians. See Illust. under Scyphistoma.

talonnoun (n.) The claw of a predaceous bird or animal, especially the claw of a bird of prey.
 noun (n.) One of certain small prominences on the hind part of the face of an elephant's tooth.
 noun (n.) A kind of molding, concave at the bottom and convex at the top; -- usually called an ogee.
 noun (n.) The shoulder of the bolt of a lock on which the key acts to shoot the bolt.

ENGLISH WORDS RHYMING WITH DİLLON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Words According to First 5 Letters (dillo) - Words That Begins with dillo:

Rhyming Words According to First 4 Letters (dill) - Words That Begins with dill:

dillnoun (n.) An herb (Peucedanum graveolens), the seeds of which are moderately warming, pungent, and aromatic, and were formerly used as a soothing medicine for children; -- called also dillseed.
 adjective (a.) To still; to calm; to soothe, as one in pain.

dillingnoun (n.) A darling; a favorite.

dilluingnoun (n.) A process of sorting ore by washing in a hand sieve.

dillynoun (n.) A kind of stagecoach.

Rhyming Words According to First 3 Letters (dil) - Words That Begins with dil:

dilaceratingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dilacerate

dilacerationnoun (n.) The act of rending asunder.

dilaniationnoun (n.) A rending or tearing in pieces; dilaceration.

dilapidatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dilapidate

dilapidatedadjective (a.) Decayed; fallen into partial ruin; injured by bad usage or neglect.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Dilapidate

dilapidationnoun (n.) The act of dilapidating, or the state of being dilapidated, reduced to decay, partially ruined, or squandered.
 noun (n.) Ecclesiastical waste; impairing of church property by an incumbent, through neglect or by intention.
 noun (n.) The pulling down of a building, or suffering it to fall or be in a state of decay.

dilapidatornoun (n.) One who causes dilapidation.

dilatabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being dilatable, or admitting expansion; -- opposed to contractibility.

dilatableadjective (a.) Capable of expansion; that may be dilated; -- opposed to contractible; as, the lungs are dilatable by the force of air; air is dilatable by heat.

dilatationnoun (n.) Prolixity; diffuse discourse.
 noun (n.) The act of dilating; expansion; an enlarging on al/ sides; the state of being dilated; dilation.
 noun (n.) A dilation or enlargement of a canal or other organ.

dilatatornoun (n.) A muscle which dilates any part; a dilator.

dilatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dilate

dilateadjective (a.) Extensive; expanded.
 verb (v. t.) To expand; to distend; to enlarge or extend in all directions; to swell; -- opposed to contract; as, the air dilates the lungs; air is dilated by increase of heat.
 verb (v. t.) To enlarge upon; to relate at large; to tell copiously or diffusely.
 verb (v. i.) To grow wide; to expand; to swell or extend in all directions.
 verb (v. i.) To speak largely and copiously; to dwell in narration; to enlarge; -- with on or upon.

dilatedadjective (a.) Expanded; enlarged.
 adjective (a.) Widening into a lamina or into lateral winglike appendages.
 adjective (a.) Having the margin wide and spreading.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Dilate

dilaternoun (n.) One who, or that which, dilates, expands, o r enlarges.

dilationnoun (n.) Delay.
 noun (n.) The act of dilating, or the state of being dilated; expansion; dilatation.

dilativeadjective (a.) Causing dilation; tending to dilate, on enlarge; expansive.

dilatometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the dilatation or expansion of a substance, especially of a fluid.

dilatornoun (n.) One who, or that which, widens or expands.
 noun (n.) A muscle that dilates any part.
 noun (n.) An instrument for expanding a part; as, a urethral dilator.

dilatorinessnoun (n.) The quality of being dilatory; lateness; slowness; tardiness; sluggishness.

dilatoryadjective (a.) Inclined to defer or put off what ought to be done at once; given the procrastination; delaying; procrastinating; loitering; as, a dilatory servant.
 adjective (a.) Marked by procrastination or delay; tardy; slow; sluggish; -- said of actions or measures.

dildonoun (n.) A burden in popular songs.
 noun (n.) A columnar cactaceous plant of the West Indies (Cereus Swartzii).

dilectionnoun (n.) Love; choice.

dilemmanoun (n.) An argument which presents an antagonist with two or more alternatives, but is equally conclusive against him, whichever alternative he chooses.
 noun (n.) A state of things in which evils or obstacles present themselves on every side, and it is difficult to determine what course to pursue; a vexatious alternative or predicament; a difficult choice or position.

dilettantnoun (n.) A dilettante.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to dilettanteism; amateur; as, dilettant speculation.

dilettanteishadjective (a.) Somewhat like a dilettante.

dilettanteismnoun (n.) The state or quality of being a dilettante; the desultory pursuit of art, science, or literature.

dilettantishadjective (a.) Dilettanteish.

dilettantismnoun (n.) Same as Dilettanteism.

diligencenoun (n.) The quality of being diligent; carefulness; careful attention; -- the opposite of negligence.
 noun (n.) Interested and persevering application; devoted and painstaking effort to accomplish what is undertaken; assiduity in service.
 noun (n.) Process by which persons, lands, or effects are seized for debt; process for enforcing the attendance of witnesses or the production of writings.
 noun (n.) A four-wheeled public stagecoach, used in France.

diligencynoun (n.) Diligence; care; persevering endeavor.

diligentadjective (a.) Prosecuted with careful attention and effort; careful; painstaking; not careless or negligent.
 adjective (a.) Interestedly and perseveringly attentive; steady and earnest in application to a subject or pursuit; assiduous; industrious.

dilogicaladjective (a.) Ambiguous; of double meaning.

dilogynoun (n.) An ambiguous speech; a figure in which a word is used an equivocal sense.

dilucidadjective (a.) Clear; lucid.

dilucidationnoun (n.) The act of making clear.

diluentnoun (n.) That which dilutes.
 noun (n.) An agent used for effecting dilution of the blood; a weak drink.
 adjective (a.) Diluting; making thinner or weaker by admixture, esp. of water.

dilutingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dilute

diluteadjective (a.) Diluted; thin; weak.
 verb (v. t.) To make thinner or more liquid by admixture with something; to thin and dissolve by mixing.
 verb (v. t.) To diminish the strength, flavor, color, etc., of, by mixing; to reduce, especially by the addition of water; to temper; to attenuate; to weaken.
 verb (v. i.) To become attenuated, thin, or weak; as, it dilutes easily.

dilutedadjective (a.) Reduced in strength; thin; weak.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Dilute

dilutenessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being dilute.

diluternoun (n.) One who, or that which, dilutes or makes thin, more liquid, or weaker.

dilutionnoun (n.) The act of diluting, or the state of being diluted.

diluvialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a flood or deluge, esp. to the great deluge in the days of Noah; diluvian.
 adjective (a.) Effected or produced by a flood or deluge of water; -- said of coarse and imperfectly stratified deposits along ancient or existing water courses. Similar unstratified deposits were formed by the agency of ice. The time of deposition has been called the Diluvian epoch.

diluvialistnoun (n.) One who explains geological phenomena by the Noachian deluge.

diluvianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a deluge, esp. to the Noachian deluge; diluvial; as, of diluvian origin.

diluviumnoun (n.) A deposit of superficial loam, sand, gravel, stones, etc., caused by former action of flowing waters, or the melting of glacial ice.


English Words which starts with 'di' and ends with 'on':

diacatholiconnoun (n.) A universal remedy; -- name formerly to a purgative electuary.

dialyzationnoun (n.) The act or process of dialysis.

diapasonnoun (n.) The octave, or interval which includes all the tones of the diatonic scale.
 noun (n.) Concord, as of notes an octave apart; harmony.
 noun (n.) The entire compass of tones.
 noun (n.) A standard of pitch; a tuning fork; as, the French normal diapason.
 noun (n.) One of certain stops in the organ, so called because they extend through the scale of the instrument. They are of several kinds, as open diapason, stopped diapason, double diapason, and the like.

diatessaronnoun (n.) The interval of a fourth.
 noun (n.) A continuous narrative arranged from the first four books of the New Testament.
 noun (n.) An electuary compounded of four medicines.

dicotyledonnoun (n.) A plant whose seeds divide into two seed lobes, or cotyledons, in germinating.

dictationnoun (n.) The act of dictating; the act or practice of prescribing; also that which is dictated.
 noun (n.) The speaking to, or the giving orders to, in an overbearing manner; authoritative utterance; as, his habit, even with friends, was that of dictation.

dictionnoun (n.) Choice of words for the expression of ideas; the construction, disposition, and application of words in discourse, with regard to clearness, accuracy, variety, etc.; mode of expression; language; as, the diction of Chaucer's poems.

diductionnoun (n.) The act of drawing apart; separation.

diffarreationnoun (n.) A form of divorce, among the ancient Romans, in which a cake was used. See Confarreation.

differentiationnoun (n.) The act of differentiating.
 noun (n.) The act of distinguishing or describing a thing, by giving its different, or specific difference; exact definition or determination.
 noun (n.) The gradual formation or production of organs or parts by a process of evolution or development, as when the seed develops the root and the stem, the initial stem develops the leaf, branches, and flower buds; or in animal life, when the germ evolves the digestive and other organs and members, or when the animals as they advance in organization acquire special organs for specific purposes.
 noun (n.) The supposed act or tendency in being of every kind, whether organic or inorganic, to assume or produce a more complex structure or functions.

diffissionnoun (n.) Act of cleaving or splitting.

difflationnoun (n.) A blowing apart or away.

diffractionnoun (n.) The deflection and decomposition of light in passing by the edges of opaque bodies or through narrow slits, causing the appearance of parallel bands or fringes of prismatic colors, as by the action of a grating of fine lines or bars.

diffusionnoun (n.) The act of diffusing, or the state of being diffused; a spreading; extension; dissemination; circulation; dispersion.
 noun (n.) The act of passing by osmosis through animal membranes, as in the distribution of poisons, gases, etc., through the body. Unlike absorption, diffusion may go on after death, that is, after the blood ceases to circulate.

digestionnoun (n.) The act or process of digesting; reduction to order; classification; thoughtful consideration.
 noun (n.) The conversion of food, in the stomach and intestines, into soluble and diffusible products, capable of being absorbed by the blood.
 noun (n.) Generation of pus; suppuration.

digitationnoun (n.) A division into fingers or fingerlike processes; also, a fingerlike process.

digladiationnoun (n.) Act of digladiating.

dignationnoun (n.) The act of thinking worthy; honor.

dignificationnoun (n.) The act of dignifying; exaltation.

dignotionnoun (n.) Distinguishing mark; diagnostic.

digressionnoun (n.) The act of digressing or deviating, esp. from the main subject of a discourse; hence, a part of a discourse deviating from its main design or subject.
 noun (n.) A turning aside from the right path; transgression; offense.
 noun (n.) The elongation, or angular distance from the sun; -- said chiefly of the inferior planets.

dihedronnoun (n.) A figure with two sides or surfaces.

dijudicationnoun (n.) The act of dijudicating; judgment.

dimensionnoun (n.) Measure in a single line, as length, breadth, height, thickness, or circumference; extension; measurement; -- usually, in the plural, measure in length and breadth, or in length, breadth, and thickness; extent; size; as, the dimensions of a room, or of a ship; the dimensions of a farm, of a kingdom.
 noun (n.) Extent; reach; scope; importance; as, a project of large dimensions.
 noun (n.) The degree of manifoldness of a quantity; as, time is quantity having one dimension; volume has three dimensions, relative to extension.
 noun (n.) A literal factor, as numbered in characterizing a term. The term dimensions forms with the cardinal numbers a phrase equivalent to degree with the ordinal; thus, a2b2c is a term of five dimensions, or of the fifth degree.
 noun (n.) The manifoldness with which the fundamental units of time, length, and mass are involved in determining the units of other physical quantities.

dimicationnoun (n.) A fight; contest.

dimidiationnoun (n.) The act of dimidiating or halving; the state of being dimidiate.

diminutionnoun (n.) The act of diminishing, or of making or becoming less; state of being diminished; reduction in size, quantity, or degree; -- opposed to augmentation or increase.
 noun (n.) The act of lessening dignity or consideration, or the state of being deprived of dignity; a lowering in estimation; degradation; abasement.
 noun (n.) Omission, inaccuracy, or defect in a record.
 noun (n.) In counterpoint, the imitation of, or reply to, a subject, in notes of half the length or value of those the subject itself.

dimissionnoun (n.) Leave to depart; a dismissing.

dinumerationnoun (n.) Enumeration.

diodonnoun (n.) A genus of spinose, plectognath fishes, having the teeth of each jaw united into a single beaklike plate. They are able to inflate the body by taking in air or water, and, hence, are called globefishes, swellfishes, etc. Called also porcupine fishes, and sea hedgehogs.
 noun (n.) A genus of whales.

diphthongationnoun (n.) See Diphthongization.

diphthongizationnoun (n.) The act of changing into a diphthong.

diprotodonnoun (n.) An extinct Quaternary marsupial from Australia, about as large as the hippopotamus; -- so named because of its two large front teeth. See Illustration in Appendix.

diradiationnoun (n.) The emission and diffusion of rays of light.

directionnoun (n.) The act of directing, of aiming, regulating, guiding, or ordering; guidance; management; superintendence; administration; as, the direction o/ public affairs or of a bank.
 noun (n.) That which is imposed by directing; a guiding or authoritative instruction; prescription; order; command; as, he grave directions to the servants.
 noun (n.) The name and residence of a person to whom any thing is sent, written upon the thing sent; superscription; address; as, the direction of a letter.
 noun (n.) The line or course upon which anything is moving or aimed to move, or in which anything is lying or pointing; aim; line or point of tendency; direct line or course; as, the ship sailed in a southeasterly direction.
 noun (n.) The body of managers of a corporation or enterprise; board of directors.
 noun (n.) The pointing of a piece with reference to an imaginary vertical axis; -- distinguished from elevation. The direction is given when the plane of sight passes through the object.

diremptionnoun (n.) A tearing apart; violent separation.

direptionnoun (n.) The act of plundering, despoiling, or snatching away.

diruptionadjective (a.) Disruption.

disaccommodationnoun (n.) A state of being unaccommodated or unsuited.

disaffectionnoun (n.) State of being disaffected; alienation or want of affection or good will, esp. toward those in authority; unfriendliness; dislike.
 noun (n.) Disorder; bad constitution.

disaffirmationnoun (n.) The act of disaffirming; negation; refutation.

disaggregationnoun (n.) The separation of an aggregate body into its component parts.

disanimationnoun (n.) Privation of life.
 noun (n.) The state of being disanimated or discouraged; depression of spirits.

disapprobationnoun (n.) The act of disapproving; mental condemnation of what is judged wrong, unsuitable, or inexpedient; feeling of censure.

disappropriationnoun (n.) The act of disappropriating.

disassimilationnoun (n.) The decomposition of complex substances, within the organism, into simpler ones suitable only for excretion, with evolution of energy, -- a normal nutritional process the reverse of assimilation; downward metabolism.

disboscationnoun (n.) Converting forest land into cleared or arable land; removal of a forest.

discalceationnoun (n.) The act of pulling off the shoes or sandals.

disceptationnoun (n.) Controversy; disputation; discussion.

discerptionnoun (n.) The act of pulling to pieces, or of separating the parts.

discessionnoun (n.) Departure.

disclamationnoun (n.) A disavowing or disowning.

disclusionnoun (n.) A shutting off; exclusion.

discolorationnoun (n.) The act of discoloring, or the state of being discolored; alteration of hue or appearance.
 noun (n.) A discolored spot; a stain.

discommendationnoun (n.) Blame; censure; reproach.

discompositionnoun (n.) Inconsistency; discordance.

disconcertionnoun (n.) The act of disconcerting, or state of being disconcerted; discomposure; perturbation.

disconnectionnoun (n.) The act of disconnecting, or state of being disconnected; separation; want of union.

disconsolationnoun (n.) Dejection; grief.

discontentationnoun (n.) Discontent.

discontinuationnoun (n.) Breach or interruption of continuity; separation of parts in a connected series; discontinuance.

discretionnoun (n.) Disjunction; separation.
 noun (n.) The quality of being discreet; wise conduct and management; cautious discernment, especially as to matters of propriety and self-control; prudence; circumspection; wariness.
 noun (n.) Discrimination.
 noun (n.) Freedom to act according to one's own judgment; unrestrained exercise of choice or will.

discriminationnoun (n.) The act of discriminating, distinguishing, or noting and marking differences.
 noun (n.) The state of being discriminated, distinguished, or set apart.
 noun (n.) The arbitrary imposition of unequal tariffs for substantially the same service.
 noun (n.) The quality of being discriminating; faculty of nicely distinguishing; acute discernment; as, to show great discrimination in the choice of means.
 noun (n.) That which discriminates; mark of distinction.

disculpationnoun (n.) Exculpation.

discursionnoun (n.) The act of discoursing or reasoning; range, as from thought to thought.

discussionnoun (n.) The act or process of discussing by breaking up, or dispersing, as a tumor, or the like.
 noun (n.) The act of discussing or exchanging reasons; examination by argument; debate; disputation; agitation.

disdiapasonnoun (n.) An interval of two octaves, or a fifteenth; -- called also bisdiapason.

disembarkationnoun (n.) The act of disembarking.

disestimationnoun (n.) Disesteem.

disfigurationnoun (n.) The act of disfiguring, or the state of being disfigured; defacement; deformity; disfigurement.

disforestationnoun (n.) The act of clearing land of forests.

disgestionnoun (n.) Digestion.

disgradationnoun (n.) Degradation; a stripping of titles and honors.

disgregationnoun (n.) The process of separation, or the condition of being separate, as of the molecules of a body.

disherisonnoun (n.) The act of disheriting, or debarring from inheritance; disinhersion.

disillusionnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from an illusion, or the state of being freed therefrom.
 verb (v. t.) To free from an illusion; to disillusionize.

disinclinationnoun (n.) The state of being disinclined; want of propensity, desire, or affection; slight aversion or dislike; indisposition.

disincorporationnoun (n.) Deprivation of the rights and privileges of a corporation.

disinfectionnoun (n.) The act of disinfecting; purification from infecting matter.

disintegrationnoun (n.) The process by which anything is disintegrated; the condition of anything which is disintegrated.
 noun (n.) The wearing away or falling to pieces of rocks or strata, produced by atmospheric action, frost, ice, etc.

disjectionnoun (n.) Destruction; dispersion.

disjudicationnoun (n.) Judgment; discrimination. See Dijudication.

disjuncttionnoun (n.) The act of disjoining; disunion; separation; a parting; as, the disjunction of soul and body.
 noun (n.) A disjunctive proposition.

dislocationnoun (n.) The act of displacing, or the state of being displaced.
 noun (n.) The displacement of parts of rocks or portions of strata from the situation which they originally occupied. Slips, faults, and the like, are dislocations.
 noun (n.) The act of dislocating, or putting out of joint; also, the condition of being thus displaced.

dismissionnoun (n.) The act dismissing or sending away; permission to leave; leave to depart; dismissal; as, the dismission of the grand jury.
 noun (n.) Removal from office or employment; discharge, either with honor or with disgrace.
 noun (n.) Rejection; a setting aside as trivial, invalid, or unworthy of consideration.

disobligationnoun (n.) The act of disobliging.
 noun (n.) A disobliging act; an offense.
 noun (n.) Release from obligation.

disoccupationnoun (n.) The state of being unemployed; want of occupation.

disopinionnoun (n.) Want or difference of belief; disbelief.

disordinationnoun (n.) The state of being in disorder; derangement; confusion.

disoxidationnoun (n.) Deoxidation.

disoxygenationnoun (n.) Deoxidation.

dispansionnoun (n.) Act of dispanding, or state of being dispanded.

disparitionnoun (n.) Act of disappearing; disappearance.

dispassionnoun (n.) Freedom from passion; an undisturbed state; apathy.

dispensationnoun (n.) The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution; often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more generically, of the acts and modes of his administration.
 noun (n.) That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed; that which is enjoined or bestowed
 noun (n.) A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and Christian dispensations.
 noun (n.) The relaxation of a law in a particular case; permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).

dispersionnoun (n.) The act or process of scattering or dispersing, or the state of being scattered or separated; as, the Jews in their dispersion retained their rites and ceremonies; a great dispersion of the human family took place at the building of Babel.
 noun (n.) The separation of light into its different colored rays, arising from their different refrangibilities.

displantationnoun (n.) The act of displanting; removal; displacement.

displosionnoun (n.) Explosion.

dispositionnoun (n.) The act of disposing, arranging, ordering, regulating, or transferring; application; disposal; as, the disposition of a man's property by will.
 noun (n.) The state or the manner of being disposed or arranged; distribution; arrangement; order; as, the disposition of the trees in an orchard; the disposition of the several parts of an edifice.
 noun (n.) Tendency to any action or state resulting from natural constitution; nature; quality; as, a disposition in plants to grow in a direction upward; a disposition in bodies to putrefaction.
 noun (n.) Conscious inclination; propension or propensity.
 noun (n.) Natural or prevailing spirit, or temperament of mind, especially as shown in intercourse with one's fellow-men; temper of mind.
 noun (n.) Mood; humor.

dispossessionnoun (n.) The act of putting out of possession; the state of being dispossessed.
 noun (n.) The putting out of possession, wrongfully or otherwise, of one who is in possession of a freehold, no matter in what title; -- called also ouster.