Name Report For First Name ELY:

ELY

First name ELY's origins are Hebrew and German. ELY means "jehovah is god" (Hebrew) and "famous fighter" in German. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ELY below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of ely.(Brown names are of the same origin (Hebrew,German) with ELY and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ELY - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ELY

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ELY AS A WHOLE:

celyddon elye adelynn angelyn angelynn aracely ashelynn avelyn braelyn brandelyn brookelyn catelyn cicely cindelyz daelyn daelynn delyssa eathelyn elyce elynn elysabeth elyse elyta elyza elyzabeth evelyne evelynn evelynne gaelyn gracelyn gracelynn jacelyn jacquelyn jacquelyne jacquelynne jadelyn jaelyn jaelynn jaimelynn jerelyn jocelyn jocelyne joely joscelyne joycelyn joycelynn kaelyn kaelynn kaitelyn katelyn katelynn keely keelyn kelyn laurelynn maddielynn madelynn maelynn melynda michaelyn neely odelyn odelyna raelynn shaelynn yelysaveta blakely greely roselyn rosselyn zachely seely ridgely evelyn adelyte melyon llewelyn jocelynn joscelyn

NAMES RHYMING WITH ELY (According to last letters):

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

moly kim-ly bily wetherly skelly aisly beverly bly carly chaisly charly cicily cymberly daly dolly eily elly emily gormly jilly kally karly lilly lily marily molly nathaly nelly polly sally shelly tilly ashly billy bradly brocly bromly burly caly connolly cranly crosly donnally donnelly dunly farly farnly hagly hanly hawly hrapenly huntly huxly karoly kealy kelly kenly kennelly kirkly laidly lawly lindly linly manly marly mihaly morly nally priestly rally reilly scully stanly tally thornly townly tully wally waverly weatherly willy yardly gedaly hurly cully sully sheply everly kaly cathly caitly kimberly holly cally tearly healy amberly brently

NAMES RHYMING WITH ELY (According to first letters):

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

el-marees el-nefous el-saraya elaina elaine elam elan elana elayna elayne elazar elazaro elbert elberta elberte elberti elbertina elbertine elbertyna elcie elda eldan elden elder eldon eldora eldoris eldred eldreda eldrian eldrick eldrid eldrida eldride eldridge eldur eldwin eldwyn eleadora eleanor eleanora eleazar electra eleena elefteria eleftherios elek elena elene eleni elenora eleonora eleonore eleora elepheteria eleta elethea elethia eleuia eleutherios elexa elfie elfreda elfrida elfried elfrieda elga elgin elgine elhanan eli elia eliana eliane elias eliaures eliazar elica elicia elida elidor elidure elienor eliezer elihu elija elijah elim elimu elina elinor elinore eliora eliot eliott elis elisa elisa-mae elisabet elisabeta

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ELY:

First Names which starts with 'e' and ends with 'y':

ebony eddy edwy ellery elliemay eloy elroy elvey elvy emery emmy emory enapay eny estefany etney etty eustachy everley evony evoy

English Words Rhyming ELY

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ELY AS A WHOLE:

alonelyadjective (a.) Exclusive.
 adverb (adv.) Only; merely; singly.

belyingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Belie

brachelytranoun (n. pl.) A group of beetles having short elytra, as the rove beetles.

chelynoun (n.) A claw. See Chela.

cicelynoun (n.) Any one of several umbelliferous plants, of the genera Myrrhis, Osmorrhiza, etc.

contumelynoun (n.) Rudeness compounded of haughtiness and contempt; scornful insolence; despiteful treatment; disdain; contemptuousness in act or speech; disgrace.

cottagelyadjective (a.) Cottagelike; suitable for a cottage; rustic.

creaturelyadjective (a.) Creatural; characteristic of a creature.

dielytranoun (n.) See Dicentra.

elysianadjective (a.) Pertaining, or the abode of the blessed after death; hence, yielding the highest pleasures; exceedingly delightful; beatific.

elysiumnoun (n.) A dwelling place assigned to happy souls after death; the seat of future happiness; Paradise.
 noun (n.) Hence, any delightful place.

elytriformadjective (a.) Having the form, or structure, of an elytron.

elytrinnoun (n.) See Chitin.

elytroidadjective (a.) Resembling a beetle's wing case.

elytronnoun (n.) Alt. of Elytrum

elytrumnoun (n.) One of the anterior pair of wings in the Coleoptera and some other insects, when they are thick and serve only as a protection for the posterior pair.
 noun (n.) One of the shieldlike dorsal scales of certain annelids. See Chaetopoda.

evangelynoun (n.) Evangel.

featurelyadjective (a.) Having features; showing marked peculiarities; handsome.

gastroelytrotomynoun (n.) The operation of cutting into the upper part of the vagina, through the abdomen (without opening the peritoneum), for the purpose of removing a fetus. It is a substitute for the Caesarean operation, and less dangerous.

gradelyadjective (a.) Decent; orderly.
 adverb (adv.) Decently; in order.

hemelytronnoun (n.) Alt. of Hemelytrum

hemelytrumnoun (n.) One of the partially thickened anterior wings of certain insects, as of many Hemiptera, the earwigs, etc.

homelynoun (n.) Belonging to, or having the characteristics of, home; domestic; familiar; intimate.
 noun (n.) Plain; unpretending; rude in appearance; unpolished; as, a homely garment; a homely house; homely fare; homely manners.
 noun (n.) Of plain or coarse features; uncomely; -- contrary to handsome.
 adverb (adv.) Plainly; rudely; coarsely; as, homely dressed.

homelynnoun (n.) The European sand ray (Raia maculata); -- called also home, mirror ray, and rough ray.

housewifelyadjective (a.) Pertaining or appropriate to a housewife; domestic; economical; prudent.

huswifelyadjective (a.) Like a huswife; capable; economical; prudent.
 adverb (adv.) In a huswifely manner.

lancelyadjective (a.) Like a lance.

leisurelyadjective (a.) Characterized by leisure; taking abundant time; not hurried; as, a leisurely manner; a leisurely walk.
 adverb (adv.) In a leisurely manner.

lifelyadjective (a.) In a lifelike manner.

likelyadjective (a.) Worthy of belief; probable; credible; as, a likely story.
 adjective (a.) Having probability; having or giving reason to expect; -- followed by the infinitive; as, it is likely to rain.
 adjective (a.) Similar; like; alike.
 adjective (a.) Such as suits; good-looking; pleasing; agreeable; handsome.
 adjective (a.) Having such qualities as make success probable; well adapted to the place; promising; as, a likely young man; a likely servant.
 adverb (adv.) In all probability; probably.

maselynnoun (n.) A drinking cup. See 1st Maslin, 2.

metelyadjective (a.) According to measure or proportion; proportionable; proportionate.

minutelyadjective (a.) Happening every minute; continuing; unceasing.
 adverb (adv.) In a minute manner; with minuteness; exactly; nicely.
 adverb (adv.) At intervals of a minute; very often and regularly.

onelyadjective (a.) See Only.

palelyadjective (a.) In a pale manner; dimly; wanly; not freshly or ruddily.

percelynoun (n.) Parsley.

philatelynoun (n.) The collection of postage stamps of various issues.

pomelyadjective (a.) Dappled.

princelyadjective (a.) Of or relating to a prince; regal; royal; of highest rank or authority; as, princely birth, character, fortune, etc.
 adjective (a.) Suitable for, or becoming to, a prince; grand; august; munificent; magnificent; as, princely virtues; a princely fortune.
 adverb (adv.) In a princely manner.

proselytenoun (n.) A new convert especially a convert to some religion or religious sect, or to some particular opinion, system, or party; thus, a Gentile converted to Judaism, or a pagan converted to Christianity, is a proselyte.
 verb (v. t.) To convert to some religion, opinion, or system; to bring over.

proselytingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Proselyte

proselytismnoun (n.) The act or practice of proselyting; the making of converts to a religion or a religious sect, or to any opinion, system, or party.
 noun (n.) Conversion to a religion, system, or party.

proselytizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Proselytize

proselytizernoun (n.) One who proselytes.

relyingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rely

seelyadjective (a.) See Silly.

selyadjective (a.) Silly.

sheelynoun (n.) Same as Sheelfa.

snivelyadjective (a.) Running at the nose; sniveling pitiful; whining.

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


Rhyming Words According to Last 2 Letters (ly) - English Words That Ends with ly:


acrocephalynoun (n.) Loftiness of skull.

acromegalynoun (n.) Chronic enlargement of the extremities and face.

aldermanlyadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an alderman.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or like, an alderman.

allynoun (n.) See Alley, a marble or taw.
 verb (v. t.) To unite, or form a connection between, as between families by marriage, or between princes and states by treaty, league, or confederacy; -- often followed by to or with.
 verb (v. t.) To connect or form a relation between by similitude, resemblance, friendship, or love.
 verb (v.) A relative; a kinsman.
 verb (v.) One united to another by treaty or league; -- usually applied to sovereigns or states; a confederate.
 verb (v.) Anything associated with another as a helper; an auxiliary.
 verb (v.) Anything akin to another by structure, etc.

amphibolynoun (n.) Ambiguous discourse; amphibology.

anomalynoun (n.) Deviation from the common rule; an irregularity; anything anomalous.
 noun (n.) The angular distance of a planet from its perihelion, as seen from the sun. This is the true anomaly. The eccentric anomaly is a corresponding angle at the center of the elliptic orbit of the planet. The mean anomaly is what the anomaly would be if the planet's angular motion were uniform.
 noun (n.) The angle measuring apparent irregularities in the motion of a planet.
 noun (n.) Any deviation from the essential characteristics of a specific type.

assemblynoun (n.) A company of persons collected together in one place, and usually for some common purpose, esp. for deliberation and legislation, for worship, or for social entertainment.
 noun (n.) A collection of inanimate objects.
 noun (n.) A beat of the drum or sound of the bugle as a signal to troops to assemble.

authorlyadjective (a.) Authorial.

barrulyadjective (a.) Traversed by barrulets or small bars; -- said of the field.

bastardlyadjective (a.) Bastardlike; baseborn; spurious; corrupt.
 adverb (adv.) In the manner of a bastard; spuriously.

bayardlyadjective (a.) Blind; stupid.

beastlyadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or having the form, nature, or habits of, a beast.
 adjective (a.) Characterizing the nature of a beast; contrary to the nature and dignity of man; brutal; filthy.
 adjective (a.) Abominable; as, beastly weather.

beggarlyadjective (a.) In the condition of, or like, a beggar; suitable for a beggar; extremely indigent; poverty-stricken; mean; poor; contemptible.
 adjective (a.) Produced or occasioned by beggary.
 adverb (adv.) In an indigent, mean, or despicable manner; in the manner of a beggar.

bellynoun (n.) That part of the human body which extends downward from the breast to the thighs, and contains the bowels, or intestines; the abdomen.
 noun (n.) The under part of the body of animals, corresponding to the human belly.
 noun (n.) The womb.
 noun (n.) The part of anything which resembles the human belly in protuberance or in cavity; the innermost part; as, the belly of a flask, muscle, sail, ship.
 noun (n.) The hollow part of a curved or bent timber, the convex part of which is the back.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to swell out; to fill.
 verb (v. i.) To swell and become protuberant, like the belly; to bulge.

beseemlyadjective (a.) Fit; suitable; becoming.

biglyadjective (a.) In a tumid, swelling, blustering manner; haughtily; violently.

billynoun (n.) A club; esp., a policeman's club.
 noun (n.) A slubbing or roving machine.

bimonthlynoun (n.) A bimonthly publication.
 adjective (a.) Occurring, done, or coming, once in two months; as, bimonthly visits; bimonthly publications.
 adverb (adv.) Once in two months.

bishoplyadjective (a.) Bishoplike; episcopal.
 adverb (adv.) In the manner of a bishop.

biweeklynoun (n.) A publication issued every two weeks.
 adjective (a.) Occurring or appearing once every two weeks; fortnightly.

blowflynoun (n.) Any species of fly of the genus Musca that deposits its eggs or young larvae (called flyblows and maggots) upon meat or other animal products.

bobflynoun (n.) The fly at the end of the leader; an end fly.

bodilyadjective (a.) Having a body or material form; physical; corporeal; consisting of matter.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the body, in distinction from the mind.
 adjective (a.) Real; actual; put in execution.
 adverb (adv.) Corporeally; in bodily form; united with a body or matter; in the body.
 adverb (adv.) In respect to, or so as to affect, the entire body or mass; entirely; all at once; completely; as, to carry away bodily. "Leapt bodily below."

boolynoun (n.) A company of Irish herdsmen, or a single herdsman, wandering from place to place with flocks and herds, and living on their milk, like the Tartars; also, a place in the mountain pastures inclosed for the shelter of cattle or their keepers.

botcherlyadjective (a.) Bungling; awkward.

botflynoun (n.) A dipterous insect of the family (Estridae, of many different species, some of which are particularly troublesome to domestic animals, as the horse, ox, and sheep, on which they deposit their eggs. A common species is one of the botflies of the horse (Gastrophilus equi), the larvae of which (bots) are taken into the stomach of the animal, where they live several months and pass through their larval states. In tropical America one species sometimes lives under the human skin, and another in the stomach. See Gadfly.

brachycephalynoun (n.) Alt. of Brachycephalism

bramblyadjective (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or full of, brambles.

breeze flynoun (n.) A fly of various species, of the family Tabanidae, noted for buzzing about animals, and tormenting them by sucking their blood; -- called also horsefly, and gadfly. They are among the largest of two-winged or dipterous insects. The name is also given to different species of botflies.

bristlyadjective (a.) Thick set with bristles, or with hairs resembling bristles; rough.

brokerlyadjective (a.) Mean; servile.

brotherlyadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to brothers; such as is natural for brothers; becoming to brothers; kind; affectionate; as, brotherly love.
 adverb (adv.) Like a brother; affectionately; kindly.

bubblyadjective (a.) Abounding in bubbles; bubbling.

buffoonlyadjective (a.) Low; vulgar.

bull flynoun (n.) Alt. of Bullfly

bullflynoun (n.) Any large fly troublesome to cattle, as the gadflies and breeze flies.

bullynoun (n.) A noisy, blustering fellow, more insolent than courageous; one who is threatening and quarrelsome; an insolent, tyrannical fellow.
 noun (n.) A brisk, dashing fellow.
 adjective (a.) Jovial and blustering; dashing.
 adjective (a.) Fine; excellent; as, a bully horse.
 verb (v. t.) To intimidate with threats and by an overbearing, swaggering demeanor; to act the part of a bully toward.
 verb (v. i.) To act as a bully.
 verb (v.) Alt. of Bully beef

burlyadjective (a.) Having a large, strong, or gross body; stout; lusty; -- now used chiefly of human beings, but formerly of animals, in the sense of stately or beautiful, and of inanimate things that were huge and bulky.
 adjective (a.) Coarse and rough; boisterous.

butcherlyadjective (a.) Like a butcher; without compunction; savage; bloody; inhuman; fell.

butterflynoun (n.) A general name for the numerous species of diurnal Lepidoptera.

blollynoun (n.) A shrub or small tree of southern Florida and the West Indies (Pisonia obtusata) with smooth oval leaves and a hard, 10-ribbed fruit.
 noun (n.) The rubiaceous shrub Chicocca racemosa, of the same region.

capercallynoun (n.) A species of grouse (Tetrao uragallus) of large size and fine flavor, found in northern Europe and formerly in Scotland; -- called also cock of the woods.

caracolynoun (n.) An alloy of gold, silver, and copper, of which an inferior quality of jewelry is made.

catchflynoun (n.) A plant with the joints of the stem, and sometimes other parts, covered with a viscid secretion to which small insects adhere. The species of Silene are examples of the catchfly.

causallynoun (n.) The lighter, earthy parts of ore, carried off washing.
 adverb (adv.) According to the order or series of causes; by tracing effects to causes.

causticilynoun (n.) The quality of being caustic; corrosiveness; as, the causticity of potash.
 noun (n.) Severity of language; sarcasm; as, the causticity of a reply or remark.

cavallynoun (n.) A carangoid fish of the Atlantic coast (Caranx hippos): -- called also horse crevalle. [See Illust. under Carangoid.]

chandlerlyadjective (a.) Like a chandler; in a petty way.

cheerlyadjective (a.) Gay; cheerful.
 adverb (adv.) Cheerily.

childlyadjective (a.) Having the character of a child; belonging, or appropriate, to a child.
 adverb (adv.) Like a child.

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


Rhyming Words According to First 2 Letters (el) - Words That Begins with el:


elaborateadjective (a.) Wrought with labor; finished with great care; studied; executed with exactness or painstaking; as, an elaborate discourse; an elaborate performance; elaborate research.
 verb (v. t.) To produce with labor
 verb (v. t.) To perfect with painstaking; to improve or refine with labor and study, or by successive operations; as, to elaborate a painting or a literary work.

elaboratingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Elaborate

elaborationnoun (n.) The act or process of producing or refining with labor; improvement by successive operations; refinement.
 noun (n.) The natural process of formation or assimilation, performed by the living organs in animals and vegetables, by which a crude substance is changed into something of a higher order; as, the elaboration of food into chyme; the elaboration of chyle, or sap, or tissues.

elaborativeadjective (a.) Serving or tending to elaborate; constructing with labor and minute attention to details.

elaboratornoun (n.) One who, or that which, elaborates.

elaboratorynoun (n.) A laboratory.
 adjective (a.) Tending to elaborate.

elaeagnusnoun (n.) A genus of shrubs or small trees, having the foliage covered with small silvery scales; oleaster.

elaeisnoun (n.) A genus of palms.

elaeolitenoun (n.) A variety of hephelite, usually massive, of greasy luster, and gray to reddish color.

elaeoptenenoun (n.) The more liquid or volatile portion of certain oily substance, as distinguished from stearoptene, the more solid parts.

elaidatenoun (n.) A salt of elaidic acid.

elaidicadjective (a.) Relating to oleic acid, or elaine.

elaidinnoun (n.) A solid isomeric modification of olein.

elainenoun (n.) Alt. of Elain

elainnoun (n.) Same as Olein.

elaiodicadjective (a.) Derived from castor oil; ricinoleic; as, elaiodic acid.

elaiometernoun (n.) An apparatus for determining the amount of oil contained in any substance, or for ascertaining the degree of purity of oil.

elamitenoun (n.) A dweller in Flam (or Susiana), an ancient kingdom of Southwestern Asia, afterwards a province of Persia.

elampingadjective (a.) Shining.

elancingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Elance

elandnoun (n.) A species of large South African antelope (Oreas canna). It is valued both for its hide and flesh, and is rapidly disappearing in the settled districts; -- called also Cape elk.
 noun (n.) The elk or moose.

elanetnoun (n.) A kite of the genus Elanus.

elaolitenoun (n.) See Elaeolite.

elaoptenenoun (n.) See Elaeoptene.

elaphineadjective (a.) Pertaining to, resembling, or characteristic of, the stag, or Cervus elaphus.

elaphurenoun (n.) A species of deer (Elaphurus Davidianus) found in china. It is about four feet high at the shoulder and has peculiar antlers.

elapidationnoun (n.) A clearing away of stones.

elapineadjective (a.) Like or pertaining to the Elapidae, a family of poisonous serpents, including the cobras. See Ophidia.

elapsnoun (n.) A genus of venomous snakes found both in America and the Old World. Many species are known. See Coral snake, under Coral.

elapsingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Elapse

elapsionnoun (n.) The act of elapsing.

elasipodanoun (n. pl.) An order of holothurians mostly found in the deep sea. They are remarkable for their bilateral symmetry and curious forms.

elasmobranchnoun (n.) One of the Elasmobranchii.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Elasmobranchii.

elasmobranchiatenoun (n.) One of the Elasmobranchii.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Elasmobranchii.

elasmobranchiinoun (n. pl.) A subclass of fishes, comprising the sharks, the rays, and the Chimaera. The skeleton is mainly cartilaginous.

elasmosaurusnoun (n.) An extinct, long-necked, marine, cretaceous reptile from Kansas, allied to Plesiosaurus.

elasticnoun (n.) An elastic woven fabric, as a belt, braces or suspenders, etc., made in part of India rubber.
 adjective (a.) Springing back; having a power or inherent property of returning to the form from which a substance is bent, drawn, pressed, or twisted; springy; having the power of rebounding; as, a bow is elastic; the air is elastic; India rubber is elastic.
 adjective (a.) Able to return quickly to a former state or condition, after being depressed or overtaxed; having power to recover easily from shocks and trials; as, elastic spirits; an elastic constitution.

elasticaladjective (a.) Elastic.

elasticitynoun (n.) The quality of being elastic; the inherent property in bodies by which they recover their former figure or dimensions, after the removal of external pressure or altering force; springiness; tendency to rebound; as, the elasticity of caoutchouc; the elasticity of the air.
 noun (n.) Power of resistance to, or recovery from, depression or overwork.

elasticnessnoun (n.) The quality of being elastic; elasticity.

elastinnoun (n.) A nitrogenous substance, somewhat resembling albumin, which forms the chemical basis of elastic tissue. It is very insoluble in most fluids, but is gradually dissolved when digested with either pepsin or trypsin.

elateadjective (a.) Lifted up; raised; elevated.
 adjective (a.) Having the spirits raised by success, or by hope; flushed or exalted with confidence; elated; exultant.
 verb (v. t.) To raise; to exalt.
 verb (v. t.) To exalt the spirit of; to fill with confidence or exultation; to elevate or flush with success; to puff up; to make proud.

elatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Elate

elatednessnoun (n.) The state of being elated.

elaternoun (n.) One who, or that which, elates.
 noun (n.) An elastic spiral filament for dispersing the spores, as in some liverworts.
 noun (n.) Any beetle of the family Elateridae, having the habit, when laid on the back, of giving a sudden upward spring, by a quick movement of the articulation between the abdomen and thorax; -- called also click beetle, spring beetle, and snapping beetle.
 noun (n.) The caudal spring used by Podura and related insects for leaping. See Collembola.
 noun (n.) The active principle of elaterium, being found in the juice of the wild or squirting cucumber (Ecballium agreste, formerly Motordica Elaterium) and other related species. It is extracted as a bitter, white, crystalline substance, which is a violent purgative.

elateritenoun (n.) A mineral resin, of a blackish brown color, occurring in soft, flexible masses; -- called also mineral caoutchouc, and elastic bitumen.

elateriumnoun (n.) A cathartic substance obtained, in the form of yellowish or greenish cakes, as the dried residue of the juice of the wild or squirting cucumber (Ecballium agreste, formerly called Momordica Elaterium).

elaterometernoun (n.) Same as Elatrometer.

elaterynoun (n.) Acting force; elasticity.

elationnoun (n.) A lifting up by success; exaltation; inriation with pride of prosperity.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ELY:

English Words which starts with 'e' and ends with 'y':

earthlyadjective (a.) Pertaining to the earth; belonging to this world, or to man's existence on the earth; not heavenly or spiritual; carnal; worldly; as, earthly joys; earthly flowers; earthly praise.
 adjective (a.) Of all things on earth; possible; conceivable.
 adjective (a.) Made of earth; earthy.
 adverb (adv.) In the manner of the earth or its people; worldly.

earthyadjective (a.) Consisting of, or resembling, earth; terrene; earthlike; as, earthy matter.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the earth or to, this world; earthly; terrestrial; carnal.
 adjective (a.) Gross; low; unrefined.
 adjective (a.) Without luster, or dull and roughish to the touch; as, an earthy fracture.

easterlyadjective (a.) Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
 adjective (a.) Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
 adverb (adv.) Toward, or in the direction of, the east.

ebonynoun (n.) A hard, heavy, and durable wood, which admits of a fine polish or gloss. The usual color is black, but it also occurs red or green.
 adjective (a.) Made of ebony, or resembling ebony; black; as, an ebony countenance.

ebrietynoun (n.) Drunkenness; intoxication by spirituous liquors; inebriety.

ebriositynoun (n.) Addiction to drink; habitual drunkenness.

ebulliencynoun (n.) A boiling up or over; effervescence.

eccentricitynoun (n.) The state of being eccentric; deviation from the customary line of conduct; oddity.
 noun (n.) The ratio of the distance between the center and the focus of an ellipse or hyperbola to its semi-transverse axis.
 noun (n.) The ratio of the distance of the center of the orbit of a heavenly body from the center of the body round which it revolves to the semi-transverse axis of the orbit.
 noun (n.) The distance of the center of figure of a body, as of an eccentric, from an axis about which it turns; the throw.

ecclesiologynoun (n.) The science or theory of church building and decoration.

echometrynoun (n.) The art of measuring the duration of sounds or echoes.
 noun (n.) The art of constructing vaults to produce echoes.

eclampsynoun (n.) Same as Eclampsia.

economynoun (n.) The management of domestic affairs; the regulation and government of household matters; especially as they concern expense or disbursement; as, a careful economy.
 noun (n.) Orderly arrangement and management of the internal affairs of a state or of any establishment kept up by production and consumption; esp., such management as directly concerns wealth; as, political economy.
 noun (n.) The system of rules and regulations by which anything is managed; orderly system of regulating the distribution and uses of parts, conceived as the result of wise and economical adaptation in the author, whether human or divine; as, the animal or vegetable economy; the economy of a poem; the Jewish economy.
 noun (n.) Thrifty and frugal housekeeping; management without loss or waste; frugality in expenditure; prudence and disposition to save; as, a housekeeper accustomed to economy but not to parsimony.

ecstasynoun (n.) The state of being beside one's self or rapt out of one's self; a state in which the mind is elevated above the reach of ordinary impressions, as when under the influence of overpowering emotion; an extraordinary elevation of the spirit, as when the soul, unconscious of sensible objects, is supposed to contemplate heavenly mysteries.
 noun (n.) Excessive and overmastering joy or enthusiasm; rapture; enthusiastic delight.
 noun (n.) Violent distraction of mind; violent emotion; excessive grief of anxiety; insanity; madness.
 noun (n.) A state which consists in total suspension of sensibility, of voluntary motion, and largely of mental power. The body is erect and inflexible; the pulsation and breathing are not affected.
 verb (v. t.) To fill ecstasy, or with rapture or enthusiasm.

ectopynoun (n.) Same as Ectopia.

ectypographynoun (n.) A method of etching in which the design upon the plate is produced in relief.

edacitynoun (n.) Greediness; voracity; ravenousness; rapacity.

eddynoun (n.) A current of air or water running back, or in a direction contrary to the main current.
 noun (n.) A current of water or air moving in a circular direction; a whirlpool.
 verb (v. i.) To move as an eddy, or as in an eddy; to move in a circle.
 verb (v. t.) To collect as into an eddy.

edgyadjective (a.) Easily irritated; sharp; as, an edgy temper.
 adjective (a.) Having some of the forms, such as drapery or the like, too sharply defined.

edibilitynoun (n.) Suitableness for being eaten; edibleness.

edificatoryadjective (a.) Tending to edification.

educabilitynoun (n.) Capability of being educated.

eeryadjective (a.) Serving to inspire fear, esp. a dread of seeing ghosts; wild; weird; as, eerie stories.
 adjective (a.) Affected with fear; affrighted.

effeminacynoun (n.) Characteristic quality of a woman, such as softness, luxuriousness, delicacy, or weakness, which is unbecoming a man; womanish delicacy or softness; -- used reproachfully of men.

effervescencynoun (n.) A kind of natural ebullition; that commotion of a fluid which takes place when some part of the mass flies off in a gaseous form, producing innumerable small bubbles; as, the effervescence of a carbonate with citric acid.

efficacitynoun (n.) Efficacy.

efficacynoun (n.) Power to produce effects; operation or energy of an agent or force; production of the effect intended; as, the efficacy of medicine in counteracting disease; the efficacy of prayer.

efficiencynoun (n.) The quality of being efficient or producing an effect or effects; efficient power; effectual agency.
 noun (n.) The ratio of useful work to energy expended.

effigynoun (n.) The image, likeness, or representation of a person, whether a full figure, or a part; an imitative figure; -- commonly applied to sculptured likenesses, as those on monuments, or to those of the heads of princes on coins and medals, sometimes applied to portraits.

efflorescencynoun (n.) The state or quality of being efflorescent; efflorescence.

effluencynoun (n.) Effluence.

effronterynoun (n.) Impudence or boldness in confronting or in transgressing the bounds of duty or decorum; insulting presumptuousness; shameless boldness; barefaced assurance.

effumabilitynoun (n.) The capability of flying off in fumes or vapor.

egalitynoun (n.) Equality.

eggerynoun (n.) A place where eggs are deposited (as by sea birds) or kept; a nest of eggs.

egoitynoun (n.) Personality.

egophonynoun (n.) The sound of a patient's voice so modified as to resemble the bleating of a goat, heard on applying the ear to the chest in certain diseases within its cavity, as in pleurisy with effusion.

egrimonynoun (n.) Sorrow.
  () The herb agrimony.

egyptologynoun (n.) The science or study of Egyptian antiquities, esp. the hieroglyphics.

eightynoun (n.) The sum of eight times ten; eighty units or objects.
 noun (n.) A symbol representing eighty units, or ten eight times repeated, as 80 or lxxx.
 adjective (a.) Eight times ten; fourscore.

ejaculatoryadjective (a.) Casting or throwing out; fitted to eject; as, ejaculatory vessels.
 adjective (a.) Suddenly darted out; uttered in short sentences; as, an ejaculatory prayer or petition.
 adjective (a.) Sudden; hasty.

elderlyadjective (a.) Somewhat old; advanced beyond middle age; bordering on old age; as, elderly people.

electarynoun (n.) See Electuary.

electoralitynoun (n.) The territory or dignity of an elector; electorate.

electricitynoun (n.) A power in nature, a manifestation of energy, exhibiting itself when in disturbed equilibrium or in activity by a circuit movement, the fact of direction in which involves polarity, or opposition of properties in opposite directions; also, by attraction for many substances, by a law involving attraction between surfaces of unlike polarity, and repulsion between those of like; by exhibiting accumulated polar tension when the circuit is broken; and by producing heat, light, concussion, and often chemical changes when the circuit passes between the poles or through any imperfectly conducting substance or space. It is generally brought into action by any disturbance of molecular equilibrium, whether from a chemical, physical, or mechanical, cause.
 noun (n.) The science which unfolds the phenomena and laws of electricity; electrical science.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Electrifying energy or characteristic.

electrogenynoun (n.) A term sometimes applied to the effects (tetanus) produced in the muscles of the limbs, when a current of electricity is passed along the spinal cord or nerves.

electrologynoun (n.) That branch of physical science which treats of the phenomena of electricity and its properties.

elextrometrynoun (n.) The art or process of making electrical measurements.

electropathynoun (n.) The treatment of disease by electricity.

electrotypynoun (n.) The process of producing electrotype plates. See Note under Electrotype, n.

electuarynoun (n.) A medicine composed of powders, or other ingredients, incorporated with some convserve, honey, or sirup; a confection. See the note under Confection.

eleemosynarynoun (n.) One who subsists on charity; a dependent.
 adjective (a.) Relating to charity, alms, or almsgiving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, an eleemosynary corporation.
 adjective (a.) Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, eleemosynary assistance.
 adjective (a.) Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.

elegancynoun (n.) The state or quality of being elegant; beauty as resulting from choice qualities and the complete absence of what deforms or impresses unpleasantly; grace given by art or practice; fine polish; refinement; -- said of manners, language, style, form, architecture, etc.
 noun (n.) That which is elegant; that which is tasteful and highly attractive.

elegynoun (n.) A mournful or plaintive poem; a funereal song; a poem of lamentation.

elementalitynoun (n.) The condition of being composed of elements, or a thing so composed.

elementaritynoun (n.) Elementariness.

elementaryadjective (a.) Having only one principle or constituent part; consisting of a single element; simple; uncompounded; as, an elementary substance.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or treating of, the elements, rudiments, or first principles of anything; initial; rudimental; introductory; as, an elementary treatise.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to one of the four elements, air, water, earth, fire.

elephansynoun (n.) Elephantiasis.

elevatorynoun (n.) See Elevator, n. (e).
 adjective (a.) Tending to raise, or having power to elevate; as, elevatory forces.

eligibilitynoun (n.) The quality of being eligible; eligibleness; as, the eligibility of a candidate; the eligibility of an offer of marriage.

ellipticitynoun (n.) Deviation of an ellipse or a spheroid from the form of a circle or a sphere; especially, in reference to the figure of the earth, the difference between the equatorial and polar semidiameters, divided by the equatorial; thus, the ellipticity of the earth is /.

elmyadjective (a.) Abounding with elms.

elocutionaryadjective (a.) Pertaining to elocution.

elogynoun (n.) The praise bestowed on a person or thing; panegyric; eulogy.

elucidatoryadjective (a.) Tending to elucidate; elucidative.

elusoryadjective (a.) Tending to elude or deceive; evasive; fraudulent; fallacious; deceitful; deceptive.

emanatoryadjective (a.) Emanative; of the nature of an emanation.

emancipatoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to emancipation, or tending to effect emancipation.

emasculatoryadjective (a.) Serving or tending to emasculate.

embassadrynoun (n.) Embassy.

embassynoun (n.) The public function of an ambassador; the charge or business intrusted to an ambassador or to envoys; a public message to; foreign court concerning state affairs; hence, any solemn message.
 noun (n.) The person or persons sent as ambassadors or envoys; the ambassador and his suite; envoys.
 noun (n.) The residence or office of an ambassador.

emblazonrynoun (n.) The act or art of an emblazoner; heraldic or ornamental decoration, as pictures or figures on shields, standards, etc.; emblazonment.

embolynoun (n.) Embolic invagination. See under Invagination.

embracerynoun (n.) An attempt to influence a court, jury, etc., corruptly, by promises, entreaties, money, entertainments, threats, or other improper inducements.

embroiderynoun (n.) Needlework used to enrich textile fabrics, leather, etc.; also, the art of embroidering.
 noun (n.) Diversified ornaments, especially by contrasted figures and colors; variegated decoration.

embryogenynoun (n.) The production and development of an embryo.

embryogonynoun (n.) The formation of an embryo.

embryographynoun (n.) The general description of embryos.

embryologynoun (n.) The science which relates to the formation and development of the embryo in animals and plants; a study of the gradual development of the ovum until it reaches the adult stage.

embryonaryadjective (a.) Embryonic.

embryotomynoun (n.) The cutting a fetus into pieces within the womb, so as to effect its removal.

emendatoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to emendation; corrective.

emergencynoun (n.) Sudden or unexpected appearance; an unforeseen occurrence; a sudden occasion.
 noun (n.) An unforeseen occurrence or combination of circumstances which calls for immediate action or remedy; pressing necessity; exigency.

emerynoun (n.) Corundum in the form of grains or powder, used in the arts for grinding and polishing hard substances. Native emery is mixed with more or less magnetic iron. See the Note under Corundum.

emictorynoun (a. & n.) Diuretic.

eminencynoun (n.) State of being eminent; eminence.

emissarynoun (n.) An agent employed to advance, in a covert manner, the interests of his employers; one sent out by any power that is at war with another, to create dissatisfaction among the people of the latter.
 adjective (a.) Exploring; spying.
 adjective (a.) Applied to the veins which pass out of the cranium through apertures in its walls.

emissivitynoun (n.) Tendency to emission; comparative facility of emission, or rate at which emission takes place, as of heat from the surface of a heated body.
 noun (n.) Tendency to emission; comparative facility of emission, or rate at which emission takes place;
 noun (n.) the rate of emission of heat from a bounding surface per degree of temperature difference between the surface and surrounding substances (called by Fourier external conductivity).

emissoryadjective (a.) Same as Emissary, a., 2.

emmetropynoun (n.) Same as Emmetropia.

emotivitynoun (n.) Emotiveness.

emperynoun (n.) Empire; sovereignty; dominion.

emphyteuticarynoun (n.) One who holds lands by emphyteusis.

employnoun (n.) That which engages or occupies a person; fixed or regular service or business; employment.
 verb (v. t.) To inclose; to infold.
 verb (v. t.) To use; to have in service; to cause to be engaged in doing something; -- often followed by in, about, on, or upon, and sometimes by to; as: (a) To make use of, as an instrument, a means, a material, etc., for a specific purpose; to apply; as, to employ the pen in writing, bricks in building, words and phrases in speaking; to employ the mind; to employ one's energies.
 verb (v. t.) To occupy; as, to employ time in study.
 verb (v. t.) To have or keep at work; to give employment or occupation to; to intrust with some duty or behest; as, to employ a hundred workmen; to employ an envoy.

emptynoun (n.) An empty box, crate, cask, etc.; -- used in commerce, esp. in transportation of freight; as, "special rates for empties."
 superlative (superl.) Containing nothing; not holding or having anything within; void of contents or appropriate contents; not filled; -- said of an inclosure, as a box, room, house, etc.; as, an empty chest, room, purse, or pitcher; an empty stomach; empty shackles.
 superlative (superl.) Free; clear; devoid; -- often with of.
 superlative (superl.) Having nothing to carry; unburdened.
 superlative (superl.) Destitute of effect, sincerity, or sense; -- said of language; as, empty words, or threats.
 superlative (superl.) Unable to satisfy; unsatisfactory; hollow; vain; -- said of pleasure, the world, etc.
 superlative (superl.) Producing nothing; unfruitful; -- said of a plant or tree; as, an empty vine.
 superlative (superl.) Destitute of, or lacking, sense, knowledge, or courtesy; as, empty brains; an empty coxcomb.
 superlative (superl.) Destitute of reality, or real existence; unsubstantial; as, empty dreams.
 verb (v. t.) To deprive of the contents; to exhaust; to make void or destitute; to make vacant; to pour out; to discharge; as, to empty a vessel; to empty a well or a cistern.
 verb (v. i.) To discharge itself; as, a river empties into the ocean.
 verb (v. i.) To become empty.

emulatoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to emulation; connected with rivalry.

emunctorynoun (n.) Any organ or part of the body (as the kidneys, skin, etc.,) which serves to carry off excrementitious or waste matter.

enantiopathynoun (n.) An opposite passion or affection.
 noun (n.) Allopathy; -- a term used by followers of Hahnemann, or homeopathists.

encephalologynoun (n.) The science which treats of the brain, its structure and functions.

encephalopathynoun (n.) Any disease or symptoms of disease referable to disorders of the brain; as, lead encephalopathy, the cerebral symptoms attending chronic lead poisoning.

encephalotomynoun (n.) The act or art of dissecting the brain.