Name Report For First Name ORAN:

ORAN

First name ORAN's origins are Celtic and Irish. ORAN means "white" (Celtic) and "pale green" in Irish. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with ORAN below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of oran.(Brown names are of the same origin (Celtic,Irish) with ORAN and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with ORAN - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ORAN

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES ORAN AS A WHOLE:

escorant corann lorant gorane loranna corcoran doran joran loran lorance moran raedanoran orane toran

NAMES RHYMING WITH ORAN (According to last letters):

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

saran siran ran sahran shoukran imran omran dickran adiran morfran pendaran taran baran barran farran ferran karan keran kiran teiran abran beltran bran ciaran corran curran daran dorran efran eran feran garran jaran jarran jeran keiran kieran kyran odhran odran orran queran terran dikran faran ocvran bendigeidfran duran garan torran

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

achan ayan iman lishan loiyan nishan anan hanan janan rukan sawsan wijdan shoushan morgan regan nuallan jolan yasiman siobhan papan teyacapan tonalnan shuman lilian bian tan abdiraxman aman hassan labaan sultan taban aidan germian nechtan willan al-asfan aswan bourkan farhan ferhan foursan lahthan lamaan ramadan shaaban aban abdul-rahman arfan ayman

NAMES RHYMING WITH ORAN (According to first letters):

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

ora orabel orabelle orah orahamm oralee orali oralie oram oratun

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

orbart orbert ord ordalf ordella ordland ordman ordmund ordsone ordwald ordway ordwin ordwine ordwyn orea oreias orelia oren orenda oreste orestes orford orghlaith orguelleuse orham ori oria oriana orianna orick oriel orik orin orino orion oris orithyia orla orlaith orlaithe orlan orland orlando orlee orlege orlena orlene orlin orlina orlondo orman ormazd ormeman ormemund ormod ormond ormund ornah orneet ornet ornetta ornette oro orpah orpheus orquidea orquidia orren orri orrick orrik orrin orsen orson orthros orton ortun ortygia ortzi orva orval orvelle orvil orville orvin orvyn orwald orwel orzora orzsebet

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ORAN:

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

o'brian o'brien oakden octavian odanodan odelyn odin odion odon ogden ogdon ogilhinn ogin oisin oldwin oldwyn ollin olwen olwyn olwynn ophion osborn osburn osman osmin ossian osten oswin othman othmann othomann ourson owain owen owin owyn oxnatun oxton

English Words Rhyming ORAN

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES ORAN AS A WHOLE:

alcorannoun (n.) The Mohammedan Scriptures; the Koran (now the usual form).

alcoranicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Koran.

alcoranistnoun (n.) One who adheres to the letter of the Koran, rejecting all traditions.

alkorannoun (n.) The Mohammedan Scriptures. Same as Alcoran and Koran.

alkoranicadjective (a.) Same as Alcoranic.

alkoranistnoun (n.) Same as Alcoranist.

chloranilnoun (n.) A yellow crystalline substance, C6Cl4.O2, regarded as a derivative of quinone, obtained by the action of chlorine on certain benzene derivatives, as aniline.

circumforaneanadjective (a.) Alt. of Circumforaneous

circumforaneousadjective (a.) Going about or abroad; walking or wandering from house to house.

commorancenoun (n.) See Commorancy.

commorancynoun (n.) A dwelling or ordinary residence in a place; habitation.
 noun (n.) Residence temporarily, or for a short time.

commorantnoun (n.) Ordinarily residing; inhabiting.
 noun (n.) Inhabiting or occupying temporarily.
 noun (n.) A resident.

contemporaneitynoun (n.) The state of being contemporaneous.

contemporaneousadjective (a.) Living, existing, or occurring at the same time; contemporary.

coranachnoun (n.) A lamentation for the dead; a dirge.

corantnoun (n.) Alt. of Coranto

corantonoun (n.) A sprightly but somewhat stately dance, now out of fashion.

cormorantnoun (n.) Any species of Phalacrocorax, a genus of sea birds having a sac under the beak; the shag. Cormorants devour fish voraciously, and have become the emblem of gluttony. They are generally black, and hence are called sea ravens, and coalgeese.
 noun (n.) A voracious eater; a glutton, or gluttonous servant.

corroborantnoun (n.) Anything which gives strength or support; a tonic.
 adjective (a.) Strengthening; supporting; corroborating.

corvorantnoun (n.) See Cormorant.

cotemporaneousadjective (a.) Living or being at the same time; contemporaneous.

decolorantnoun (n.) A substance which removes color, or bleaches.

deodorantnoun (n.) A deodorizer.

edulcorantnoun (n.) An edulcorant remedy.
 adjective (a.) Having a tendency to purify or to sweeten by removing or correcting acidity and acrimony.

equitemporaneousadjective (a.) Contemporaneous.

essorantadjective (a.) Standing, but with the wings spread, as if about to fly; -- said of a bird borne as a charge on an escutcheon.

expectorantnoun (n.) An expectorant medicine.
 adjective (a.) Tending to facilitate expectoration or to promote discharges of mucus, etc., from the lungs or throat.

extemporaneanadjective (a.) Extemporaneous.

extemporaneousadjective (a.) Composed, performed, or uttered on the spur of the moment, or without previous study; unpremeditated; off-hand; extempore; extemporary; as, an extemporaneous address or production.

extraforaneousadjective (a.) Pertaining to that which is out of doors.

florannoun (n.) Tin ore scarcely perceptible in the stone; tin ore stamped very fine.

fluoranthenenoun (n.) A white crystalline hydrocarbon C/H/, of a complex structure, found as one ingrdient of the higher boiling portion of coal tar.

ignorancenoun (n.) The condition of being ignorant; the want of knowledge in general, or in relation to a particular subject; the state of being uneducated or uninformed.
 noun (n.) A willful neglect or refusal to acquire knowledge which one may acquire and it is his duty to have.

ignorantnoun (n.) A person untaught or uninformed; one unlettered or unskilled; an ignoramous.
 adjective (a.) Destitute of knowledge; uninstructed or uninformed; untaught; unenlightened.
 adjective (a.) Unacquainted with; unconscious or unaware; -- used with of.
 adjective (a.) Unknown; undiscovered.
 adjective (a.) Resulting from ignorance; foolish; silly.

ignorantismnoun (n.) The spirit of those who extol the advantage to ignorance; obscuriantism.

ignorantistnoun (n.) One opposed to the diffusion of knowledge; an obscuriantist.

jaborandinoun (n.) The native name of a South American rutaceous shrub (Pilocarpus pennatifolius). The leaves are used in medicine as an diaphoretic and sialogogue.

korannoun (n.) The Scriptures of the Mohammedans, containing the professed revelations to Mohammed; -- called also Alcoran.

laborantnoun (n.) A chemist.

macrosporangiumnoun (n.) A sporangium or conceptacle containing only large spores; -- opposed to microsporangium. Both are found in the genera Selaginella, Isoctes, and Marsilia, plants remotely allied to ferns.

memorandumnoun (n.) A record of something which it is desired to remember; a note to help the memory.
 noun (n.) A brief or informal note in writing of some transaction, or an outline of an intended instrument; an instrument drawn up in a brief and compendious form.

microsporangiumnoun (n.) A sporangium or conceptacle containing only very minute spores. Cf. Macrosporangium.

odorantadjective (a.) Yielding odors; fragrant.

oosporangiumnoun (n.) An oogonium; also, a case containing oval or rounded spores of some other kind than oospores.

orangnoun (n.) See Orang-outang.

orangenoun (n.) The fruit of a tree of the genus Citrus (C. Aurantium). It is usually round, and consists of pulpy carpels, commonly ten in number, inclosed in a leathery rind, which is easily separable, and is reddish yellow when ripe.
 noun (n.) The tree that bears oranges; the orange tree.
 noun (n.) The color of an orange; reddish yellow.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an orange; of the color of an orange; reddish yellow; as, an orange ribbon.

orangeadenoun (n.) A drink made of orange juice and water, corresponding to lemonade; orange sherbet.

orangeatnoun (n.) Candied orange peel; also, orangeade.

orangeismnoun (n.) Attachment to the principles of the society of Orangemen; the tenets or practices of the Orangemen.

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


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


aldebarannoun (n.) A red star of the first magnitude, situated in the eye of Taurus; the Bull's Eye. It is the bright star in the group called the Hyades.

anomurannoun (n.) One of the Anomura.
 adjective (a.) Irregular in the character of the tail or abdomen; as, the anomural crustaceans.

apterannoun (n.) One of the Aptera.

brachyurannoun (n.) One of the Brachyura.

brannoun (n.) The broken coat of the seed of wheat, rye, or other cereal grain, separated from the flour or meal by sifting or bolting; the coarse, chaffy part of ground grain.
 noun (n.) The European carrion crow.

catamarannoun (n.) A kind of raft or float, consisting of two or more logs or pieces of wood lashed together, and moved by paddles or sail; -- used as a surf boat and for other purposes on the coasts of the East and West Indies and South America. Modified forms are much used in the lumber regions of North America, and at life-saving stations.
 noun (n.) Any vessel with twin hulls, whether propelled by sails or by steam; esp., one of a class of double-hulled pleasure boats remarkable for speed.
 noun (n.) A kind of fire raft or torpedo bat.
 noun (n.) A quarrelsome woman; a scold.

caterannoun (n.) A Highland robber: a kind of irregular soldier.

coleopterannoun (n.) One of the order of Coleoptera.

crannoun (n.) Alt. of Crane

dermapterannoun (n.) See Dermoptera, Dermopteran.

dermopterannoun (n.) An insect which has the anterior pair of wings coriaceous, and does not use them in flight, as the earwig.

dimerannoun (n.) One of the Dimera.

dipterannoun (n.) An insect of the order Diptera.

ephemerannoun (n.) One of the ephemeral flies.

furfurannoun (n.) A colorless, oily substance, C4H4O, obtained by distilling certain organic substances, as pine wood, salts of pyromucic acid, etc.; -- called also tetraphenol.

garrannoun (n.) See Galloway.

grogrannoun (n.) A coarse stuff made of silk and mohair, or of coarse silk.

hemipterannoun (n.) One of the Hemiptera; an hemipter.

homopterannoun (n.) An homopter.

hymenopterannoun (n.) One of the Hymenoptera.

irannoun (n.) The native name of Persia.

laterannoun (n.) The church and palace of St. John Lateran, the church being the cathedral church of Rome, and the highest in rank of all churches in the Catholic world.

lutherannoun (n.) One who accepts or adheres to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Luther; adhering to the doctrines of Luther or the Lutheran Church.

macrurannoun (n.) One of the Macrura.

monerannoun (n.) One of the Monera.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Monera.

neuropterannoun (n.) A neuropter.

ophiurannoun (n.) One of the Ophiurioidea.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ophiurioidea.

orthopterannoun (n.) One of the Orthoptera.

qurannoun (n.) See Koran.
 noun (n.) See Koran.

pentamerannoun (n.) One of the Pentamera.

poriferannoun (n.) One of the Polifera.

rannoun (n.) Open robbery.
 noun (n.) Yarns coiled on a spun-yarn winch.
  () imp. of Run.
  (imp.) of Run

rhipipterannoun (n.) Same as Rhipipter.

siphonophorannoun (n.) One of the Siphonophora.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Siphonophora.

sovranadjective (a.) A variant of Sovereign.

sporrannoun (n.) A large purse or pouch made of skin with the hair or fur on, worn in front of the kilt by Highlanders when in full dress.

strepsipterannoun (n.) One of the Strepsiptera.

sumatrannoun (n.) A native of Sumatra.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Sumatra or its inhabitants.

sonoranadjective (a.) Pertaining to or designating the arid division of the Austral zone, including the warmer parts of the western United States and central Mexico. It is divided into the Upper Sonoran, which lies next to the Transition zone, and the Lower Sonoran, next to the Tropical.

tetrapterannoun (n.) An insect having four wings.

thysanopterannoun (n.) One of the Thysanoptera.

thysanurannoun (n.) One of the Thysanura. Also used adjectively.

trimerannoun (n.) One of the Trimera. Also used adjectively.

tyrannoun (n.) A tyrant.

torannoun (n.) Alt. of Torana

varannoun (n.) The monitor. See Monitor, 3.

veterannoun (n.) One who has been long exercised in any service or art, particularly in war; one who has had.
 adjective (a.) Long exercised in anything, especially in military life and the duties of a soldier; long practiced or experienced; as, a veteran officer or soldier; veteran skill.

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


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


oranoun (n.) A money of account among the Anglo-Saxons, valued, in the Domesday Book, at twenty pence sterling.
  (pl. ) of Os

orabassunoun (n.) A South American monkey of the genus Callithrix, esp.

orachnoun (n.) Alt. of Orache

orachenoun (n.) A genus (Atriplex) of herbs or low shrubs of the Goosefoot family, most of them with a mealy surface.

oraclenoun (n.) The answer of a god, or some person reputed to be a god, to an inquiry respecting some affair or future event, as the success of an enterprise or battle.
 noun (n.) Hence: The deity who was supposed to give the answer; also, the place where it was given.
 noun (n.) The communications, revelations, or messages delivered by God to the prophets; also, the entire sacred Scriptures -- usually in the plural.
 noun (n.) The sanctuary, or Most Holy place in the temple; also, the temple itself.
 noun (n.) One who communicates a divine command; an angel; a prophet.
 noun (n.) Any person reputed uncommonly wise; one whose decisions are regarded as of great authority; as, a literary oracle.
 noun (n.) A wise sentence or decision of great authority.
 verb (v. i.) To utter oracles.

oraclingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Oracle

oracularadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an oracle; uttering oracles; forecasting the future; as, an oracular tongue.
 adjective (a.) Resembling an oracle in some way, as in solemnity, wisdom, authority, obscurity, ambiguity, dogmatism.

oraculousadjective (a.) Oracular; of the nature of an oracle.

oragiousadjective (a.) Stormy.

oraisonnoun (n.) See Orison.

oraladjective (a.) Uttered by the mouth, or in words; spoken, not written; verbal; as, oral traditions; oral testimony; oral law.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the mouth; surrounding or lining the mouth; as, oral cilia or cirri.

orangemannoun (n.) One of a secret society, organized in the north of Ireland in 1795, the professed objects of which are the defense of the regning sovereign of Great Britain, the support of the Protestant religion, the maintenance of the laws of the kingdom, etc.; -- so called in honor of William, Prince of Orange, who became William III. of England.

orangerootnoun (n.) An American ranunculaceous plant (Hidrastis Canadensis), having a yellow tuberous root; -- also called yellowroot, golden seal, etc.

orangerynoun (n.) A place for raising oranges; a plantation of orange trees.

orangetawnynoun (a. & n.) Deep orange-yellow; dark yellow.

orarianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a coast.

orationnoun (n.) An elaborate discourse, delivered in public, treating an important subject in a formal and dignified manner; especially, a discourse having reference to some special occasion, as a funeral, an anniversary, a celebration, or the like; -- distinguished from an argument in court, a popular harangue, a sermon, a lecture, etc.; as, Webster's oration at Bunker Hill.
 verb (v. i.) To deliver an oration.

oratornoun (n.) A public speaker; one who delivers an oration; especially, one distinguished for his skill and power as a public speaker; one who is eloquent.
 noun (n.) In equity proceedings, one who prays for relief; a petitioner.
 noun (n.) A plaintiff, or complainant, in a bill in chancery.
 noun (n.) An officer who is the voice of the university upon all public occasions, who writes, reads, and records all letters of a public nature, presents, with an appropriate address, those persons on whom honorary degrees are to be conferred, and performs other like duties; -- called also public orator.

oratorialadjective (a.) Oratorical.

oratoriannoun (n.) See Fathers of the Oratory, under Oratory.
 adjective (a.) Oratorical.

oratoricaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an orator or to oratory; characterized by oratory; rhetorical; becoming to an orator; as, an oratorical triumph; an oratorical essay.

oratorionoun (n.) A more or less dramatic text or poem, founded on some Scripture nerrative, or great divine event, elaborately set to music, in recitative, arias, grand choruses, etc., to be sung with an orchestral accompaniment, but without action, scenery, or costume, although the oratorio grew out of the Mysteries and the Miracle and Passion plays, which were acted.
 noun (n.) Performance or rendering of such a composition.

oratoriousadjective (a.) Oratorical.

oratorynoun (n.) A place of orisons, or prayer; especially, a chapel or small room set apart for private devotions.
 noun (n.) The art of an orator; the art of public speaking in an eloquent or effective manner; the exercise of rhetorical skill in oral discourse; eloquence.

oratressnoun (n.) A woman who makes public addresses.

oratrixnoun (n.) A woman plaintiff, or complainant, in equity pleading.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH ORAN:

English Words which starts with 'o' and ends with 'n':

oakenadjective (a.) Made or consisting of oaks or of the wood of oaks.

oarsmannoun (n.) One who uses, or is skilled in the use of, an oar; a rower.

oatenadjective (a.) Consisting of an oat straw or stem; as, an oaten pipe.
 adjective (a.) Made of oatmeal; as, oaten cakes.

obdormitionnoun (n.) Sleep.

obductionnoun (n.) The act of drawing or laying over, as a covering.

obdurationnoun (n.) A hardening of the heart; hardness of heart.

obelionnoun (n.) The region of the skull between the two parietal foramina where the closure of the sagittal suture usually begins.

oberonnoun (n.) The king of the fairies, and husband of Titania or Queen Mab.

oberrationnoun (n.) A wandering about.

obfirmationnoun (n.) Hardness of heart; obduracy.

obfuscationnoun (n.) The act of darkening or bewildering; the state of being darkened.

objectionnoun (n.) The act of objecting; as, to prevent agreement, or action, by objection.
 noun (n.) That which is, or may be, presented in opposition; an adverse reason or argument; a reason for objecting; obstacle; impediment; as, I have no objection to going; unreasonable objections.
 noun (n.) Cause of trouble; sorrow.

objectivationnoun (n.) Converting into an object.

objurationnoun (n.) A binding by oath.

objurgationnoun (n.) The act of objurgating; reproof.

oblationnoun (n.) The act of offering, or of making an offering.
 noun (n.) Anything offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice.
 noun (n.) A gift or contribution made to a church, as for the expenses of the eucharist, or for the support of the clergy and the poor.

oblatrationnoun (n.) The act of oblatrating; a barking or snarling.

oblectationnoun (n.) The act of pleasing highly; the state of being greatly pleased; delight.

obligationnoun (n.) The act of obligating.
 noun (n.) That which obligates or constrains; the binding power of a promise, contract, oath, or vow, or of law; that which constitutes legal or moral duty.
 noun (n.) Any act by which a person becomes bound to do something to or for anouther, or to forbear something; external duties imposed by law, promise, or contract, by the relations of society, or by courtesy, kindness, etc.
 noun (n.) The state of being obligated or bound; the state of being indebted for an act of favor or kindness; as, to place others under obligations to one.
 noun (n.) A bond with a condition annexed, and a penalty for nonfulfillment. In a larger sense, it is an acknowledgment of a duty to pay a certain sum or do a certain things.

obliquationnoun (n.) The act of becoming oblique; a turning to one side; obliquity; as, the obliquation of the eyes.
 noun (n.) Deviation from moral rectitude.

obliterationnoun (n.) The act of obliterating, or the state of being obliterated; extinction.

oblivionnoun (n.) The act of forgetting, or the state of being forgotten; cessation of remembrance; forgetfulness.
 noun (n.) Official ignoring of offenses; amnesty, or general pardon; as, an act of oblivion.

obluctationnoun (n.) A struggle against; resistance; opposition.

obreptionnoun (n.) The act of creeping upon with secrecy or by surprise.
 noun (n.) The obtaining gifts of escheat by fraud or surprise.

obsecrationnoun (n.) The act of obsecrating or imploring; as, the obsecrations of the Litany, being those clauses beginning with "By."
 noun (n.) A figure of speech in which the orator implores the assistance of God or man.

observationnoun (n.) The act or the faculty of observing or taking notice; the act of seeing, or of fixing the mind upon, anything.
 noun (n.) The result of an act, or of acts, of observing; view; reflection; conclusion; judgment.
 noun (n.) Hence: An expression of an opinion or judgment upon what one has observed; a remark.
 noun (n.) Performance of what is prescribed; adherence in practice; observance.
 noun (n.) The act of recognizing and noting some fact or occurrence in nature, as an aurora, a corona, or the structure of an animal.
 noun (n.) Specifically, the act of measuring, with suitable instruments, some magnitude, as the time of an occultation, with a clock; the right ascension of a star, with a transit instrument and clock; the sun's altitude, or the distance of the moon from a star, with a sextant; the temperature, with a thermometer, etc.
 noun (n.) The information so acquired.

obsessionnoun (n.) The act of besieging.
 noun (n.) The state of being besieged; -- used specifically of a person beset by a spirit from without.

obsidiannoun (n.) A kind of glass produced by volcanoes. It is usually of a black color, and opaque, except in thin splinters.

obsigillationnoun (n.) A sealing up.

obsignationnoun (n.) The act of sealing or ratifying; the state of being sealed or confirmed; confirmation, as by the Holy Spirit.

obstetricationnoun (n.) The act of assisting as a midwife; delivery.

obstetriciannoun (n.) One skilled in obstetrics; an accoucheur.

obstinationnoun (n.) Obstinacy; stubbornness.

obstipationnoun (n.) The act of stopping up, as a passage.
 noun (n.) Extreme constipation.

obstrictionnoun (n.) The state of being constrained, bound, or obliged; that which constrains or obliges; obligation; bond.

obstructionnoun (n.) The act of obstructing, or state of being obstructed.
 noun (n.) That which obstructs or impedes; an obstacle; an impediment; a hindrance.
 noun (n.) The condition of having the natural powers obstructed in their usual course; the arrest of the vital functions; death.

obstupefactionnoun (n.) See Stupefaction.

obtenebrationnoun (n.) The act of darkening; the state of being darkened; darkness.

obtensionnoun (n.) The act of obtending.

obtestationnoun (n.) The act of obtesting; supplication; protestation.

obtrectationnoun (n.) Slander; detraction; calumny.

obtruncationnoun (n.) The act of lopping or cutting off.

obtrusionnoun (n.) The act of obtruding; a thrusting upon others by force or unsolicited; as, the obtrusion of crude opinions on the world.
 noun (n.) That which is obtruded.

obturationnoun (n.) The act of stopping up, or closing, an opening.

obtusionnoun (n.) The act or process of making obtuse or blunt.
 noun (n.) The state of being dulled or blunted; as, the obtusion of the senses.

obumbrationnoun (n.) Act of darkening or obscuring.

obventionnoun (n.) The act of happening incidentally; that which happens casually; an incidental advantage; an occasional offering.

obversionnoun (n.) The act of turning toward or downward.
 noun (n.) The act of immediate inference, by which we deny the opposite of anything which has been affirmed; as, all men are mortal; then, by obversion, no men are immortal. This is also described as "immediate inference by privative conception."

obviationnoun (n.) The act of obviating, or the state of being obviated.

occasionnoun (n.) A falling out, happening, or coming to pass; hence, that which falls out or happens; occurrence; incident.
 noun (n.) A favorable opportunity; a convenient or timely chance; convenience.
 noun (n.) An occurrence or condition of affairs which brings with it some unlooked-for event; that which incidentally brings to pass an event, without being its efficient cause or sufficient reason; accidental or incidental cause.
 noun (n.) Need; exigency; requirement; necessity; as, I have no occasion for firearms.
 noun (n.) A reason or excuse; a motive; a persuasion.
 verb (v. t.) To give occasion to; to cause; to produce; to induce; as, to occasion anxiety.

occecationnoun (n.) The act of making blind, or the state of being blind.

occisionnoun (n.) A killing; the act of killing.

occlusionnoun (n.) The act of occluding, or the state of being occluded.
 noun (n.) The transient approximation of the edges of a natural opening; imperforation.

occultationnoun (n.) The hiding of a heavenly body from sight by the intervention of some other of the heavenly bodies; -- applied especially to eclipses of stars and planets by the moon, and to the eclipses of satellites of planets by their primaries.
 noun (n.) Fig.: The state of being occult.

occupationnoun (n.) The act or process of occupying or taking possession; actual possession and control; the state of being occupied; a holding or keeping; tenure; use; as, the occupation of lands by a tenant.
 noun (n.) That which occupies or engages the time and attention; the principal business of one's life; vocation; employment; calling; trade.

occursionnoun (n.) A meeting; a clash; a collision.

oceannoun (n.) The whole body of salt water which covers more than three fifths of the surface of the globe; -- called also the sea, or great sea.
 noun (n.) One of the large bodies of water into which the great ocean is regarded as divided, as the Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic and Antarctic oceans.
 noun (n.) An immense expanse; any vast space or quantity without apparent limits; as, the boundless ocean of eternity; an ocean of affairs.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the main or great sea; as, the ocean waves; an ocean stream.

octaemeronnoun (n.) A fast of eight days before a great festival.

octagonnoun (n.) A plane figure of eight sides and eight angles.
 noun (n.) Any structure (as a fortification) or place with eight sides or angles.

octahedronnoun (n.) A solid bounded by eight faces. The regular octahedron is contained by eight equal equilateral triangles.

octandrianadjective (a.) Alt. of Octandrous

octaroonnoun (n.) See Octoroon.

octillionnoun (n.) According to the French method of numeration (which method is followed also in the United States) the number expressed by a unit with twenty-seven ciphers annexed. According to the English method, the number expressed by a unit with forty-eight ciphers annexed. See Numeration.

octogenariannoun (n.) A person eighty years, or more, of age.

octogynianadjective (a.) Alt. of Octogynous

octoroonnoun (n.) The offspring of a quadroon and a white person; a mestee.

ocypodiannoun (n.) One of a tribe of crabs which live in holes in the sand along the seashore, and run very rapidly, -- whence the name.

odeonnoun (n.) A kind of theater in ancient Greece, smaller than the dramatic theater and roofed over, in which poets and musicians submitted their works to the approval of the public, and contended for prizes; -- hence, in modern usage, the name of a hall for musical or dramatic performances.

odinnoun (n.) The supreme deity of the Scandinavians; -- the same as Woden, of the German tribes.

oenocyannoun (n.) The coloring matter of red wines.

oestriannoun (n.) A gadfly.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the gadflies.

oestruationnoun (n.) The state of being under oestrual influence, or of having sexual desire.

offensionnoun (n.) Assault; attack.

oftenadjective (a.) Frequent; common; repeated.
 adverb (adv.) Frequently; many times; not seldom.

ogganitionnoun (n.) Snarling; grumbling.

ogygianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Ogyges, a mythical king of ancient Attica, or to a great deluge in Attica in his days; hence, primeval; of obscure antiquity.

oilmannoun (n.) One who deals in oils; formerly, one who dealt in oils and pickles.

oilskinnoun (n.) Cloth made waterproof by oil.

oldenadjective (a.) Old; ancient; as, the olden time.
 verb (v. i.) To grow old; to age.

oleamennoun (n.) A soft ointment prepared from oil.

olecranonnoun (n.) The large process at the proximal end of the ulna which projects behind the articulation with the humerus and forms the bony prominence of the elbow.

oleinnoun (n.) A fat, liquid at ordinary temperatures, but solidifying at temperatures below 0 C., found abundantly in both the animal and vegetable kingdoms (see Palmitin). It dissolves solid fats, especially at 30-40 C. Chemically, olein is a glyceride of oleic acid; and, as three molecules of the acid are united to one molecule of glyceryl to form the fat, it is technically known as triolein. It is also called elain.

oleoresinnoun (n.) A natural mixture of a terebinthinate oil and a resin.
 noun (n.) A liquid or semiliquid preparation extracted (as from capsicum, cubebs, or ginger) by means of ether, and consisting of fixed or volatile oil holding resin in solution.

olfactionnoun (n.) The sense by which the impressions made on the olfactory organs by the odorous particles in the atmosphere are perceived.

olibannoun (n.) See Olibanum.

oliveriannoun (n.) An adherent of Oliver Cromwell.

olivinnoun (n.) A complex bitter gum, found on the leaves of the olive tree; -- called also olivite.

olympianadjective (a.) Alt. of Olympic
  () Alt. of games

omennoun (n.) An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury.
 verb (v. t.) To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.

ominationnoun (n.) The act of ominating; presaging.

omissionnoun (n.) The act of omitting; neglect or failure to do something required by propriety or duty.
 noun (n.) That which is omitted or is left undone.

onerationnoun (n.) The act of loading.

onionnoun (n.) A liliaceous plant of the genus Allium (A. cepa), having a strong-flavored bulb and long hollow leaves; also, its bulbous root, much used as an article of food. The name is often extended to other species of the genus.

onocerinnoun (n.) A white crystalline waxy substance extracted from the root of the leguminous plant Ononis spinosa.

onomasticonnoun (n.) A collection of names and terms; a dictionary; specif., a collection of Greek names, with explanatory notes, made by Julius Pollux about A.D.180.

oonadjective (a.) One.

opennoun (n.) Open or unobstructed space; clear land, without trees or obstructions; open ocean; open water.
 adjective (a.) Free of access; not shut up; not closed; affording unobstructed ingress or egress; not impeding or preventing passage; not locked up or covered over; -- applied to passageways; as, an open door, window, road, etc.; also, to inclosed structures or objects; as, open houses, boxes, baskets, bottles, etc.; also, to means of communication or approach by water or land; as, an open harbor or roadstead.
 adjective (a.) Free to be used, enjoyed, visited, or the like; not private; public; unrestricted in use; as, an open library, museum, court, or other assembly; liable to the approach, trespass, or attack of any one; unprotected; exposed.
 adjective (a.) Free or cleared of obstruction to progress or to view; accessible; as, an open tract; the open sea.
 adjective (a.) Not drawn together, closed, or contracted; extended; expanded; as, an open hand; open arms; an open flower; an open prospect.
 adjective (a.) Without reserve or false pretense; sincere; characterized by sincerity; unfeigned; frank; also, generous; liberal; bounteous; -- applied to personal appearance, or character, and to the expression of thought and feeling, etc.
 adjective (a.) Not concealed or secret; not hidden or disguised; exposed to view or to knowledge; revealed; apparent; as, open schemes or plans; open shame or guilt.
 adjective (a.) Not of a quality to prevent communication, as by closing water ways, blocking roads, etc.; hence, not frosty or inclement; mild; -- used of the weather or the climate; as, an open season; an open winter.
 adjective (a.) Not settled or adjusted; not decided or determined; not closed or withdrawn from consideration; as, an open account; an open question; to keep an offer or opportunity open.
 adjective (a.) Free; disengaged; unappropriated; as, to keep a day open for any purpose; to be open for an engagement.
 adjective (a.) Uttered with a relatively wide opening of the articulating organs; -- said of vowels; as, the an far is open as compared with the a in say.
 adjective (a.) Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure, as in uttering s.
 adjective (a.) Not closed or stopped with the finger; -- said of the string of an instrument, as of a violin, when it is allowed to vibrate throughout its whole length.
 adjective (a.) Produced by an open string; as, an open tone.
 verb (v. t.) To make or set open; to render free of access; to unclose; to unbar; to unlock; to remove any fastening or covering from; as, to open a door; to open a box; to open a room; to open a letter.
 verb (v. t.) To spread; to expand; as, to open the hand.
 verb (v. t.) To disclose; to reveal; to interpret; to explain.
 verb (v. t.) To make known; to discover; also, to render available or accessible for settlements, trade, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To enter upon; to begin; as, to open a discussion; to open fire upon an enemy; to open trade, or correspondence; to open a case in court, or a meeting.
 verb (v. t.) To loosen or make less compact; as, to open matted cotton by separating the fibers.
 verb (v. i.) To unclose; to form a hole, breach, or gap; to be unclosed; to be parted.
 verb (v. i.) To expand; to spread out; to be disclosed; as, the harbor opened to our view.
 verb (v. i.) To begin; to commence; as, the stock opened at par; the battery opened upon the enemy.
 verb (v. i.) To bark on scent or view of the game.

operationnoun (n.) The act or process of operating; agency; the exertion of power, physical, mechanical, or moral.
 noun (n.) The method of working; mode of action.
 noun (n.) That which is operated or accomplished; an effect brought about in accordance with a definite plan; as, military or naval operations.
 noun (n.) Effect produced; influence.
 noun (n.) Something to be done; some transformation to be made upon quantities, the transformation being indicated either by rules or symbols.
 noun (n.) Any methodical action of the hand, or of the hand with instruments, on the human body, to produce a curative or remedial effect, as in amputation, etc.

ophidiannoun (n.) One of the Ophidia; a snake or serpent.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ophidia; belonging to serpents.

ophidionnoun (n.) The typical genus of ophidioid fishes. [Written also Ophidium.] See Illust. under Ophidioid.