Name Report For First Name PEARSON:

PEARSON

First name PEARSON's origins are Irish and English. PEARSON means "form of piers from peter" (Irish) and "son of pierce" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with PEARSON below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of pearson.(Brown names are of the same origin (Irish,English) with PEARSON and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with PEARSON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming PEARSON

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES PEARSON AS A WHOLE:

 

NAMES RHYMING WITH PEARSON (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 6 Letters (earson) - Names That Ends with earson:

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

carson farquharson garson larson farson

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

pierson emerson anderson garrson henderson macpherson ourson peterson pherson sanderson saunderson orson matherson jefferson christofferson

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

harrison rawson aeson iason jason hanson son addyson ailison alyson crimson ellison maddison madison mattison raison adalson addison aliceson alison alson anson atkinson benson branson brantson brookson bryson carlson charleson chayson clayson colson davidson davison dawson dayson demason dennison dickson eallison eason eddison edson edwardson elson eorlson esrlson ferguson fergusson grayson gregson greyson henson jackson jakson jameson jamieson jamison jayson johnson judson kadison kaison mason masson matheson matson morrison neason nelson nickson nicson nikson parkinson paulson perkinson randson robertson rowson

NAMES RHYMING WITH PEARSON (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 6 Letters (pearso) - Names That Begins with pearso:

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

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

pearce pearroc

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

peace peada peadar

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

pedar pedra pedrine pedro peer peg pegasus pegeen peggy peigi peirce peisistratus pekar pekka pelagia peleus pelias pelicia pell pellam pellanor pellean pelleas pelles pellinore pelltun pelopia pelops pemphredo pemton penarddun penda pendaran pendewe pendragon penelope peneus penina peninah penleigh penley penn pennlea pennleah penny penrith penrod pensee penthea penthesilea pentheus penthia penton peony pepe pephredo pepik pepillo pepin pepita pepper pepperell peppi peppin per perahta perceval percival percy percyvelle perdix peredur peredurus peredwus peregrine perekin pereteanu perfecta pericles perke perkin perkins pernel pernell perren perrin perris perry perryn persephone persephonie perseus persis persius pert

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH PEARSON:

First Names which starts with 'pea' and ends with 'son':

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

petron peyton

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

padarn paden padraigin paegastun paien paiton paityn palaemon palban pallatin pallaton pan panteleimon papan parkin parlan parthalan patamon paton patten pattin patton patwin paxton paxtun payden payten payton pfeostun phaethon phalyn phaon phelan pheredin philemon phlegethon pin pippin pirmin platon poseidon poston prestin preston pridwyn princeton prydwyn pulan pution pygmalion pyn

English Words Rhyming PEARSON

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES PEARSON AS A WHOLE:



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


Rhyming Words According to Last 6 Letters (earson) - English Words That Ends with earson:



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


arsonnoun (n.) The malicious burning of a dwelling house or outhouse of another man, which by the common law is felony; the malicious and voluntary firing of a building or ship.

parsonnoun (n.) A person who represents a parish in its ecclesiastical and corporate capacities; hence, the rector or incumbent of a parochial church, who has full possession of all the rights thereof, with the cure of souls.
 noun (n.) Any clergyman having ecclesiastical preferment; one who is in orders, or is licensed to preach; a preacher.


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


personnoun (n.) A character or part, as in a play; a specific kind or manifestation of individual character, whether in real life, or in literary or dramatic representation; an assumed character.
 noun (n.) The bodily form of a human being; body; outward appearance; as, of comely person.
 noun (n.) A living, self-conscious being, as distinct from an animal or a thing; a moral agent; a human being; a man, woman, or child.
 noun (n.) A human being spoken of indefinitely; one; a man; as, any person present.
 noun (n.) A parson; the parish priest.
 noun (n.) Among Trinitarians, one of the three subdivisions of the Godhead (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost); an hypostasis.
 noun (n.) One of three relations or conditions (that of speaking, that of being spoken to, and that of being spoken of) pertaining to a noun or a pronoun, and thence also to the verb of which it may be the subject.
 noun (n.) A shoot or bud of a plant; a polyp or zooid of the compound Hydrozoa Anthozoa, etc.; also, an individual, in the narrowest sense, among the higher animals.
 verb (v. t.) To represent as a person; to personify; to impersonate.

ursonnoun (n.) The Canada porcupine. See Porcupine.


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


advowsonnoun (n.) The right of presenting to a vacant benefice or living in the church. [Originally, the relation of a patron (advocatus) or protector of a benefice, and thus privileged to nominate or present to it.]

antimasonnoun (n.) One opposed to Freemasonry.

basonnoun (n.) A basin.

bawsonnoun (n.) A badger.
 noun (n.) A large, unwieldy person.

benisonnoun (n.) Blessing; beatitude; benediction.

bisonnoun (n.) The aurochs or European bison.
 noun (n.) The American bison buffalo (Bison Americanus), a large, gregarious bovine quadruped with shaggy mane and short black horns, which formerly roamed in herds over most of the temperate portion of North America, but is now restricted to very limited districts in the region of the Rocky Mountains, and is rapidly decreasing in numbers.

bissonadjective (a.) Purblind; blinding.

bosonnoun (n.) See Boatswain.

caissonnoun (n.) A chest to hold ammunition.
 noun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage for conveying ammunition, consisting of two parts, a body and a limber. In light field batteries there is one caisson to each piece, having two ammunition boxes on the body, and one on the limber.
 noun (n.) A chest filled with explosive materials, to be laid in the way of an enemy and exploded on his approach.
 noun (n.) A water-tight box, of timber or iron within which work is carried on in building foundations or structures below the water level.
 noun (n.) A hollow floating box, usually of iron, which serves to close the entrances of docks and basins.
 noun (n.) A structure, usually with an air chamber, placed beneath a vessel to lift or float it.
 noun (n.) A sunk panel of ceilings or soffits.

caparisonnoun (n.) An ornamental covering or housing for a horse; the harness or trappings of a horse, taken collectively, esp. when decorative.
 noun (n.) Gay or rich clothing.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse.
 verb (v. t.) To aborn with rich dress; to dress.

cargasonnoun (n.) A cargo.

cavessonnoun (n.) Alt. of Cavezon

chansonnoun (n.) A song.

comparisonnoun (n.) The act of comparing; an examination of two or more objects with the view of discovering the resemblances or differences; relative estimate.
 noun (n.) The state of being compared; a relative estimate; also, a state, quality, or relation, admitting of being compared; as, to bring a thing into comparison with another; there is no comparison between them.
 noun (n.) That to which, or with which, a thing is compared, as being equal or like; illustration; similitude.
 noun (n.) The modification, by inflection or otherwise, which the adjective and adverb undergo to denote degrees of quality or quantity; as, little, less, least, are examples of comparison.
 noun (n.) A figure by which one person or thing is compared to another, or the two are considered with regard to some property or quality, which is common to them both; e.g., the lake sparkled like a jewel.
 noun (n.) The faculty of the reflective group which is supposed to perceive resemblances and contrasts.
 verb (v. t.) To compare.

crimsonnoun (n.) A deep red color tinged with blue; also, red color in general.
 adjective (a.) Of a deep red color tinged with blue; deep red.
 verb (v. t.) To dye with crimson or deep red; to redden.
  (b. t.) To become crimson; to blush.

damsonnoun (n.) A small oval plum of a blue color, the fruit of a variety of the Prunus domestica; -- called also damask plum.

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.

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

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

disputisonnoun (n.) Dispute; discussion.

dobsonnoun (n.) The aquatic larva of a large neuropterous insect (Corydalus cornutus), used as bait in angling. See Hellgamite.

dorsimesonnoun (n.) (Anat.) See Meson.

elisonnoun (n.) Division; separation.
 noun (n.) The cutting off or suppression of a vowel or syllable, for the sake of meter or euphony; esp., in poetry, the dropping of a final vowel standing before an initial vowel in the following word, when the two words are drawn together.

empoisonnoun (n.) Poison.
 verb (v. t.) To poison; to impoison.

enchesonnoun (n.) Alt. of Encheason

encheasonnoun (n.) Occasion, cause, or reason.

flotsonnoun (n.) Goods lost by shipwreck, and floating on the sea; -- in distinction from jetsam or jetson.

foisonnoun (n.) Rich harvest; plenty; abundance.

foysonnoun (n.) See Foison.

freemasonnoun (n.) One of an ancient and secret association or fraternity, said to have been at first composed of masons or builders in stone, but now consisting of persons who are united for social enjoyment and mutual assistance.

gambesonnoun (n.) Same as Gambison.

gambisonnoun (n.) A defensive garment formerly in use for the body, made of cloth stuffed and quilted.

garrisonnoun (n.) A body of troops stationed in a fort or fortified town.
 noun (n.) A fortified place, in which troops are quartered for its security.
 verb (v. t.) To place troops in, as a fortification, for its defense; to furnish with soldiers; as, to garrison a fort or town.
 verb (v. t.) To secure or defend by fortresses manned with troops; as, to garrison a conquered territory.

geasonadjective (a.) Rare; wonderful.

godsonnoun (n.) A male for whom one has stood sponsor in baptism. See Godfather.

grandsonnoun (n.) A son's or daughter's son.

grisonnoun (n.) A South American animal of the family Mustelidae (Galictis vittata). It is about two feet long, exclusive of the tail. Its under parts are black. Also called South American glutton.
 noun (n.) A South American monkey (Lagothrix infumatus), said to be gluttonous.

herissonnoun (n.) A beam or bar armed with iron spikes, and turning on a pivot; -- used to block up a passage.

hysonnoun (n.) A fragrant kind of green tea.

intercomparisonnoun (n.) Mutual comparison of corresponding parts.

jetsonnoun (n.) Goods which sink when cast into the sea, and remain under water; -- distinguished from flotsam, goods which float, and ligan, goods which are sunk attached to a buoy.
 noun (n.) Jettison. See Jettison, 1.

jettisonnoun (n.) The throwing overboard of goods from necessity, in order to lighten a vessel in danger of wreck.
 noun (n.) See Jetsam, 1.

keelsonnoun (n.) A piece of timber in a ship laid on the middle of the floor timbers over the keel, and binding the floor timbers to the keel; in iron vessels, a structure of plates, situated like the keelson of a timber ship.

kelsonnoun (n.) See Keelson.

lessonnoun (n.) Anything read or recited to a teacher by a pupil or learner; something, as a portion of a book, assigned to a pupil to be studied or learned at one time.
 noun (n.) That which is learned or taught by an express effort; instruction derived from precept, experience, observation, or deduction; a precept; a doctrine; as, to take or give a lesson in drawing.
 noun (n.) A portion of Scripture read in divine service for instruction; as, here endeth the first lesson.
 noun (n.) A severe lecture; reproof; rebuke; warning.
 noun (n.) An exercise; a composition serving an educational purpose; a study.
 verb (v. t.) To teach; to instruct.

lewissonnoun (n.) An iron dovetailed tenon, made in sections, which can be fitted into a dovetail mortise; -- used in hoisting large stones, etc.
 noun (n.) A kind of shears used in cropping woolen cloth.

liaisonnoun (n.) A union, or bond of union; an intimacy; especially, an illicit intimacy between a man and a woman.

livraisonnoun (n.) A part of a book or literary composition printed and delivered by itself; a number; a part.

malisonnoun (n.) Malediction; curse; execration.

masonnoun (n.) One whose occupation is to build with stone or brick; also, one who prepares stone for building purposes.
 noun (n.) A member of the fraternity of Freemasons. See Freemason.
 verb (v. t.) To build stonework or brickwork about, under, in, over, etc.; to construct by masons; -- with a prepositional suffix; as, to mason up a well or terrace; to mason in a kettle or boiler.

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


Rhyming Words According to First 6 Letters (pearso) - Words That Begins with pearso:



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



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


pearnoun (n.) The fleshy pome, or fruit, of a rosaceous tree (Pyrus communis), cultivated in many varieties in temperate climates; also, the tree which bears this fruit. See Pear family, below.

pearchnoun (n.) See Perch.

pearlnoun (n.) A fringe or border.
 noun (n.) A shelly concretion, usually rounded, and having a brilliant luster, with varying tints, found in the mantle, or between the mantle and shell, of certain bivalve mollusks, especially in the pearl oysters and river mussels, and sometimes in certain univalves. It is usually due to a secretion of shelly substance around some irritating foreign particle. Its substance is the same as nacre, or mother-of-pearl. Pearls which are round, or nearly round, and of fine luster, are highly esteemed as jewels, and compare in value with the precious stones.
 noun (n.) Hence, figuratively, something resembling a pearl; something very precious.
 noun (n.) Nacre, or mother-of-pearl.
 noun (n.) A fish allied to the turbot; the brill.
 noun (n.) A light-colored tern.
 noun (n.) One of the circle of tubercles which form the bur on a deer's antler.
 noun (n.) A whitish speck or film on the eye.
 noun (n.) A capsule of gelatin or similar substance containing some liquid for medicinal application, as ether.
 noun (n.) A size of type, between agate and diamond.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to pearl or pearls; made of pearls, or of mother-of-pearl.
 verb (v. t. ) To fringe; to border.
 verb (v. t.) To set or adorn with pearls, or with mother-of-pearl. Used also figuratively.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to resemble pearls; to make into small round grains; as, to pearl barley.
 verb (v. i.) To resemble pearl or pearls.
 verb (v. i.) To give or hunt for pearls; as, to go pearling.

pearlaceousadjective (a.) Resembling pearl or mother-of-pearl; pearly in quality or appearance.

pearlashnoun (n.) A white amorphous or granular substance which consists principally of potassium carbonate, and has a strong alkaline reaction. It is obtained by lixiviating wood ashes, and evaporating the lye, and has been an important source of potassium compounds. It is used in making soap, glass, etc.

pearlfishnoun (n.) Any fish whose scales yield a pearl-like pigment used in manufacturing artificial pearls, as the bleak, and whitebait.

pearlinsnoun (n. pl.) Alt. of Pearlings

pearlingsnoun (n. pl.) A kind of lace of silk or thread.

pearlitenoun (n.) Alt. of Pearlstone

pearlstonenoun (n.) A glassy volcanic rock of a grayish color and pearly luster, often having a spherulitic concretionary structure due to the curved cracks produced by contraction in cooling. See Illust. under Perlitic.

pearlwortnoun (n.) A name given to several species of Sagina, low and inconspicuous herbs of the Chickweed family.

pearlyadjective (a.) Containing pearls; abounding with, or yielding, pearls; as, pearly shells.
 adjective (a.) Resembling pearl or pearls; clear; pure; transparent; iridescent; as, the pearly dew or flood.

pearmainnoun (n.) The name of several kinds of apples; as, the blue pearmain, winter pearmain, and red pearmain.

peartadjective (a.) Active; lively; brisk; smart; -- often applied to convalescents; as, she is quite peart to-day.


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


peanoun (n.) The sliding weight on a steelyard.
 noun (n.) See Peak, n., 3.
 noun (n.) A plant, and its fruit, of the genus Pisum, of many varieties, much cultivated for food. It has a papilionaceous flower, and the pericarp is a legume, popularly called a pod.
 noun (n.) A name given, especially in the Southern States, to the seed of several leguminous plants (species of Dolichos, Cicer, Abrus, etc.) esp. those having a scar (hilum) of a different color from the rest of the seed.

peabirdnoun (n.) The wryneck; -- so called from its note.

peaceableadjective (a.) Begin in or at peace; tranquil; quiet; free from, or not disposed to, war, disorder, or excitement; not quarrelsome.

peacebreakernoun (n.) One who disturbs the public peace.

peacefuladjective (a.) Possessing or enjoying peace; not disturbed by war, tumult, agitation, anxiety, or commotion; quiet; tranquil; as, a peaceful time; a peaceful country; a peaceful end.
 adjective (a.) Not disposed or tending to war, tumult or agitation; pacific; mild; calm; peaceable; as, peaceful words.

peacelessadjective (a.) Without peace; disturbed.

peacemakernoun (n.) One who makes peace by reconciling parties that are at variance.

peachnoun (n.) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp or stone; also, the tree which bears it (Prunus, / Amygdalus Persica). In the wild stock the fruit is hard and inedible.
 verb (v. t.) To accuse of crime; to inform against.
 verb (v. i.) To turn informer; to betray one's accomplice.

peachernoun (n.) One who peaches.

peachicknoun (n.) The chicken of the peacock.

peachyadjective (a.) Resembling a peach or peaches.

peacocknoun (n.) The male of any pheasant of the genus Pavo, of which at least two species are known, native of Southern Asia and the East Indies.
 noun (n.) In common usage, the species in general or collectively; a peafowl.

peafowlnoun (n.) The peacock or peahen; any species of Pavo.

peagenoun (n.) See Paage.

peagritnoun (n.) A coarse pisolitic limestone. See Pisolite.

peahennoun (n.) The hen or female peafowl.

peaknoun (n.) A point; the sharp end or top of anything that terminates in a point; as, the peak, or front, of a cap.
 noun (n.) The top, or one of the tops, of a hill, mountain, or range, ending in a point; often, the whole hill or mountain, esp. when isolated; as, the Peak of Teneriffe.
 noun (n.) The upper aftermost corner of a fore-and-aft sail; -- used in many combinations; as, peak-halyards, peak-brails, etc.
 noun (n.) The narrow part of a vessel's bow, or the hold within it.
 noun (n.) The extremity of an anchor fluke; the bill.
 verb (v. i.) To rise or extend into a peak or point; to form, or appear as, a peak.
 verb (v. i.) To acquire sharpness of figure or features; hence, to look thin or sicky.
 verb (v. i.) To pry; to peep slyly.
 verb (v. t.) To raise to a position perpendicular, or more nearly so; as, to peak oars, to hold them upright; to peak a gaff or yard, to set it nearer the perpendicular.

peakingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Peak
 adjective (a.) Mean; sneaking.
 adjective (a.) Pining; sickly; peakish.

peakedadjective (a.) Pointed; ending in a point; as, a peaked roof.
 adjective (a.) Sickly; not robust.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Peak

peakishadjective (a.) Of or relating to a peak; or to peaks; belonging to a mountainous region.
 adjective (a.) Having peaks; peaked.
 adjective (a.) Having features thin or sharp, as from sickness; hence, sickly.

peakyadjective (a.) Having a peak or peaks.
 adjective (a.) Sickly; peaked.

pealnoun (n.) A small salmon; a grilse; a sewin.
 noun (n.) A loud sound, or a succession of loud sounds, as of bells, thunder, cannon, shouts, of a multitude, etc.
 noun (n.) A set of bells tuned to each other according to the diatonic scale; also, the changes rung on a set of bells.
 verb (v. i.) To appeal.
 verb (v. i.) To utter or give out loud sounds.
 verb (v. i.) To resound; to echo.
 verb (v. t.) To utter or give forth loudly; to cause to give out loud sounds; to noise abroad.
 verb (v. t.) To assail with noise or loud sounds.
 verb (v. t.) To pour out.

pealingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Peal

peannoun (n.) One of the furs, the ground being sable, and the spots or tufts or.
 noun (n.) A song of praise and triumph. See Paean.

peanismnoun (n.) The song or shout of praise, of battle, or of triumph.

peanutnoun (n.) The fruit of a trailing leguminous plant (Arachis hypogaea); also, the plant itself, which is widely cultivated for its fruit.

peasantnoun (n.) A countryman; a rustic; especially, one of the lowest class of tillers of the soil in European countries.
 adjective (a.) Rustic, rural.

peasantlikeadjective (a.) Rude; clownish; illiterate.

peasantlyadjective (a.) Peasantlike.

peasantrynoun (n.) Peasants, collectively; the body of rustics.
 noun (n.) Rusticity; coarseness.

peascodnoun (n.) The legume or pericarp, or the pod, of the pea.

peasenoun (n.) A pea.
 noun (n.) A plural form of Pea. See the Note under Pea.
  (pl. ) of Pea

peastonenoun (n.) Pisolite.

peasweepnoun (n.) The pewit, or lapwing.
 noun (n.) The greenfinch.

peatnoun (n.) A small person; a pet; -- sometimes used contemptuously.
 noun (n.) A substance of vegetable origin, consisting of roots and fibers, moss, etc., in various stages of decomposition, and found, as a kind of turf or bog, usually in low situations, where it is always more or less saturated with water. It is often dried and used for fuel.

peatyadjective (a.) Composed of peat; abounding in peat; resembling peat.

peachblowadjective (a.) Of the delicate purplish pink color likened to that of peach blooms; -- applied esp. to a Chinese porcelain, small specimens of which bring great prices in the Western countries.

peagnoun (n.) A kind of aboriginal shell money, or wampum, of the Atlantic coast of the United States; -- originally applied only to polished white cylindrical beads.

peaveynoun (n.) Alt. of Peavy

peavynoun (n.) A cant hook having the end of its lever armed with a spike.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH PEARSON:

English Words which starts with 'pea' and ends with 'son':



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

pectinationnoun (n.) The state of being pectinated; that which is pectinated.
 noun (n.) The act of combing; the combing of the head.
 noun (n.) Comblike toothing.

peculationnoun (n.) The act or practice of peculating, or of defrauding the public by appropriating to one's own use the money or goods intrusted to one's care for management or disbursement; embezzlement.

pediculationnoun (n.) Phthiriasis.

pendragonnoun (n.) A chief leader or a king; a head; a dictator; -- a title assumed by the ancient British chiefs when called to lead other chiefs.

penetrationnoun (n.) The act or process of penetrating, piercing, or entering; also, the act of mentally penetrating into, or comprehending, anything difficult.
 noun (n.) Acuteness; insight; sharp discoverment; sagacity; as, a person of singular penetration.

pennonnoun (n.) A wing; a pinion.
 noun (n.) A pennant; a flag or streamer.

pensionnoun (n.) A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
 noun (n.) A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age, disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
 noun (n.) A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of tithes.
 noun (n.) A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium, Switzerland, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by off; as, to pension off a servant.

pentacronnoun (n.) A solid having five summits or angular points.

pentagonnoun (n.) A plane figure having five angles, and, consequently, five sides; any figure having five angles.

pentahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure having five sides.

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.

peonnoun (n.) See Poon.
 noun (n.) A foot soldier; a policeman; also, an office attendant; a messenger.
 noun (n.) A day laborer; a servant; especially, in some of the Spanish American countries, debtor held by his creditor in a form of qualified servitude, to work out a debt.
 noun (n.) See 2d Pawn.

peragrationnoun (n.) The act or state of passing through any space; as, the peragration of the moon in her monthly revolution.

perambulationnoun (n.) The act of perambulating; traversing.
 noun (n.) An annual survey of boundaries, as of town, a parish, a forest, etc.
 noun (n.) A district within which one is authorized to make a tour of inspection.

perceptionnoun (n.) The act of perceiving; cognizance by the senses or intellect; apperhension by the bodily organs, or by the mind, of what is presented to them; discernment; apperhension; cognition.
 noun (n.) The faculty of perceiving; the faculty, or peculiar part, of man's constitution by which he has knowledge through the medium or instrumentality of the bodily organs; the act of apperhending material objects or qualities through the senses; -- distinguished from conception.
 noun (n.) The quality, state, or capability, of being affected by something external; sensation; sensibility.
 noun (n.) An idea; a notion.

percheronnoun (n.) One of a breed of draught horses originating in Perche, an old district of France; -- called also Percheron-Norman.

percolationnoun (n.) The act or process of percolating, or filtering; filtration; straining. Specifically (Pharm.), the process of exhausting the virtues of a powdered drug by letting a liquid filter slowly through it.

percussionnoun (n.) The act of percussing, or striking one body against another; forcible collision, esp. such as gives a sound or report.
 noun (n.) Hence: The effect of violent collision; vibratory shock; impression of sound on the ear.
 noun (n.) The act of tapping or striking the surface of the body in order to learn the condition of the parts beneath by the sound emitted or the sensation imparted to the fingers. Percussion is said to be immediate if the blow is directly upon the body; if some interventing substance, as a pleximeter, is, used, it is called mediate.

perditionnoun (n.) Entire loss; utter destruction; ruin; esp., the utter loss of the soul, or of final happiness in a future state; future misery or eternal death.
 noun (n.) Loss of diminution.

perduellionnoun (n.) Treason.

perdurationnoun (n.) Long continuance.

peregrinationnoun (n.) A traveling from one country to another; a wandering; sojourn in foreign countries.

peremptionnoun (n.) A quashing; a defeating.

pererrationnoun (n.) A wandering, or rambling, through various places.

perfectionnoun (n.) The quality or state of being perfect or complete, so that nothing requisite is wanting; entire development; consummate culture, skill, or moral excellence; the highest attainable state or degree of excellence; maturity; as, perfection in an art, in a science, or in a system; perfection in form or degree; fruits in perfection.
 noun (n.) A quality, endowment, or acquirement completely excellent; an ideal faultlessness; especially, the divine attribute of complete excellence.
 verb (v. t.) To perfect.

perflationnoun (n.) The act of perflating.

perforationnoun (n.) The act of perforating, or of boring or piercing through.
 noun (n.) A hole made by boring or piercing; an aperture.

perfusionnoun (n.) The act of perfusing.

periastronnoun (n.) That point, in the real or apparent orbit of one star revolving around another, at which the former is nearest to the latter.

periclitationnoun (n.) Trial; experiment.
 noun (n.) The state of being in peril.

perienteronnoun (n.) The primitive perivisceral cavity.

perihelionnoun (n.) Alt. of Perihelium

perispomenonnoun (n.) A word which has the circumflex accent on the last syllable.

peristerionnoun (n.) The herb vervain (Verbena officinalis).

perlustrationnoun (n.) The act of viewing all over.

permansionnoun (n.) Continuance.

permeationnoun (n.) The act of permeating, passing through, or spreading throughout, the pores or interstices of any substance.

permissionnoun (n.) The act of permitting or allowing; formal consent; authorization; leave; license or liberty granted.

permistionnoun (n.) The act of mixing; the state of being mingled; mixture.

permixtionnoun (n.) See Permission.

permutationnoun (n.) The act of permuting; exchange of the thing for another; mutual transference; interchange.
 noun (n.) The arrangement of any determinate number of things, as units, objects, letters, etc., in all possible orders, one after the other; -- called also alternation. Cf. Combination, n., 4.
 noun (n.) Any one of such possible arrangements.
 noun (n.) Barter; exchange.

pernicionnoun (n.) Destruction; perdition.

pernoctationnoun (n.) The act or state of passing the whole night; a remaining all night.

perorationnoun (n.) The concluding part of an oration; especially, a final summing up and enforcement of an argument.

peroxidationnoun (n.) Act, process, or result of peroxidizing; oxidation to a peroxide.

perpensionnoun (n.) Careful consideration; pondering.

perpessionnoun (n.) Suffering; endurance.

perpetrationnoun (n.) The act of perpetrating; a doing; -- commonly used of doing something wrong, as a crime.
 noun (n.) The thing perpetrated; an evil action.

perpetuationnoun (n.) The act of making perpetual, or of preserving from extinction through an endless existence, or for an indefinite period of time; continuance.

perpotationnoun (n.) The act of drinking excessively; a drinking bout.

perquisitionnoun (n.) A thorough inquiry of search.

perscrutationnoun (n.) A thorough searching; a minute inquiry or scrutiny.

persecutionnoun (n.) The act or practice of persecuting; especially, the infliction of loss, pain, or death for adherence to a particular creed or mode of worship.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of being persecuted.
 noun (n.) A carrying on; prosecution.

persimmonnoun (n.) An American tree (Diospyros Virginiana) and its fruit, found from New York southward. The fruit is like a plum in appearance, but is very harsh and astringent until it has been exposed to frost, when it becomes palatable and nutritious.

personationnoun (n.) The act of personating, or conterfeiting the person or character of another.

personificationnoun (n.) The act of personifying; impersonation; embodiment.
 noun (n.) A figure of speech in which an inanimate object or abstract idea is represented as animated, or endowed with personality; prosopop/ia; as, the floods clap their hands.

perspirationnoun (n.) The act or process of perspiring.
 noun (n.) That which is excreted through the skin; sweat.

persuasionnoun (n.) The act of persuading; the act of influencing the mind by arguments or reasons offered, or by anything that moves the mind or passions, or inclines the will to a determination.
 noun (n.) The state of being persuaded or convinced; settled opinion or conviction, which has been induced.
 noun (n.) A creed or belief; a sect or party adhering to a certain creed or system of opinions; as, of the same persuasion; all persuasions are agreed.
 noun (n.) The power or quality of persuading; persuasiveness.
 noun (n.) That which persuades; a persuasive.

perterebrationnoun (n.) The act of boring through.

perturbationnoun (n.) The act of perturbing, or the state of being perturbed; esp., agitation of mind.
 noun (n.) A disturbance in the regular elliptic or other motion of a heavenly body, produced by some force additional to that which causes its regular motion; as, the perturbations of the planets are caused by their attraction on each other.

pertusionnoun (n.) The act of punching or piercing with a pointed instrument; as, pertusion of a vein.
 noun (n.) A punched hole; a perforation.

pervasionnoun (n.) The act of pervading, passing, or spreading through the whole extent of a thing.

perversionnoun (n.) The act of perverting, or the state of being perverted; a turning from truth or right; a diverting from the true intent or object; a change to something worse; a turning or applying to a wrong end or use.

pervestigationnoun (n.) Thorough investigation.

pervigilationnoun (n.) Careful watching.

pestilationnoun (n.) The act of pounding and bruising with a pestle in a mortar.

petitionnoun (n.) A prayer; a supplication; an imploration; an entreaty; especially, a request of a solemn or formal kind; a prayer to the Supreme Being, or to a person of superior power, rank, or authority; also, a single clause in such a prayer.
 noun (n.) A formal written request addressed to an official person, or to an organized body, having power to grant it; specifically (Law), a supplication to government, in either of its branches, for the granting of a particular grace or right; -- in distinction from a memorial, which calls certain facts to mind; also, the written document.
 verb (v. t.) To make a prayer or request to; to ask from; to solicit; to entreat; especially, to make a formal written supplication, or application to, as to any branch of the government; as, to petition the court; to petition the governor.
 verb (v. i.) To make a petition or solicitation.

petrifactionnoun (n.) The process of petrifying, or changing into stone; conversion of any organic matter (animal or vegetable) into stone, or a substance of stony hardness.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of being petrified.
 noun (n.) That which is petrified; popularly, a body incrusted with stony matter; an incrustation.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Hardness; callousness; obduracy.

petrificationnoun (n.) See Petrifaction.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Obduracy; callousness.

perronnoun (n.) An out-of-door flight of steps, as in a garden, leading to a terrace or to an upper story; -- usually applied to mediaevel or later structures of some architectural pretensions.