Name Report For First Name POSTON:


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

Rhymes with POSTON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming POSTON



NAMES RHYMING WITH POSTON (According to last letters):

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


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

alston preston ralston weston aetheston aiston athelston bryston charleston criston deston duston easton elliston elston eston houston hughston johnston kingston langston marston triston wynston gaston winston thurston cranston cheston dalston lanston livingston riston rosston

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

afton cihuaton antton txanton alton benton burton carelton fenton hamilton kenton remington rexton sexton stanton anton biton euryton triton ashton kerrington stayton wryeton beaton boynton branton braxton brayton bretton brighton britton bryceton buinton carleton carlton charlton chayton clayton clifton clinton clyffton crayton creighton crofton danton daxton dayton delton everton fulaton garton hampton harrington helton hsmilton huntington keaton knoton kolton layton lifton litton macnaughton nachton naughton

NAMES RHYMING WITH POSTON (According to first letters):

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

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

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

posala poseidon

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

podarge pol polak poldi polikwaptiwa polites poll pollock pollux polly poloma polycarp polydamas polydeuces polydorus polyeidus polyhymnia polymestor polynices polyphemus polyxena pomeroy pommelraie pommeraie ponce poni pontus poppy porfirio porfiro porrex porsche porter porteur portia portier poul powaqa powell powwaw


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

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 parkinson parlan parthalan patamon paton patten pattin patton patwin paulson paxton paxtun payden payten payton pearson pegeen pellean pelltun pemton penarddun pendaran pendragon penn penton pepin peppin perekin perkin perkinson perren perrin perryn peterson petron peyton pfeostun phaethon phalyn phaon phelan pheredin pherson philemon phlegethon pierson pin pippin pirmin platon prestin pridwyn princeton prydwyn pulan pution pygmalion pyn

English Words Rhyming POSTON


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

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

bostonnoun (n.) A game at cards, played by four persons, with two packs of fifty-two cards each; -- said to be so called from Boston, Massachusetts, and to have been invented by officers of the French army in America during the Revolutionary war.

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

bastonnoun (n.) A staff or cudgel.
 noun (n.) See Baton.
 noun (n.) An officer bearing a painted staff, who formerly was in attendance upon the king's court to take into custody persons committed by the court.

kingstonnoun (n.) Alt. of Kingstone

phlogistonnoun (n.) The hypothetical principle of fire, or inflammability, regarded by Stahl as a chemical element.

pistonnoun (n.) A sliding piece which either is moved by, or moves against, fluid pressure. It usually consists of a short cylinder fitting within a cylindrical vessel along which it moves, back and forth. It is used in steam engines to receive motion from the steam, and in pumps to transmit motion to a fluid; also for other purposes.

protistonnoun (n.) One of the Protista.

testonnoun (n.) A tester; a sixpence.

tetraspastonnoun (n.) A machine in which four pulleys act together.

trispastonnoun (n.) A machine with three pulleys which act together for raising great weights.

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

actonnoun (n.) A stuffed jacket worn under the mail, or (later) a jacket plated with mail.

aketonnoun (n.) See Acton.

astrophytonnoun (n.) A genus of ophiurans having the arms much branched.

asyndetonnoun (n.) A figure which omits the connective; as, I came, I saw, I conquered. It stands opposed to polysyndeton.

badmintonnoun (n.) A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.
 noun (n.) A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.

barbitonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek instrument resembling a lyre.

bartonnoun (n.) The demesne lands of a manor; also, the manor itself.
 noun (n.) A farmyard.

batonnoun (n.) A staff or truncheon, used for various purposes; as, the baton of a field marshal; the baton of a conductor in musical performances.
 noun (n.) An ordinary with its ends cut off, borne sinister as a mark of bastardy, and containing one fourth in breadth of the bend sinister; -- called also bastard bar. See Bend sinister.

battonnoun (n.) See Batten, and Baton.

betonnoun (n.) The French name for concrete; hence, concrete made after the French fashion.

bretonnoun (n.) A native or inhabitant of Brittany, or Bretagne, in France; also, the ancient language of Brittany; Armorican.
 adjective (a.) Of or relating to Brittany, or Bretagne, in France.

britonnoun (n.) A native of Great Britain.
 adjective (a.) British.

burtonnoun (n.) A peculiar tackle, formed of two or more blocks, or pulleys, the weight being suspended to a hook block in the bight of the running part.

buttonnoun (n.) A knob; a small ball; a small, roundish mass.
 noun (n.) A catch, of various forms and materials, used to fasten together the different parts of dress, by being attached to one part, and passing through a slit, called a buttonhole, in the other; -- used also for ornament.
 noun (n.) A bud; a germ of a plant.
 noun (n.) A piece of wood or metal, usually flat and elongated, turning on a nail or screw, to fasten something, as a door.
 noun (n.) A globule of metal remaining on an assay cupel or in a crucible, after fusion.
 noun (n.) To fasten with a button or buttons; to inclose or make secure with buttons; -- often followed by up.
 noun (n.) To dress or clothe.
 verb (v. i.) To be fastened by a button or buttons; as, the coat will not button.
  () Alt. of evil

cantonnoun (n.) A song or canto
 noun (n.) A small portion; a division; a compartment.
 noun (n.) A small community or clan.
 noun (n.) A small territorial district; esp. one of the twenty-two independent states which form the Swiss federal republic; in France, a subdivision of an arrondissement. See Arrondissement.
 noun (n.) A division of a shield occupying one third part of the chief, usually on the dexter side, formed by a perpendicular line from the top of the shield, meeting a horizontal line from the side.
 verb (v. i.) To divide into small parts or districts; to mark off or separate, as a distinct portion or division.
 verb (v. i.) To allot separate quarters to, as to different parts or divisions of an army or body of troops.

cartonnoun (n.) Pasteboard for paper boxes; also, a pasteboard box.

caxtonnoun (n.) Any book printed by William Caxton, the first English printer.

checklatonnoun (n.) Ciclatoun.
 noun (n.) Gilded leather.

chitonnoun (n.) An under garment among the ancient Greeks, nearly representing the modern shirt.
 noun (n.) One of a group of gastropod mollusks, with a shell composed of eight movable dorsal plates. See Polyplacophora.

cottonnoun (n.) A soft, downy substance, resembling fine wool, consisting of the unicellular twisted hairs which grow on the seeds of the cotton plant. Long-staple cotton has a fiber sometimes almost two inches long; short-staple, from two thirds of an inch to an inch and a half.
 noun (n.) The cotton plant. See Cotten plant, below.
 noun (n.) Cloth made of cotton.
 verb (v. i.) To rise with a regular nap, as cloth does.
 verb (v. i.) To go on prosperously; to succeed.
 verb (v. i.) To unite; to agree; to make friends; -- usually followed by with.
 verb (v. i.) To take a liking to; to stick to one as cotton; -- used with to.

crotonnoun (n.) A genus of euphorbiaceous plants belonging to tropical countries.

croutonnoun (n.) Bread cut in various forms, and fried lightly in butter or oil, to garnish hashes, etc.

dermoskeletonnoun (n.) See Exoskeleton.

emplectonnoun (n.) A kind of masonry in which the outer faces of the wall are ashlar, the space between being filled with broken stone and mortar. Cross layers of stone are interlaid as binders.

endoskeletonnoun (n.) The bony, cartilaginous, or other internal framework of an animal, as distinguished from the exoskeleton.

exoskeletonnoun (n.) The hardened parts of the external integument of an animal, including hair, feathers, nails, horns, scales, etc.,as well as the armor of armadillos and many reptiles, and the shells or hardened integument of numerous invertebrates; external skeleton; dermoskeleton.

feuilletonnoun (n.) A part of a French newspaper (usually the bottom of the page), devoted to light literature, criticism, etc.; also, the article or tale itself, thus printed.

frontonnoun (n.) Same as Frontal, 2.

gluttonnoun (n.) One who eats voraciously, or to excess; a gormandizer.
 noun (n.) Fig.: One who gluts himself.
 noun (n.) A carnivorous mammal (Gulo luscus), of the family Mustelidae, about the size of a large badger. It was formerly believed to be inordinately voracious, whence the name; the wolverene. It is a native of the northern parts of America, Europe, and Asia.
 adjective (a.) Gluttonous; greedy; gormandizing.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To glut; to eat voraciously.

hacquetonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

haketonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

homoioptotonnoun (n.) A figure in which the several parts of a sentence end with the same case, or inflection generally.

hyperbatonnoun (n.) A figurative construction, changing or inverting the natural order of words or clauses; as, "echoed the hills" for "the hills echoed."

indobritonnoun (n.) A person born in India, of mixed Indian and British blood; a half-caste.

jettonnoun (n.) A metal counter used in playing cards.

karyomitonnoun (n.) The reticular network of fine fibers, of which the nucleus of a cell is in part composed; -- in opposition to kytomiton, or the network in the body of the cell.

kytomitonnoun (n.) See Karyomiton.

kryptonnoun (n.) An inert gaseous element of the argon group, occurring in air to the extent of about one volume in a million. It was discovered by Ramsay and Travers in 1898. Liquefying point, -- 152 C.; symbol, Kr; atomic weight, 83.0.

latonnoun (n.) Alt. of Latoun

megaphytonnoun (n.) An extinct genus of tree ferns with large, two-ranked leaves, or fronds.

melocotonnoun (n.) Alt. of Melocotoon

meltonnoun (n.) A kind of stout woolen cloth with unfinished face and without raised nap. A commoner variety has a cotton warp.

montonnoun (n.) A heap of ore; a mass undergoing the process of amalgamation.

motonnoun (n.) A small plate covering the armpit in armor of the 14th century and later.

muttonnoun (n.) A sheep.
 noun (n.) The flesh of a sheep.
 noun (n.) A loose woman; a prostitute.

mirlitonnoun (n.) A kind of musical toy into which one sings, hums, or speaks, producing a coarse, reedy sound.

neuroskeletonnoun (n.) The deep-seated parts of the vertebrate skeleton which are relation with the nervous axis and locomation.

pantonnoun (n.) A horseshoe to correct a narrow, hoofbound heel.

phaetonnoun (n.) A four-wheeled carriage (with or without a top), open, or having no side pieces, in front of the seat. It is drawn by one or two horses.
 noun (n.) See Phaethon.
 noun (n.) A handsome American butterfly (Euphydryas, / Melitaea, Phaeton). The upper side of the wings is black, with orange-red spots and marginal crescents, and several rows of cream-colored spots; -- called also Baltimore.

phytonnoun (n.) One of the parts which by their repetition make up a flowering plant, each being a single joint of a stem with its leaf or leaves; a phytomer.

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

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

postoblongatanoun (n.) The posterior part of the medulla oblongata.

postocularnoun (a. & n.) Same as Postorbital.

postoraladjective (a.) Situated behind, or posterior to, the mouth.

postorbitalnoun (n.) A postorbital bone or scale.
 adjective (a.) Situated behind the orbit; as, the postorbital scales of some fishes and reptiles.

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

postnoun (n.) A piece of timber, metal, or other solid substance, fixed, or to be fixed, firmly in an upright position, especially when intended as a stay or support to something else; a pillar; as, a hitching post; a fence post; the posts of a house.
 noun (n.) The doorpost of a victualer's shop or inn, on which were chalked the scores of customers; hence, a score; a debt.
 noun (n.) The place at which anything is stopped, placed, or fixed; a station.
 noun (n.) A station, or one of a series of stations, established for the refreshment and accommodation of travelers on some recognized route; as, a stage or railway post.
 noun (n.) A military station; the place at which a soldier or a body of troops is stationed; also, the troops at such a station.
 noun (n.) The piece of ground to which a sentinel's walk is limited.
 noun (n.) A messenger who goes from station; an express; especially, one who is employed by the government to carry letters and parcels regularly from one place to another; a letter carrier; a postman.
 noun (n.) An established conveyance for letters from one place or station to another; especially, the governmental system in any country for carrying and distributing letters and parcels; the post office; the mail; hence, the carriage by which the mail is transported.
 noun (n.) Haste or speed, like that of a messenger or mail carrier.
 noun (n.) One who has charge of a station, especially of a postal station.
 noun (n.) A station, office, or position of service, trust, or emolument; as, the post of duty; the post of danger.
 noun (n.) A size of printing and writing paper. See the Table under Paper.
 adjective (a.) Hired to do what is wrong; suborned.
 verb (v. t.) To attach to a post, a wall, or other usual place of affixing public notices; to placard; as, to post a notice; to post playbills.
 verb (v. t.) To hold up to public blame or reproach; to advertise opprobriously; to denounce by public proclamation; as, to post one for cowardice.
 verb (v. t.) To enter (a name) on a list, as for service, promotion, or the like.
 verb (v. t.) To assign to a station; to set; to place; as, to post a sentinel.
 verb (v. t.) To carry, as an account, from the journal to the ledger; as, to post an account; to transfer, as accounts, to the ledger.
 verb (v. t.) To place in the care of the post; to mail; as, to post a letter.
 verb (v. t.) To inform; to give the news to; to make (one) acquainted with the details of a subject; -- often with up.
 verb (v. i.) To travel with post horses; figuratively, to travel in haste.
 verb (v. i.) To rise and sink in the saddle, in accordance with the motion of the horse, esp. in trotting.
 adverb (adv.) With post horses; hence, in haste; as, to travel post.
  () A pole or pillar, carved and painted with a series of totemic symbols, set up before the house of certain Indian tribes of the northwest coast of North America, esp. Indians of the Koluschan stock.

postingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Post
 noun (n.) The act of traveling post.
 noun (n.) The act of transferring an account, as from the journal to the ledger.

postableadjective (a.) Capable of being carried by, or as by, post.

postactnoun (n.) An act done afterward.

postagenoun (n.) The price established by law to be paid for the conveyance of a letter or other mailable matter by a public post.

postaladjective (a.) Belonging to the post office or mail service; as, postal arrangements; postal authorities.

postanaladjective (a.) Situated behind, or posterior to, the anus.

postaxialadjective (a.) Situated behind any transverse axis in the body of an animal; caudal; posterior; especially, behind, or on the caudal or posterior (that is, ulnar or fibular) side of, the axis of a vertebrate limb.

postboynoun (n.) One who rides post horses; a position; a courier.
 noun (n.) A boy who carries letters from the post.

postcavanoun (n.) The inferior vena cava.

postclaviclenoun (n.) A bone in the pectoral girdle of many fishes projecting backward from the clavicle.

postcommissurenoun (n.) A transverse commisure in the posterior part of the roof of the third ventricle of the brain; the posterior cerebral commisure.

postcomminionnoun (n.) The concluding portion of the communion service.
 noun (n.) A prayer or prayers which the priest says at Mass, after the ablutions.

postcornunoun (n.) The posterior horn of each lateral ventricle of the brain.

postdatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Postdate

postdatenoun (n.) A date put to a bill of exchange or other paper, later than that when it was actually made.
 adjective (a.) Made or done after the date assigned.
 verb (v. t.) To date after the real time; as, to postdate a contract, that is, to date it later than the time when it was in fact made.
 verb (v. t.) To affix a date to after the event.

postdiluvialadjective (a.) Alt. of Postdiluvian

postdiluviannoun (n.) One who lived after the flood.
 adjective (a.) Being or happening after the flood in Noah's days.

posteanoun (n.) The return of the judge before whom a cause was tried, after a verdict, of what was done in the cause, which is indorsed on the nisi prius record.

postelnoun (n.) Apostle.

postencephalonnoun (n.) The metencephalon.

postentrynoun (n.) A second or subsequent, at the customhouse, of goods which had been omitted by mistake.
 noun (n.) An additional or subsequent entry.

posternoun (n.) A large bill or placard intended to be posted in public places.
 noun (n.) One who posts bills; a billposter.
 noun (n.) One who posts, or travels expeditiously; a courier.
 noun (n.) A post horse.

posterioradjective (a.) Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or moving; coming after; -- opposed to prior.
 adjective (a.) Situated behind; hinder; -- opposed to anterior.
 adjective (a.) At or toward the caudal extremity; caudal; -- in human anatomy often used for dorsal.
 adjective (a.) On the side next the axis of inflorescence; -- said of an axillary flower.

posterioritynoun (n.) The state of being later or subsequent; as, posteriority of time, or of an event; -- opposed to priority.

posteriorsnoun (n. pl.) The hinder parts, as of an animal's body.

posteritynoun (n.) The race that proceeds from a progenitor; offspring to the furthest generation; the aggregate number of persons who are descended from an ancestor of a generation; descendants; -- contrasted with ancestry; as, the posterity of Abraham.
 noun (n.) Succeeding generations; future times.

posternnoun (n.) Originally, a back door or gate; a private entrance; hence, any small door or gate.
 noun (n.) A subterraneous passage communicating between the parade and the main ditch, or between the ditches and the interior of the outworks.
 adjective (a.) Back; being behind; private.

postexistencenoun (n.) Subsequent existence.

postexistentadjective (a.) Existing or living after.

postfactnoun (n.) A fact that occurs after another.
 adjective (a.) Relating to a fact that occurs after another.

postfactumnoun (n.) Same as Postfact.

postfixnoun (n.) A letter, syllable, or word, added to the end of another word; a suffix.
 verb (v. t.) To annex; specifically (Gram.), to add or annex, as a letter, syllable, or word, to the end of another or principal word; to suffix.

postfrontalnoun (n.) A postfrontal bone.
 adjective (a.) Situated behind the frontal bone or the frontal region of the skull; -- applied especially to a bone back of and below the frontal in many animals.

postfurcanoun (n.) One of the internal thoracic processes of the sternum of an insect.

postgeniturenoun (n.) The condition of being born after another in the same family; -- distinguished from primogeniture.

postglenoidadjective (a.) Situated behind the glenoid fossa of the temporal bone.

posthastenoun (n.) Haste or speed in traveling, like that of a post or courier.
 adverb (adv.) With speed or expedition; as, he traveled posthaste; to send posthaste.

posthetomynoun (n.) Circumcision.

posthousenoun (n.) A house established for the convenience of the post, where relays of horses can be obtained.
 noun (n.) A house for distributing the malls; a post office.

posthumeadjective (a.) Alt. of Posthumed

posthumedadjective (a.) Posthumous.

posthumousadjective (a.) Born after the death of the father, or taken from the dead body of the mother; as, a posthumous son or daughter.
 adjective (a.) Published after the death of the author; as, posthumous works; a posthumous edition.
 adjective (a.) Being or continuing after one's death; as, a posthumous reputation.

posticadjective (a.) Backward.

postticousadjective (a.) Posterior.
 adjective (a.) Situated on the outer side of a filament; -- said of an extrorse anther.

postilnoun (n.) Originally, an explanatory note in the margin of the Bible, so called because written after the text; hence, a marginal note; a comment.
 noun (n.) A short homily or commentary on a passage of Scripture; as, the first postils were composed by order of Charlemagne.
 verb (v. t.) To write marginal or explanatory notes on; to gloss.
 verb (v. i.) To write postils, or marginal notes; to comment; to postillate.

postilingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Postil

postilernoun (n.) One who writers marginal notes; one who illustrates the text of a book by notes in the margin.

postilionnoun (n.) One who rides and guides the first pair of horses of a coach or post chaise; also, one who rides one of the horses when one pair only is used.

postillationnoun (n.) The act of postillating; exposition of Scripture in preaching.

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

posenoun (n.) A cold in the head; catarrh.
 adjective (a.) Standing still, with all the feet on the ground; -- said of the attitude of a lion, horse, or other beast.
 verb (v. t.) The attitude or position of a person; the position of the body or of any member of the body; especially, a position formally assumed for the sake of effect; an artificial position; as, the pose of an actor; the pose of an artist's model or of a statue.
 verb (v. t.) To place in an attitude or fixed position, for the sake of effect; to arrange the posture and drapery of (a person) in a studied manner; as, to pose a model for a picture; to pose a sitter for a portrait.
 verb (v. i.) To assume and maintain a studied attitude, with studied arrangement of drapery; to strike an attitude; to attitudinize; figuratively, to assume or affect a certain character; as, she poses as a prude.
 verb (v. t.) To interrogate; to question.
 verb (v. t.) To question with a view to puzzling; to embarrass by questioning or scrutiny; to bring to a stand.

posingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pose

posedadjective (a.) Firm; determined; fixed.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Pose

posernoun (n.) One who, or that which, puzzles; a difficult or inexplicable question or fact.

posiedadjective (a.) Inscribed with a posy.

positingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Posit

positionnoun (n.) The state of being posited, or placed; the manner in which anything is placed; attitude; condition; as, a firm, an inclined, or an upright position.
 noun (n.) The spot where a person or thing is placed or takes a place; site; place; station; situation; as, the position of man in creation; the fleet changed its position.
 noun (n.) Hence: The ground which any one takes in an argument or controversy; the point of view from which any one proceeds to a discussion; also, a principle laid down as the basis of reasoning; a proposition; a thesis; as, to define one's position; to appear in a false position.
 noun (n.) Relative place or standing; social or official rank; as, a person of position; hence, office; post; as, to lose one's position.
 noun (n.) A method of solving a problem by one or two suppositions; -- called also the rule of trial and error.
 verb (v. t.) To indicate the position of; to place.

positionaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to position.

positivenoun (n.) That which is capable of being affirmed; reality.
 noun (n.) That which settles by absolute appointment.
 noun (n.) The positive degree or form.
 noun (n.) A picture in which the lights and shades correspond in position with those of the original, instead of being reversed, as in a negative.
 noun (n.) The positive plate of a voltaic or electrolytic cell.
 adjective (a.) Having a real position, existence, or energy; existing in fact; real; actual; -- opposed to negative.
 adjective (a.) Derived from an object by itself; not dependent on changing circumstances or relations; absolute; -- opposed to relative; as, the idea of beauty is not positive, but depends on the different tastes individuals.
 adjective (a.) Definitely laid down; explicitly stated; clearly expressed; -- opposed to implied; as, a positive declaration or promise.
 adjective (a.) Hence: Not admitting of any doubt, condition, qualification, or discretion; not dependent on circumstances or probabilities; not speculative; compelling assent or obedience; peremptory; indisputable; decisive; as, positive instructions; positive truth; positive proof.
 adjective (a.) Prescribed by express enactment or institution; settled by arbitrary appointment; said of laws.
 adjective (a.) Fully assured; confident; certain; sometimes, overconfident; dogmatic; overbearing; -- said of persons.
 adjective (a.) Having the power of direct action or influence; as, a positive voice in legislation.
 adjective (a.) Corresponding with the original in respect to the position of lights and shades, instead of having the lights and shades reversed; as, a positive picture.
 adjective (a.) Electro-positive.
 adjective (a.) Hence, basic; metallic; not acid; -- opposed to negative, and said of metals, bases, and basic radicals.
 adjective (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, a motion or device in which the movement derived from a driver, or the grip or hold of a restraining piece, is communicated through an unyielding intermediate piece or pieces; as, a claw clutch is a positive clutch, while a friction clutch is not.
 adjective (a.) Designating, or pertaining to, a device giving a to-and-fro motion; as, a positive dobby.
 adjective (a.) Designating a method of steering or turning in which the steering wheels move so that they describe concentric arcs in making a turn, to insure freedom from side slip or harmful resistance.

positivenessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being positive; reality; actualness; certainty; confidence; peremptoriness; dogmatism. See Positive, a.

positivismnoun (n.) A system of philosophy originated by M. Auguste Comte, which deals only with positives. It excludes from philosophy everything but the natural phenomena or properties of knowable things, together with their invariable relations of coexistence and succession, as occurring in time and space. Such relations are denominated laws, which are to be discovered by observation, experiment, and comparison. This philosophy holds all inquiry into causes, both efficient and final, to be useless and unprofitable.

positivistnoun (n.) A believer in positivism.
 adjective (a.) Relating to positivism.

positivitynoun (n.) Positiveness.

positurenoun (n.) See Posture.

posnetnoun (n.) A little basin; a porringer; a skillet.

posologicadjective (a.) Alt. of Posological

posologicaladjective (a.) Pertaining to posology.

posologynoun (n.) The science or doctrine of doses; dosology.

pospolitenoun (n.) A kind of militia in Poland, consisting of the gentry, which, in case of invasion, was summoned to the defense of the country.

possenoun (n.) See Posse comitatus.

possessingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Possess

possessionnoun (n.) The act or state of possessing, or holding as one's own.
 noun (n.) The having, holding, or detention of property in one's power or command; actual seizin or occupancy; ownership, whether rightful or wrongful.
 noun (n.) The thing possessed; that which any one occupies, owns, or controls; in the plural, property in the aggregate; wealth; dominion; as, foreign possessions.
 noun (n.) The state of being possessed or controlled, as by an evil spirit, or violent passions; madness; frenzy; as, demoniacal possession.
 verb (v. t.) To invest with property.

possessionaryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to possession; arising from possession.

possessionernoun (n.) A possessor; a property holder.
 noun (n.) An invidious name for a member of any religious community endowed with property in lands, buildings, etc., as contrasted with mendicant friars.

possessivaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the possessive case; as, a possessival termination.

possessivenoun (n.) The possessive case.
 noun (n.) A possessive pronoun, or a word in the possessive case.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to possession; having or indicating possession.

possessornoun (n.) One who possesses; one who occupies, holds, owns, or controls; one who has actual participation or enjoyment, generally of that which is desirable; a proprietor.

possessoryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to possession, either as a fact or a right; of the nature of possession; as, a possessory interest; a possessory lord.

possetnoun (n.) A beverage composed of hot milk curdled by some strong infusion, as by wine, etc., -- much in favor formerly.
 verb (v. t.) To curdle; to turn, as milk; to coagulate; as, to posset the blood.
 verb (v. t.) To treat with possets; to pamper.

possetingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Posset

possibilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being possible; the power of happening, being, or existing.
 noun (n.) That which is possible; a contingency; a thing or event that may not happen; a contingent interest, as in real or personal estate.

possibleadjective (a.) Capable of existing or occurring, or of being conceived or thought of; able to happen; capable of being done; not contrary to the nature of things; -- sometimes used to express extreme improbability; barely able to be, or to come to pass; as, possibly he is honest, as it is possible that Judas meant no wrong.

possumnoun (n.) An opossum.

postillatornoun (n.) One who postillates; one who expounds the Scriptures verse by verse.

posttillernoun (n.) See Postiler.

postliminiaradjective (a.) Contrived, done, or existing subsequently.

postliminiaryadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or involving, the right of postliminium.

postliminiumnoun (n.) Alt. of Postliminy

postliminynoun (n.) The return to his own country, and his former privileges, of a person who had gone to sojourn in a foreign country, or had been banished, or taken by an enemy.
 noun (n.) The right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former state when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.

postludenoun (n.) A voluntary at the end of a service.

postmannoun (n.) A post or courier; a letter carrier.
 noun (n.) One of the two most experienced barristers in the Court of Exchequer, who have precedence in motions; -- so called from the place where he sits. The other of the two is called the tubman.

postmarknoun (n.) The mark, or stamp, of a post office on a letter, giving the place and date of mailing or of arrival.
 verb (v. t.) To mark with a post-office stamp; as, to postmark a letter or parcel.

postmarkingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Postmark

postmasternoun (n.) One who has charge of a station for the accommodation of travelers; one who supplies post horses.
 noun (n.) One who has charge of a post office, and the distribution and forwarding of mails.

postmastershipnoun (n.) The office of postmaster.

postmeridianadjective (a.) Coming after the sun has passed the meridian; being in, or belonging to, the afternoon. (Abbrev. P. M.)
 adjective (a.) Fig., belonging to the after portion of life; late.


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

pocosonnoun (n.) Low, wooded grounds or swamps in Eastern Maryland and Virginia.

poisonnoun (n.) Any agent which, when introduced into the animal organism, is capable of producing a morbid, noxious, or deadly effect upon it; as, morphine is a deadly poison; the poison of pestilential diseases.
 noun (n.) That which taints or destroys moral purity or health; as, the poison of evil example; the poison of sin.
 noun (n.) To put poison upon or into; to infect with poison; as, to poison an arrow; to poison food or drink.
 noun (n.) To injure or kill by poison; to administer poison to.
 noun (n.) To taint; to corrupt; to vitiate; as, vice poisons happiness; slander poisoned his mind.
 verb (v. i.) To act as, or convey, a poison.

polarizationnoun (n.) The act of polarizing; the state of being polarized, or of having polarity.
 noun (n.) A peculiar affection or condition of the rays of light or heat, in consequence of which they exhibit different properties in different directions.
 noun (n.) An effect produced upon the plates of a voltaic battery, or the electrodes in an electrolytic cell, by the deposition upon them of the gases liberated by the action of the current. It is chiefly due to the hydrogen, and results in an increase of the resistance, and the setting up of an opposing electro-motive force, both of which tend materially to weaken the current of the battery, or that passing through the cell.

politzerizationnoun (n.) The act of inflating the middle ear by blowing air up the nose during the act of swallowing; -- so called from Prof. Politzer of Vienna, who first practiced it.

pollicitationnoun (n.) A voluntary engagement, or a paper containing it; a promise.
 noun (n.) A promise without mutuality; a promise which has not been accepted by the person to whom it is made.

pollutionnoun (n.) The act of polluting, or the state of being polluted (in any sense of the verb); defilement; uncleanness; impurity.
 noun (n.) The emission of semen, or sperm, at other times than in sexual intercourse.

polronnoun (n.) See Pauldron.

poltroonnoun (n.) An arrant coward; a dastard; a craven; a mean-spirited wretch.
 adjective (a.) Base; vile; contemptible; cowardly.

polyacronnoun (n.) A solid having many summits or angular points; a polyhedron.

polycotyledonnoun (n.) A plant that has many, or more than two, cotyledons in the seed.

polyedronnoun (n.) See Polyhedron.

polygonnoun (n.) A plane figure having many angles, and consequently many sides; esp., one whose perimeter consists of more than four sides; any figure having many angles.

polyhedronnoun (n.) A body or solid contained by many sides or planes.
 noun (n.) A polyscope, or multiplying glass.

polymerizationnoun (n.) The act or process of changing to a polymeric form; the condition resulting from such change.

polyoptronnoun (n.) Alt. of Polyoptrum

polyptotonnoun (n.) A figure by which a word is repeated in different forms, cases, numbers, genders, etc., as in Tennyson's line, -- "My own heart's heart, and ownest own, farewell."

polysyndetonnoun (n.) A figure by which the conjunction is often repeated, as in the sentence, "We have ships and men and money and stores." Opposed to asyndeton.

polyzoonnoun (n.) One of the individual zooids forming the compound organism of a polyzoan.

pommelionnoun (n.) The cascabel, or hindmost knob, of a cannon.

pompillionnoun (n.) An ointment or pomatum made of black poplar buds.

pompionnoun (n.) See Pumpion.

pompoleonnoun (n.) See Pompelmous.

pomponnoun (n.) Any trifling ornament for a woman's dress or bonnet.
 noun (n.) A tuft or ball of wool, or the like, sometimes worn by soldiers on the front of the hat, instead of a feather.
 noun (n.) A hardy garden chrysanthemum having buttonlike heads of flowers.
 noun (n.) Any of several dwarf varieties of the Provence rose.

ponderationnoun (n.) The act of weighing.

pontonnoun (n.) See Pontoon.

pontoonnoun (n.) A wooden flat-bottomed boat, a metallic cylinder, or a frame covered with canvas, India rubber, etc., forming a portable float, used in building bridges quickly for the passage of troops.
 noun (n.) A low, flat vessel, resembling a barge, furnished with cranes, capstans, and other machinery, used in careening ships, raising weights, drawing piles, etc., chiefly in the Mediterranean; a lighter.

poonnoun (n.) A name for several East Indian, or their wood, used for the masts and spars of vessels, as Calophyllum angustifolium, C. inophullum, and Sterculia foetida; -- called also peon.

popularizationnoun (n.) The act of making popular, or of introducing among the people.

populationnoun (n.) The act or process of populating; multiplication of inhabitants.
 noun (n.) The whole number of people, or inhabitants, in a country, or portion of a country; as, a population of ten millions.

porphyrizationnoun (n.) The act of porphyrizing, or the state of being porphyrized.

porrectionnoun (n.) The act of stretching forth.

portcrayonnoun (n.) A metallic handle with a clasp for holding a crayon.

portensionnoun (n.) The act of foreshowing; foreboding.

portionnoun (n.) That which is divided off or separated, as a part from a whole; a separated part of anything.
 noun (n.) A part considered by itself, though not actually cut off or separated from the whole.
 noun (n.) A part assigned; allotment; share; fate.
 noun (n.) The part of an estate given to a child or heir, or descending to him by law, and distributed to him in the settlement of the estate; an inheritance.
 noun (n.) A wife's fortune; a dowry.
 verb (v. t.) To separate or divide into portions or shares; to parcel; to distribute.
 verb (v. t.) To endow with a portion or inheritance.

postpositionnoun (n.) The act of placing after, or the state of being placed after.
 noun (n.) A word or particle placed after, or at the end of, another word; -- distinguished from preposition.

postulationnoun (n.) The act of postulating, or that which is postulated; assumption; solicitation; suit; cause.

potationnoun (n.) The act of drinking.
 noun (n.) A draught.
 noun (n.) Drink; beverage.

potionnoun (n.) A draught; a dose; usually, a draught or dose of a liquid medicine.
 verb (v. t.) To drug.

pouldronnoun (n.) See Pauldron.

poupetonnoun (n.) A puppet, or little baby.

powldronnoun (n.) Same as Pauldron.