Name Report For First Name RAY:

RAY

First name RAY's origins are Scottish and English. RAY means "grace" (Scottish) and "counselor. abbreviation of raymond" in English. You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with RAY below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of ray.(Brown names are of the same origin (Scottish,English) with RAY and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with RAY - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming RAY

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES RAY AS A WHOLE:

rayya thurayya eurayle el-saraya rayhan karayan mordrayans fraynee rayburn raymond braylie camraya graycen igrayne lorayne marraye nuray raychel raylai atrayu braylon brayton crayton delray diondray drayce efrayim frayne gillivray gray graysen grayson grayvesone macgillivray macray murray ouray rayhourne rayhurn rayman raymil raymon rayne rayner raynor raynord rayyan raybour bedegrayne sharayah brayden braydon rayce rayder raydon rayford raylen raynell raymund raymundo raynard

NAMES RHYMING WITH RAY (According to last letters):

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

sisay adjatay barclay galloway bay aanjay anevay chantay chardonnay elliemay fay gay jeanay jenay jennay jonay kevay lindsay linsay lyndsay may mishay shamay tamay thursday ajay barday bodaway corday courtnay dontay enapay finlay garroway hay jay kay lay macaulay mackay montay o'shay otaktay pay pranay ramsay shay tiernay treadway vernay galway tredway thay stanway clay tuesday suhay kenway ordway conway courtenay

NAMES RHYMING WITH RAY (According to first letters):

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

ra'idah raad raanan raananah rabab rabah rabbani rabhartach rabi rabiah rabican rachael rachel rachele rachelle rachid rad radbert radbou radbourne radburn radburt radbyrne radcliff radcliffe radclyf radeliffe radella radeyah radford radhiya radhwa radi radite radley radmund radnor radolf radolph radu radwa rae raed raedan raedanoran raedbora raedburne raedc raedclyf raedeman raedford raedleah raedmund raedpath raedself raedwald raedwolf raegan raelynn raena rafa rafael rafal rafas rafe rafela raff rafferty rafi rafik rafiki rafiq raghallach raghd ragheb raghib raghnall ragnall ragnar ragnorak rahi rahil rahimah rahimat rahimateh rahman rahni rahul rai raibeart raicheal raid raidon raidyn raighne raimond raimunda raimundo raina rainaa

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH RAY:

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

raley rally ramey ramsey ramy ramzey randy rangey rangley rangy ransey ransley ransy rawley re-harakhty redley reilley reilly remy renny rexley rey rickey ricky ridgeiey ridgeley ridgely ridley rigby riley ripley risley robby rocky roddy rodney romney ronny rooney rorey rorry rory rosemary rowdy rowley roxbury roxy roy ruby ruddy rudy rugby rusty rutley ryley

English Words Rhyming RAY

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES RAY AS A WHOLE:

affrayernoun (n.) One engaged in an affray.

affraymentnoun (n.) Affray.

arraynoun (n.) Order; a regular and imposing arrangement; disposition in regular lines; hence, order of battle; as, drawn up in battle array.
 noun (n.) The whole body of persons thus placed in order; an orderly collection; hence, a body of soldiers.
 noun (n.) An imposing series of things.
 noun (n.) Dress; garments disposed in order upon the person; rich or beautiful apparel.
 noun (n.) A ranking or setting forth in order, by the proper officer, of a jury as impaneled in a cause.
 noun (n.) The panel itself.
 noun (n.) The whole body of jurors summoned to attend the court.
 noun (n.) To place or dispose in order, as troops for battle; to marshal.
 noun (n.) To deck or dress; to adorn with dress; to cloth to envelop; -- applied esp. to dress of a splendid kind.
 noun (n.) To set in order, as a jury, for the trial of a cause; that is, to call them man by man.

arrayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Array

arrayernoun (n.) One who arrays. In some early English statutes, applied to an officer who had care of the soldiers' armor, and who saw them duly accoutered.

betrayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Betray

betrayalnoun (n.) The act or the result of betraying.

betrayernoun (n.) One who, or that which, betrays.

betraymentnoun (n.) Betrayal.

bewrayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bewray

bewrayernoun (n.) One who, or that which, bewrays; a revealer.

bewraymentnoun (n.) Betrayal.

brayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bray
 adjective (a.) Making a harsh noise; blaring.

braynoun (n.) The harsh cry of an ass; also, any harsh, grating, or discordant sound.
 noun (n.) A bank; the slope of a hill; a hill. See Brae, which is now the usual spelling.
 verb (v. t.) To pound, beat, rub, or grind small or fine.
 verb (v. i.) To utter a loud, harsh cry, as an ass.
 verb (v. i.) To make a harsh, grating, or discordant noise.
 verb (v. t.) To make or utter with a loud, discordant, or harsh and grating sound.

brayernoun (n.) An implement for braying and spreading ink in hand printing.
 noun (n.) One that brays like an ass.

contrayervanoun (n.) A species of Dorstenia (D. Contrayerva), a South American plant, the aromatic root of which is sometimes used in medicine as a gentle stimulant and tonic.

crayfishnoun (n.) Any crustacean of the family Astacidae, resembling the lobster, but smaller, and found in fresh waters. Crawfishes are esteemed very delicate food both in Europe and America. The North American species are numerous and mostly belong to the genus Cambarus. The blind crawfish of the Mammoth Cave is Cambarus pellucidus. The common European species is Astacus fluviatilis.
 noun (n.) See Crawfish.

craynoun (n.) Alt. of Crayer

crayernoun (n.) See Crare.

crayonnoun (n.) An implement for drawing, made of clay and plumbago, or of some preparation of chalk, usually sold in small prisms or cylinders.
 noun (n.) A crayon drawing.
 noun (n.) A pencil of carbon used in producing electric light.
 verb (v. t.) To sketch, as with a crayon; to sketch or plan.

crayoningnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Crayon

chambraynoun (n.) A gingham woven in plain colors with linen finish.

defrayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Defray

defrayalnoun (n.) The act of defraying; payment; as, the defrayal of necessary costs.

defrayernoun (n.) One who pays off expenses.

defraymentnoun (n.) Payment of charges.

deraynoun (n.) Disorder; merriment.

disarrayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Disarray

disarraynoun (n.) Want of array or regular order; disorder; confusion.
 noun (n.) Confused attire; undress.
 verb (v. t.) To throw into disorder; to break the array of.
 verb (v. t.) To take off the dress of; to unrobe.

disarraymentnoun (n.) Disorder.

draynoun (n.) A squirrel's nest.
 noun (n.) A strong low cart or carriage used for heavy burdens.
 noun (n.) A kind of sledge or sled.

drayagenoun (n.) Use of a dray.
 noun (n.) The charge, or sum paid, for the use of a dray.

draymannoun (n.) A man who attends a dray.

effrayableadjective (a.) Frightful.

estraynoun (n.) Any valuable animal, not wild, found wandering from its owner; a stray.
 verb (v. i.) To stray.

foraynoun (n.) A sudden or irregular incursion in border warfare; hence, any irregular incursion for war or spoils; a raid.
 verb (v. t.) To pillage; to ravage.

forayernoun (n.) One who makes or joins in a foray.

forraynoun (n.) The act of ravaging; a ravaging; a predatory excursion. See Foray.
 verb (v. t.) To foray; to ravage; to pillage.

fraynoun (n.) Affray; broil; contest; combat.
 noun (n.) A fret or chafe, as in cloth; a place injured by rubbing.
 verb (v. t.) To frighten; to terrify; to alarm.
 verb (v. t.) To bear the expense of; to defray.
 verb (v. t.) To rub; to wear off, or wear into shreds, by rubbing; to fret, as cloth; as, a deer is said to fray her head.
 verb (v. i.) To rub.
 verb (v. i.) To wear out or into shreads, or to suffer injury by rubbing, as when the threads of the warp or of the woof wear off so that the cross threads are loose; to ravel; as, the cloth frays badly.

frayingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Fray
 noun (n.) The skin which a deer frays from his horns.

graynoun (n.) A gray color; any mixture of white and black; also, a neutral or whitish tint.
 noun (n.) An animal or thing of gray color, as a horse, a badger, or a kind of salmon.
 superlative (superl.) White mixed with black, as the color of pepper and salt, or of ashes, or of hair whitened by age; sometimes, a dark mixed color; as, the soft gray eye of a dove.
 superlative (superl.) Gray-haired; gray-headed; of a gray color; hoary.
 superlative (superl.) Old; mature; as, gray experience. Ames.

graybacknoun (n.) The California gray whale.
 noun (n.) The redbreasted sandpiper or knot.
 noun (n.) The dowitcher.
 noun (n.) The body louse.

graybeardnoun (n.) An old man.

grayflynoun (n.) The trumpet fly.

grayhoundnoun (n.) See Greyhound.

grayishadjective (a.) Somewhat gray.

graylagnoun (n.) The common wild gray goose (Anser anser) of Europe, believed to be the wild form of the domestic goose. See Illust. of Goose.

graylingadjective (a.) A European fish (Thymallus vulgaris), allied to the trout, but having a very broad dorsal fin; -- called also umber. It inhabits cold mountain streams, and is valued as a game fish.
 adjective (a.) An American fish of the genus Thymallus, having similar habits to the above; one species (T. Ontariensis), inhabits several streams in Michigan; another (T. montanus), is found in the Yellowstone region.

graynessnoun (n.) The quality of being gray.

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


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


abaynoun (n.) Barking; baying of dogs upon their prey. See Bay.

allaynoun (n.) Alleviation; abatement; check.
 noun (n.) Alloy.
 verb (v. t.) To make quiet or put at rest; to pacify or appease; to quell; to calm; as, to allay popular excitement; to allay the tumult of the passions.
 verb (v. t.) To alleviate; to abate; to mitigate; as, to allay the severity of affliction or the bitterness of adversity.
 verb (v. t.) To diminish in strength; to abate; to subside.
 verb (v. t.) To mix (metals); to mix with a baser metal; to alloy; to deteriorate.

alleywaynoun (n.) An alley.

archwaynoun (n.) A way or passage under an arch.

assaynoun (n.) Trial; attempt; essay.
 noun (n.) Examination and determination; test; as, an assay of bread or wine.
 noun (n.) Trial by danger or by affliction; adventure; risk; hardship; state of being tried.
 noun (n.) Tested purity or value.
 noun (n.) The act or process of ascertaining the proportion of a particular metal in an ore or alloy; especially, the determination of the proportion of gold or silver in bullion or coin.
 noun (n.) The alloy or metal to be assayed.
 verb (v.) To try; to attempt; to apply.
 verb (v.) To affect.
 verb (v.) To try tasting, as food or drink.
 verb (v.) To subject, as an ore, alloy, or other metallic compound, to chemical or metallurgical examination, in order to determine the amount of a particular metal contained in it, or to ascertain its composition.
 verb (v. i.) To attempt, try, or endeavor.

backstaynoun (n.) A rope or stay extending from the masthead to the side of a ship, slanting a little aft, to assist the shrouds in supporting the mast.
 noun (n.) A rope or strap used to prevent excessive forward motion.

barwaynoun (n.) A passage into a field or yard, closed by bars made to take out of the posts.

baynoun (n.) An inlet of the sea, usually smaller than a gulf, but of the same general character.
 noun (n.) A small body of water set off from the main body; as a compartment containing water for a wheel; the portion of a canal just outside of the gates of a lock, etc.
 noun (n.) A recess or indentation shaped like a bay.
 noun (n.) A principal compartment of the walls, roof, or other part of a building, or of the whole building, as marked off by the buttresses, vaulting, mullions of a window, etc.; one of the main divisions of any structure, as the part of a bridge between two piers.
 noun (n.) A compartment in a barn, for depositing hay, or grain in the stalks.
 noun (n.) A kind of mahogany obtained from Campeachy Bay.
 noun (n.) A berry, particularly of the laurel.
 noun (n.) The laurel tree (Laurus nobilis). Hence, in the plural, an honorary garland or crown bestowed as a prize for victory or excellence, anciently made or consisting of branches of the laurel.
 noun (n.) A tract covered with bay trees.
 noun (n.) A bank or dam to keep back water.
 adjective (a.) Reddish brown; of the color of a chestnut; -- applied to the color of horses.
 verb (v. i.) To bark, as a dog with a deep voice does, at his game.
 verb (v. t.) To bark at; hence, to follow with barking; to bring or drive to bay; as, to bay the bear.
 verb (v. i.) Deep-toned, prolonged barking.
 verb (v. i.) A state of being obliged to face an antagonist or a difficulty, when escape has become impossible.
 verb (v. t.) To bathe.
 verb (v. t.) To dam, as water; -- with up or back.

birthdaynoun (n.) The day in which any person is born; day of origin or commencement.
 noun (n.) The day of the month in which a person was born, in whatever succeeding year it may recur; the anniversary of one's birth.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the day of birth, or its anniversary; as, birthday gifts or festivities.

blayadjective (a.) A fish. See Bleak, n.

bobstaynoun (n.) A rope or chain to confine the bowsprit of a ship downward to the stem or cutwater; -- usually in the pl.

byplaynoun (n.) Action carried on aside, and commonly in dumb show, while the main action proceeds.

bywaynoun (n.) A secluded, private, or obscure way; a path or road aside from the main one.

breakawaynoun (n.) A wild rush of sheep, cattle, horses, or camels (especially at the smell or the sight of water); a stampede.
 noun (n.) An animal that breaks away from a herd.

carawaynoun (n.) A biennial plant of the Parsley family (Carum Carui). The seeds have an aromatic smell, and a warm, pungent taste. They are used in cookery and confectionery, and also in medicine as a carminative.
 noun (n.) A cake or sweetmeat containing caraway seeds.

carpetwaynoun (n.) A border of greensward left round the margin of a plowed field.

carrawaynoun (n.) See Caraway.

cartwaynoun (n.) A way or road for carts.

castawaynoun (n.) One who, or that which, is cast away or shipwrecked.
 noun (n.) One who is ruined; one who has made moral shipwreck; a reprobate.
 adjective (a.) Of no value; rejected; useless.

cathaynoun (n.) China; -- an old name for the Celestial Empire, said have been introduced by Marco Polo and to be a corruption of the Tartar name for North China (Khitai, the country of the Khitans.)

causewaynoun (n.) Alt. of Causey

caynoun (n.) See Key, a ledge.

claynoun (n.) A soft earth, which is plastic, or may be molded with the hands, consisting of hydrous silicate of aluminium. It is the result of the wearing down and decomposition, in part, of rocks containing aluminous minerals, as granite. Lime, magnesia, oxide of iron, and other ingredients, are often present as impurities.
 noun (n.) Earth in general, as representing the elementary particles of the human body; hence, the human body as formed from such particles.
 verb (v. t.) To cover or manure with clay.
 verb (v. t.) To clarify by filtering through clay, as sugar.

cokenaynoun (n.) A cockney.

coothaynoun (n.) A striped satin made in India.

counterswaynoun (n.) A swaying in a contrary direction; an opposing influence.

crosswaynoun (n.) See Crossroad.

cutawayadjective (a.) Having a part cut off or away; having the corners rounded or cut away.

daynoun (n.) The time of light, or interval between one night and the next; the time between sunrise and sunset, or from dawn to darkness; hence, the light; sunshine.
 noun (n.) The period of the earth's revolution on its axis. -- ordinarily divided into twenty-four hours. It is measured by the interval between two successive transits of a celestial body over the same meridian, and takes a specific name from that of the body. Thus, if this is the sun, the day (the interval between two successive transits of the sun's center over the same meridian) is called a solar day; if it is a star, a sidereal day; if it is the moon, a lunar day. See Civil day, Sidereal day, below.
 noun (n.) Those hours, or the daily recurring period, allotted by usage or law for work.
 noun (n.) A specified time or period; time, considered with reference to the existence or prominence of a person or thing; age; time.
 noun (n.) (Preceded by the) Some day in particular, as some day of contest, some anniversary, etc.

decaynoun (n.) Gradual failure of health, strength, soundness, prosperity, or of any species of excellence or perfection; tendency toward dissolution or extinction; corruption; rottenness; decline; deterioration; as, the decay of the body; the decay of virtue; the decay of the Roman empire; a castle in decay.
 noun (n.) Destruction; death.
 noun (n.) Cause of decay.
 verb (v. i.) To pass gradually from a sound, prosperous, or perfect state, to one of imperfection, adversity, or dissolution; to waste away; to decline; to fail; to become weak, corrupt, or disintegrated; to rot; to perish; as, a tree decays; fortunes decay; hopes decay.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to decay; to impair.
 verb (v. t.) To destroy.

delaynoun (n.) To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before.
 noun (n.) To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, for a time; to retard the motion, or time of arrival, of; as, the mail is delayed by a heavy fall of snow.
 noun (n.) To allay; to temper.
 verb (v.) A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance.
 verb (v. i.) To move slowly; to stop for a time; to linger; to tarry.

denaynoun (n.) Denial; refusal.
 verb (v. t.) To deny.

displaynoun (n.) An opening or unfolding; exhibition; manifestation.
 noun (n.) Ostentatious show; exhibition for effect; parade.
 verb (v. t.) To unfold; to spread wide; to expand; to stretch out; to spread.
 verb (v. t.) To extend the front of (a column), bringing it into line.
 verb (v. t.) To spread before the view; to show; to exhibit to the sight, or to the mind; to make manifest.
 verb (v. t.) To make an exhibition of; to set in view conspicuously or ostentatiously; to exhibit for the sake of publicity; to parade.
 verb (v. t.) To make conspicuous by large or prominent type.
 verb (v. t.) To discover; to descry.
 verb (v. i.) To make a display; to act as one making a show or demonstration.

domesdaynoun (n.) A day of judgment. See Doomsday.

doomsdaynoun (n.) A day of sentence or condemnation; day of death.
 noun (n.) The day of the final judgment.

doorwaynoun (n.) The passage of a door; entrance way into a house or a room.

driftwaynoun (n.) A common way, road, or path, for driving cattle.
 noun (n.) Same as Drift, 11.

drivewaynoun (n.) A passage or way along or through which a carriage may be driven.

dugwaynoun (n.) A way or road dug through a hill, or sunk below the surface of the land.

essaynoun (n.) An effort made, or exertion of body or mind, for the performance of anything; a trial; attempt; as, to make an essay to benefit a friend.
 noun (n.) A composition treating of any particular subject; -- usually shorter and less methodical than a formal, finished treatise; as, an essay on the life and writings of Homer; an essay on fossils, or on commerce.
 noun (n.) An assay. See Assay, n.
 noun (n.) To exert one's power or faculties upon; to make an effort to perform; to attempt; to endeavor; to make experiment or trial of; to try.
 noun (n.) To test the value and purity of (metals); to assay. See Assay.

everydayadjective (a.) Used or fit for every day; common; usual; as, an everyday suit or clothes.

fairwaynoun (n.) The navigable part of a river, bay, etc., through which vessels enter or depart; the part of a harbor or channel ehich is kept open and unobstructed for the passage of vessels.

faynoun (n.) A fairy; an elf.
 noun (n.) Faith; as, by my fay.
 verb (v. t.) To fit; to join; to unite closely, as two pieces of wood, so as to make the surface fit together.
 verb (v. i.) To lie close together; to fit; to fadge; -- often with in, into, with, or together.

footwaynoun (n.) A passage for pedestrians only.

forestaynoun (n.) A large, strong rope, reaching from the foremast head to the bowsprit, to support the mast. See Illust. under Ship.

fossewaynoun (n.) One of the great military roads constructed by the Romans in England and other parts of Europe; -- so called from the fosse or ditch on each side for keeping it dry.

fridaynoun (n.) The sixth day of the week, following Thursday and preceding Saturday.

flyawaynoun (n.) A flyaway person or thing.
 adjective (a.) Disposed to fly away; flighty; unrestrained; light and free; -- used of both persons and things.

gallowaynoun (n.) A small horse of a breed raised at Galloway, Scotland; -- called also garran, and garron.

gatewaynoun (n.) A passage through a fence or wall; a gate; also, a frame, arch, etc., in which a gate in hung, or a structure at an entrance or gate designed for ornament or defense.

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


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


raashnoun (n.) The electric catfish.

rabnoun (n.) A rod or stick used by masons in mixing hair with mortar.

rabatnoun (n.) A polishing material made of potter's clay that has failed in baking.
 noun (n.) A clerical linen collar.
 noun (n.) A kind of clerical scarf fitted to a collar; as, a black silk rabat.

rabatinenoun (n.) A collar or cape.

rabatonoun (n.) A kind of ruff for the neck; a turned-down collar; a rebato.

rabbatenoun (n.) Abatement.
 verb (v. t.) To abate or diminish.

rabbetingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rabbet

rabbetnoun (n.) A longitudinal channel, groove, or recess cut out of the edge or face of any body; especially, one intended to receive another member, so as to break or cover the joint, or more easily to hold the members in place; thus, the groove cut for a panel, for a pane of glass, or for a door, is a rabbet, or rebate.
 noun (n.) Same as Rabbet joint, below.
 verb (v. t.) To cut a rabbet in; to furnish with a rabbet.
 verb (v. t.) To unite the edges of, as boards, etc., in a rabbet joint.

rabbinoun (n.) Master; lord; teacher; -- a Jewish title of respect or honor for a teacher or doctor of the law.

rabbinnoun (n.) Same as Rabbi.

rabbinicnoun (n.) The language or dialect of the rabbins; the later Hebrew.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Rabbinical

rabbinicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the rabbins or rabbis, or pertaining to the opinions, learning, or language of the rabbins.

rabbinismnoun (n.) A rabbinic expression or phraseology; a peculiarity of the language of the rabbins.
 noun (n.) The teachings and traditions of the rabbins.

rabbinistnoun (n.) One among the Jews who adhered to the Talmud and the traditions of the rabbins, in opposition to the Karaites, who rejected the traditions.

rabbinitenoun (n.) Same as Rabbinist.

rabbitnoun (n.) Any of the smaller species of the genus Lepus, especially the common European species (Lepus cuniculus), which is often kept as a pet, and has been introduced into many countries. It is remarkably prolific, and has become a pest in some parts of Australia and New Zealand.

rabbitingnoun (n.) The hunting of rabbits.

rabbitrynoun (n.) A place where rabbits are kept; especially, a collection of hutches for tame rabbits.

rabblenoun (n.) An iron bar, with the end bent, used in stirring or skimming molten iron in the process of puddling.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a rabble; like, or suited to, a rabble; disorderly; vulgar.
 verb (v. t.) To stir or skim with a rabble, as molten iron.
 verb (v. i.) To speak in a confused manner.
 verb (v. i.) A tumultuous crowd of vulgar, noisy people; a mob; a confused, disorderly throng.
 verb (v. i.) A confused, incoherent discourse; a medley of voices; a chatter.
 verb (v. t.) To insult, or assault, by a mob; to mob; as, to rabble a curate.
 verb (v. t.) To utter glibly and incoherently; to mouth without intelligence.
 verb (v. t.) To rumple; to crumple.

rabblingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rabble

rabblementnoun (n.) A tumultuous crowd of low people; a rabble.

rabblernoun (n.) A scraping tool for smoothing metal.

rabdoidaladjective (a.) See Sagittal.

rabdologynoun (n.) The method or art of performing arithmetical operations by means of Napier's bones. See Napier's bones.

rabdomancynoun (n.) Divination by means of rods or wands.

rabidnoun (n.) Furious; raging; extremely violent.
 noun (n.) Extreme, unreasonable, or fanatical in opinion; excessively zealous; as, a rabid socialist.
 noun (n.) Affected with the distemper called rabies; mad; as, a rabid dog or fox.
 noun (n.) Of or pertaining to rabies, or hydrophobia; as, rabid virus.

rabiditynoun (n.) Rabidness; furiousness.

rabidnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being rabid.

rabiesnoun (n.) Same as Hydrophobia (b); canine madness.

rabinetnoun (n.) A kind of small ordnance formerly in use.

rabiousadjective (a.) Fierce.

rabotnoun (n.) A rubber of hard wood used in smoothing marble to be polished.

racaadjective (a.) A term of reproach used by the Jews of our Savior's time, meaning "worthless."

racahoutnoun (n.) A preparation from acorns used by the Arabs as a substitute for chocolate, and also as a beverage for invalids.

raccoonnoun (n.) A North American nocturnal carnivore (Procyon lotor) allied to the bears, but much smaller, and having a long, full tail, banded with black and gray. Its body is gray, varied with black and white. Called also coon, and mapach.

racenoun (n.) A root.
 noun (n.) The descendants of a common ancestor; a family, tribe, people, or nation, believed or presumed to belong to the same stock; a lineage; a breed.
 noun (n.) Company; herd; breed.
 noun (n.) A variety of such fixed character that it may be propagated by seed.
 noun (n.) Peculiar flavor, taste, or strength, as of wine; that quality, or assemblage of qualities, which indicates origin or kind, as in wine; hence, characteristic flavor; smack.
 noun (n.) Hence, characteristic quality or disposition.
 noun (n.) A progress; a course; a movement or progression.
 noun (n.) Esp., swift progress; rapid course; a running.
 noun (n.) Hence: The act or process of running in competition; a contest of speed in any way, as in running, riding, driving, skating, rowing, sailing; in the plural, usually, a meeting for contests in the running of horses; as, he attended the races.
 noun (n.) Competitive action of any kind, especially when prolonged; hence, career; course of life.
 noun (n.) A strong or rapid current of water, or the channel or passage for such a current; a powerful current or heavy sea, sometimes produced by the meeting of two tides; as, the Portland Race; the Race of Alderney.
 noun (n.) The current of water that turns a water wheel, or the channel in which it flows; a mill race.
 noun (n.) A channel or guide along which a shuttle is driven back and forth, as in a loom, sewing machine, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To raze.
 verb (v. i.) To run swiftly; to contend in a race; as, the animals raced over the ground; the ships raced from port to port.
 verb (v. i.) To run too fast at times, as a marine engine or screw, when the screw is lifted out of water by the action of a heavy sea.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to contend in a race; to drive at high speed; as, to race horses.
 verb (v. t.) To run a race with.
  () A game, match, etc., open only to losers in early stages of contests.

racingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Race
  () a. & n. from Race, v. t. & i.

racematenoun (n.) A salt of racemic acid.

racemationnoun (n.) A cluster or bunch, as of grapes.
 noun (n.) Cultivation or gathering of clusters of grapes.

racemenoun (n.) A flower cluster with an elongated axis and many one-flowered lateral pedicels, as in the currant and chokecherry.

racemedadjective (a.) Arranged in a raceme, or in racemes.

racemicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an acid found in many kinds of grapes. It is also obtained from tartaric acid, with which it is isomeric, and from sugar, gum, etc., by oxidation. It is a sour white crystalline substance, consisting of a combination of dextrorotatory and levorotatory tartaric acids.

racemiferousadjective (a.) Bearing racemes, as the currant.

racemiformadjective (a.) Having the form of a raceme.

racemoseadjective (a.) Resembling a raceme; growing in the form of a raceme; as, (Bot.) racemose berries or flowers; (Anat.) the racemose glands, in which the ducts are branched and clustered like a raceme.

racemousadjective (a.) See Racemose.

racemulenoun (n.) A little raceme.

racemuloseadjective (a.) Growing in very small racemes.

racernoun (n.) One who, or that which, races, or contends in a race; esp., a race horse.
 noun (n.) The common American black snake.
 noun (n.) One of the circular iron or steel rails on which the chassis of a heavy gun is turned.

rachnoun (n.) Alt. of Rache

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH RAY:

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

racketyadjective (a.) Making a tumultuous noise.

radiancynoun (n.) The quality of being radiant; brilliancy; effulgence; vivid brightness; as, the radiance of the sun.

radiarynoun (n.) A radiate.

radicalitynoun (n.) Germinal principle; source; origination.
 noun (n.) Radicalness; relation to a root in essential nature or principle.

radiophonynoun (n.) The art or practice of using the radiophone.

raftyadjective (a.) Damp; musty.

ragerynoun (n.) Wantonness.

raggyadjective (a.) Ragged; rough.

raillerynoun (n.) Pleasantry or slight satire; banter; jesting language; satirical merriment.

railwaynoun (n.) A road or way consisting of one or more parallel series of iron or steel rails, patterned and adjusted to be tracks for the wheels of vehicles, and suitably supported on a bed or substructure.
 noun (n.) The road, track, etc., with all the lands, buildings, rolling stock, franchises, etc., pertaining to them and constituting one property; as, a certain railroad has been put into the hands of a receiver.

rainyadjective (a.) Abounding with rain; wet; showery; as, rainy weather; a rainy day or season.

rakehellyadjective (a.) Dissolute; wild; lewd; rakish.

rakerynoun (n.) Debauchery; lewdness.

rallynoun (n.) The act or process of rallying (in any of the senses of that word).
 noun (n.) A political mass meeting.
 noun (n.) Good-humored raillery.
 verb (v. t.) To collect, and reduce to order, as troops dispersed or thrown into confusion; to gather again; to reunite.
 verb (v. i.) To come into orderly arrangement; to renew order, or united effort, as troops scattered or put to flight; to assemble; to unite.
 verb (v. i.) To collect one's vital powers or forces; to regain health or consciousness; to recuperate.
 verb (v. i.) To recover strength after a decline in prices; -- said of the market, stocks, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To attack with raillery, either in good humor and pleasantry, or with slight contempt or satire.
 verb (v. i.) To use pleasantry, or satirical merriment.

rammyadjective (a.) Like a ram; rammish.

rampancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rampant; excessive action or development; exuberance; extravagance.

ranciditynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rancid; a rancid scent or flavor, as of old oil.

rannynoun (n.) The erd shrew.

rantyadjective (a.) Wild; noisy; boisterous.

rapacitynoun (n.) The quality of being rapacious; rapaciousness; ravenousness; as, the rapacity of pirates; the rapacity of wolves.
 noun (n.) The act or practice of extorting or exacting by oppressive injustice; exorbitant greediness of gain.

raphanynoun (n.) A convulsive disease, attended with ravenous hunger, not uncommon in Sweden and Germany. It was so called because supposed to be caused by eating corn with which seeds of jointed charlock (Raphanus raphanistrum) had been mixed, but the condition is now known to be a form of ergotism.

rapiditynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rapid; swiftness; celerity; velocity; as, the rapidity of a current; rapidity of speech; rapidity of growth or improvement.

raritynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rare; rareness; thinness; as, the rarity (contrasted with the density) of gases.
 noun (n.) That which is rare; an uncommon thing; a thing valued for its scarcity.

rascalitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rascally, or a rascal; mean trickishness or dishonesty; base fraud.
 noun (n.) The poorer and lower classes of people.

rascallyadjective (a.) Like a rascal; trickish or dishonest; base; worthless; -- often in humorous disparagement, without implication of dishonesty.

raspberrynoun (n.) The thimble-shaped fruit of the Rubus Idaeus and other similar brambles; as, the black, the red, and the white raspberry.
 noun (n.) The shrub bearing this fruit.

raspyadjective (a.) Like a rasp, or the sound made by a rasp; grating.

ratabilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being ratable.

ratanynoun (n.) Same as Rhatany.

ratifynoun (n.) To approve and sanction; to make valid; to confirm; to establish; to settle; especially, to give sanction to, as something done by an agent or servant; as, to ratify an agreement, treaty, or contract; to ratify a nomination.

ratiocinatoryadjective (a.) Ratiocinative.

rationalitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rational; agreement with reason; possession of reason; due exercise of reason; reasonableness.

raucitynoun (n.) Harshness of sound; rough utterance; hoarseness; as, the raucity of a trumpet, or of the human voice.

raynoun (n.) Array; order; arrangement; dress.
 noun (n.) One of a number of lines or parts diverging from a common point or center, like the radii of a circle; as, a star of six rays.
 noun (n.) A radiating part of a flower or plant; the marginal florets of a compound flower, as an aster or a sunflower; one of the pedicels of an umbel or other circular flower cluster; radius. See Radius.
 noun (n.) One of the radiating spines, or cartilages, supporting the fins of fishes.
 noun (n.) One of the spheromeres of a radiate, especially one of the arms of a starfish or an ophiuran.
 noun (n.) A line of light or heat proceeding from a radiant or reflecting point; a single element of light or heat propagated continuously; as, a solar ray; a polarized ray.
 noun (n.) One of the component elements of the total radiation from a body; any definite or limited portion of the spectrum; as, the red ray; the violet ray. See Illust. under Light.
 noun (n.) Sight; perception; vision; -- from an old theory of vision, that sight was something which proceeded from the eye to the object seen.
 noun (n.) One of a system of diverging lines passing through a point, and regarded as extending indefinitely in both directions. See Half-ray.
 noun (n.) To mark with long lines; to streak.
 noun (n.) To send forth or shoot out; to cause to shine out; as, to ray smiles.
 noun (n.) Any one of numerous elasmobranch fishes of the order Raiae, including the skates, torpedoes, sawfishes, etc.
 noun (n.) In a restricted sense, any of the broad, flat, narrow-tailed species, as the skates and sting rays. See Skate.
 verb (v. t.) To array.
 verb (v. t.) To mark, stain, or soil; to streak; to defile.
 verb (v. i.) To shine, as with rays.

reactionarynoun (n.) One who favors reaction, or seeks to undo political progress or revolution.
 adjective (a.) Being, causing, or favoring reaction; as, reactionary movements.

readabilitynoun (n.) The state of being readable; readableness.

readvertencynoun (n.) The act of adverting to again, or of reviewing.

readynoun (n.) Ready money; cash; -- commonly with the; as, he was well supplied with the ready.
 superlative (superl.) Prepared for what one is about to do or experience; equipped or supplied with what is needed for some act or event; prepared for immediate movement or action; as, the troops are ready to march; ready for the journey.
 superlative (superl.) Fitted or arranged for immediate use; causing no delay for lack of being prepared or furnished.
 superlative (superl.) Prepared in mind or disposition; not reluctant; willing; free; inclined; disposed.
 superlative (superl.) Not slow or hesitating; quick in action or perception of any kind; dexterous; prompt; easy; expert; as, a ready apprehension; ready wit; a ready writer or workman.
 superlative (superl.) Offering itself at once; at hand; opportune; convenient; near; easy.
 superlative (superl.) On the point; about; on the brink; near; -- with a following infinitive.
 superlative (superl.) A word of command, or a position, in the manual of arms, at which the piece is cocked and held in position to execute promptly the next command, which is, aim.
 adverb (adv.) In a state of preparation for immediate action; so as to need no delay.
 verb (v. t.) To dispose in order.

realitynoun (n.) The state or quality of being real; actual being or existence of anything, in distinction from mere appearance; fact.
 noun (n.) That which is real; an actual existence; that which is not imagination, fiction, or pretense; that which has objective existence, and is not merely an idea.
 noun (n.) Loyalty; devotion.
 noun (n.) See 2d Realty, 2.

realtynoun (n.) Royalty.
 noun (n.) Loyalty; faithfulness.
 noun (n.) Reality.
 noun (n.) Immobility, or the fixed, permanent nature of real property; as, chattels which savor of the realty; -- so written in legal language for reality.
 noun (n.) Real estate; a piece of real property.

reastyadjective (a.) Rusty and rancid; -- applied to salt meat.

recadencynoun (n.) A falling back or descending a second time; a relapse.

recapitulatoryadjective (a.) Of the nature of a recapitulation; containing recapitulation.

receivabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being receivable; receivableness.

recencynoun (n.) The state or quality of being recent; newness; new state; late origin; lateness in time; freshness; as, the recency of a transaction, of a wound, etc.

receptarynoun (n.) That which is received.
 adjective (a.) Generally or popularly admitted or received.

receptibilitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being receptible; receivableness.
 noun (n.) A receptible thing.

receptivitynoun (n.) The state or quality of being receptive.
 noun (n.) The power or capacity of receiving impressions, as those of the external senses.

receptorynoun (n.) Receptacle.

recipiencynoun (n.) The quality or state of being recipient; a receiving; reception; receptiveness.

reciprocalitynoun (n.) The quality or condition of being reciprocal; reciprocalness.

reciprocitynoun (n.) Mutual action and reaction.
 noun (n.) Reciprocal advantages, obligations, or rights; reciprocation.

reclusorynoun (n.) The habitation of a recluse; a hermitage.

recognitoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or connected with, recognition.

recognizabilitynoun (n.) The quality or condition of being recognizable.

recommendatoryadjective (a.) Serving to recommend; recommending; commendatory.

reconciliatoryadjective (a.) Serving or tending to reconcile.

reconditorynoun (n.) A repository; a storehouse.

recoverynoun (n.) The act of recovering, regaining, or retaking possession.
 noun (n.) Restoration from sickness, weakness, faintness, or the like; restoration from a condition of mistortune, of fright, etc.
 noun (n.) The obtaining in a suit at law of a right to something by a verdict and judgment of court.
 noun (n.) The getting, or gaining, of something not previously had.
 noun (n.) In rowing, the act of regaining the proper position for making a new stroke.
 noun (n.) Act of regaining the natural position after curtseying.
 noun (n.) Act of regaining the position of guard after making an attack.

recreancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being recreant.

recriminatoryadjective (a.) Having the quality of recrimination; retorting accusation; recriminating.

recrudencynoun (n.) Recrudescence.

recrudescencynoun (n.) The state or condition of being recrudescent.
 noun (n.) Increased severity of a disease after temporary remission.

rectangularitynoun (n.) The quality or condition of being rectangular, or right-angled.

rectilinearitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being rectilinear.

rectorynoun (n.) The province of a rector; a parish church, parsonage, or spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes, and glebes.
 noun (n.) A rector's mansion; a parsonage house.

recumbencynoun (n.) Recumbence.

recuperatoryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to recuperation; tending to recovery.

recurrencynoun (n.) The act of recurring, or state of being recurrent; return; resort; recourse.

recurvitynoun (n.) Recurvation.

recusancynoun (n.) The state of being recusant; nonconformity.

redargutoryadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, redargution; refutatory.

redbellynoun (n.) The char.

redeemabilitynoun (n.) Redeemableness.

redeliverynoun (n.) Act of delivering back.
 noun (n.) A second or new delivery or liberation.

redemptionarynoun (n.) One who is, or may be, redeemed.

redemptoryadjective (a.) Paid for ransom; serving to redeem.

redhibitoryadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to redhibition; as, a redhibitory action or fault.

redolencynoun (n.) The quality of being redolent; sweetness of scent; pleasant odor; fragrance.

reductibilitynoun (n.) The quality of being reducible; reducibleness.

redundancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being redundant; superfluity; superabundance; excess.
 noun (n.) That which is redundant or in excess; anything superfluous or superabundant.
 noun (n.) Surplusage inserted in a pleading which may be rejected by the court without impairing the validity of what remains.

reechyadjective (a.) Smoky; reeky; hence, begrimed with dirt.

reedyadjective (a.) Abounding with reeds; covered with reeds.
 adjective (a.) Having the quality of reed in tone, that is, ///// and thin^ as some voices.

reefyadjective (a.) Full of reefs or rocks.

reekyadjective (a.) Soiled with smoke or steam; smoky; foul.
 adjective (a.) Emitting reek.

reentrynoun (n.) A second or new entry; as, a reentry into public life.
 noun (n.) A resuming or retaking possession of what one has lately foregone; -- applied especially to land; the entry by a lessor upon the premises leased, on failure of the tenant to pay rent or perform the covenants in the lease.

refectorynoun (n.) A room for refreshment; originally, a dining hall in monasteries or convents.

referendarynoun (n.) One to whose decision a cause is referred; a referee.
 noun (n.) An officer who delivered the royal answer to petitions.
 noun (n.) Formerly, an officer of state charged with the duty of procuring and dispatching diplomas and decrees.

refinerynoun (n.) The building and apparatus for refining or purifying, esp. metals and sugar.
 noun (n.) A furnace in which cast iron is refined by the action of a blast on the molten metal.

reflexibilitynoun (n.) The quality or capability of being reflexible; as, the reflexibility of the rays of light.

reflexitynoun (n.) The state or condition of being reflected.

refluencynoun (n.) The quality of being refluent; a flowing back.

reformatorynoun (n.) An institution for promoting the reformation of offenders.
 adjective (a.) Tending to produce reformation; reformative.

refractorynoun (n.) A refractory person.
 noun (n.) Refractoriness.
 noun (n.) OPottery) A piece of ware covered with a vaporable flux and placed in a kiln, to communicate a glaze to the other articles.
 adjective (a.) Obstinate in disobedience; contumacious; stubborn; unmanageable; as, a refractory child; a refractory beast.
 adjective (a.) Resisting ordinary treatment; difficult of fusion, reduction, or the like; -- said especially of metals and the like, which do not readily yield to heat, or to the hammer; as, a refractory ore.

refrangibilitynoun (n.) The quality of being refrangible.

refrigeratorynoun (n.) That which refrigerates or cools.
 noun (n.) In distillation, a vessel filled with cold water, surrounding the worm, the vapor in which is thereby condensed.
 noun (n.) The chamber, or tank, in which ice is formed, in an ice machine.
 adjective (a.) Mitigating heat; cooling.

refringencynoun (n.) The power possessed by a substance to refract a ray; as, different substances have different refringencies.

refulgencynoun (n.) The quality of being refulgent; brilliancy; splender; radiance.

refutabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being refutable.

refutatoryadjective (a.) Tending tu refute; refuting.