Name Report For First Name VAL:


First name VAL's origin is English. VAL means "strong. variant of valentinus: the name of more than 50 saints and three roman emperors". You can find other first names and English words that rhymes with VAL below. Ryhme list involves the matching sounds according to the first letters, last letters and first&last letters of val.(Brown names are of the same origin (English) with VAL and Red names are first names with English/Anglo-Saxon origin)

Rhymes with VAL - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming VAL


valerica aglaval rivalin chval valkoinen valeriu vali avalee avalei derval evaleen evalene evalina evaline evalyn havalah ivalyn novalee valencia valeraine valere valerie valicia avalloc cheval chevalier cristoval duval evalac norval orval perceval percival valdemarr valdeze vale valen valentin valentine valentino vallen vallois valdemar vallis valara avalon valborga valiant cavalon rivalen valentina

NAMES RHYMING WITH VAL (According to last letters):

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

amal dalal firyal imtithal nawal nibal wisal giorsal abital opal abiageal mizquixaual necahual xiuhtonal xochiquetzal bilal badal batal gabal galal ghazal zoolal abdul-muta'al faisal hilal jalal jamal kamal kardal mash'al nawfal talal beal kral baal hanbal neacal matlal zipactonal abaigeal adal amirykal chantal christal chrystal connal coral crystal derforgal gilal iseabal isibeal kapital kendal koral krystal laural mahal merial mical michal minal moibeal muirgheal mychal raicheal roial sibeal teal adrial aglaral ajmal anibal ardal artegal balmoral breasal bressal cabal cahal caiseal cal cathal cristobal dal donal dougal doughal emmanual gorvenal hal idal izreal jahmal jamaal jemal jubal kamaal kendhal loyal

NAMES RHYMING WITH VAL (According to first letters):

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

vac vach vachel vaden vadit vafara vail vaino vaiveahtoish van vance vanda vande vandenberg vanderbilt vanderpool vanderveer vandyke vanesa vanessa vania vanko vanna vannes vanny vappu var vara varaza varda vardan varden vardit vardon vare vareck vared varek vargovic varik varney vartan vartoughi varunani varvara varyk vasek vasile vasileios vasilis vasos vasudev vaughan vaughn vavara vayle


First Names which starts with 'v' and ends with 'l':

vencel verdell verel vernell verrall verrell verrill veryl vidal videl virgil vogel

English Words Rhyming VAL


accusativaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the accusative case.

acervaladjective (a.) Pertaining to a heap.

adjectivaladjective (a.) Of or relating to the relating to the adjective; of the nature of an adjective; adjective.

aestivaladjective (a.) Of or belonging to the summer; as, aestival diseases.

approvalnoun (n.) Approbation; sanction.

archivaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or contained in, archives or records.

arrivalnoun (n.) The act of arriving, or coming; the act of reaching a place from a distance, whether by water (as in its original sense) or by land.
 noun (n.) The attainment or reaching of any object, by effort, or in natural course; as, our arrival at this conclusion was wholly unexpected.
 noun (n.) The person or thing arriving or which has arrived; as, news brought by the last arrival.
 noun (n.) An approach.

arvalnoun (n.) A funeral feast.

avalanchenoun (n.) A large mass or body of snow and ice sliding swiftly down a mountain side, or falling down a precipice.
 noun (n.) A fall of earth, rocks, etc., similar to that of an avalanche of snow or ice.
 noun (n.) A sudden, great, or irresistible descent or influx of anything.

bivalencynoun (n.) The quality of being bivalent.

bivalvenoun (n.) A mollusk having a shell consisting of two lateral plates or valves joined together by an elastic ligament at the hinge, which is usually strengthened by prominences called teeth. The shell is closed by the contraction of two transverse muscles attached to the inner surface, as in the clam, -- or by one, as in the oyster. See Mollusca.
 noun (n.) A pericarp in which the seed case opens or splits into two parts or valves.
 adjective (a.) Having two shells or valves which open and shut, as the oyster and certain seed vessels.

bivalvedadjective (a.) Having two valves, as the oyster and some seed pods; bivalve.

bivalvousadjective (a.) Bivalvular.

bivalvularadjective (a.) Having two valves.

carnivalnoun (n.) A festival celebrated with merriment and revelry in Roman Gatholic countries during the week before Lent, esp. at Rome and Naples, during a few days (three to ten) before Lent, ending with Shrove Tuesday.
 noun (n.) Any merrymaking, feasting, or masquerading, especially when overstepping the bounds of decorum; a time of riotous excess.

cavalcadenoun (n.) A procession of persons on horseback; a formal, pompous march of horsemen by way of parade.

cavaleronoun (n.) Alt. of Cavaliero

cavalieronoun (n.) A cavalier; a gallant; a libertine.

cavaliernoun (n.) A military man serving on horseback; a knight.
 noun (n.) A gay, sprightly, military man; hence, a gallant.
 noun (n.) One of the court party in the time of king Charles I. as contrasted with a Roundhead or an adherent of Parliament.
 noun (n.) A work of more than ordinary height, rising from the level ground of a bastion, etc., and overlooking surrounding parts.
 adjective (a.) Gay; easy; offhand; frank.
 adjective (a.) High-spirited.
 adjective (a.) Supercilious; haughty; disdainful; curt; brusque.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the party of King Charles I.

cavalierishadjective (a.) Somewhat like a cavalier.

cavalierismnoun (n.) The practice or principles of cavaliers.

cavaliernessnoun (n.) A disdainful manner.

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

cavalrynoun (n.) That part of military force which serves on horseback.

cavalrymannoun (n.) One of a body of cavalry.

chevalnoun (n.) A horse; hence, a support or frame.

chevaliernoun (n.) A horseman; a knight; a gallant young man.
 noun (n.) A member of certain orders of knighthood.

chivalricadjective (a.) Relating to chivalry; knightly; chivalrous.

chivalrousadjective (a.) Pertaining to chivalry or knight-errantry; warlike; heroic; gallant; high-spirited; high-minded; magnanimous.

chivalrynoun (n.) A body or order of cavaliers or knights serving on horseback; illustrious warriors, collectively; cavalry.
 noun (n.) The dignity or system of knighthood; the spirit, usages, or manners of knighthood; the practice of knight-errantry.
 noun (n.) The qualifications or character of knights, as valor, dexterity in arms, courtesy, etc.
 noun (n.) A tenure of lands by knight's service; that is, by the condition of a knight's performing service on horseback, or of performing some noble or military service to his lord.
 noun (n.) Exploit.

circumvallateadjective (a.) Surrounded with a wall; inclosed with a rampart.
 adjective (a.) Surrounded by a ridge or elevation; as, the circumvallate papillae, near the base of the tongue.
 verb (v. t.) To surround with a rampart or wall.

circumvallationnoun (n.) The act of surrounding with a wall or rampart.
 noun (n.) A line of field works made around a besieged place and the besieging army, to protect the camp of the besiegers against the attack of an enemy from without.

coevalnoun (n.) Of the same age; existing during the same period of time, especially time long and remote; -- usually followed by with.
 noun (n.) One of the same age; a contemporary.

conjunctivaladjective (a.) Joining; connecting.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the conjunctiva.

contravallationnoun (n.) A trench guarded with a parapet, constructed by besiegers, to secure themselves and check sallies of the besieged.

convalescingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Convalesce

convalescedadjective (a.) Convalescent.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Convalesce

convalescencenoun (n.) Alt. of Convalescency

convalescencynoun (n.) The recovery of heath and strength after disease; the state of a body renewing its vigor after sickness or weakness; the time between the subsidence of a disease and complete restoration to health.

convalescentnoun (n.) One recovering from sickness.
 adjective (a.) Recovering from sickness or debility; partially restored to health or strength.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to convalescence.

convallamarinnoun (n.) A white, crystalline, poisonous substance, regarded as a glucoside, extracted from the lily of the valley (Convallaria Majalis). Its taste is first bitter, then sweet.

convallarianoun (n.) The lily of the valley.

convallarinnoun (n.) A white, crystalline glucoside, of an irritating taste, extracted from the convallaria or lily of the valley.

convivaladjective (a.) pertaining to a feast or to festivity; convivial.

corivalnoun (n.) A rival; a corrival.
 verb (v. t.) To rival; to pretend to equal.

corivalrynoun (n.) Alt. of Corivalship

corivalshipnoun (n.) Joint rivalry.

corrivalnoun (n.) A fellow rival; a competitor; a rival; also, a companion.
 adjective (a.) Having rivaling claims; emulous; in rivalry.
 verb (v. i. & t.) To compete with; to rival.

corrivalrynoun (n.) Corivalry.

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

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

aaronicaladjective (a.) Pertaining to Aaron, the first high priest of the Jews.

abactinaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal; -- opposed to actinal.

abaxialadjective (a.) Alt. of Abaxile

abbatialadjective (a.) Belonging to an abbey; as, abbatial rights.

abbaticaladjective (a.) Abbatial.

abdalnoun (n.) A religious devotee or dervish in Persia.

abdominalnoun (n.) A fish of the group Abdominales.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the abdomen; ventral; as, the abdominal regions, muscles, cavity.
 adjective (a.) Having abdominal fins; belonging to the Abdominales; as, abdominal fishes.

aberrationaladjective (a.) Characterized by aberration.

abettalnoun (n.) Abetment.

abhalnoun (n.) The berries of a species of cypress in the East Indies.

abhominaladjective (a.) Inhuman.

abiologicaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the study of inanimate things.

abnormaladjective (a.) Not conformed to rule or system; deviating from the type; anomalous; irregular.

aboraladjective (a.) Situated opposite to, or away from, the mouth.

aboriginalnoun (n.) An original inhabitant of any land; one of the aborigines.
 noun (n.) An animal or a plant native to the region.
 adjective (a.) First; original; indigenous; primitive; native; as, the aboriginal tribes of America.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to aborigines; as, a Hindoo of aboriginal blood.

abortionaladjective (a.) Pertaining to abortion; miscarrying; abortive.

abranchialadjective (a.) Abranchiate.

absinthialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to wormwood; absinthian.

abstractionaladjective (a.) Pertaining to abstraction.

abuttalnoun (n.) The butting or boundary of land, particularly at the end; a headland.

abysmaladjective (a.) Pertaining to, or resembling, an abyss; bottomless; unending; profound.

abyssaladjective (a.) Belonging to, or resembling, an abyss; unfathomable.

academialadjective (a.) Academic.

academicaladjective (a.) Belonging to the school or philosophy of Plato; as, the Academic sect or philosophy.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to an academy or other higher institution of learning; scholarly; literary or classical, in distinction from scientific.

accentualadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to accent; characterized or formed by accent.

accessionaladjective (a.) Pertaining to accession; additional.

accessorialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to an accessory; as, accessorial agency, accessorial guilt.

accidentalnoun (n.) A property which is not essential; a nonessential; anything happening accidentally.
 noun (n.) Those fortuitous effects produced by luminous rays falling on certain objects so that some parts stand forth in abnormal brightness and other parts are cast into a deep shadow.
 noun (n.) A sharp, flat, or natural, occurring not at the commencement of a piece of music as the signature, but before a particular note.
 adjective (a.) Happening by chance, or unexpectedly; taking place not according to the usual course of things; casual; fortuitous; as, an accidental visit.
 adjective (a.) Nonessential; not necessary belonging; incidental; as, are accidental to a play.

accipitralnoun (n.) Pertaining to, or of the nature of, a falcon or hawk; hawklike.

accrementitialadjective (a.) Pertaining to accremention.

accrualnoun (n.) Accrument.

accusalnoun (n.) Accusation.

accusatorialadjective (a.) Accusatory.

acephalnoun (n.) One of the Acephala.

acetalnoun (n.) A limpid, colorless, inflammable liquid from the slow oxidation of alcohol under the influence of platinum black.

achenialadjective (a.) Pertaining to an achene.

acnodaladjective (a.) Pertaining to acnodes.

aconitaladjective (a.) Of the nature of aconite.

acousticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to acoustics.

acquittalnoun (n.) The act of acquitting; discharge from debt or obligation; acquittance.
 noun (n.) A setting free, or deliverance from the charge of an offense, by verdict of a jury or sentence of a court.

acranialadjective (a.) Wanting a skull.

acriticaladjective (a.) Having no crisis; giving no indications of a crisis; as, acritical symptoms, an acritical abscess.

acroamaticaladjective (a.) Communicated orally; oral; -- applied to the esoteric teachings of Aristotle, those intended for his genuine disciples, in distinction from his exoteric doctrines, which were adapted to outsiders or the public generally. Hence: Abstruse; profound.

acromialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the acromion.

acronychaladjective (a.) Rising at sunset and setting at sunrise, as a star; -- opposed to cosmical.

acropetaladjective (a.) Developing from below towards the apex, or from the circumference towards the center; centripetal; -- said of certain inflorescence.

acrosticalnoun (n.) Pertaining to, or characterized by, acrostics.

acroterialadjective (a.) Pertaining to an acroterium; as, acroterial ornaments.

actinaladjective (a.) Pertaining to the part of a radiate animal which contains the mouth.

actinozoaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Actinozoa.

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

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

vaagmernoun (n.) The dealfish.

vacancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being vacant; emptiness; hence, freedom from employment; intermission; leisure; idleness; listlessness.
 noun (n.) That which is vacant.
 noun (n.) Empty space; vacuity; vacuum.
 noun (n.) An open or unoccupied space between bodies or things; an interruption of continuity; chasm; gap; as, a vacancy between buildings; a vacancy between sentences or thoughts.
 noun (n.) Unemployed time; interval of leisure; time of intermission; vacation.
 noun (n.) A place or post unfilled; an unoccupied office; as, a vacancy in the senate, in a school, etc.

vacantadjective (a.) Deprived of contents; not filled; empty; as, a vacant room.
 adjective (a.) Unengaged with business or care; unemployed; unoccupied; disengaged; free; as, vacant hours.
 adjective (a.) Not filled or occupied by an incumbent, possessor, or officer; as, a vacant throne; a vacant parish.
 adjective (a.) Empty of thought; thoughtless; not occupied with study or reflection; as, a vacant mind.
 adjective (a.) Abandoned; having no heir, possessor, claimant, or occupier; as, a vacant estate.

vacatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Vacate

vacationnoun (n.) The act of vacating; a making void or of no force; as, the vacation of an office or a charter.
 noun (n.) Intermission of a stated employment, procedure, or office; a period of intermission; rest; leisure.
 noun (n.) Intermission of judicial proceedings; the space of time between the end of one term and the beginning of the next; nonterm; recess.
 noun (n.) The intermission of the regular studies and exercises of an educational institution between terms; holidays; as, the spring vacation.
 noun (n.) The time when an office is vacant; esp. (Eccl.), the time when a see, or other spiritual dignity, is vacant.

vaccarynoun (n.) A cow house, dairy house, or cow pasture.

vaccinanoun (n.) Vaccinia.

vaccinaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to vaccinia or vaccination.

vaccinatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Vaccinate

vaccinationnoun (n.) The act, art, or practice of vaccinating, or inoculating with the cowpox, in order to prevent or mitigate an attack of smallpox. Cf. Inoculation.

vaccinatornoun (n.) One who, or that which, vaccinates.

vaccinenoun (n.) The virus of vaccinia used in vaccination.
 noun (n.) any preparation used to render an organism immune to some disease, by inducing or increasing the natural immunity mechanisms. Prior to 1995, such preparations usually contained killed organisms of the type for which immunity was desired, and sometimes used live organisms having attenuated virulence. since that date, preparations containing only specific antigenic portions of the pathogenic organism are also used, some of which are prepared by genetic engineering techniques.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to cows; pertaining to, derived from, or caused by, vaccinia; as, vaccine virus; the vaccine disease.

vaccinianoun (n.) Cowpox; vaccina. See Cowpox.

vaccinistnoun (n.) A vaccinator.

vacciniumnoun (n.) A genus of ericaceous shrubs including the various kinds of blueberries and the true cranberries.

vachernoun (n.) A keeper of stock or cattle; a herdsman.

vacherynoun (n.) An inclosure for cows.
 noun (n.) A dairy.

vacillancynoun (n.) The quality or state of being vacillant, or wavering.

vacillantadjective (a.) Vacillating; wavering; fluctuating; irresolute.

vacillatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Vacillate
 adjective (a.) Inclined to fluctuate; wavering.

vacillationnoun (n.) The act of vacillating; a moving one way and the other; a wavering.

vacillatoryadjective (a.) Inclined to vacillate; wavering; irresolute.

vacuationnoun (n.) The act of emptying; evacuation.

vacuistnoun (n.) One who holds the doctrine that the space between the bodies of the universe, or the molecules and atoms of matter., is a vacuum; -- opposed to plenist.

vacuitynoun (n.) The quality or state of being vacuous, or not filled; emptiness; vacancy; as, vacuity of mind; vacuity of countenance.
 noun (n.) Space unfilled or unoccupied, or occupied with an invisible fluid only; emptiness; void; vacuum.
 noun (n.) Want of reality; inanity; nihility.

vacunanoun (n.) The goddess of rural leisure, to whom the husbandmen sacrificed at the close of the harvest. She was especially honored by the Sabines.

vacuolatedadjective (a.) Full of vacuoles, or small air cavities; as, vacuolated cells.

vacuolationnoun (n.) Formation into, or multiplication of, vacuoles.

vacuolenoun (n.) A small air cell, or globular space, in the interior of organic cells, either containing air, or a pellucid watery liquid, or some special chemical secretions of the cell protoplasm.

vacuousadjective (a.) Empty; unfilled; void; vacant.

vacuousnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being vacuous; emptiness; vacuity.

vacuumnoun (n.) A space entirely devoid of matter (called also, by way of distinction, absolute vacuum); hence, in a more general sense, a space, as the interior of a closed vessel, which has been exhausted to a high or the highest degree by an air pump or other artificial means; as, water boils at a reduced temperature in a vacuum.
 noun (n.) The condition of rarefaction, or reduction of pressure below that of the atmosphere, in a vessel, as the condenser of a steam engine, which is nearly exhausted of air or steam, etc.; as, a vacuum of 26 inches of mercury, or 13 pounds per square inch.

vadantesnoun (n. pl.) An extensive artificial group of birds including the wading, swimming, and cursorial birds.

vadimonynoun (n.) A bond or pledge for appearance before a judge on a certain day.

vadiumnoun (n.) Pledge; security; bail. See Mortgage.

vaenoun (n.) See Voe.

vafrousadjective (a.) Crafty; cunning; sly; as, vafrous tricks.

vagabondnoun (n.) One who wanders from place to place, having no fixed dwelling, or not abiding in it, and usually without the means of honest livelihood; a vagrant; a tramp; hence, a worthless person; a rascal.
 adjective (a.) Moving from place to place without a settled habitation; wandering.
 adjective (a.) Floating about without any certain direction; driven to and fro.
 adjective (a.) Being a vagabond; strolling and idle or vicious.
 verb (v. i.) To play the vagabond; to wander like a vagabond; to stroll.

vagabondagenoun (n.) The condition of a vagabond; a state or habit of wandering about in idleness; vagrancy.

vagabondismnoun (n.) Vagabondage.

vagabondrynoun (n.) Vagabondage.

vagaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the vagus, or pneumogastric nerves; pneumogastric.

vagancynoun (n.) A wandering; vagrancy.

vagariousadjective (a.) Given to, or characterized by, vagaries; capricious; whimsical; crochety.

vagarynoun (n.) A wandering or strolling.
 noun (n.) Hence, a wandering of the thoughts; a wild or fanciful freak; a whim; a whimsical purpose.

vagientadjective (a.) Crying like a child.

vaginanoun (n.) A sheath; a theca; as, the vagina of the portal vein.
 noun (n.) Specifically, the canal which leads from the uterus to the external orifice if the genital canal, or to the cloaca.
 noun (n.) The terminal part of the oviduct in insects and various other invertebrates. See Illust., of Spermatheca.
 noun (n.) The basal expansion of certain leaves, which inwraps the stem; a sheath.
 noun (n.) The shaft of a terminus, from which the bust of figure seems to issue or arise.

vaginaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vagina; resembling a vagina, or sheath; thecal; as, a vaginal synovial membrane; the vaginal process of the temporal bone.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the vagina of the genital canal; as, the vaginal artery.

vaginantadjective (a.) Serving to in invest, or sheathe; sheathing.

vaginateadjective (a.) Alt. of Vaginated


English Words which starts with 'v' and ends with 'l':

vailnoun (n. & v. t.) Same as Veil.
 noun (n.) Avails; profit; return; proceeds.
 noun (n.) An unexpected gain or acquisition; a casual advantage or benefit; a windfall.
 noun (n.) Money given to servants by visitors; a gratuity; -- usually in the plural.
 noun (n.) Submission; decline; descent.
 verb (v. t.) To let fail; to allow or cause to sink.
 verb (v. t.) To lower, or take off, in token of inferiority, reverence, submission, or the like.
 verb (v. i.) To yield or recede; to give place; to show respect by yielding, uncovering, or the like.

vakeelnoun (n.) A native attorney or agent; also, an ambassador.

valerylnoun (n.) The hypothetical radical C5H9O, regarded as the essential nucleus of certain valeric acid derivatives.

vanadylnoun (n.) The hypothetical radical VO, regarded as a characterized residue of certain vanadium compounds.

vandalnoun (n.) One of a Teutonic race, formerly dwelling on the south shore of the Baltic, the most barbarous and fierce of the northern nations that plundered Rome in the 5th century, notorious for destroying the monuments of art and literature.
 noun (n.) Hence, one who willfully destroys or defaces any work of art or literature.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Vandalic

vanillylnoun (n.) The hypothetical radical characteristic of vanillic alcohol.

varietaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a variety; characterizing a variety; constituting a variety, in distinction from an individual or species.

varvelnoun (n.) In falconry, one of the rings secured to the ends of the jesses.

vassalnoun (n.) The grantee of a fief, feud, or fee; one who holds land of superior, and who vows fidelity and homage to him; a feudatory; a feudal tenant.
 noun (n.) A subject; a dependent; a servant; a slave.
 adjective (a.) Resembling a vassal; slavish; servile.
 verb (v. t.) To treat as a vassal; to subject to control; to enslave.

vastelnoun (n.) See Wastel.

vatfulnoun (n.) As much as a vat will hold; enough to fill a vat.

vaticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a prophet; prophetical.

vaticinaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to prophecy; prophetic.

vauntfuladjective (a.) Given to vaunting or boasting; vainly ostentatious; boastful; vainglorious.

vealnoun (n.) The flesh of a calf when killed and used for food.

vegetalnoun (n.) A vegetable.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to vegetables, or the vegetable kingdom; of the nature of a vegetable; vegetable.
 adjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, that class of vital phenomena, such as digestion, absorption, assimilation, secretion, excretion, circulation, generation, etc., which are common to plants and animals, in distinction from sensation and volition, which are peculiar to animals.

veilnoun (n.) Something hung up, or spread out, to intercept the view, and hide an object; a cover; a curtain; esp., a screen, usually of gauze, crape, or similar diaphnous material, to hide or protect the face.
 noun (n.) A cover; disguise; a mask; a pretense.
 noun (n.) The calyptra of mosses.
 noun (n.) A membrane connecting the margin of the pileus of a mushroom with the stalk; -- called also velum.
 noun (n.) A covering for a person or thing; as, a nun's veil; a paten veil; an altar veil.
 noun (n.) Same as Velum, 3.
 noun (n.) To throw a veil over; to cover with a veil.
 noun (n.) Fig.: To invest; to cover; to hide; to conceal.

veinaladjective (a.) Pertaining to veins; venous.

vellnoun (n.) The salted stomach of a calf, used in making cheese; a rennet bag.
 noun (n.) To cut the turf from, as for burning.

venaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to veins; venous; as, venal blood.
 adjective (a.) Capable of being bought or obtained for money or other valuable consideration; made matter of trade or barter; held for sale; salable; mercenary; purchasable; hireling; as, venal services.

venaticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to hunting; used in hunting.

venatorialadjective (a.) Or or pertaining to hunting; venatic.

veneficaladjective (a.) Veneficial.

veneficialadjective (a.) Alt. of Veneficious

venerealnoun (n.) The venereal disease; syphilis.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to venery, or sexual love; relating to sexual intercourse.
 adjective (a.) Arising from sexual intercourse; as, a venereal disease; venereal virus or poison.
 adjective (a.) Adapted to the cure of venereal diseases; as, venereal medicines.
 adjective (a.) Adapted to excite venereal desire; aphrodisiac.
 adjective (a.) Consisting of, or pertaining to, copper, formerly called by chemists Venus.

vengefuladjective (a.) Vindictive; retributive; revengeful.

venialadjective (a.) Capable of being forgiven; not heinous; excusable; pardonable; as, a venial fault or transgression.
 adjective (a.) Allowed; permitted.

ventailnoun (n.) That part of a helmet which is intended for the admission of air, -- sometimes in the visor.

ventraladjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or situated near, the belly, or ventral side, of an animal or of one of its parts; hemal; abdominal; as, the ventral fin of a fish; the ventral root of a spinal nerve; -- opposed to dorsal.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to that surface of a carpel, petal, etc., which faces toward the center of a flower.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the lower side or surface of a creeping moss or other low flowerless plant. Opposed to dorsal.

ventriloquialadjective (a.) Ventriloquous.

veratrolnoun (n.) A liquid hydrocarbon obtained by the decomposition of veratric acid, and constituting the dimethyl ether of pyrocatechin.

verbalnoun (n.) A noun derived from a verb.
 adjective (a.) Expressed in words, whether spoken or written, but commonly in spoken words; hence, spoken; oral; not written; as, a verbal contract; verbal testimony.
 adjective (a.) Consisting in, or having to do with, words only; dealing with words rather than with the ideas intended to be conveyed; as, a verbal critic; a verbal change.
 adjective (a.) Having word answering to word; word for word; literal; as, a verbal translation.
 adjective (a.) Abounding with words; verbose.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a verb; as, a verbal group; derived directly from a verb; as, a verbal noun; used in forming verbs; as, a verbal prefix.

veridicaladjective (a.) Truth-telling; truthful; veracious.

vermeilnoun (n.) Vermilion; also, the color of vermilion, a bright, beautiful red.
 noun (n.) Silver gilt or gilt bronze.
 noun (n.) A liquid composition applied to a gilded surface to give luster to the gold.

vermifugaladjective (a.) Tending to prevent, destroy, or expel, worms or vermin; anthelmintic.

vermilnoun (n.) See Vermeil.

vernaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the spring; appearing in the spring; as, vernal bloom.
 adjective (a.) Fig.: Belonging to youth, the spring of life.

verrelnoun (n.) See Ferrule.

versaladjective (a.) Universal.

versualadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a verse.

vertebralnoun (n.) A vertebrate.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vertebrae, or the vertebral column; spinal; rachidian.
 adjective (a.) Vertebrate.

vertebrarterialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vertebrae and an artery; -- said of the foramina in the transverse processes of cervical vertebrae and of the canal which they form for the vertebral artery and vein.

verticalnoun (n.) Vertical position; zenith.
 noun (n.) A vertical line, plane, or circle.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the vertex; situated at the vertex, or highest point; directly overhead, or in the zenith; perpendicularly above one.
 adjective (a.) Perpendicular to the plane of the horizon; upright; plumb; as, a vertical line.

verticilnoun (n.) A circle either of leaves or flowers about a stem at the same node; a whorl.

vervelnoun (n.) See Varvel.

vesicaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the bladder.

vesicovaginaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the bladder and the vagina.

vesperaladjective (a.) Vesper; evening.

vespertinaladjective (a.) Vespertine.

vesselnoun (n.) A hollow or concave utensil for holding anything; a hollow receptacle of any kind, as a hogshead, a barrel, a firkin, a bottle, a kettle, a cup, a bowl, etc.
 noun (n.) A general name for any hollow structure made to float upon the water for purposes of navigation; especially, one that is larger than a common rowboat; as, a war vessel; a passenger vessel.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A person regarded as receiving or containing something; esp. (Script.), one into whom something is conceived as poured, or in whom something is stored for use; as, vessels of wrath or mercy.
 noun (n.) Any tube or canal in which the blood or other fluids are contained, secreted, or circulated, as the arteries, veins, lymphatics, etc.
 noun (n.) A continuous tube formed from superposed large cylindrical or prismatic cells (tracheae), which have lost their intervening partitions, and are usually marked with dots, pits, rings, or spirals by internal deposition of secondary membranes; a duct.
 verb (v. t.) To put into a vessel.

vesselfulnoun (n.) As much as a vessel will hold; enough to fill a vessel.

vestaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Vesta, the virgin goddess of the hearth; hence, pure; chaste.
 adjective (a.) A virgin consecrated to Vesta, and to the service of watching the sacred fire, which was to be perpetually kept burning upon her altar.
 adjective (a.) A virgin; a woman pure and chaste; also, a nun.

vestigialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vestige or remnant; like a vestige.

vexilnoun (n.) A vexillum.

vialnoun (n.) A small bottle, usually of glass; a little glass vessel with a narrow aperture intended to be closed with a stopper; as, a vial of medicine.
 verb (v. t.) To put in a vial or vials.

vicarialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vicar; as, vicarial tithes.
 adjective (a.) Delegated; vicarious; as, vicarial power.

vicennialadjective (a.) Lasting or comprising twenty years.
 adjective (a.) Happening once in twenty years; as, a vicennial celebration.

vicinaladjective (a.) Near; vicine.

vicontieladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the viscount or sheriff of a country.

victualnoun (n.) Food; -- now used chiefly in the plural. See Victuals.
 noun (n.) Grain of any kind.
 verb (v. t.) To supply with provisions for subsistence; to provide with food; to store with sustenance; as, to victual an army; to victual a ship.

vidualadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the state of a widow; widowed.

vigesimaladjective (a.) Twentieth; divided into, or consisting of, twenties or twenty parts.

villnoun (n.) A small collection of houses; a village.

villanelnoun (n.) A ballad.

viminaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to twigs; consisting of twigs; producing twigs.

vindemialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vintage, or grape harvest.

vinealadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to vines; containing vines.

vinylnoun (n.) The hypothetical radical C2H3, regarded as the characteristic residue of ethylene and that related series of unsaturated hydrocarbons with which the allyl compounds are homologous.

violnoun (n.) A stringed musical instrument formerly in use, of the same form as the violin, but larger, and having six strings, to be struck with a bow, and the neck furnished with frets for stopping the strings.
 noun (n.) A large rope sometimes used in weighing anchor.

virginalnoun (n.) An instrument somewhat resembling the spinet, but having a rectangular form, like the small piano. It had strings and keys, but only one wire to a note. The instrument was used in the sixteenth century, but is now wholly obsolete. It was sometimes called a pair of virginals.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a virgin; becoming a virgin; maidenly.
 verb (v. i.) To play with the fingers, as if on a virginal; to tap or pat.

virialnoun (n.) A certain function relating to a system of forces and their points of application, -- first used by Clausius in the investigation of problems in molecular physics.

virtualadjective (a.) Having the power of acting or of invisible efficacy without the agency of the material or sensible part; potential; energizing.
 adjective (a.) Being in essence or effect, not in fact; as, the virtual presence of a man in his agent or substitute.

visceraladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the viscera; splanchnic.
 adjective (a.) Fig.: Having deep sensibility.

visceroskeletaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the framework, or skeleton, or skeleton, of the viscera; as, the visceroskeletal system of muscles.

viscoidaladjective (a.) Somewhat viscous. Cf. Mobile, a., 2.

visionaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vision.

visitatorialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to visitation, or a judicial visitor or superintendent; visitorial.

visitorialadjective (a.) Same as Visitatorial.

visualadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to sight; used in sight; serving as the instrument of seeing; as, the visual nerve.
 adjective (a.) That can be seen; visible.

vitalnoun (n.) A vital part; one of the vitals.
 adjective (a.) Belonging or relating to life, either animal or vegetable; as, vital energies; vital functions; vital actions.
 adjective (a.) Contributing to life; necessary to, or supporting, life; as, vital blood.
 adjective (a.) Containing life; living.
 adjective (a.) Being the seat of life; being that on which life depends; mortal.
 adjective (a.) Very necessary; highly important; essential.
 adjective (a.) Capable of living; in a state to live; viable.

viticulturaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to viticulture.

vitriolnoun (n.) A sulphate of any one of certain metals, as copper, iron, zinc, cobalt. So called on account of the glassy appearance or luster.
 noun (n.) Sulphuric acid; -- called also oil of vitriol. So called because first made by the distillation of green vitriol. See Sulphuric acid, under Sulphuric.
 noun (n.) To dip in dilute sulphuric acid; to pickle.
 noun (n.) To vitriolize.

vivificaladjective (a.) Giving life; reviving; enlivening.

vivisectionaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to vivisection.

vizierialadjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or issued by, a vizier.

vocalnoun (n.) A vocal sound; specifically, a purely vocal element of speech, unmodified except by resonance; a vowel or a diphthong; a tonic element; a tonic; -- distinguished from a subvocal, and a nonvocal.
 noun (n.) A man who has a right to vote in certain elections.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the voice or speech; having voice; endowed with utterance; full of voice, or voices.
 adjective (a.) Uttered or modulated by the voice; oral; as, vocal melody; vocal prayer.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vowel or voice sound; also, /poken with tone, intonation, and resonance; sonant; sonorous; -- said of certain articulate sounds.
 adjective (a.) Consisting of, or characterized by, voice, or tone produced in the larynx, which may be modified, either by resonance, as in the case of the vowels, or by obstructive action, as in certain consonants, such as v, l, etc., or by both, as in the nasals m, n, ng; sonant; intonated; voiced. See Voice, and Vowel, also Guide to Pronunciation, // 199-202.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vowel; having the character of a vowel; vowel.

voicefuladjective (a.) Having a voice or vocal quality; having a loud voice or many voices; vocal; sounding.

volitionaladjective (a.) Belonging or relating to volition.

volumetricaladjective (a.) Volumetric.

vorticaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vortex or vortexes; resembling a vortex in form or motion; whirling; as, a vortical motion.

vorticelnoun (n.) A vorticella.

vowelnoun (n.) A vocal, or sometimes a whispered, sound modified by resonance in the oral passage, the peculiar resonance in each case giving to each several vowel its distinctive character or quality as a sound of speech; -- distinguished from a consonant in that the latter, whether made with or without vocality, derives its character in every case from some kind of obstructive action by the mouth organs. Also, a letter or character which represents such a sound. See Guide to Pronunciation, // 5, 146-149.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to a vowel; vocal.

voyolnoun (n.) See Viol, 2.
 noun (n.) The block through which a messenger passes.

vulnificaladjective (a.) Causing wounds; inflicting wounds; wounding.

vulvovaginaladjective (a.) Pertaining both to the vulva and the vagina.

valvaladjective (a.) Alt. of Valvar