Name Report For First Name RIVE:


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

Rhymes with RIVE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming RIVE



NAMES RHYMING WITH RÝVE (According to last letters):

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

chavive olive sive clive

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

neve agave ya-akove narve gustave ahave eve gwenevieve jenavieve jenevieve jennavieve maeve mave nieve nyneve ove synnove zehave cleve clyve dave garve genevyeve hargrove herve reave reve steve reeve genevieve love nineve octave geneve

NAMES RHYMING WITH RÝVE (According to first letters):

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

riva rivalen rivalin rivka

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

ria riagan rian rica ricadene ricadonna ricard ricarda ricardo ricca riccardo rice rich richael richard richardo richelle richer richere richie richlynn richman richmond rick rickard ricker rickey rickie rickman rickward ricky ricman rico ricwea ricweard rida riddhi riddoc riddock rider ridere ridge ridgeiey ridgeley ridgely ridha ridhi ridley ridpath ridwan rigby rigel rigg riggs rigmor rihana riikka rikard rikka rikkard rikward ril riley rilla rille rilletta rillette rillia rillie rilynn rim rima rimona rina rinan rinat rinc ring rinji rinna rinnah rio riobard riocard rioghbhardan rioghnach rion riona riordain riordan ripley rique risa rishim risley risteard


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

rachele rachelle radbourne radbyrne radcliffe radeliffe radite rae raedburne rafe raighne ramone randale rane ranice rapere rayce rayhourne rayne reade recene reece reese reggie reigne reine renae rene renee renke renne rennie reule rhete rhodanthe ritchie roane roanne robbie robinette roble robynne roche rochelle rocke roe rolande rolfe rollie romaine romhilde romilde ronce ronelle ronnie roque rorke rosalie rosalinde rosamonde rosanne roschelle roscoe rose rosemarie rosemonde rourke rousse rovere rowe roxane roxanne royale royce royse rozene rubie rudelle ruelle ruffe rule rune rupette rushe rute ruthie rutledge ryce rydge rye ryence ryenne rylee rylie

English Words Rhyming RIVE


arrivenoun (n.) Arrival.
 verb (v. i.) To come to the shore or bank. In present usage: To come in progress by water, or by traveling on land; to reach by water or by land; -- followed by at (formerly sometimes by to), also by in and from.
 verb (v. i.) To reach a point by progressive motion; to gain or compass an object by effort, practice, study, inquiry, reasoning, or experiment.
 verb (v. i.) To come; said of time; as, the time arrived.
 verb (v. i.) To happen or occur.
 verb (v. t.) To bring to shore.
 verb (v. t.) To reach; to come to.

arrivernoun (n.) One who arrives.

contrivementnoun (n.) Contrivance; invention; arrangement; design; plan.

contrivernoun (n.) One who contrives, devises, plans, or schemas.

deprivementnoun (n.) Deprivation.

deprivernoun (n.) One who, or that which, deprives.

derivementnoun (n.) That which is derived; deduction; inference.

derivernoun (n.) One who derives.

drivenoun (n.) The act of driving; a trip or an excursion in a carriage, as for exercise or pleasure; -- distinguished from a ride taken on horseback.
 noun (n.) A place suitable or agreeable for driving; a road prepared for driving.
 noun (n.) Violent or rapid motion; a rushing onward or away; esp., a forced or hurried dispatch of business.
 noun (n.) In type founding and forging, an impression or matrix, formed by a punch drift.
 noun (n.) A collection of objects that are driven; a mass of logs to be floated down a river.
 noun (n.) In various games, as tennis, cricket, etc., the act of player who drives the ball; the stroke or blow; the flight of the ball, etc., so driven.
 noun (n.) A stroke from the tee, generally a full shot made with a driver; also, the distance covered by such a stroke.
 noun (n.) An implement used for driving;
 noun (n.) A mallet.
 noun (n.) A tamping iron.
 noun (n.) A cooper's hammer for driving on barrel hoops.
 noun (n.) A wooden-headed golf club with a long shaft, for playing the longest strokes.
 verb (v. t.) To impel or urge onward by force in a direction away from one, or along before one; to push forward; to compel to move on; to communicate motion to; as, to drive cattle; to drive a nail; smoke drives persons from a room.
 verb (v. t.) To urge on and direct the motions of, as the beasts which draw a vehicle, or the vehicle borne by them; hence, also, to take in a carriage; to convey in a vehicle drawn by beasts; as, to drive a pair of horses or a stage; to drive a person to his own door.
 verb (v. t.) To urge, impel, or hurry forward; to force; to constrain; to urge, press, or bring to a point or state; as, to drive a person by necessity, by persuasion, by force of circumstances, by argument, and the like.
 verb (v. t.) To carry or; to keep in motion; to conduct; to prosecute.
 verb (v. t.) To clear, by forcing away what is contained.
 verb (v. t.) To dig Horizontally; to cut a horizontal gallery or tunnel.
 verb (v. t.) To pass away; -- said of time.
 verb (v. i.) To rush and press with violence; to move furiously.
 verb (v. i.) To be forced along; to be impelled; to be moved by any physical force or agent; to be driven.
 verb (v. i.) To go by carriage; to pass in a carriage; to proceed by directing or urging on a vehicle or the animals that draw it; as, the coachman drove to my door.
 verb (v. i.) To press forward; to aim, or tend, to a point; to make an effort; to strive; -- usually with at.
 verb (v. i.) To distrain for rent.
 verb (v. i.) To make a drive, or stroke from the tee.
 verb (v. t.) Specif., in various games, as tennis, baseball, etc., to propel (the ball) swiftly by a direct stroke or forcible throw.
  (p. p.) Driven.

driveboltnoun (n.) A drift; a tool for setting bolts home.

drivelingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Drivel

drivelnoun (n.) Slaver; saliva flowing from the mouth.
 noun (n.) Inarticulate or unmeaning utterance; foolish talk; babble.
 noun (n.) A driveler; a fool; an idiot.
 noun (n.) A servant; a drudge.
 verb (v. i.) To slaver; to let spittle drop or flow from the mouth, like a child, idiot, or dotard.
 verb (v. i.) To be weak or foolish; to dote; as, a driveling hero; driveling love.

drivelernoun (n.) A slaverer; a slabberer; an idiot; a fool.

drivepipenoun (n.) A pipe for forcing into the earth.

drivernoun (n.) One who, or that which, drives; the person or thing that urges or compels anything else to move onward.
 noun (n.) The person who drives beasts or a carriage; a coachman; a charioteer, etc.; hence, also, one who controls the movements of a locomotive.
 noun (n.) An overseer of a gang of slaves or gang of convicts at their work.
 noun (n.) A part that transmits motion to another part by contact with it, or through an intermediate relatively movable part, as a gear which drives another, or a lever which moves another through a link, etc. Specifically:
 noun (n.) The driving wheel of a locomotive.
 noun (n.) An attachment to a lathe, spindle, or face plate to turn a carrier.
 noun (n.) A crossbar on a grinding mill spindle to drive the upper stone.
 noun (n.) The after sail in a ship or bark, being a fore-and-aft sail attached to a gaff; a spanker.

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

grivetnoun (n.) A monkey of the upper Nile and Abyssinia (Cercopithecus griseo-viridis), having the upper parts dull green, the lower parts white, the hands, ears, and face black. It was known to the ancient Egyptians. Called also tota.

perivertebraladjective (a.) Surrounding the vertebrae.

privetnoun (n.) An ornamental European shrub (Ligustrum vulgare), much used in hedges; -- called also prim.

rivenoun (n.) A place torn; a rent; a rift.
 verb (v. t.) To rend asunder by force; to split; to cleave; as, to rive timber for rails or shingles.
 verb (v. i.) To be split or rent asunder.

rivelingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rivel

rivelnoun (n.) A wrinkle; a rimple.
 verb (v. t.) To contract into wrinkles; to shrivel; to shrink; as, riveled fruit; riveled flowers.

rivernoun (n.) One who rives or splits.
 noun (n.) A large stream of water flowing in a bed or channel and emptying into the ocean, a sea, a lake, or another stream; a stream larger than a rivulet or brook.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A large stream; copious flow; abundance; as, rivers of blood; rivers of oil.
 verb (v. i.) To hawk by the side of a river; to fly hawks at river fowl.

riveredadjective (a.) Supplied with rivers; as, a well rivered country.

riveretnoun (n.) A rivulet.

riverhoodnoun (n.) The quality or state of being a river.

riverlingnoun (n.) A rivulet.

riversidenoun (n.) The side or bank of a river.

riveryadjective (a.) Having rivers; as, a rivery country.

rivetnoun (n.) A metallic pin with a head, used for uniting two plates or pieces of material together, by passing it through them and then beating or pressing down the point so that it shall spread out and form a second head; a pin or bolt headed or clinched at both ends.
 verb (v. t.) To fasten with a rivet, or with rivets; as, to rivet two pieces of iron.
 verb (v. t.) To spread out the end or point of, as of a metallic pin, rod, or bolt, by beating or pressing, so as to form a sort of head.
 verb (v. t.) Hence, to fasten firmly; to make firm, strong, or immovable; as, to rivet friendship or affection.

rivetingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rivet
 noun (n.) The act of joining with rivets; the act of spreading out and clinching the end, as of a rivet, by beating or pressing.
 noun (n.) The whole set of rivets, collectively.

riveternoun (n.) One who rivets.

scrivenernoun (n.) A professional writer; one whose occupation is to draw contracts or prepare writings.
 noun (n.) One whose business is to place money at interest; a broker.
 noun (n.) A writing master.

shrivelingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shrivel

shrivernoun (n.) One who shrives; a confessor.

strivenoun (n.) An effort; a striving.
 noun (n.) Strife; contention.
 verb (v. i.) To make efforts; to use exertions; to endeavor with earnestness; to labor hard.
 verb (v. i.) To struggle in opposition; to be in contention or dispute; to contend; to contest; -- followed by against or with before the person or thing opposed; as, strive against temptation; strive for the truth.
 verb (v. i.) To vie; to compete; to be a rival.

strivernoun (n.) One who strives.

thrivernoun (n.) One who thrives, or prospers.

triverbialadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, certain days allowed to the pretor for hearing causes, when be might speak the three characteristic words of his office, do, dico, addico. They were called dies fasti.

trivetnoun (n.) A tree-legged stool, table, or other support; especially, a stand to hold a kettle or similar vessel near the fire; a tripod.
 noun (n.) A weaver's knife. See Trevat.

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

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

abdicativeadjective (a.) Causing, or implying, abdication.

abditiveadjective (a.) Having the quality of hiding.

abirritativeadjective (a.) Characterized by abirritation or debility.

abjunctiveadjective (a.) Exceptional.

ablativeadjective (a.) Taking away or removing.
 adjective (a.) Applied to one of the cases of the noun in Latin and some other languages, -- the fundamental meaning of the case being removal, separation, or taking away.
  () The ablative case.

abnegativeadjective (a.) Denying; renouncing; negative.

aborsiveadjective (a.) Abortive.

abortivenoun (n.) That which is born or brought forth prematurely; an abortion.
 noun (n.) A fruitless effort or issue.
 noun (n.) A medicine to which is attributed the property of causing abortion.
 verb (v.) Produced by abortion; born prematurely; as, an abortive child.
 verb (v.) Made from the skin of a still-born animal; as, abortive vellum.
 verb (v.) Rendering fruitless or ineffectual.
 verb (v.) Coming to naught; failing in its effect; miscarrying; fruitless; unsuccessful; as, an abortive attempt.
 verb (v.) Imperfectly formed or developed; rudimentary; sterile; as, an abortive organ, stamen, ovule, etc.
 verb (v.) Causing abortion; as, abortive medicines.
 verb (v.) Cutting short; as, abortive treatment of typhoid fever.

abrasiveadjective (a.) Producing abrasion.

abrogativeadjective (a.) Tending or designed to abrogate; as, an abrogative law.

absorptiveadjective (a.) Having power, capacity, or tendency to absorb or imbibe.

abstersivenoun (n.) Something cleansing.
 adjective (a.) Cleansing; purging.

abstractiveadjective (a.) Having the power of abstracting; of an abstracting nature.

abusiveadjective (a.) Wrongly used; perverted; misapplied.
 adjective (a.) Given to misusing; also, full of abuses.
 adjective (a.) Practicing abuse; prone to ill treat by coarse, insulting words or by other ill usage; as, an abusive author; an abusive fellow.
 adjective (a.) Containing abuse, or serving as the instrument of abuse; vituperative; reproachful; scurrilous.
 adjective (a.) Tending to deceive; fraudulent; cheating.

accelerativeadjective (a.) Relating to acceleration; adding to velocity; quickening.

acceptiveadjective (a.) Fit for acceptance.
 adjective (a.) Ready to accept.

accessiveadjective (a.) Additional.

accliveadjective (a.) Acclivous.

accompletiveadjective (a.) Tending to accomplish.

accretiveadjective (a.) Relating to accretion; increasing, or adding to, by growth.

accumulativeadjective (a.) Characterized by accumulation; serving to collect or amass; cumulative; additional.

accusativenoun (n.) The accusative case.
 adjective (a.) Producing accusations; accusatory.
 adjective (a.) Applied to the case (as the fourth case of Latin and Greek nouns) which expresses the immediate object on which the action or influence of a transitive verb terminates, or the immediate object of motion or tendency to, expressed by a preposition. It corresponds to the objective case in English.

acervativeadjective (a.) Heaped up; tending to heap up.

acquisitiveadjective (a.) Acquired.
 adjective (a.) Able or disposed to make acquisitions; acquiring; as, an acquisitive person or disposition.

activeadjective (a.) Having the power or quality of acting; causing change; communicating action or motion; acting; -- opposed to passive, that receives; as, certain active principles; the powers of the mind.
 adjective (a.) Quick in physical movement; of an agile and vigorous body; nimble; as, an active child or animal.
 adjective (a.) In action; actually proceeding; working; in force; -- opposed to quiescent, dormant, or extinct; as, active laws; active hostilities; an active volcano.
 adjective (a.) Given to action; constantly engaged in action; energetic; diligent; busy; -- opposed to dull, sluggish, indolent, or inert; as, an active man of business; active mind; active zeal.
 adjective (a.) Requiring or implying action or exertion; -- opposed to sedentary or to tranquil; as, active employment or service; active scenes.
 adjective (a.) Given to action rather than contemplation; practical; operative; -- opposed to speculative or theoretical; as, an active rather than a speculative statesman.
 adjective (a.) Brisk; lively; as, an active demand for corn.
 adjective (a.) Implying or producing rapid action; as, an active disease; an active remedy.
 adjective (a.) Applied to a form of the verb; -- opposed to passive. See Active voice, under Voice.
 adjective (a.) Applied to verbs which assert that the subject acts upon or affects something else; transitive.
 adjective (a.) Applied to all verbs that express action as distinct from mere existence or state.

adaptativeadjective (a.) Adaptive.

adaptiveadjective (a.) Suited, given, or tending, to adaptation; characterized by adaptation; capable of adapting.

additiveadjective (a.) Proper to be added; positive; -- opposed to subtractive.

adductiveadjective (a.) Adducing, or bringing towards or to something.

adhesiveadjective (a.) Sticky; tenacious, as glutinous substances.
 adjective (a.) Apt or tending to adhere; clinging.

adjectivenoun (n.) Added to a substantive as an attribute; of the nature of an adjunct; as, an adjective word or sentence.
 noun (n.) Not standing by itself; dependent.
 noun (n.) Relating to procedure.
 noun (n.) A word used with a noun, or substantive, to express a quality of the thing named, or something attributed to it, or to limit or define it, or to specify or describe a thing, as distinct from something else. Thus, in phrase, "a wise ruler," wise is the adjective, expressing a property of ruler.
 noun (n.) A dependent; an accessory.
 verb (v. t.) To make an adjective of; to form or change into an adjective.

adjudicativeadjective (a.) Adjudicating.

adjunctivenoun (n.) One who, or that which, is joined.
 adjective (a.) Joining; having the quality of joining; forming an adjunct.

adjustiveadjective (a.) Tending to adjust.

administrativeadjective (a.) Pertaining to administration; administering; executive; as, an administrative body, ability, or energy.

admirativeadjective (a.) Relating to or expressing admiration or wonder.

admissiveadjective (a.) Implying an admission; tending to admit.

admonitiveadjective (a.) Admonitory.

adoptiveadjective (a.) Pertaining to adoption; made or acquired by adoption; fitted to adopt; as, an adoptive father, an child; an adoptive language.

adscriptiveadjective (a.) Attached or annexed to the glebe or estate and transferable with it.

adumbrativeadjective (a.) Faintly representing; typical.

advanciveadjective (a.) Tending to advance.

adventivenoun (n.) A thing or person coming from without; an immigrant.
 adjective (a.) Accidental.
 adjective (a.) Adventitious.

adversativenoun (n.) An adversative word.
 adjective (a.) Expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis; as, an adversative conjunction (but, however, yet, etc. ); an adversative force.

affectiveadjective (a.) Tending to affect; affecting.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to or exciting emotion; affectional; emotional.

affinitativeadjective (a.) Of the nature of affinity.

affinitiveadjective (a.) Closely connected, as by affinity.

affirmativenoun (n.) That which affirms as opposed to that which denies; an affirmative proposition; that side of question which affirms or maintains the proposition stated; -- opposed to negative; as, there were forty votes in the affirmative, and ten in the negative.
 noun (n.) A word or phrase expressing affirmation or assent; as, yes, that is so, etc.
 adjective (a.) Confirmative; ratifying; as, an act affirmative of common law.
 adjective (a.) That affirms; asserting that the fact is so; declaratory of what exists; answering "yes" to a question; -- opposed to negative; as, an affirmative answer; an affirmative vote.
 adjective (a.) Positive; dogmatic.
 adjective (a.) Expressing the agreement of the two terms of a proposition.
 adjective (a.) Positive; -- a term applied to quantities which are to be added, and opposed to negative, or such as are to be subtracted.

afflictiveadjective (a.) Giving pain; causing continued or repeated pain or grief; distressing.

afformativenoun (n.) An affix.

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

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

rivagenoun (n.) A bank, shore, or coast.
 noun (n.) A duty paid to the crown for the passage of vessels on certain rivers.

rivalnoun (n.) A person having a common right or privilege with another; a partner.
 noun (n.) One who is in pursuit of the same object as another; one striving to reach or obtain something which another is attempting to obtain, and which one only can posses; a competitor; as, rivals in love; rivals for a crown.
 adjective (a.) Having the same pretensions or claims; standing in competition for superiority; as, rival lovers; rival claims or pretensions.
 verb (v. t.) To stand in competition with; to strive to gain some object in opposition to; as, to rival one in love.
 verb (v. t.) To strive to equal or exel; to emulate.
 verb (v. i.) To be in rivalry.

rivalingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rival

rivalessnoun (n.) A female rival.

rivalitynoun (n.) Rivalry; competition.
 noun (n.) Equality, as of right or rank.

rivalrynoun (n.) The act of rivaling, or the state of being a rival; a competition.

rivalshipnoun (n.) Rivalry.

rivingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Rive

rivoseadjective (a.) Marked with sinuate and irregular furrows.

rivuletnoun (n.) A small stream or brook; a streamlet.

rivierenoun (n.) A necklace of diamonds or other precious stones, esp. one of several strings.


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

rabatinenoun (n.) A collar or cape.

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

rabbinitenoun (n.) Same as Rabbinist.

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.

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.

racematenoun (n.) A salt of racemic acid.

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

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.

racemulenoun (n.) A little raceme.

racemuloseadjective (a.) Growing in very small racemes.

rachenoun (n.) A dog that pursued his prey by scent, as distinguished from the greyhound.

rachitomenoun (n.) A dissecting instrument for opening the spinal canal.

racleadjective (a.) See Rakel.

raddlenoun (n.) A long, flexible stick, rod, or branch, which is interwoven with others, between upright posts or stakes, in making a kind of hedge or fence.
 noun (n.) A hedge or fence made with raddles; -- called also raddle hedge.
 noun (n.) An instrument consisting of a wooden bar, with a row of upright pegs set in it, used by domestic weavers to keep the warp of a proper width, and prevent tangling when it is wound upon the beam of the loom.
 noun (n.) A red pigment used in marking sheep, and in some mechanical processes; ruddle.
 verb (v. t.) To interweave or twist together.
 verb (v. t.) To mark or paint with, or as with, raddle.

radenoun (n.) A raid.

radialenoun (n.) The bone or cartilage of the carpus which articulates with the radius and corresponds to the scaphoid bone in man.
 noun (n.) Radial plates in the calyx of a crinoid.

radiancenoun (n.) Alt. of Radiancy

radiatenoun (n.) One of the Radiata.
 adjective (a.) Having rays or parts diverging from a center; radiated; as, a radiate crystal.
 adjective (a.) Having in a capitulum large ray florets which are unlike the disk florets, as in the aster, daisy, etc.
 adjective (a.) Belonging to the Radiata.
 verb (v. i.) To emit rays; to be radiant; to shine.
 verb (v. i.) To proceed in direct lines from a point or surface; to issue in rays, as light or heat.
 verb (v. t.) To emit or send out in direct lines from a point or points; as, to radiate heat.
 verb (v. t.) To enlighten; to illuminate; to shed light or brightness on; to irradiate.

radiativeadjective (a.) Capable of radiating; acting by radiation.

radicateadjective (a.) Radicated.
 verb (v. i.) To take root; to become rooted.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to take root; to plant deeply and firmly; to root.

radiclenoun (n.) The rudimentary stem of a plant which supports the cotyledons in the seed, and from which the root is developed downward; the stem of the embryo; the caulicle.
 noun (n.) A rootlet; a radicel.

radiculenoun (n.) A radicle.

radiculoseadjective (a.) Producing numerous radicles, or rootlets.

radiolitenoun (n.) A hippurite.

radiophonenoun (n.) An apparatus for the production of sound by the action of luminous or thermal rays. It is essentially the same as the photophone.

raffaelesqueadjective (a.) Raphaelesque.

raffinosenoun (n.) A colorless crystalline slightly sweet substance obtained from the molasses of the sugar beet.

ragenoun (n.) Violent excitement; eager passion; extreme vehemence of desire, emotion, or suffering, mastering the will.
 noun (n.) Especially, anger accompanied with raving; overmastering wrath; violent anger; fury.
 noun (n.) A violent or raging wind.
 noun (n.) The subject of eager desire; that which is sought after, or prosecuted, with unreasonable or excessive passion; as, to be all the rage.
 noun (n.) To be furious with anger; to be exasperated to fury; to be violently agitated with passion.
 noun (n.) To be violent and tumultuous; to be violently driven or agitated; to act or move furiously; as, the raging sea or winds.
 noun (n.) To ravage; to prevail without restraint, or with destruction or fatal effect; as, the plague raged in Cairo.
 noun (n.) To toy or act wantonly; to sport.
 verb (v. t.) To enrage.

raggieadjective (a.) Alt. of Raggy

raiaenoun (n. pl.) The order of elasmobranch fishes which includes the sawfishes, skates, and rays; -- called also Rajae, and Rajii.

raisableadjective (a.) Capable of being raised.

raisonneadjective (a.) Arranged systematically, or according to classes or subjects; as, a catalogue raisonne. See under Catalogue.

rakenoun (n.) An implement consisting of a headpiece having teeth, and a long handle at right angles to it, -- used for collecting hay, or other light things which are spread over a large surface, or for breaking and smoothing the earth.
 noun (n.) A toothed machine drawn by a horse, -- used for collecting hay or grain; a horserake.
 noun (n.) A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so; -- called also rake-vein.
 noun (n.) The inclination of anything from a perpendicular direction; as, the rake of a roof, a staircase, etc.
 noun (n.) the inclination of a mast or funnel, or, in general, of any part of a vessel not perpendicular to the keel.
 noun (n.) A loose, disorderly, vicious man; a person addicted to lewdness and other scandalous vices; a debauchee; a roue.
 verb (v. t.) To collect with a rake; as, to rake hay; -- often with up; as, he raked up the fallen leaves.
 verb (v. t.) To collect or draw together with laborious industry; to gather from a wide space; to scrape together; as, to rake together wealth; to rake together slanderous tales; to rake together the rabble of a town.
 verb (v. t.) To pass a rake over; to scrape or scratch with a rake for the purpose of collecting and clearing off something, or for stirring up the soil; as, to rake a lawn; to rake a flower bed.
 verb (v. t.) To search through; to scour; to ransack.
 verb (v. t.) To scrape or scratch across; to pass over quickly and lightly, as a rake does.
 verb (v. t.) To enfilade; to fire in a direction with the length of; in naval engagements, to cannonade, as a ship, on the stern or head so that the balls range the whole length of the deck.
 verb (v. i.) To use a rake, as for searching or for collecting; to scrape; to search minutely.
 verb (v. i.) To pass with violence or rapidity; to scrape along.
 verb (v. i.) To incline from a perpendicular direction; as, a mast rakes aft.
 verb (v. i.) To walk about; to gad or ramble idly.
 verb (v. i.) To act the rake; to lead a dissolute, debauched life.

rakeshamenoun (n.) A vile, dissolute wretch.

rakestalenoun (n.) The handle of a rake.

ralenoun (n.) An adventitious sound, usually of morbid origin, accompanying the normal respiratory sounds. See Rhonchus.

ralliancenoun (n.) The act of rallying.

rallineadjective (a.) Pertaining to the rails.

ralstonitenoun (n.) A fluoride of alumina and soda occurring with the Greenland cryolite in octahedral crystals.

ramagenoun (n.) Boughs or branches.
 noun (n.) Warbling of birds in trees.
 adjective (a.) Wild; untamed.

rambergenoun (n.) Formerly, a kind of large war galley.

ramblenoun (n.) A going or moving from place to place without any determinate business or object; an excursion or stroll merely for recreation.
 noun (n.) A bed of shale over the seam.
 verb (v. i.) To walk, ride, or sail, from place to place, without any determinate object in view; to roam carelessly or irregularly; to rove; to wander; as, to ramble about the city; to ramble over the world.
 verb (v. i.) To talk or write in a discursive, aimless way.
 verb (v. i.) To extend or grow at random.

ramboozenoun (n.) A beverage made of wine, ale (or milk), sugar, etc.

rameenoun (n.) See Ramie.

ramienoun (n.) The grass-cloth plant (B/hmeria nivea); also, its fiber, which is very fine and exceedingly strong; -- called also China grass, and rhea. See Grass-cloth plant, under Grass.

ramlinenoun (n.) A line used to get a straight middle line, as on a spar, or from stem to stern in building a vessel.

ramollescencenoun (n.) A softening or mollifying.

ramoseadjective (a.) Branched, as the stem or root of a plant; having lateral divisions; consisting of, or having, branches; full of branches; ramifying; branching; branchy.

rampenoun (n.) The cuckoopint.

rampirenoun (n.) A rampart.
 verb (v. t.) To fortify with a rampire; to form into a rampire.

ramshackleadjective (a.) Loose; disjointed; falling to pieces; out of repair.
 verb (v. t.) To search or ransack; to rummage.

ramuloseadjective (a.) Having many small branches, or ramuli.

ramusculenoun (n.) A small ramus, or branch.

rancenoun (n.) A prop or shore.
 noun (n.) A round between the legs of a chair.

raneenoun (n.) Same as Rani.

ranforcenoun (n.) See Re/nforce.

rangenoun (n.) To set in a row, or in rows; to place in a regular line or lines, or in ranks; to dispose in the proper order; to rank; as, to range soldiers in line.
 noun (n.) To place (as a single individual) among others in a line, row, or order, as in the ranks of an army; -- usually, reflexively and figuratively, (in the sense) to espouse a cause, to join a party, etc.
 noun (n.) To separate into parts; to sift.
 noun (n.) To dispose in a classified or in systematic order; to arrange regularly; as, to range plants and animals in genera and species.
 noun (n.) To rove over or through; as, to range the fields.
 noun (n.) To sail or pass in a direction parallel to or near; as, to range the coast.
 noun (n.) To be native to, or to live in; to frequent.
 verb (v. i.) To rove at large; to wander without restraint or direction; to roam.
 verb (v. i.) To have range; to change or differ within limits; to be capable of projecting, or to admit of being projected, especially as to horizontal distance; as, the temperature ranged through seventy degrees Fahrenheit; the gun ranges three miles; the shot ranged four miles.
 verb (v. i.) To be placed in order; to be ranked; to admit of arrangement or classification; to rank.
 verb (v. i.) To have a certain direction; to correspond in direction; to be or keep in a corresponding line; to trend or run; -- often followed by with; as, the front of a house ranges with the street; to range along the coast.
 verb (v. i.) To be native to, or live in, a certain district or region; as, the peba ranges from Texas to Paraguay.
 verb (v.) A series of things in a line; a row; a rank; as, a range of buildings; a range of mountains.
 verb (v.) An aggregate of individuals in one rank or degree; an order; a class.
 verb (v.) The step of a ladder; a rung.
 verb (v.) A kitchen grate.
 verb (v.) An extended cooking apparatus of cast iron, set in brickwork, and affording conveniences for various ways of cooking; also, a kind of cooking stove.
 verb (v.) A bolting sieve to sift meal.
 verb (v.) A wandering or roving; a going to and fro; an excursion; a ramble; an expedition.
 verb (v.) That which may be ranged over; place or room for excursion; especially, a region of country in which cattle or sheep may wander and pasture.
 verb (v.) Extent or space taken in by anything excursive; compass or extent of excursion; reach; scope; discursive power; as, the range of one's voice, or authority.
 verb (v.) The region within which a plant or animal naturally lives.
 verb (v.) The horizontal distance to which a shot or other projectile is carried.
 verb (v.) Sometimes, less properly, the trajectory of a shot or projectile.
 verb (v.) A place where shooting, as with cannons or rifles, is practiced.
 verb (v.) In the public land system of the United States, a row or line of townships lying between two successive meridian lines six miles apart.
 verb (v.) See Range of cable, below.

ranineadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the frogs and toads.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a swelling under the tongue; also, pertaining to the region where the swelling occurs; -- applied especially to branches of the lingual artery and lingual vein.

rankleadjective (a.) To become, or be, rank; to grow rank or strong; to be inflamed; to fester; -- used literally and figuratively.
 adjective (a.) To produce a festering or inflamed effect; to cause a sore; -- used literally and figuratively; as, a splinter rankles in the flesh; the words rankled in his bosom.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to fester; to make sore; to inflame.

ransomableadjective (a.) Such as can be ransomed.

rantipolenoun (n.) A wild, romping young person.
 adjective (a.) Wild; roving; rakish.
 verb (v. i.) To act like a rantipole.

rapareenoun (n.) See Rapparee.

rapenoun (n.) Fruit, as grapes, plucked from the cluster.
 noun (n.) The refuse stems and skins of grapes or raisins from which the must has been expressed in wine making.
 noun (n.) A filter containing the above refuse, used in clarifying and perfecting malt, vinegar, etc.
 noun (n.) The act of seizing and carrying away by force; violent seizure; robbery.
 noun (n.) Sexual connection with a woman without her consent. See Age of consent, under Consent, n.
 noun (n.) That which is snatched away.
 noun (n.) Movement, as in snatching; haste; hurry.
 noun (n.) One of six divisions of the county of Sussex, England, intermediate between a hundred and a shire.
 noun (n.) A name given to a variety or to varieties of a plant of the turnip kind, grown for seeds and herbage. The seeds are used for the production of rape oil, and to a limited extent for the food of cage birds.
 verb (v. t.) To commit rape upon; to ravish.
 verb (v. i.) To rob; to pillage.

raphaelesqueadjective (a.) Like Raphael's works; in Raphael's manner of painting.

raphaelitenoun (n.) One who advocates or adopts the principles of Raphaelism.

raphenoun (n.) A line, ridge, furrow, or band of fibers, especially in the median line; as, the raphe of the tongue.
 noun (n.) Same as Rhaphe.

rapinenoun (n.) The act of plundering; the seizing and carrying away of things by force; spoliation; pillage; plunder.
 noun (n.) Ravishment; rape.
 verb (v. t.) To plunder.

rappagenoun (n.) The enlargement of a mold caused by rapping the pattern.

rappareenoun (n.) A wild Irish plunderer, esp. one of the 17th century; -- so called from his carrying a half-pike, called a rapary.

rapturenoun (n.) A seizing by violence; a hurrying along; rapidity with violence.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of being rapt, or carried away from one's self by agreeable excitement; violence of a pleasing passion; extreme joy or pleasure; ecstasy.
 noun (n.) A spasm; a fit; a syncope; delirium.
 verb (v. t.) To transport with excitement; to enrapture.

rareadjective (a.) Early.
 superlative (superl.) Nearly raw; partially cooked; not thoroughly cooked; underdone; as, rare beef or mutton.
 superlative (superl.) Not frequent; seldom met with or occurring; unusual; as, a rare event.
 superlative (superl.) Of an uncommon nature; unusually excellent; valuable to a degree seldom found.
 superlative (superl.) Thinly scattered; dispersed.
 superlative (superl.) Characterized by wide separation of parts; of loose texture; not thick or dense; thin; as, a rare atmosphere at high elevations.

rarefiableadjective (a.) Capable of being rarefied.

rareripenoun (n.) An early ripening fruit, especially a kind of freestone peach.
 adjective (a.) Early ripe; ripe before others, or before the usual season.

rasanteadjective (a.) Sweeping; grazing; -- applied to a style of fortification in which the command of the works over each other, and over the country, is kept very low, in order that the shot may more effectually sweep or graze the ground before them.

rasenoun (n.) A scratching out, or erasure.
 noun (n.) A slight wound; a scratch.
 noun (n.) A way of measuring in which the commodity measured was made even with the top of the measuring vessel by rasing, or striking off, all that was above it.
 verb (v. t.) To rub along the surface of; to graze.
 verb (v. t.) To rub or scratch out; to erase.
 verb (v. t.) To level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to raze.
 verb (v. i.) To be leveled with the ground; to fall; to suffer overthrow.

rassenoun (n.) A carnivore (Viverricula Mallaccensis) allied to the civet but smaller, native of China and the East Indies. It furnishes a perfume resembling that of the civet, which is highly prized by the Javanese. Called also Malacca weasel, and lesser civet.

ratableadjective (a.) Capable of being rated, or set at a certain value.
 adjective (a.) Liable to, or subjected by law to, taxation; as, ratable estate.
 adjective (a.) Made at a proportionate rate; as, ratable payments.

ratenoun (n.) Established portion or measure; fixed allowance.
 noun (n.) That which is established as a measure or criterion; degree; standard; rank; proportion; ratio; as, a slow rate of movement; rate of interest is the ratio of the interest to the principal, per annum.
 noun (n.) Valuation; price fixed with relation to a standard; cost; charge; as, high or low rates of transportation.
 noun (n.) A tax or sum assessed by authority on property for public use, according to its income or value; esp., in England, a local tax; as, parish rates; town rates.
 noun (n.) Order; arrangement.
 noun (n.) Ratification; approval.
 noun (n.) The gain or loss of a timepiece in a unit of time; as, daily rate; hourly rate; etc.
 noun (n.) The order or class to which a war vessel belongs, determined according to its size, armament, etc.; as, first rate, second rate, etc.
 noun (n.) The class of a merchant vessel for marine insurance, determined by its relative safety as a risk, as A1, A2, etc.
 verb (v. t. & i.) To chide with vehemence; to scold; to censure violently.
 verb (v. t.) To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree.
 verb (v. t.) To assess for the payment of a rate or tax.
 verb (v. t.) To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension.
 verb (v. t.) To ratify.
 verb (v. i.) To be set or considered in a class; to have rank; as, the ship rates as a ship of the line.
 verb (v. i.) To make an estimate.

rateableadjective (a.) See Ratable.

ratheadjective (a.) Coming before others, or before the usual time; early.
 adverb (adv.) Early; soon; betimes.

rathripenoun (n.) A rareripe.
 adjective (a.) Rareripe, or early ripe.

ratiocinativeadjective (a.) Characterized by, or addicted to, ratiocination; consisting in the comparison of propositions or facts, and the deduction of inferences from the comparison; argumentative; as, a ratiocinative process.

rationaleadjective (a.) An explanation or exposition of the principles of some opinion, action, hypothesis, phenomenon, or the like; also, the principles themselves.

ratitaenoun (n. pl.) An order of birds in which the wings are small, rudimentary, or absent, and the breastbone is destitute of a keel. The ostrich, emu, moa, and apteryx are examples.

ratitateadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ratitae.

ratitenoun (n.) One of the Ratitae.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Ratitae.

ratsbanenoun (n.) Rat poison; white arsenic.

rattlenoun (n.) A rapid succession of sharp, clattering sounds; as, the rattle of a drum.
 noun (n.) Noisy, rapid talk.
 noun (n.) An instrument with which a rattling sound is made; especially, a child's toy that rattles when shaken.
 noun (n.) A noisy, senseless talker; a jabberer.
 noun (n.) A scolding; a sharp rebuke.
 noun (n.) Any organ of an animal having a structure adapted to produce a rattling sound.
 noun (n.) The noise in the throat produced by the air in passing through mucus which the lungs are unable to expel; -- chiefly observable at the approach of death, when it is called the death rattle. See R/le.
 verb (v. i.) To make a quick succession of sharp, inharmonious noises, as by the collision of hard and not very sonorous bodies shaken together; to clatter.
 verb (v. i.) To drive or ride briskly, so as to make a clattering; as, we rattled along for a couple of miles.
 verb (v. i.) To make a clatter with the voice; to talk rapidly and idly; to clatter; -- with on or away; as, she rattled on for an hour.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to make a rattling or clattering sound; as, to rattle a chain.
 verb (v. t.) To assail, annoy, or stun with a rattling noise.
 verb (v. t.) Hence, to disconcert; to confuse; as, to rattle one's judgment; to rattle a player in a game.
 verb (v. t.) To scold; to rail at.

rattlemousenoun (n.) A bat.

rattlepatenoun (n.) A rattlehead.

rattlesnakenoun (n.) Any one of several species of venomous American snakes belonging to the genera Crotalus and Caudisona, or Sistrurus. They have a series of horny interlocking joints at the end of the tail which make a sharp rattling sound when shaken. The common rattlesnake of the Northern United States (Crotalus horridus), and the diamond rattlesnake of the South (C. adamanteus), are the best known. See Illust. of Fang.

ravagenoun (n.) Desolation by violence; violent ruin or destruction; devastation; havoc; waste; as, the ravage of a lion; the ravages of fire or tempest; the ravages of an army, or of time.
 noun (n.) To lay waste by force; to desolate by violence; to commit havoc or devastation upon; to spoil; to plunder; to consume.

ravenoun (n.) One of the upper side pieces of the frame of a wagon body or a sleigh.
 verb (v. i.) To wander in mind or intellect; to be delirious; to talk or act irrationally; to be wild, furious, or raging, as a madman.
 verb (v. i.) To rush wildly or furiously.
 verb (v. i.) To talk with unreasonable enthusiasm or excessive passion or excitement; -- followed by about, of, or on; as, he raved about her beauty.
 verb (v. t.) To utter in madness or frenzy; to say wildly; as, to rave nonsense.
  () imp. of Rive.

ravinenoun (n.) Food obtained by violence; plunder; prey; raven.
 noun (n.) A torrent of water.
 noun (n.) A deep and narrow hollow, usually worn by a stream or torrent of water; a gorge; a mountain cleft.
 verb (v. t. & i.) See Raven, v. t. & i.

rawboneadjective (a.) Rawboned.

rawhidenoun (n.) A cowhide, or coarse riding whip, made of untanned (or raw) hide twisted.

razenoun (n.) A Shakespearean word (used once) supposed to mean the same as race, a root.
 verb (v. t.) To erase; to efface; to obliterate.
 verb (v. t.) To subvert from the foundation; to lay level with the ground; to overthrow; to destroy; to demolish.

razorableadjective (a.) Ready for the razor; fit to be shaved.

razurenoun (n.) The act of erasing or effacing, or the state of being effaced; obliteration. See Rasure.
 noun (n.) An erasure; a change made by erasing.

reachableadjective (a.) Being within reach.