Name Report For First Name RICE:


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

Rhymes with RICE - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming RICE


alarice maurice aricela caprice catrice cherice clarice darice derorice gricelda gurice kaprice katrice maricel maricela maricelia maricella morice urice brice norice beatrice dorice patrice

NAMES RHYMING WITH RÝCE (According to last letters):

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

fenice dice eunice eurydice helice kalonice prentice anstice alice anice annice berenice bernice brandice candice danice delice denice ellice felice galice ganice janice jeanice jenice kandice lanice pazice ranice canice curtice justice arlice mertice baldlice caflice avice

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

canace candance circe dirce glauce yohance benoyce lance eustace aleece aleyece allyce alyce ance aviance bernyce brandyce caidance candace candyce caydence clemence deniece dulce ellyce elyce essence florence france grace jahnisce janiece jayce jeniece jeyce joyce kadence kadience kaedence kaidance kandace kandyce kayce kaydance kaydence kaydience loyce lucrece morgance ronce shace ace bryce cace chace chance chaunce chayce darence darrance darrence derrance drayce

NAMES RHYMING WITH RÝCE (According to first letters):

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

rica ricadene ricadonna ricard ricarda ricardo ricca riccardo rich richael richard richardo richelle richer richere richie richlynn richman richmond rick rickard ricker rickey rickie rickman rickward ricky ricman rico ricwea ricweard

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

ria riagan rian 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 risto riston rita ritchie ritsa


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

rachele rachelle radbourne radbyrne radcliffe radeliffe radite rae raedburne rafe raighne ramone randale rane rapere rayce rayhourne rayne reade reave recene reece reese reeve reggie reigne reine renae rene renee renke renne rennie reule reve rhete rhodanthe rive roane roanne robbie robinette roble robynne roche rochelle rocke roe rolande rolfe rollie romaine romhilde romilde 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 RICE


altricesnoun (n. pl.) Nursers, -- a term applied to those birds whose young are hatched in a very immature and helpless condition, so as to require the care of their parents for some time; -- opposed to praecoces.

avaricenoun (n.) An excessive or inordinate desire of gain; greediness after wealth; covetousness; cupidity.
 noun (n.) An inordinate desire for some supposed good.

cantatricenoun (n.) A female professional singer.

cicatricenoun (n.) A cicatrix.

cockatricenoun (n.) A fabulous serpent whose breath and look were said to be fatal. See Basilisk.
 noun (n.) A representation of this serpent. It has the head, wings, and legs of a bird, and tail of a serpent.
 noun (n.) A venomous serpent which which cannot now be identified.
 noun (n.) Any venomous or deadly thing.

dentifricenoun (n.) A powder or other substance to be used in cleaning the teeth; tooth powder.

desertricenoun (n.) A feminine deserter.

empericenoun (n.) An empress.

fratricellinoun (n. pl.) The name which St. Francis of Assisi gave to his followers, early in the 13th century.
 noun (n. pl.) A sect which seceded from the Franciscan Order, chiefly in Italy and Sicily, in 1294, repudiating the pope as an apostate, maintaining the duty of celibacy and poverty, and discountenancing oaths. Called also Fratricellians and Fraticelli.

fricatricenoun (n.) A lewd woman; a harlot.

gricenoun (n.) A little pig.
 noun (n.) See Gree, a step.
  (pl. ) of Gree

improvisatricenoun (n.) See Improvvisatrice.

improvvisatricenoun (n.) A female improvvisatore.

interlocutricenoun (n.) A female interlocutor.

licoricenoun (n.) A plant of the genus Glycyrrhiza (G. glabra), the root of which abounds with a sweet juice, and is much used in demulcent compositions.
 noun (n.) The inspissated juice of licorice root, used as a confection and for medicinal purposes.

liquoricenoun (n.) See Licorice.

matricenoun (n.) See Matrix.

moricenoun (n.) See Morisco.

morricenoun (n.) Same as 1st Morris.
 adjective (a.) Dancing the morrice; dancing.

morricernoun (n.) A morris dancer.

noricenoun (n.) Nurse.

nouricenoun (n.) A nurse.

quadricepsnoun (n.) The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.
 noun (n.) The great extensor muscle of the knee, divided above into four parts which unite in a single tendon at the knee.

pericellularadjective (a.) Surrounding a cell; as, the pericellular lymph spaces surrounding ganglion cells.

pricenoun (n. & v.) The sum or amount of money at which a thing is valued, or the value which a seller sets on his goods in market; that for which something is bought or sold, or offered for sale; equivalent in money or other means of exchange; current value or rate paid or demanded in market or in barter; cost.
 noun (n. & v.) Value; estimation; excellence; worth.
 noun (n. & v.) Reward; recompense; as, the price of industry.
 verb (v. t.) To pay the price of.
 verb (v. t.) To set a price on; to value. See Prize.
 verb (v. t.) To ask the price of; as, to price eggs.

pricedadjective (a.) Rated in price; valued; as, high-priced goods; low-priced labor.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Price

priceitenoun (n.) A hydrous borate of lime, from Oregon.

pricelessadjective (a.) Too valuable to admit of being appraised; of inestimable worth; invaluable.
 adjective (a.) Of no value; worthless.

ricenoun (n.) A well-known cereal grass (Oryza sativa) and its seed. This plant is extensively cultivated in warm climates, and the grain forms a large portion of the food of the inhabitants. In America it grows chiefly on low, moist land, which can be overflowed.

ricebirdnoun (n.) The Java sparrow.
 noun (n.) The bobolink.

sericeousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to silk; consisting of silk; silky.
 adjective (a.) Covered with very soft hairs pressed close to the surface; as, a sericeous leaf.
 adjective (a.) Having a silklike luster, usually due to fine, close hairs.

tectricesnoun (n. pl.) The wing coverts of a bird. See Covert, and Illust. of Bird.

thricecocknoun (n.) The missel thrush.

torricellianadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to Torricelli, an Italian philosopher and mathematician, who, in 1643, discovered that the rise of a liquid in a tube, as in the barometer, is due to atmospheric pressure. See Barometer.

tricenoun (n.) A very short time; an instant; a moment; -- now used only in the phrase in a trice.
 verb (v. t.) To pull; to haul; to drag; to pull away.
 verb (v. t.) To haul and tie up by means of a rope.

tricennariousadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to thirty years; tricennial.

tricennialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to thirty years; consisting of thirty years; occurring once in every thirty years.

tricentenarynoun (n.) A period of three centuries, or three hundred years, also, the three-hundredth anniversary of any event; a tercentenary.
 adjective (a.) Including, or relating to, the interval of three hundred years; tercentenary.

tricepsnoun (n.) A muscle having three heads; specif., the great extensor of the forearm, arising by three heads and inserted into the olecranon at the elbow.

unpricedadjective (a.) Not priced; being without a fixed or certain value; also, priceless.

varicellanoun (n.) Chicken pox.

varicesnoun (n. pl.) See Varix.
  (pl. ) of Varix

victricenoun (n.) A victress.

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

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

accomplicenoun (n.) A cooperator.
 noun (n.) An associate in the commission of a crime; a participator in an offense, whether a principal or an accessory.

addicenoun (n.) See Adze.

advicenoun (n.) An opinion recommended or offered, as worthy to be followed; counsel.
 noun (n.) Deliberate consideration; knowledge.
 noun (n.) Information or notice given; intelligence; as, late advices from France; -- commonly in the plural.
 noun (n.) Counseling to perform a specific illegal act.

allicenoun (n.) Alt. of Allis

allspicenoun (n.) The berry of the pimento (Eugenia pimenta), a tree of the West Indies; a spice of a mildly pungent taste, and agreeably aromatic; Jamaica pepper; pimento. It has been supposed to combine the flavor of cinnamon, nutmegs, and cloves; and hence the name. The name is also given to other aromatic shrubs; as, the Carolina allspice (Calycanthus floridus); wild allspice (Lindera benzoin), called also spicebush, spicewood, and feverbush.

amicenoun (n.) A square of white linen worn at first on the head, but now about the neck and shoulders, by priests of the Roman Catholic Church while saying Mass.
 noun (n.) A hood, or cape with a hood, made of lined with gray fur, formerly worn by the clergy; -- written also amess, amyss, and almuce.

apprenticenoun (n.) One who is bound by indentures or by legal agreement to serve a mechanic, or other person, for a certain time, with a view to learn the art, or trade, in which his master is bound to instruct him.
 noun (n.) One not well versed in a subject; a tyro.
 noun (n.) A barrister, considered a learner of law till of sixteen years' standing, when he might be called to the rank of serjeant.
 verb (v. t.) To bind to, or put under the care of, a master, for the purpose of instruction in a trade or business.

armisticenoun (n.) A cessation of arms for a short time, by convention; a temporary suspension of hostilities by agreement; a truce.

artificenoun (n.) A handicraft; a trade; art of making.
 noun (n.) Workmanship; a skillfully contrived work.
 noun (n.) Artful or skillful contrivance.
 noun (n.) Crafty device; an artful, ingenious, or elaborate trick. [Now the usual meaning.]

aruspicenoun (n.) A soothsayer of ancient Rome. Same as Aruspex.

auspiceadjective (a.) A divining or taking of omens by observing birds; an omen as to an undertaking, drawn from birds; an augury; an omen or sign in general; an indication as to the future.
 adjective (a.) Protection; patronage and care; guidance.

beneficenoun (n.) A favor or benefit.
 noun (n.) An estate in lands; a fief.
 noun (n.) An ecclesiastical living and church preferment, as in the Church of England; a church endowed with a revenue for the maintenance of divine service. See Advowson.
 verb (v. t.) To endow with a benefice.

bicenoun (n.) Alt. of Bise

boddicenoun (n.) See Bodick.

bodicenoun (n.) A kind of under waist stiffened with whalebone, etc., worn esp. by women; a corset; stays.
 noun (n.) A close-fitting outer waist or vest forming the upper part of a woman's dress, or a portion of it.

bratticenoun (n.) A wall of separation in a shaft or gallery used for ventilation.
 noun (n.) Planking to support a roof or wall.

bretticenoun (n.) The wooden boarding used in supporting the roofs and walls of coal mines. See Brattice.

bullficenoun (n.) A kind of fungus. See Puffball.

caddicenoun (n.) Alt. of Caddis

calicenoun (n.) See Chalice.

chalicenoun (n.) A cup or bowl; especially, the cup used in the sacrament of the Lord's Supper.

choicenoun (n.) Act of choosing; the voluntary act of selecting or separating from two or more things that which is preferred; the determination of the mind in preferring one thing to another; election.
 noun (n.) The power or opportunity of choosing; option.
 noun (n.) Care in selecting; judgment or skill in distinguishing what is to be preferred, and in giving a preference; discrimination.
 noun (n.) A sufficient number to choose among.
 noun (n.) The thing or person chosen; that which is approved and selected in preference to others; selection.
 noun (n.) The best part; that which is preferable.
 superlative (superl.) Worthly of being chosen or preferred; select; superior; precious; valuable.
 superlative (superl.) Preserving or using with care, as valuable; frugal; -- used with of; as, to be choice of time, or of money.
 superlative (superl.) Selected with care, and due attention to preference; deliberately chosen.

cilicenoun (n.) A kind of haircloth undergarment.

complicenoun (n.) An accomplice.

coppicenoun (n.) A grove of small growth; a thicket of brushwood; a wood cut at certain times for fuel or other purposes. See Copse.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to grow in the form of a coppice; to cut back (as young timber) so as to produce shoots from stools or roots.

cornicenoun (n.) Any horizontal, molded or otherwise decorated projection which crowns or finishes the part to which it is affixed; as, the cornice of an order, pedestal, door, window, or house.

cowardicenoun (n.) Want of courage to face danger; extreme timidity; pusillanimity; base fear of danger or hurt; lack of spirit.

crevicenoun (n.) A narrow opening resulting from a split or crack or the separation of a junction; a cleft; a fissure; a rent.
 verb (v. t.) To crack; to flaw.

devicenoun (n.) That which is devised, or formed by design; a contrivance; an invention; a project; a scheme; often, a scheme to deceive; a stratagem; an artifice.
 noun (n.) Power of devising; invention; contrivance.
 noun (n.) An emblematic design, generally consisting of one or more figures with a motto, used apart from heraldic bearings to denote the historical situation, the ambition, or the desire of the person adopting it. See Cognizance.
 noun (n.) Improperly, an heraldic bearing.
 noun (n.) Anything fancifully conceived.
 noun (n.) A spectacle or show.
 noun (n.) Opinion; decision.

dicenoun (n.) Small cubes used in gaming or in determining by chance; also, the game played with dice. See Die, n.
 verb (v. i.) To play games with dice.
 verb (v. i.) To ornament with squares, diamonds, or cubes.
  (pl. ) of Die

disservicenoun (n.) Injury; mischief.

edificenoun (n.) A building; a structure; an architectural fabric; -- chiefly applied to elegant houses, and other large buildings; as, a palace, a church, a statehouse.

eyeservicenoun (n.) Service performed only under inspection, or the eye of an employer.

ficenoun (n.) A small dog; -- written also fise, fyce, fiste, etc.

forenoticenoun (n.) Notice or information of an event before it happens; forewarning.

fortalicenoun (n.) A small outwork of a fortification; a fortilage; -- called also fortelace.

haruspicenoun (n.) A diviner of ancient Rome. Same as Aruspice.

hospicenoun (n.) A convent or monastery which is also a place of refuge or entertainment for travelers on some difficult road or pass, as in the Alps; as, the Hospice of the Great St. Bernard.

icenoun (n.) Water or other fluid frozen or reduced to the solid state by cold; frozen water. It is a white or transparent colorless substance, crystalline, brittle, and viscoidal. Its specific gravity (0.92, that of water at 4ˇ C. being 1.0) being less than that of water, ice floats.
 noun (n.) Concreted sugar.
 noun (n.) Water, cream, custard, etc., sweetened, flavored, and artificially frozen.
 noun (n.) Any substance having the appearance of ice; as, camphor ice.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with ice; to convert into ice, or into something resembling ice.
 verb (v. t.) To cover with icing, or frosting made of sugar and milk or white of egg; to frost, as cakes, tarts, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To chill or cool, as with ice; to freeze.

indicenoun (n.) Index; indication.

injusticenoun (n.) Want of justice and equity; violation of the rights of another or others; iniquity; wrong; unfairness; imposition.
 noun (n.) An unjust act or deed; a sin; a crime; a wrong.

intersticenoun (n.) That which intervenes between one thing and another; especially, a space between things closely set, or between the parts which compose a body; a narrow chink; a crack; a crevice; a hole; an interval; as, the interstices of a wall.
 noun (n.) An interval of time; specifically (R. C. Ch.), in the plural, the intervals which the canon law requires between the reception of the various degrees of orders.

invoicenoun (n.) A written account of the particulars of merchandise shipped or sent to a purchaser, consignee, factor, etc., with the value or prices and charges annexed.
 noun (n.) The lot or set of goods as shipped or received; as, the merchant receives a large invoice of goods.
 verb (v. t.) To make a written list or account of, as goods to be sent to a consignee; to insert in a priced list; to write or enter in an invoice.

jaundicenoun (n.) A morbid condition, characterized by yellowness of the eyes, skin, and urine, whiteness of the faeces, constipation, uneasiness in the region of the stomach, loss of appetite, and general languor and lassitude. It is caused usually by obstruction of the biliary passages and consequent damming up, in the liver, of the bile, which is then absorbed into the blood.
 verb (v. t.) To affect with jaundice; to color by prejudice or envy; to prejudice.

juicenoun (n.) The characteristic fluid of any vegetable or animal substance; the sap or part which can be expressed from fruit, etc.; the fluid part which separates from meat in cooking.
 verb (v. t.) To moisten; to wet.

justiceadjective (a.) The quality of being just; conformity to the principles of righteousness and rectitude in all things; strict performance of moral obligations; practical conformity to human or divine law; integrity in the dealings of men with each other; rectitude; equity; uprightness.
 adjective (a.) Conformity to truth and reality in expressing opinions and in conduct; fair representation of facts respecting merit or demerit; honesty; fidelity; impartiality; as, the justice of a description or of a judgment; historical justice.
 adjective (a.) The rendering to every one his due or right; just treatment; requital of desert; merited reward or punishment; that which is due to one's conduct or motives.
 adjective (a.) Agreeableness to right; equity; justness; as, the justice of a claim.
 adjective (a.) A person duly commissioned to hold courts, or to try and decide controversies and administer justice.
 verb (v. t.) To administer justice to.

lanificenoun (n.) Anything made of wool.

latticenoun (n.) Any work of wood or metal, made by crossing laths, or thin strips, and forming a network; as, the lattice of a window; -- called also latticework.
 noun (n.) The representation of a piece of latticework used as a bearing, the bands being vertical and horizontal.
 verb (v. i.) To make a lattice of; as, to lattice timbers.
 verb (v. i.) To close, as an opening, with latticework; to furnish with a lattice; as, to lattice a window.

licenoun (n.) pl. of Louse.
  (pl. ) of Louse

lunisticenoun (n.) The farthest point of the moon's northing and southing, in its monthly revolution.

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

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

richesadjective (a.) That which makes one rich; an abundance of land, goods, money, or other property; wealth; opulence; affluence.
 adjective (a.) That which appears rich, sumptuous, precious, or the like.

richessenoun (n.) Wealth; riches. See the Note under Riches.

richnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being rich (in any sense of the adjective).

richweednoun (n.) An herb (Pilea pumila) of the Nettle family, having a smooth, juicy, pellucid stem; -- called also clearweed.

ricinelaidicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, an isomeric modification of ricinoleic acid obtained as a white crystalline solid.

ricinelaidinnoun (n.) The glycerin salt of ricinelaidic acid, obtained as a white crystalline waxy substance by treating castor oil with nitrous acid.

ricinicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or derived from, castor oil; formerly, designating an acid now called ricinoleic acid.

ricininenoun (n.) A bitter white crystalline alkaloid extracted from the seeds of the castor-oil plant.

ricinoleatenoun (n.) A salt of ricinoleic acid; -- formerly called palmate.

ricinoleicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or designating, a fatty acid analogous to oleic acid, obtained from castor oil as an oily substance, C/H/O/ with a harsh taste. Formerly written ricinolic.

ricinoleinnoun (n.) The glycerin salt of ricinoleic acid, occuring as a characteristic constituent of castor oil; -- formerly called palmin.

ricinolicadjective (a.) Ricinoleic.

ricinusnoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Spurge family, containing but one species (R. communis), the castor-oil plant. The fruit is three-celled, and contains three large seeds from which castor oil iss expressed. See Palma Christi.

ricknoun (n.) A stack or pile, as of grain, straw, or hay, in the open air, usually protected from wet with thatching.
 verb (v. t.) To heap up in ricks, as hay, etc.

rickernoun (n.) A stout pole for use in making a rick, or for a spar to a boat.

ricketishadjective (a.) Rickety.

ricketsnoun (n. pl.) A disease which affects children, and which is characterized by a bulky head, crooked spine and limbs, depressed ribs, enlarged and spongy articular epiphyses, tumid abdomen, and short stature, together with clear and often premature mental faculties. The essential cause of the disease appears to be the nondeposition of earthy salts in the osteoid tissues. Children afflicted with this malady stand and walk unsteadily. Called also rachitis.

ricketyadjective (a.) Affected with rickets.
 adjective (a.) Feeble in the joints; imperfect; weak; shaky.

rickracknoun (n.) A kind of openwork edging made of serpentine braid.

rickstandnoun (n.) A flooring or framework on which a rick is made.

ricochetnoun (n.) A rebound or skipping, as of a ball along the ground when a gun is fired at a low angle of elevation, or of a fiat stone thrown along the surface of water.
 verb (v. t.) To operate upon by ricochet firing. See Ricochet, n.
 verb (v. i.) To skip with a rebound or rebounds, as a flat stone on the surface of water, or a cannon ball on the ground. See Ricochet, n.

ricochettingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Ricochet

rictaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the rictus; as, rictal bristles.

ricturenoun (n.) A gaping.

rictusnoun (n.) The gape of the mouth, as of birds; -- often resricted to the corners of the mouth.


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.