Name Report For First Name DENTON:

DENTON

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

Rhymes with DENTON - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming DENTON

FIRST NAMES WHICH INCLUDES DENTON AS A WHOLE:

 

NAMES RHYMING WITH DENTON (According to last letters):

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

benton fenton kenton renton trenton penton brenton quenton

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

txanton stanton anton boynton branton buinton clinton danton staunton thornton winton wynton tanton swinton quinton linton manton brinton dunton santon

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

afton cihuaton antton alston alton burton carelton hamilton preston ralston remington rexton sexton weston biton euryton triton agoston ashton kerrington stayton wryeton aetheston aiston athelston beaton braxton brayton bretton brighton britton bryceton bryston carleton carlton charleston charlton chayton clayton clifton clyffton crayton creighton criston crofton daxton dayton delton deston duston easton elliston elston eston everton fulaton garton hampton harrington helton houston hsmilton hughston huntington johnston keaton kingston knoton kolton langston layton lifton

NAMES RHYMING WITH DENTON (According to first letters):

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

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

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

den dena denby dendera dene deneen denelle denes denia denica denice deniece denis denisa denisc denise denisha denissa denisse denley dennet denney denni dennie dennis dennise dennison denny dennys denver denys denyse denzel denzell denzil

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

dea deacon deagan deaglan deagmund deakin dealbeorht dealber dealbert dean deana deanda deandra deandrea deandria deane deann deanna deanne dearbhail dearborn dearbourne deardriu dearg deasach deasmumhan deavon debbee debbie debby debora deborah debra debrah debralee dechtere dechtire decla declan dedr dedre dedric dedrick dedrik dee deeana deeandra deeann deeanna deedra deegan deems deen deena deerwa deerward defena dehaan deheune deianira deidra deidre deiene deikun deina

NAMES BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DENTON:

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

delmon delron delvon demason demogorgon demophon deon deron dervon deucalion deveon devion devlon devon devron

First Names which starts with 'd' and ends with 'n':

dacian daegan daelan daelyn daelynn daemon dagan dagen dagian daijon dailyn daimhin daimmen dain dainan dairion dalan dalen dallan dallen dallin dallon dalon dalston dalton dalyn dalynn daman damen dameon damian damiean damien damon dan danathon daniel-sean dann dannon danon danylynn daran dareen daren darien darin darleen darolyn daron darrellyn darren darrin darron darryn dartagnan darton darvin darwin darwyn darylyn daryn daveen daveon davian davidson davin davion davison davynn dawn dawson daylan daylen daylin daylon dayson dayveon delbin delman delsin delvin deman deoradhain deortun derian

English Words Rhyming DENTON

ENGLISH WORDS WHICH INCLUDES DENTON AS A WHOLE:



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


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



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


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

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

frontonnoun (n.) Same as Frontal, 2.

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

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

pontonnoun (n.) See Pontoon.

santonnoun (n.) A Turkish saint; a kind of dervish, regarded by the people as a saint: also, a hermit.

wantonnoun (n.) A roving, frolicsome thing; a trifler; -- used rarely as a term of endearment.
 noun (n.) One brought up without restraint; a pampered pet.
 noun (n.) A lewd person; a lascivious man or woman.
 verb (v. t.) Untrained; undisciplined; unrestrained; hence, loose; free; luxuriant; roving; sportive.
 verb (v. t.) Wandering from moral rectitude; perverse; dissolute.
 verb (v. t.) Specifically: Deviating from the rules of chastity; lewd; lustful; lascivious; libidinous; lecherous.
 verb (v. t.) Reckless; heedless; as, wanton mischief.
 verb (v. i.) To rove and ramble without restraint, rule, or limit; to revel; to play loosely; to frolic.
 verb (v. i.) To sport in lewdness; to play the wanton; to play lasciviously.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to become wanton; also, to waste in wantonness.


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


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

aketonnoun (n.) See Acton.

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

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

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

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

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

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

battonnoun (n.) See Batten, and Baton.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

dermoskeletonnoun (n.) See Exoskeleton.

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

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

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

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

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

hacquetonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

haketonnoun (n.) Same as Acton.

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

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

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

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

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

kingstonnoun (n.) Alt. of Kingstone

kytomitonnoun (n.) See Karyomiton.

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

latonnoun (n.) Alt. of Latoun

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

melocotonnoun (n.) Alt. of Melocotoon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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


dentoidadjective (a.) Shaped like a tooth; tooth-shaped.

dentolingualadjective (a.) Dentilingual.


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


dentnoun (n.) A stroke; a blow.
 noun (n.) A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation.
 noun (n.) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To make a dent upon; to indent.

dentingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dent

dentaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the teeth or to dentistry; as, dental surgery.
 adjective (a.) Formed by the aid of the teeth; -- said of certain articulations and the letters representing them; as, d t are dental letters.
 adjective (a.) An articulation or letter formed by the aid of the teeth.
 adjective (a.) A marine mollusk of the genus Dentalium, with a curved conical shell resembling a tooth. See Dentalium.

dentalismnoun (n.) The quality of being formed by the aid of the teeth.

dentaliumnoun (n.) A genus of marine mollusks belonging to the Scaphopoda, having a tubular conical shell.

dentarynoun (n.) The distal bone of the lower jaw in many animals, which may or may not bear teeth.
 adjective (a.) Pertaining to, or bearing, teeth.

dentateadjective (a.) Alt. of Dentated

dentatedadjective (a.) Toothed; especially, with the teeth projecting straight out, not pointed either forward or backward; as, a dentate leaf.
 adjective (a.) Having teeth or toothlike points. See Illust. of Antennae.

dentationnoun (n.) Formation of teeth; toothed form.

dentelnoun (n.) Same as Dentil.

dentellenoun (n.) An ornamental tooling like lace.

dentellinoun (n. pl.) Modillions.

dentexnoun (n.) An edible European marine fish (Sparus dentex, or Dentex vulgaris) of the family Percidae.

denticetenoun (n. pl.) The division of Cetacea in which the teeth are developed, including the sperm whale, dolphins, etc.

denticlenoun (n.) A small tooth or projecting point.

denticulateadjective (a.) Alt. of Denticulated

denticulatedadjective (a.) Furnished with denticles; notched into little toothlike projections; as, a denticulate leaf of calyx.

denticulationnoun (n.) The state of being set with small notches or teeth.
 noun (n.) A diminutive tooth; a denticle.

dentiferousadjective (a.) Bearing teeth; dentigerous.

dentiformadjective (a.) Having the form of a tooth or of teeth; tooth-shaped.

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

dentigerousadjective (a.) Bearing teeth or toothlike structures.

dentilnoun (n.) A small square block or projection in cornices, a number of which are ranged in an ornamental band; -- used particularly in the Ionic, Corinthian, and Composite orders.

dentilabialnoun (n.) A dentilabial sound or letter.
 adjective (a.) Formed by the teeth and the lips, or representing a sound so formed.

dentilatedadjective (a.) Toothed.

dentilationnoun (n.) Dentition.

dentilavenoun (n.) A wash for cleaning the teeth.

dentilenoun (n.) A small tooth, like that of a saw.

dentilingualnoun (n.) A dentilingual sound or letter.
 adjective (a.) Produced by applying the tongue to the teeth or to the gums; or representing a sound so formed.

dentiloquistnoun (n.) One who speaks through the teeth, that is, with the teeth closed.

dentiloquynoun (n.) The habit or practice of speaking through the teeth, or with them closed.

dentialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to dentine.

dentinenoun (n.) The dense calcified substance of which teeth are largely composed. It contains less animal matter than bone, and in the teeth of man is situated beneath the enamel.

dentiphonenoun (n.) An instrument which, placed against the teeth, conveys sound to the auditory nerve; an audiphone.

dentirosternoun (n.) A dentirostral bird.

dentirostraladjective (a.) Having a toothed bill; -- applied to a group of passerine birds, having the bill notched, and feeding chiefly on insects, as the shrikes and vireos. See Illust. (N) under Beak.

dentirostrateadjective (a.) Dentirostral.

dentiscalpnoun (n.) An instrument for scraping the teeth.

dentistnoun (n.) One whose business it is to clean, extract, or repair natural teeth, and to make and insert artificial ones; a dental surgeon.

dentisticadjective (a.) Alt. of Dentistical

dentisticaladjective (a.) Pertaining to dentistry or to dentists.

dentistrynoun (n.) The art or profession of a dentist; dental surgery.

dentitionnoun (n.) The development and cutting of teeth; teething.
 noun (n.) The system of teeth peculiar to an animal.

dentizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dentize

denturenoun (n.) An artificial tooth, block, or set of teeth.


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


dennoun (n.) A small cavern or hollow place in the side of a hill, or among rocks; esp., a cave used by a wild beast for shelter or concealment; as, a lion's den; a den of robbers.
 noun (n.) A squalid place of resort; a wretched dwelling place; a haunt; as, a den of vice.
 noun (n.) Any snug or close retreat where one goes to be alone.
 noun (n.) A narrow glen; a ravine; a dell.
 verb (v. i.) To live in, or as in, a den.

denariusnoun (n.) A Roman silver coin of the value of about fourteen cents; the "penny" of the New Testament; -- so called from being worth originally ten of the pieces called as.

denarynoun (n.) The number ten; a division into ten.
 noun (n.) A coin; the Anglicized form of denarius.
 adjective (a.) Containing ten; tenfold; proceeding by tens; as, the denary, or decimal, scale.

denationalizationnoun (n.) The or process of denationalizing.

denationalizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denationalize

denaturalizingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denaturalize

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

dendrachatenoun (n.) Arborescent or dendritic agate.

dendriformadjective (a.) Resembling in structure a tree or shrub.

dendritenoun (n.) A stone or mineral on or in which are branching figures resembling shrubs or trees, produced by a foreign mineral, usually an oxide of manganese, as in the moss agate; also, a crystallized mineral having an arborescent form, e. g., gold or silver; an arborization.

dendriticadjective (a.) Alt. of Dendritical

dendriticaladjective (a.) Pertaining to a dendrite, or to arborescent crystallization; having a form resembling a shrub or tree; arborescent.

dendroc/lanoun (n. pl.) A division of the Turbellaria in which the digestive cavity gives off lateral branches, which are often divided into smaller branchlets.

dendroidadjective (a.) Alt. of Dendroidal

dendroidaladjective (a.) Resembling a shrub or tree in form; treelike.

dendrolitenoun (n.) A petrified or fossil shrub, plant, or part of a plant.

dendrologistnoun (n.) One versed in the natural history of trees.

dendrologousadjective (a.) Relating to dendrology.

dendrologynoun (n.) A discourse or treatise on trees; the natural history of trees.

dendrometernoun (n.) An instrument to measure the height and diameter of trees.

denegationnoun (n.) Denial.

denguenoun (n.) A specific epidemic disease attended with high fever, cutaneous eruption, and severe pains in the head and limbs, resembling those of rheumatism; -- called also breakbone fever. It occurs in India, Egypt, the West Indies, etc., is of short duration, and rarely fatal.

deniableadjective (a.) Capable of being, or liable to be, denied.

denialnoun (n.) The act of gainsaying, refusing, or disowning; negation; -- the contrary of affirmation.
 noun (n.) A refusal to admit the truth of a statement, charge, imputation, etc.; assertion of the untruth of a thing stated or maintained; a contradiction.
 noun (n.) A refusal to grant; rejection of a request.
 noun (n.) A refusal to acknowledge; disclaimer of connection with; disavowal; -- the contrary of confession; as, the denial of a fault charged on one; a denial of God.

deniancenoun (n.) Denial.

deniernoun (n.) One who denies; as, a denier of a fact, or of the faith, or of Christ.
 noun (n.) A small copper coin of insignificant value.

denigrationnoun (n.) The act of making black.
 noun (n.) Fig.: A blackening; defamation.

denigratornoun (n.) One who, or that which, blackens.

denimnoun (n.) A coarse cotton drilling used for overalls, etc.

denitrationnoun (n.) A disengaging, or removal, of nitric acid.

denitrificationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from nitrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of nitrogen.

denizationnoun (n.) The act of making one a denizen or adopted citizen; naturalization.

denizennoun (n.) A dweller; an inhabitant.
 noun (n.) One who is admitted by favor to all or a part of the rights of citizenship, where he did not possess them by birth; an adopted or naturalized citizen.
 noun (n.) One admitted to residence in a foreign country.
 verb (v. t.) To constitute (one) a denizen; to admit to residence, with certain rights and privileges.
 verb (v. t.) To provide with denizens; to populate with adopted or naturalized occupants.

denizenationnoun (n.) Denization; denizening.

denizenshipnoun (n.) State of being a denizen.

dennetnoun (n.) A light, open, two-wheeled carriage for one horse; a kind of gig.

denominableadjective (a.) Capable of being denominated or named.

denominatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denominate

denominateadjective (a.) Having a specific name or denomination; specified in the concrete as opposed to abstract; thus, 7 feet is a denominate quantity, while 7 is mere abstract quantity or number. See Compound number, under Compound.
 verb (v. t.) To give a name to; to characterize by an epithet; to entitle; to name; to designate.

denominationnoun (n.) The act of naming or designating.
 noun (n.) That by which anything is denominated or styled; an epithet; a name, designation, or title; especially, a general name indicating a class of like individuals; a category; as, the denomination of units, or of thousands, or of fourths, or of shillings, or of tons.
 noun (n.) A class, or society of individuals, called by the same name; a sect; as, a denomination of Christians.

denominationaladjective (a.) Pertaining to a denomination, especially to a sect or society.

denominationalismnoun (n.) A denominational or class spirit or policy; devotion to the interests of a sect or denomination.

denominationalistnoun (n.) One imbued with a denominational spirit.

denominativenoun (n.) A denominative name or term; denominative verb.
 adjective (a.) Conferring a denomination or name.
 adjective (a.) Connotative; as, a denominative name.
 adjective (a.) Possessing, or capable of possessing, a distinct denomination or designation; denominable.
 adjective (a.) Derived from a substantive or an adjective; as, a denominative verb.

denominatornoun (n.) One who, or that which, gives a name; origin or source of a name.
 noun (n.) That number placed below the line in vulgar fractions which shows into how many parts the integer or unit is divided.
 noun (n.) That part of any expression under a fractional form which is situated below the horizontal line signifying division.

denotableadjective (a.) Capable of being denoted or marked.

denotationnoun (n.) The marking off or separation of anything.

denotativeadjective (a.) Having power to denote; designating or marking off.

denotingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Denote

denotementnoun (n.) Sign; indication.

ENGLISH WORDS BOTH FIRST AND LAST LETTERS RHYMING WITH DENTON:

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

deaconnoun (n.) An officer in Christian churches appointed to perform certain subordinate duties varying in different communions. In the Roman Catholic and Episcopal churches, a person admitted to the lowest order in the ministry, subordinate to the bishops and priests. In Presbyterian churches, he is subordinate to the minister and elders, and has charge of certain duties connected with the communion service and the care of the poor. In Congregational churches, he is subordinate to the pastor, and has duties as in the Presbyterian church.
 noun (n.) The chairman of an incorporated company.
 verb (v. t.) To read aloud each line of (a psalm or hymn) before singing it, -- usually with off.
 verb (v. t.) With humorous reference to hypocritical posing: To pack (fruit or vegetables) with the finest specimens on top; to alter slyly the boundaries of (land); to adulterate or doctor (an article to be sold), etc.

dealbationnoun (n.) Act of bleaching; a whitening.

deambulationnoun (n.) A walking abroad; a promenading.

deaurationnoun (n.) Act of gilding.

debacchationnoun (n.) Wild raving or debauchery.

debarkationnoun (n.) Disembarkation.

debellationnoun (n.) The act of conquering or subduing.

debilitationnoun (n.) The act or process of debilitating, or the condition of one who is debilitated; weakness.

debituminizationnoun (n.) The act of depriving of bitumen.

debulitionnoun (n.) A bubbling or boiling over.

decachordonnoun (n.) An ancient Greek musical instrument of ten strings, resembling the harp.
 noun (n.) Something consisting of ten parts.

decagonnoun (n.) A plane figure having ten sides and ten angles; any figure having ten angles. A regular decagon is one that has all its sides and angles equal.

decahedronnoun (n.) A solid figure or body inclosed by ten plane surfaces.

decalcificationnoun (n.) The removal of calcareous matter.

decameronnoun (n.) A celebrated collection of tales, supposed to be related in ten days; -- written in the 14th century, by Boccaccio, an Italian.

decantationnoun (n.) The act of pouring off a clear liquor gently from its lees or sediment, or from one vessel into another.

decapitationnoun (n.) The act of beheading; beheading.

decarbonizationnoun (n.) The action or process of depriving a substance of carbon.

decarburizationnoun (n.) The act, process, or result of decarburizing.

decentralizationnoun (n.) The action of decentralizing, or the state of being decentralized.

deceptionnoun (n.) The act of deceiving or misleading.
 noun (n.) The state of being deceived or misled.
 noun (n.) That which deceives or is intended to deceive; false representation; artifice; cheat; fraud.

decerptionnoun (n.) The act of plucking off; a cropping.
 noun (n.) That which is plucked off or rent away; a fragment; a piece.

decertationnoun (n.) Contest for mastery; contention; strife.

decessionnoun (n.) Departure; decrease; -- opposed to accesion.

decillionnoun (n.) According to the English notation, a million involved to the tenth power, or a unit with sixty ciphers annexed; according to the French and American notation, a thousand involved to the eleventh power, or a unit with thirty-three ciphers annexed. [See the Note under Numeration.]

decimationnoun (n.) A tithing.
 noun (n.) A selection of every tenth person by lot, as for punishment.
 noun (n.) The destruction of any large proportion, as of people by pestilence or war.

decisionnoun (n.) Cutting off; division; detachment of a part.
 noun (n.) The act of deciding; act of settling or terminating, as a controversy, by giving judgment on the matter at issue; determination, as of a question or doubt; settlement; conclusion.
 noun (n.) An account or report of a conclusion, especially of a legal adjudication or judicial determination of a question or cause; as, a decision of arbitrators; a decision of the Supreme Court.
 noun (n.) The quality of being decided; prompt and fixed determination; unwavering firmness; as, to manifest great decision.

declamationnoun (n.) The act or art of declaiming; rhetorical delivery; haranguing; loud speaking in public; especially, the public recitation of speeches as an exercise in schools and colleges; as, the practice declamation by students.
 noun (n.) A set or harangue; declamatory discourse.
 noun (n.) Pretentious rhetorical display, with more sound than sense; as, mere declamation.

declarationnoun (n.) The act of declaring, or publicly announcing; explicit asserting; undisguised token of a ground or side taken on any subject; proclamation; exposition; as, the declaration of an opinion; a declaration of war, etc.
 noun (n.) That which is declared or proclaimed; announcement; distinct statement; formal expression; avowal.
 noun (n.) The document or instrument containing such statement or proclamation; as, the Declaration of Independence (now preserved in Washington).
 noun (n.) That part of the process in which the plaintiff sets forth in order and at large his cause of complaint; the narration of the plaintiff's case containing the count, or counts. See Count, n., 3.

declensionnoun (n.) The act or the state of declining; declination; descent; slope.
 noun (n.) A falling off towards a worse state; a downward tendency; deterioration; decay; as, the declension of virtue, of science, of a state, etc.
 noun (n.) Act of courteously refusing; act of declining; a declinature; refusal; as, the declension of a nomination.
 noun (n.) Inflection of nouns, adjectives, etc., according to the grammatical cases.
 noun (n.) The form of the inflection of a word declined by cases; as, the first or the second declension of nouns, adjectives, etc.
 noun (n.) Rehearsing a word as declined.

declinationnoun (n.) The act or state of bending downward; inclination; as, declination of the head.
 noun (n.) The act or state of falling off or declining from excellence or perfection; deterioration; decay; decline.
 noun (n.) The act of deviating or turning aside; oblique motion; obliquity; withdrawal.
 noun (n.) The act or state of declining or refusing; withdrawal; refusal; averseness.
 noun (n.) The angular distance of any object from the celestial equator, either northward or southward.
 noun (n.) The arc of the horizon, contained between the vertical plane and the prime vertical circle, if reckoned from the east or west, or between the meridian and the plane, reckoned from the north or south.
 noun (n.) The act of inflecting a word; declension. See Decline, v. t., 4.

decoctionnoun (n.) The act or process of boiling anything in a watery fluid to extract its virtues.
 noun (n.) An extract got from a body by boiling it in water.

decollationnoun (n.) The act of beheading or state of one beheaded; -- especially used of the execution of St. John the Baptist.
 noun (n.) A painting representing the beheading of a saint or martyr, esp. of St. John the Baptist.

decolorationnoun (n.) The removal or absence of color.

decompositionnoun (n.) The act or process of resolving the constituent parts of a compound body or substance into its elementary parts; separation into constituent part; analysis; the decay or dissolution consequent on the removal or alteration of some of the ingredients of a compound; disintegration; as, the decomposition of wood, rocks, etc.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced into original elements.
 noun (n.) Repeated composition; a combination of compounds.

deconcentrationnoun (n.) Act of deconcentrating.

decorationnoun (n.) The act of adorning, embellishing, or honoring; ornamentation.
 noun (n.) That which adorns, enriches, or beautifies; something added by way of embellishment; ornament.
 noun (n.) Specifically, any mark of honor to be worn upon the person, as a medal, cross, or ribbon of an order of knighthood, bestowed for services in war, great achievements in literature, art, etc.

decorticationnoun (n.) The act of stripping off the bark, rind, hull, or outer coat.

decreationnoun (n.) Destruction; -- opposed to creation.

decrepitationnoun (n.) The act of decrepitating; a crackling noise, such as salt makes when roasting.

decretionnoun (n.) A decrease.

decrustationnoun (n.) The removal of a crust.

decubationnoun (n.) Act of lying down; decumbence.

decurionnoun (n.) A head or chief over ten; especially, an officer who commanded a division of ten soldiers.

decursionnoun (n.) A flowing; also, a hostile incursion.

decurtationnoun (n.) Act of cutting short.

decussationnoun (n.) Act of crossing at an acute angle, or state of being thus crossed; an intersection in the form of an X; as, the decussation of lines, nerves, etc.

dedecorationnoun (n.) Disgrace; dishonor.

dedentitionnoun (n.) The shedding of teeth.

dedicationnoun (n.) The act of setting apart or consecrating to a divine Being, or to a sacred use, often with religious solemnities; solemn appropriation; as, the dedication of Solomon's temple.
 noun (n.) A devoting or setting aside for any particular purpose; as, a dedication of lands to public use.
 noun (n.) An address to a patron or friend, prefixed to a book, testifying respect, and often recommending the work to his special protection and favor.

deditionnoun (n.) The act of yielding; surrender.

deductionnoun (n.) Act or process of deducing or inferring.
 noun (n.) Act of deducting or taking away; subtraction; as, the deduction of the subtrahend from the minuend.
 noun (n.) That which is deduced or drawn from premises by a process of reasoning; an inference; a conclusion.
 noun (n.) That which is deducted; the part taken away; abatement; as, a deduction from the yearly rent.

deduplicationnoun (n.) The division of that which is morphologically one organ into two or more, as the division of an organ of a plant into a pair or cluster.

defalcationnoun (n.) A lopping off; a diminution; abatement; deficit. Specifically: Reduction of a claim by deducting a counterclaim; set- off.
 noun (n.) That which is lopped off, diminished, or abated.
 noun (n.) An abstraction of money, etc., by an officer or agent having it in trust; an embezzlement.

defamationnoun (n.) Act of injuring another's reputation by any slanderous communication, written or oral; the wrong of maliciously injuring the good name of another; slander; detraction; calumny; aspersion.

defatigationnoun (n.) Weariness; fatigue.

defecationnoun (n.) The act of separating from impurities, as lees or dregs; purification.
 noun (n.) The act or process of voiding excrement.

defectionnoun (n.) Act of abandoning a person or cause to which one is bound by allegiance or duty, or to which one has attached himself; desertion; failure in duty; a falling away; apostasy; backsliding.

defedationnoun (n.) The act of making foul; pollution.

defibrinationnoun (n.) The act or process of depriving of fibrin.

defigurationnoun (n.) Disfiguration; mutilation.

defiliationnoun (n.) Abstraction of a child from its parents.

definitionnoun (n.) The act of defining; determination of the limits; as, a telescope accurate in definition.
 noun (n.) Act of ascertaining and explaining the signification; a description of a thing by its properties; an explanation of the meaning of a word or term; as, the definition of "circle;" the definition of "wit;" an exact definition; a loose definition.
 noun (n.) Description; sort.
 noun (n.) An exact enunciation of the constituents which make up the logical essence.
 noun (n.) Distinctness or clearness, as of an image formed by an optical instrument; precision in detail.

deflagrationnoun (n.) A burning up; conflagration.
 noun (n.) The act or process of deflagrating.

deflectionnoun (n.) The act of turning aside, or state of being turned aside; a turning from a right line or proper course; a bending, esp. downward; deviation.
 noun (n.) The deviation of a shot or ball from its true course.
 noun (n.) A deviation of the rays of light toward the surface of an opaque body; inflection; diffraction.
 noun (n.) The bending which a beam or girder undergoes from its own weight or by reason of a load.

deflectionizationnoun (n.) The act of freeing from inflections.

deflexionnoun (n.) See Deflection.

deflorationnoun (n.) The act of deflouring; as, the defloration of a virgin.
 noun (n.) That which is chosen as the flower or choicest part; careful culling or selection.

defluxionnoun (n.) A discharge or flowing of humors or fluid matter, as from the nose in catarrh; -- sometimes used synonymously with inflammation.

defoedationnoun (n.) Defedation.

defoliationnoun (n.) The separation of ripened leaves from a branch or stem; the falling or shedding of the leaves.

deforciationnoun (n.) Same as Deforcement, n.

deformationnoun (n.) The act of deforming, or state of anything deformed.
 noun (n.) Transformation; change of shape.

defraudationnoun (n.) The act of defrauding; a taking by fraud.

defunctionnoun (n.) Death.

degenerationnoun (n.) The act or state of growing worse, or the state of having become worse; decline; degradation; debasement; degeneracy; deterioration.
 noun (n.) That condition of a tissue or an organ in which its vitality has become either diminished or perverted; a substitution of a lower for a higher form of structure; as, fatty degeneration of the liver.
 noun (n.) A gradual deterioration, from natural causes, of any class of animals or plants or any particular organ or organs; hereditary degradation of type.
 noun (n.) The thing degenerated.

deglutinationnoun (n.) The act of ungluing.

deglutitionnoun (n.) The act or process of swallowing food; the power of swallowing.

degradationnoun (n.) The act of reducing in rank, character, or reputation, or of abasing; a lowering from one's standing or rank in office or society; diminution; as, the degradation of a peer, a knight, a general, or a bishop.
 noun (n.) The state of being reduced in rank, character, or reputation; baseness; moral, physical, or intellectual degeneracy; disgrace; abasement; debasement.
 noun (n.) Diminution or reduction of strength, efficacy, or value; degeneration; deterioration.
 noun (n.) A gradual wearing down or wasting, as of rocks and banks, by the action of water, frost etc.
 noun (n.) The state or condition of a species or group which exhibits degraded forms; degeneration.
 noun (n.) Arrest of development, or degeneration of any organ, or of the body as a whole.

degravationadjective (a.) The act of making heavy.

degustationnoun (n.) Tasting; the appreciation of sapid qualities by the taste organs.

dehonestationnoun (n.) A dishonoring; disgracing.

dehortationnoun (n.) Dissuasion; advice against something.

dehydrationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from water; also, the condition of a body from which the water has been removed.

dehydrogenationnoun (n.) The act or process of freeing from hydrogen; also, the condition resulting from the removal of hydrogen.

deificationnoun (n.) The act of deifying; exaltation to divine honors; apotheosis; excessive praise.

dejectionnoun (n.) A casting down; depression.
 noun (n.) The act of humbling or abasing one's self.
 noun (n.) Lowness of spirits occasioned by grief or misfortune; mental depression; melancholy.
 noun (n.) A low condition; weakness; inability.
 noun (n.) The discharge of excrement.
 noun (n.) Faeces; excrement.

dejerationnoun (n.) The act of swearing solemnly.

delacerationnoun (n.) A tearing in pieces.

delacrymationnoun (n.) An involuntary discharge of watery humors from the eyes; wateriness of the eyes.

delactationnoun (n.) The act of weaning.

delaminationnoun (n.) Formation and separation of laminae or layers; one of the methods by which the various blastodermic layers of the ovum are differentiated.

delapsationnoun (n.) See Delapsion.

delapsionnoun (n.) A falling down, or out of place; prolapsion.

delassationnoun (n.) Fatigue.

delationnoun (n.) Conveyance.
 noun (n.) Accusation by an informer.

delectationnoun (n.) Great pleasure; delight.

delegationnoun (n.) The act of delegating, or investing with authority to act for another; the appointment of a delegate or delegates.
 noun (n.) One or more persons appointed or chosen, and commissioned to represent others, as in a convention, in Congress, etc.; the collective body of delegates; as, the delegation from Massachusetts; a deputation.
 noun (n.) A kind of novation by which a debtor, to be liberated from his creditor, gives him a third person, who becomes obliged in his stead to the creditor, or to the person appointed by him.

deletionnoun (n.) Act of deleting, blotting out, or erasing; destruction.

delibationnoun (n.) Act of tasting; a slight trial.