Name Report For First Name ALTER:


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

Rhymes with ALTER - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming ALTER


fitzwalter galtero gualterio walter

NAMES RHYMING WITH ALTER (According to last letters):

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

colter coulter holter

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

usk-water brewster witter dexter auster kester easter ester eszter hester alister allister attewater ceaster chester dieter fitzwater forester forrester foster hunter lester macalister peter sutter sylvester thaxter webster wireceaster worcester wynter alaster porter winter carter baxter atwater cater demeter ritter caster dempster leicester silvester rossiter

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

clover hesper gauthier iskinder fajer mountakaber nader saber shaker taher abdul-nasser kadeer kyner vortimer yder ager ander iker xabier fleischaker kusner molner bleecker devisser schuyler vanderveer an-her djoser narmer neb-er-tcher acker archer bridger camber denver gardner jasper miller parker taburer tanner tucker turner wheeler symer jesper ogier oliver fearcher keller lawler rainer

NAMES RHYMING WITH ALTER (According to first letters):

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

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

alta altagracia altair altaira altha althaea althea altheda althia altman altmann alton altsoba

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

al-ahmar al-asfan al-ashab al-fadee al-fahl al-hadiye al-sham ala' alacoque aladdin alafin alahhaois alai alaia alain alaina alaine alair alala alalim alamea alameda alan alana alandra alane alani alanna alannah alano alanson alanza alanzo alaqua alard alaric alarica alarice alarick alarico alarik alasda alasdair alastair alastor alastrina alastrine alastriona alaula alawa alayla alayna alayne alaysha alayziah alba albaric albe alberga albern albert alberta alberteen albertina albertine alberto albertyna albertyne albin albinia albinus albion albiona alborz albracca albrecht albreda albu alburn alburt alcestis alchfrith alcides alcina alcinoos alcinous alcippe


First Names which starts with 'al' and ends with 'er':

alder aleksander aler alexander alexavier alger almer

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

abdul-ghaffar abdul-jabbar abdul-nasir abdul-qahhar abdul-sabur abdul-shakur abeer abir abner abubakar acair acheflour achir adair adalgar adar adir adlar adler aeker aescfor aethelber aethelmaer agenor ahmar akir akker algar alistair alphenor alsandair alvar amalur amaor amar amber ameer amir ammar amor amr anbar andor andr anhur anir anker anouar ansgar antar anthor antor anwar anzor arber arshavir artair arthur artur asfour ashar asher ashquar ashur athdar athemar athmarr ator attor auctor aurear auriar ausar avarair avidor avigdor avner aylmer azhar

English Words Rhyming ALTER


alteringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alter

alterabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being alterable; alterableness.

alterableadjective (a.) Capable of being altered.

alterablenessnoun (n.) The quality of being alterable; variableness; alterability.

alterantnoun (n.) An alterative.
 adjective (a.) Altering; gradually changing.

alterationnoun (n.) The act of altering or making different.
 noun (n.) The state of being altered; a change made in the form or nature of a thing; changed condition.

alterativenoun (n.) A medicine or treatment which gradually induces a change, and restores healthy functions without sensible evacuations.
 adjective (a.) Causing ateration.
 adjective (a.) Gradually changing, or tending to change, a morbid state of the functions into one of health.

altercatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Altercate

altercationnoun (n.) Warm contention in words; dispute carried on with heat or anger; controversy; wrangle; wordy contest.

altercativeadjective (a.) Characterized by wrangling; scolding.

alteritynoun (n.) The state or quality of being other; a being otherwise.

alternadjective (a.) Acting by turns; alternate.

alternacynoun (n.) Alternateness; alternation.

alternatenoun (n.) That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
 noun (n.) A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.
 noun (n.) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.
 adjective (a.) Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.
 adjective (a.) Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; as, the alternate members 1, 3, 5, 7, etc. ; read every alternate line.
 adjective (a.) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.
 verb (v. t.) To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.
 verb (v. i.) To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; -- followed by with; as, the flood and ebb tides alternate with each other.
 verb (v. i.) To vary by turns; as, the land alternates between rocky hills and sandy plains.

alternatingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Alternate

alternatenessnoun (n.) The quality of being alternate, or of following by turns.

alternationnoun (n.) The reciprocal succession of things in time or place; the act of following and being followed by turns; alternate succession, performance, or occurrence; as, the alternation of day and night, cold and heat, summer and winter, hope and fear.
 noun (n.) Permutation.
 noun (n.) The response of the congregation speaking alternately with the minister.

alternativenoun (n.) An offer of two things, one of which may be chosen, but not both; a choice between two things, so that if one is taken, the other must be left.
 noun (n.) Either of two things or propositions offered to one's choice. Thus when two things offer a choice of one only, the two things are called alternatives.
 noun (n.) The course of action or the thing offered in place of another.
 noun (n.) A choice between more than two things; one of several things offered to choose among.
 adjective (a.) Offering a choice of two things.
 adjective (a.) Disjunctive; as, an alternative conjunction.
 adjective (a.) Alternate; reciprocal.

alternativenessnoun (n.) The quality of being alternative, or of offering a choice between two.

alternitynoun (n.) Succession by turns; alternation.

alternatnoun (n.) A usage, among diplomats, of rotation in precedence among representatives of equal rank, sometimes determined by lot and at other times in regular order. The practice obtains in the signing of treaties and conventions between nations.

alternatornoun (n.) An electric generator or dynamo for producing alternating currents.

blacksalternoun (n.) One who makes crude potash, or black salts.

drysalternoun (n.) A dealer in salted or dried meats, pickles, sauces, etc., and in the materials used in pickling, salting, and preserving various kinds of food Hence drysalters usually sell a number of saline substances and miscellaneous drugs.

drysalterynoun (n.) The articles kept by a drysalter; also, the business of a drysalter.

exalternoun (n.) One who exalts or raises to dignity.

falteringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Falter
 noun (n.) Falter; halting; hesitation.
 adjective (a.) Hesitating; trembling.

falternoun (v. & n.) To hesitate; to speak brokenly or weakly; to stammer; as, his tongue falters.
 noun (v. & n.) To tremble; to totter; to be unsteady.
 noun (v. & n.) To hesitate in purpose or action.
 noun (v. & n.) To fail in distinctness or regularity of exercise; -- said of the mind or of thought.
 verb (v. t.) To thrash in the chaff; also, to cleanse or sift, as barley.
 verb (v. t.) To utter with hesitation, or in a broken, trembling, or weak manner.
 verb (v. i.) Hesitation; trembling; feebleness; an uncertain or broken sound; as, a slight falter in her voice.

halternoun (n.) One who halts or limps; a cripple.
 noun (n.) A strong strap or cord.
 noun (n.) A rope or strap, with or without a headstall, for leading or tying a horse.
 noun (n.) A rope for hanging malefactors; a noose.
 verb (v. t.) To tie by the neck with a rope, strap, or halter; to put a halter on; to subject to a hangman's halter.

halteringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Halter

halteresnoun (n. pl.) Balancers; the rudimentary hind wings of Diptera.

inalterabilitynoun (n.) The quality of being unalterable or unchangeable; permanence.

inalterableadjective (a.) Not alterable; incapable of being altered or changed; unalterable.

palteringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Palter

palterernoun (n.) One who palters.

psalternoun (n.) The Book of Psalms; -- often applied to a book containing the Psalms separately printed.
 noun (n.) Specifically, the Book of Psalms as printed in the Book of Common Prayer; among the Roman Catholics, the part of the Breviary which contains the Psalms arranged for each day of the week.
 noun (n.) A rosary, consisting of a hundred and fifty beads, corresponding to the number of the psalms.

psalterialadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the psalterium.

psalteriumnoun (n.) The third stomach of ruminants. See Manyplies.
 noun (n.) The lyra of the brain.

psalterynoun (n.) A stringed instrument of music used by the Hebrews, the form of which is not known.

pseudohalternoun (n.) One of the rudimentary front wings of certain insects (Stylops). They resemble the halteres, or rudimentary hind wings, of Diptera.

salternoun (n.) One who makes, sells, or applies salt; one who salts meat or fish.

salternnoun (n.) A building or place where salt is made by boiling or by evaporation; salt works.

sesquialternoun (n.) Alt. of Sesquialtera
 adjective (a.) Sesquialteral.

sesquialteranoun (n.) A stop on the organ, containing several ranks of pipes which reenforce some of the high harmonics of the ground tone, and make the sound more brilliant.

sesquialteraladjective (a.) Alt. of Sesquialterate

sesquialterateadjective (a.) Once and a half times as great as another; having the ratio of one and a half to one.

sesquialterousadjective (a.) Sesquialteral.

subalternnoun (n.) A person holding a subordinate position; specifically, a commissioned military officer below the rank of captain.
 noun (n.) A subaltern proposition.
 adjective (a.) Ranked or ranged below; subordinate; inferior; specifically (Mil.), ranking as a junior officer; being below the rank of captain; as, a subaltern officer.
 adjective (a.) Asserting only a part of what is asserted in a related proposition.

subalternantnoun (n.) A universal proposition. See Subaltern, 2.

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

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

assaulternoun (n.) One who assaults, or violently attacks; an assailant.

bolternoun (n.) One who bolts; esp.: (a) A horse which starts suddenly aside. (b) A man who breaks away from his party.
 noun (n.) One who sifts flour or meal.
 noun (n.) An instrument or machine for separating bran from flour, or the coarser part of meal from the finer; a sieve.
 noun (n.) A kind of fishing line. See Boulter.

boulternoun (n.) A long, stout fishing line to which many hooks are attached.

colternoun (n.) A knife or cutter, attached to the beam of a plow to cut the sward, in advance of the plowshare and moldboard.

consulternoun (n.) One who consults, or asks counsel or information.

coulternoun (n.) Same as Colter.

culternoun (n.) A colter. See Colter.

defaulternoun (n.) One who makes default; one who fails to appear in court when court when called.
 noun (n.) One who fails to perform a duty; a delinquent; particularly, one who fails to account for public money intrusted to his care; a peculator; a defalcator.

faulternoun (n.) One who commits a fault.

filternoun (n.) Any porous substance, as cloth, paper, sand, or charcoal, through which water or other liquid may passed to cleanse it from the solid or impure matter held in suspension; a chamber or device containing such substance; a strainer; also, a similar device for purifying air.
 noun (n.) To purify or defecate, as water or other liquid, by causing it to pass through a filter.
 noun (n.) Same as Philter.
 verb (v. i.) To pass through a filter; to percolate.

insulternoun (n.) One who insults.

jolternoun (n.) One who, or that which, jolts.

kelternoun (n.) Regular order or proper condition.

kilternoun (n.) See Kelter.

melternoun (n.) One who, or that which, melts.

milternoun (n.) A male fish.

quilternoun (n.) One who, or that which, quilts.
 noun (n.) One who, or that which, quilts.

pelternoun (n.) One who pelts.
 noun (n.) A pinchpenny; a mean, sordid person; a miser; a skinflint.

philternoun (n.) A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love.
 verb (v. t.) To impregnate or mix with a love potion; as, to philter a draught.
 verb (v. t.) To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a potion.

poulternoun (n.) A poulterer.

revolternoun (n.) One who revolts.

shelternoun (n.) That which covers or defends from injury or annoyance; a protection; a screen.
 noun (n.) One who protects; a guardian; a defender.
 noun (n.) The state of being covered and protected; protection; security.
 verb (v. t.) To be a shelter for; to provide with a shelter; to cover from injury or annoyance; to shield; to protect.
 verb (v. t.) To screen or cover from notice; to disguise.
 verb (v. t.) To betake to cover, or to a safe place; -- used reflexively.
 verb (v. i.) To take shelter.

smelternoun (n.) One who, or that which, smelts.

spelternoun (n.) Zinc; -- especially so called in commerce and arts.

spilternoun (n.) Any one of the small branches on a stag's head.

tilternoun (n.) One who tilts, or jousts; hence, one who fights.
 noun (n.) One who operates a tilt hammer.

tumulternoun (n.) A maker of tumults.

vaulternoun (n.) One who vaults; a leaper; a tumbler.

welternoun (n.) That in which any person or thing welters, or wallows; filth; mire; slough.
 noun (n.) A rising or falling, as of waves; as, the welter of the billows; the welter of a tempest.
 adjective (a.) Of, pertaining to, or designating, the most heavily weighted race in a meeting; as, a welter race; the welter stakes.
 verb (v. i.) To roll, as the body of an animal; to tumble about, especially in anything foul or defiling; to wallow.
 verb (v. i.) To rise and fall, as waves; to tumble over, as billows.
 verb (v. i.) To wither; to wilt.

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

abaternoun (n.) One who, or that which, abates.

abetternoun (n.) Alt. of Abettor

absenternoun (n.) One who absents one's self.

abstracternoun (n.) One who abstracts, or makes an abstract.

abutternoun (n.) One who, or that which, abuts. Specifically, the owner of a contiguous estate; as, the abutters on a street or a river.

acaternoun (n.) See Caterer.

accelerometernoun (n.) An apparatus for measuring the velocity imparted by gunpowder.

accepternoun (n.) A person who accepts; a taker.
 noun (n.) A respecter; a viewer with partiality.
 noun (n.) An acceptor.

accipiternoun (n.) A genus of rapacious birds; one of the Accipitres or Raptores.
 noun (n.) A bandage applied over the nose, resembling the claw of a hawk.

acetimeternoun (n.) An instrument for estimating the amount of acetic acid in vinegar or in any liquid containing acetic acid.

acetometernoun (n.) Same as Acetimeter.

acidimeternoun (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the strength of acids.

acoumeternoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the acuteness of the sense of hearing.

acquitternoun (n.) One who acquits or releases.

acroternoun (n.) Same as Acroterium.

actinometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the direct heating power of the sun's rays.
 noun (n.) An instrument for measuring the actinic effect of rays of light.

adapternoun (n.) One who adapts.
 noun (n.) A connecting tube; an adopter.

adelasternoun (n.) A provisional name for a plant which has not had its flowers botanically examined, and therefore has not been referred to its proper genus.

adjusternoun (n.) One who, or that which, adjusts.

administernoun (n.) Administrator.
 verb (v. t.) To manage or conduct, as public affairs; to direct or superintend the execution, application, or conduct of; as, to administer the government or the state.
 verb (v. t.) To dispense; to serve out; to supply; execute; as, to administer relief, to administer the sacrament.
 verb (v. t.) To apply, as medicine or a remedy; to give, as a dose or something beneficial or suitable. Extended to a blow, a reproof, etc.
 verb (v. t.) To tender, as an oath.
 verb (v. t.) To settle, as the estate of one who dies without a will, or whose will fails of an executor.
 verb (v. i.) To contribute; to bring aid or supplies; to conduce; to minister.
 verb (v. i.) To perform the office of administrator; to act officially; as, A administers upon the estate of B.

admitternoun (n.) One who admits.

adopternoun (n.) One who adopts.
 noun (n.) A receiver, with two necks, opposite to each other, one of which admits the neck of a retort, and the other is joined to another receiver. It is used in distillations, to give more space to elastic vapors, to increase the length of the neck of a retort, or to unite two vessels whose openings have different diameters.

aerometernoun (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the weight or density of air and gases.

aesthesiometernoun (n.) Alt. of Esthesiometer

affecternoun (n.) One who affects, assumes, pretends, or strives after.

afflicternoun (n.) One who afflicts.

affreighternoun (n.) One who hires or charters a ship to convey goods.

affrighternoun (n.) One who frightens.

affronternoun (n.) One who affronts, or insults to the face.

afteradjective (a.) Next; later in time; subsequent; succeeding; as, an after period of life.
 adjective (a.) Hinder; nearer the rear.
 adjective (a.) To ward the stern of the ship; -- applied to any object in the rear part of a vessel; as the after cabin, after hatchway.
 adverb (adv.) Subsequently in time or place; behind; afterward; as, he follows after.
 prep (prep.) Behind in place; as, men in line one after another.
 prep (prep.) Below in rank; next to in order.
 prep (prep.) Later in time; subsequent; as, after supper, after three days. It often precedes a clause. Formerly that was interposed between it and the clause.
 prep (prep.) Subsequent to and in consequence of; as, after what you have said, I shall be careful.
 prep (prep.) Subsequent to and notwithstanding; as, after all our advice, you took that course.
 prep (prep.) Moving toward from behind; following, in search of; in pursuit of.
 prep (prep.) Denoting the aim or object; concerning; in relation to; as, to look after workmen; to inquire after a friend; to thirst after righteousness.
 prep (prep.) In imitation of; in conformity with; after the manner of; as, to make a thing after a model; a picture after Rubens; the boy takes after his father.
 prep (prep.) According to; in accordance with; in conformity with the nature of; as, he acted after his kind.
 prep (prep.) According to the direction and influence of; in proportion to; befitting.

agisternoun (n.) Alt. of Agistor

airometernoun (n.) A hollow cylinder to contain air. It is closed above and open below, and has its open end plunged into water.

alabasternoun (n.) A compact variety or sulphate of lime, or gypsum, of fine texture, and usually white and translucent, but sometimes yellow, red, or gray. It is carved into vases, mantel ornaments, etc.
 noun (n.) A hard, compact variety of carbonate of lime, somewhat translucent, or of banded shades of color; stalagmite. The name is used in this sense by Pliny. It is sometimes distinguished as oriental alabaster.
 noun (n.) A box or vessel for holding odoriferous ointments, etc.; -- so called from the stone of which it was originally made.

albuminimeternoun (n.) An instrument for ascertaining the quantity of albumen in a liquid.

alcalimeternoun (n.) See Alkalimeter.

alcoholometernoun (n.) Alt. of Alcoholmeter

alcoholmeternoun (n.) An instrument for determining the strength of spirits, with a scale graduated so as to indicate the percentage of pure alcohol, either by weight or volume. It is usually a form of hydrometer with a special scale.

alcohometeradjective (a.) Alt. of Alcohometric

aletasternoun (n.) See Aleconner.

aleurometernoun (n.) An instrument for determining the expansive properties, or quality, of gluten in flour.

alkalimeternoun (n.) An instrument to ascertain the strength of alkalies, or the quantity of alkali in a mixture.

allotternoun (n.) One who allots.

altimeternoun (n.) An instrument for taking altitudes, as a quadrant, sextant, etc.

altometernoun (n.) A theodolite.

ambidexternoun (n.) A person who uses both hands with equal facility.
 noun (n.) A double-dealer; one equally ready to act on either side in party disputes.
 noun (n.) A juror who takes money from both parties for giving his verdict.
 adjective (a.) Using both hands with equal ease.

ammeternoun (n.) A contraction of amperometer or amperemeter.

amperemeternoun (n.) Alt. of Amperometer

amperometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring the strength of an electrical current in amperes.

amphiasternoun (n.) The achromatic figure, formed in mitotic cell-division, consisting of two asters connected by a spindle-shaped bundle of rodlike fibers diverging from each aster, and called the spindle.

amphitheaternoun (n.) Alt. of Amphitheatre

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

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

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

altnoun (a. & n.) The higher part of the scale. See Alto.

altaianadjective (a.) Alt. of Altaic

altaicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the Altai, a mountain chain in Central Asia.

altarnoun (n.) A raised structure (as a square or oblong erection of stone or wood) on which sacrifices are offered or incense burned to a deity.
 noun (n.) In the Christian church, a construction of stone, wood, or other material for the celebration of the Holy Eucharist; the communion table.

altaragenoun (n.) The offerings made upon the altar, or to a church.
 noun (n.) The profit which accrues to the priest, by reason of the altar, from the small tithes.

altaristnoun (n.) A chaplain.
 noun (n.) A vicar of a church.

altarpiecenoun (n.) The painting or piece of sculpture above and behind the altar; reredos.

altazimuthnoun (n.) An instrument for taking azimuths and altitudes simultaneously.

althaeanoun (n.) Alt. of Althea

altheanoun (n.) A genus of plants of the Mallow family. It includes the officinal marsh mallow, and the garden hollyhocks.
 noun (n.) An ornamental shrub (Hibiscus Syriacus) of the Mallow family.

altheinenoun (n.) Asparagine.

althornnoun (n.) An instrument of the saxhorn family, used exclusively in military music, often replacing the French horn.

altiloquencenoun (n.) Lofty speech; pompous language.

altiloquentadjective (a.) High-sounding; pompous in speech.

altimetrynoun (n.) The art of measuring altitudes, or heights.

altincarnoun (n.) See Tincal.

altiscopenoun (n.) An arrangement of lenses and mirrors which enables a person to see an object in spite of intervening objects.

altisonantadjective (a.) High-sounding; lofty or pompous.

altisonousadjective (a.) Altisonant.

altissimonoun (n.) The part or notes situated above F in alt.

altitudenoun (n.) Space extended upward; height; the perpendicular elevation of an object above its foundation, above the ground, or above a given level, or of one object above another; as, the altitude of a mountain, or of a bird above the top of a tree.
 noun (n.) The elevation of a point, or star, or other celestial object, above the horizon, measured by the arc of a vertical circle intercepted between such point and the horizon. It is either true or apparent; true when measured from the rational or real horizon, apparent when from the sensible or apparent horizon.
 noun (n.) The perpendicular distance from the base of a figure to the summit, or to the side parallel to the base; as, the altitude of a triangle, pyramid, parallelogram, frustum, etc.
 noun (n.) Height of degree; highest point or degree.
 noun (n.) Height of rank or excellence; superiority.
 noun (n.) Elevation of spirits; heroics; haughty airs.

altitudinaladjective (a.) Of or pertaining to height; as, altitudinal measurements.

altitudinarianadjective (a.) Lofty in doctrine, aims, etc.

altivolantadjective (a.) Flying high.

altonoun (n.) Formerly the part sung by the highest male, or counter-tenor, voices; now the part sung by the lowest female, or contralto, voices, between in tenor and soprano. In instrumental music it now signifies the tenor.
 noun (n.) An alto singer.

altricaladjective (a.) Like the articles.

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.

altruismnoun (n.) Regard for others, both natural and moral; devotion to the interests of others; brotherly kindness; -- opposed to egoism or selfishness.

altruistnoun (n.) One imbued with altruism; -- opposed to egoist.

altruisticadjective (a.) Regardful of others; beneficent; unselfish; -- opposed to egoistic or selfish.

althingnoun (n.) The national assembly or parliament of Iceland. See Thing, n., 8.


English Words which starts with 'al' and ends with 'er':

aldernoun (n.) A tree, usually growing in moist land, and belonging to the genus Alnus. The wood is used by turners, etc.; the bark by dyers and tanners. In the U. S. the species of alder are usually shrubs or small trees.
 adjective (a.) Alt. of Aller

alleradjective (a.) Of all; -- used in composition; as, alderbest, best of all, alderwisest, wisest of all.
 adjective (a.) Same as Alder, of all.

aleconnernoun (n.) Orig., an officer appointed to look to the goodness of ale and beer; also, one of the officers chosen by the liverymen of London to inspect the measures used in public houses. But the office is a sinecure. [Also called aletaster.]

alegeradjective (a.) Gay; cheerful; sprightly.

alinernoun (n.) One who adjusts things to a line or lines or brings them into line.

allayernoun (n.) One who, or that which, allays.

allegernoun (n.) One who affirms or declares.

allegorizernoun (n.) One who allegorizes, or turns things into allegory; an allegorist.

allowernoun (n.) An approver or abettor.
 noun (n.) One who allows or permits.

allurernoun (n.) One who, or that which, allures.

almnernoun (n.) An almoner.

almonernoun (n.) One who distributes alms, esp. the doles and alms of religious houses, almshouses, etc.; also, one who dispenses alms for another, as the almoner of a prince, bishop, etc.

almsgivernoun (n.) A giver of alms.

alnagernoun (n.) A measure by the ell; formerly a sworn officer in England, whose duty was to inspect and measure woolen cloth, and fix upon it a seal.

algometernoun (n.) An instrument for measuring sensations of pain due to pressure. It has a piston rod with a blunted tip which is pressed against the skin.