Name Report For First Name STANFORD:


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

Rhymes with STANFORD - Names & Words

First Names Rhyming STANFORD



NAMES RHYMING WITH STANFORD (According to last letters):

Rhyming Names According to Last 7 Letters (tanford) - Names That Ends with tanford:

Rhyming Names According to Last 6 Letters (anford) - Names That Ends with anford:

blanford heanford sanford hanford

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

linford lynford

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

ashford pickford ransford rexford aescford aisford berford biecaford biford blandford burhford clyford guifford haraford harford huxeford jefford oxnaford picford raedford rangford redford reeford rockford rufford ryscford salford salhford stamford steathford stefford talford twiford watelford weiford wiellaford wilford wylingford telford welford watford warford twyford stafford safford rushford ruford radford oxford huxford hartford gifford clifford byford burford bickford beresford alford hlaford bradford crawford ford gilford halford hrytherford hwitford langford lawford milford orford rumford rutherford stratford tilford walford whitford rayford

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

alvord cord kord raynord rexlord word ord

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

ballard cyneheard bard gotthard ceneward willard bayard cinnard kinnard reynard

NAMES RHYMING WITH STANFORD (According to first letters):

Rhyming Names According to First 7 Letters (stanfor) - Names That Begins with stanfor:

Rhyming Names According to First 6 Letters (stanfo) - Names That Begins with stanfo:

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

stanfeld stanfield

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

stan stanb stanbeny stanburh stanbury stanciyf stancliff stanclyf standa standish stanedisc stanhop stanhope stanislav stanley stanly stanton stantu stantun stanway stanweg stanwi stanwic stanwick stanwik stanwode stanwood stanwyk

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

stacey stacie stacy stacyann staerling stamfo stamitos star starbuck starla starlene starling starls starr stasia staunton stayton

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

steadman stearc stearn stedeman stedman steele stefan stefana stefania stefanie stefano stefn stefon stein steiner steise stela stem step stepan stephan stephana stephania stephanie stephen stephenie stephenson stephon sterling sterlyn stern sterne stetson stevan steve steven stevenson stevie stevon stevyn steward stewart stewert stheno stiabhan stigols stil stiles stille stilleman stillman stillmann stilwell


First Names which starts with 'sta' and ends with 'ord':

First Names which starts with 'st' and ends with 'rd':

stockard stockhard stoddard stokkard

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

sa'eed sa'id saad saewald saeweard sajid saraid saud saund sayad sayyid scaffeld scand scead sceotend seafraid seaward seonaid serhild sewald seward shad shadd shahrazad sheffield shepard shephard shepherd sherard sherwood sid siegfried sigfreid sigfrid sigifrid sigiwald sigmund sigrid sigwald sinead slaed smid soledad somerled souad sped speed stod stodd strod stroud su'ad su'ud suffield suoud sutherland suthfeld svend syd

English Words Rhyming STANFORD


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

Rhyming Words According to Last 7 Letters (tanford) - English Words That Ends with tanford:

Rhyming Words According to Last 6 Letters (anford) - English Words That Ends with anford:

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

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

crawfordnoun (n.) A Crawford peach; a well-known freestone peach, with yellow flesh, first raised by Mr. William Crawford, of New Jersey.

hartfordnoun (n.) The Hartford grape, a variety of grape first raised at Hartford, Connecticut, from the Northern fox grape. Its large dark-colored berries ripen earlier than those of most other kinds.

herefordnoun (n.) One of a breed of cattle originating in Herefordshire, England. The Herefords are good working animals, and their beef-producing quality is excellent.

oxfordadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to the city or university of Oxford, England.

telfordadjective (a.) Designating, or pert. to, a road pavement having a surface of small stone rolled hard and smooth, distinguished from macadam road by its firm foundation of large stones with fragments of stone wedged tightly, in the interstices; as, telford pavement, road, etc.

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

abordnoun (n.) Manner of approaching or accosting; address.
 verb (v. t.) To approach; to accost.

backswordnoun (n.) A sword with one sharp edge.
 noun (n.) In England, a stick with a basket handle, used in rustic amusements; also, the game in which the stick is used. Also called singlestick.

bedcordnoun (n.) A cord or rope interwoven in a bedstead so as to support the bed.

bordnoun (n.) A board; a table.
 noun (n.) The face of coal parallel to the natural fissures.
 noun (n.) See Bourd.

broadswordnoun (n.) A sword with a broad blade and a cutting edge; a claymore.

bywordnoun (n.) A common saying; a proverb; a saying that has a general currency.
 noun (n.) The object of a contemptuous saying.

catchwordnoun (n.) Among theatrical performers, the last word of the preceding speaker, which reminds one that he is to speak next; cue.
 noun (n.) The first word of any page of a book after the first, inserted at the right hand bottom corner of the preceding page for the assistance of the reader. It is seldom used in modern printing.
 noun (n.) A word or phrase caught up and repeated for effect; as, the catchword of a political party, etc.

chordnoun (n.) The string of a musical instrument.
 noun (n.) A combination of tones simultaneously performed, producing more or less perfect harmony, as, the common chord.
 noun (n.) A right line uniting the extremities of the arc of a circle or curve.
 noun (n.) A cord. See Cord, n., 4.
 noun (n.) The upper or lower part of a truss, usually horizontal, resisting compression or tension.
 verb (v. t.) To provide with musical chords or strings; to string; to tune.
 verb (v. i.) To accord; to harmonize together; as, this note chords with that.

clarichordnoun (n.) A musical instrument, formerly in use, in form of a spinet; -- called also manichord and clavichord.

clavichordnoun (n.) A keyed stringed instrument, now superseded by the pianoforte. See Clarichord.

concordnoun (n.) A state of agreement; harmony; union.
 noun (n.) Agreement by stipulation; compact; covenant; treaty or league.
 noun (n.) Agreement of words with one another, in gender, number, person, or case.
 noun (n.) An agreement between the parties to a fine of land in reference to the manner in which it should pass, being an acknowledgment that the land in question belonged to the complainant. See Fine.
 noun (n.) An agreeable combination of tones simultaneously heard; a consonant chord; consonance; harmony.
 noun (n.) A variety of American grape, with large dark blue (almost black) grapes in compact clusters.
 verb (v. i.) To agree; to act together.

cordnoun (n.) A string, or small rope, composed of several strands twisted together.
 noun (n.) A solid measure, equivalent to 128 cubic feet; a pile of wood, or other coarse material, eight feet long, four feet high, and four feet broad; -- originally measured with a cord or line.
 noun (n.) Fig.: Any moral influence by which persons are caught, held, or drawn, as if by a cord; an enticement; as, the cords of the wicked; the cords of sin; the cords of vanity.
 noun (n.) Any structure having the appearance of a cord, esp. a tendon or a nerve. See under Spermatic, Spinal, Umbilical, Vocal.
 noun (n.) See Chord.
 verb (v. t.) To bind with a cord; to fasten with cords; to connect with cords; to ornament or finish with a cord or cords, as a garment.
 verb (v. t.) To arrange (wood, etc.) in a pile for measurement by the cord.
  (imp. & p. p.) of Core

decachordnoun (n.) Alt. of Decachordon

disaccordnoun (n.) Disagreement.
 verb (v. i.) To refuse to assent.

discordnoun (n.) To disagree; to be discordant; to jar; to clash; not to suit.
 verb (v. i.) Want of concord or agreement; absence of unity or harmony in sentiment or action; variance leading to contention and strife; disagreement; -- applied to persons or to things, and to thoughts, feelings, or purposes.
 verb (v. i.) Union of musical sounds which strikes the ear harshly or disagreeably, owing to the incommensurability of the vibrations which they produce; want of musical concord or harmony; a chord demanding resolution into a concord.

disordnoun (n.) Disorder.

fiordnoun (n.) A narrow inlet of the sea, penetrating between high banks or rocks, as on the coasts of Norway and Alaska.

fjordnoun (n.) See Fiord.

forewordnoun (n.) A preface.

gordnoun (n.) An instrument of gaming; a sort of dice.

harpsichordnoun (n.) A harp-shaped instrument of music set horizontally on legs, like the grand piano, with strings of wire, played by the fingers, by means of keys provided with quills, instead of hammers, for striking the strings. It is now superseded by the piano.

heptachordnoun (n.) A system of seven sounds.
 noun (n.) A lyre with seven chords.
 noun (n.) A composition sung to the sound of seven chords or tones.

hexachordnoun (n.) A series of six notes, with a semitone between the third and fourth, the other intervals being whole tones.

koordnoun (n.) See Kurd.

landlordnoun (n.) The lord of a manor, or of land; the owner of land or houses which he leases to a tenant or tenants.
 noun (n.) The master of an inn or of a lodging house.

loordnoun (n.) A dull, stupid fellow; a drone.

lordnoun (n.) A hump-backed person; -- so called sportively.
 noun (n.) One who has power and authority; a master; a ruler; a governor; a prince; a proprietor, as of a manor.
 noun (n.) A titled nobleman., whether a peer of the realm or not; a bishop, as a member of the House of Lords; by courtesy; the son of a duke or marquis, or the eldest son of an earl; in a restricted sense, a boron, as opposed to noblemen of higher rank.
 noun (n.) A title bestowed on the persons above named; and also, for honor, on certain official persons; as, lord advocate, lord chamberlain, lord chancellor, lord chief justice, etc.
 noun (n.) A husband.
 noun (n.) One of whom a fee or estate is held; the male owner of feudal land; as, the lord of the soil; the lord of the manor.
 noun (n.) The Supreme Being; Jehovah.
 noun (n.) The Savior; Jesus Christ.
 verb (v. t.) To invest with the dignity, power, and privileges of a lord.
 verb (v. t.) To rule or preside over as a lord.
 verb (v. i.) To play the lord; to domineer; to rule with arbitrary or despotic sway; -- sometimes with over; and sometimes with it in the manner of a transitive verb.

miswordnoun (n.) A word wrongly spoken; a cross word.
 verb (v. t.) To word wrongly; as, to misword a message, or a sentence.

monochordnoun (n.) An instrument for experimenting upon the mathematical relations of musical sounds. It consists of a single string stretched between two bridges, one or both of which are movable, and which stand upon a graduated rule for the purpose of readily changing and measuring the length of the part of the string between them.

milordnoun (n.) Lit., my lord; hence (as used on the Continent), an English nobleman or gentleman.

naywordnoun (n.) A byword; a proverb; also, a watchword.

neurochordadjective (a.) Alt. of Neurochordal

neurocordnoun (n.) A cordlike organ composed of elastic fibers situated above the ventral nervous cord of annelids, like the earthworm.

notochordnoun (n.) An elastic cartilagelike rod which is developed beneath the medullary groove in the vertebrate embryo, and constitutes the primitive axial skeleton around which the centra of the vertebrae and the posterior part of the base of the skull are developed; the chorda dorsalis. See Illust. of Ectoderm.

octachordnoun (n.) An instrument of eight strings; a system of eight tones.

octochordnoun (n.) See Octachord.

ordnoun (n.) An edge or point; also, a beginning.

overlordnoun (n.) One who is lord over another or others; a superior lord; a master.

passwordnoun (n.) A word to be given before a person is allowed to pass; a watchword; a countersign.

pentachordnoun (n.) An ancient instrument of music with five strings.
 noun (n.) An order or system of five sounds.

polychordnoun (n.) A musical instrument of ten strings.
 noun (n.) An apparatus for coupling two octave notes, capable of being attached to a keyed instrument.
 adjective (a.) Having many strings.

rheochordnoun (n.) A metallic wire used for regulating the resistance of a circuit, or varying the strength of an electric current, by inserting a greater or less length of it in the circuit.

seabordnoun (n. & a.) See Seaboard.

smallswordnoun (n.) A light sword used for thrusting only; especially, the sword worn by civilians of rank in the eighteenth century.

soordnoun (n.) Skin of bacon.

sordnoun (n.) See Sward.

swordnoun (n.) An offensive weapon, having a long and usually sharp/pointed blade with a cutting edge or edges. It is the general term, including the small sword, rapier, saber, scimiter, and many other varieties.
 noun (n.) Hence, the emblem of judicial vengeance or punishment, or of authority and power.
 noun (n.) Destruction by the sword, or in battle; war; dissension.
 noun (n.) The military power of a country.
 noun (n.) One of the end bars by which the lay of a hand loom is suspended.

tetrachordnoun (n.) A scale series of four sounds, of which the extremes, or first and last, constituted a fourth. These extremes were immutable; the two middle sounds were changeable.

trichordnoun (n.) An instrument, as a lyre or harp, having three strings.

urochordnoun (n.) The central axis or cord in the tail of larval ascidians and of certain adult tunicates.

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

Rhyming Words According to First 7 Letters (stanfor) - Words That Begins with stanfor:

Rhyming Words According to First 6 Letters (stanfo) - Words That Begins with stanfo:

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

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

stancenoun (n.) A stanza.
 noun (n.) A station; a position; a site.
 noun (n.) The position of a player's feet, relative to each other and to the ball, when he is making a stroke.

stanchingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stanch

stanchnoun (n.) That which stanches or checks.
 noun (n.) A flood gate by which water is accumulated, for floating a boat over a shallow part of a stream by its release.
 verb (v. t.) To stop the flowing of, as blood; to check; also, to stop the flowing of blood from; as, to stanch a wound.
 verb (v. t.) To extinguish; to quench, as fire or thirst.
 verb (v. i.) To cease, as the flowing of blood.
 verb (v. t.) Strong and tight; sound; firm; as, a stanch ship.
 verb (v. t.) Firm in principle; constant and zealous; loyal; hearty; steady; steadfast; as, a stanch churchman; a stanch friend or adherent.
 verb (v. t.) Close; secret; private.
 verb (v. t.) To prop; to make stanch, or strong.

stanchelnoun (n.) A stanchion.

stanchernoun (n.) One who, or that which, stanches, or stops, the flowing, as of blood.

stanchionnoun (n.) A prop or support; a piece of timber in the form of a stake or post, used for a support or stay.
 noun (n.) Any upright post or beam used as a support, as for the deck, the quarter rails, awnings, etc.
 noun (n.) A vertical bar for confining cattle in a stall.

stanchlessadjective (a.) Incapable of being stanched, or stopped.
 adjective (a.) Unquenchable; insatiable.

stanchnessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being stanch.

standingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stand
 noun (n.) The act of stopping, or coming to a stand; the state of being erect upon the feet; stand.
 noun (n.) Maintenance of position; duration; duration or existence in the same place or condition; continuance; as, a custom of long standing; an officer of long standing.
 noun (n.) Place to stand in; station; stand.
 noun (n.) Condition in society; relative position; reputation; rank; as, a man of good standing, or of high standing.
 adjective (a.) Remaining erect; not cut down; as, standing corn.
 adjective (a.) Not flowing; stagnant; as, standing water.
 adjective (a.) Not transitory; not liable to fade or vanish; lasting; as, a standing color.
 adjective (a.) Established by law, custom, or the like; settled; continually existing; permanent; not temporary; as, a standing army; legislative bodies have standing rules of proceeding and standing committees.
 adjective (a.) Not movable; fixed; as, a standing bed (distinguished from a trundle-bed).

standnoun (n.) To be at rest in an erect position; to be fixed in an upright or firm position
 noun (n.) To be supported on the feet, in an erect or nearly erect position; -- opposed to lie, sit, kneel, etc.
 noun (n.) To continue upright in a certain locality, as a tree fixed by the roots, or a building resting on its foundation.
 noun (n.) To occupy or hold a place; to have a situation; to be situated or located; as, Paris stands on the Seine.
 noun (n.) To cease from progress; not to proceed; to stop; to pause; to halt; to remain stationary.
 noun (n.) To remain without ruin or injury; to hold good against tendencies to impair or injure; to be permanent; to endure; to last; hence, to find endurance, strength, or resources.
 noun (n.) To maintain one's ground; to be acquitted; not to fail or yield; to be safe.
 noun (n.) To maintain an invincible or permanent attitude; to be fixed, steady, or firm; to take a position in resistance or opposition.
 noun (n.) To adhere to fixed principles; to maintain moral rectitude; to keep from falling into error or vice.
 noun (n.) To have or maintain a position, order, or rank; to be in a particular relation; as, Christian charity, or love, stands first in the rank of gifts.
 noun (n.) To be in some particular state; to have essence or being; to be; to consist.
 noun (n.) To be consistent; to agree; to accord.
 noun (n.) To hold a course at sea; as, to stand from the shore; to stand for the harbor.
 noun (n.) To offer one's self, or to be offered, as a candidate.
 noun (n.) To stagnate; not to flow; to be motionless.
 noun (n.) To measure when erect on the feet.
 noun (n.) To be or remain as it is; to continue in force; to have efficacy or validity; to abide.
 noun (n.) To appear in court.
 verb (v. t.) To endure; to sustain; to bear; as, I can not stand the cold or the heat.
 verb (v. t.) To resist, without yielding or receding; to withstand.
 verb (v. t.) To abide by; to submit to; to suffer.
 verb (v. t.) To set upright; to cause to stand; as, to stand a book on the shelf; to stand a man on his feet.
 verb (v. t.) To be at the expense of; to pay for; as, to stand a treat.
 verb (v. i.) The act of standing.
 verb (v. i.) A halt or stop for the purpose of defense, resistance, or opposition; as, to come to, or to make, a stand.
 verb (v. i.) A place or post where one stands; a place where one may stand while observing or waiting for something.
 verb (v. i.) A station in a city or town where carriages or wagons stand for hire; as, a cab stand.
 verb (v. i.) A raised platform or station where a race or other outdoor spectacle may be viewed; as, the judge's or the grand stand at a race course.
 verb (v. i.) A small table; also, something on or in which anything may be laid, hung, or placed upright; as, a hat stand; an umbrella stand; a music stand.
 verb (v. i.) A place where a witness stands to testify in court.
 verb (v. i.) The situation of a shop, store, hotel, etc.; as, a good, bad, or convenient stand for business.
 verb (v. i.) Rank; post; station; standing.
 verb (v. i.) A state of perplexity or embarrassment; as, to be at a stand what to do.
 verb (v. i.) A young tree, usually reserved when other trees are cut; also, a tree growing or standing upon its own root, in distinction from one produced from a scion set in a stock, either of the same or another kind of tree.
 verb (v. i.) A weight of from two hundred and fifty to three hundred pounds, -- used in weighing pitch.
 verb (v. i.) To be, or signify that one is, willing to play with one's hand as dealt.

standagenoun (n.) A reservior in which water accumulates at the bottom of a mine.

standardnoun (n.) A flag; colors; a banner; especially, a national or other ensign.
 noun (n.) That which is established by authority as a rule for the measure of quantity, extent, value, or quality; esp., the original specimen weight or measure sanctioned by government, as the standard pound, gallon, or yard.
 noun (n.) That which is established as a rule or model by authority, custom, or general consent; criterion; test.
 noun (n.) The proportion of weights of fine metal and alloy established by authority.
 noun (n.) A tree of natural size supported by its own stem, and not dwarfed by grafting on the stock of a smaller species nor trained upon a wall or trellis.
 noun (n.) The upper petal or banner of a papilionaceous corolla.
 noun (n.) An upright support, as one of the poles of a scaffold; any upright in framing.
 noun (n.) An inverted knee timber placed upon the deck instead of beneath it, with its vertical branch turned upward from that which lies horizontally.
 noun (n.) The sheth of a plow.
 noun (n.) A large drinking cup.
 adjective (a.) Being, affording, or according with, a standard for comparison and judgment; as, standard time; standard weights and measures; a standard authority as to nautical terms; standard gold or silver.
 adjective (a.) Hence: Having a recognized and permanent value; as, standard works in history; standard authors.
 adjective (a.) Not supported by, or fastened to, a wall; as, standard fruit trees.
 adjective (a.) Not of the dwarf kind; as, a standard pear tree.

standelnoun (n.) A young tree, especially one reserved when others are cut.

standernoun (n.) One who stands.
 noun (n.) Same as Standel.

standergrassnoun (n.) A plant (Orchis mascula); -- called also standerwort, and long purple. See Long purple, under Long.

standgalenoun (n.) See Stannel.

standishnoun (n.) A stand, or case, for pen and ink.

standpipenoun (n.) A vertical pipe, open at the top, between a hydrant and a reservoir, to equalize the flow of water; also, a large vertical pipe, near a pumping engine, into which water is forced up, so as to give it sufficient head to rise to the required level at a distance.
 noun (n.) A supply pipe of sufficient elevation to enable the water to flow into the boiler, notwithstanding the pressure of the steam.

standpointnoun (n.) A fixed point or station; a basis or fundamental principle; a position from which objects or principles are viewed, and according to which they are compared and judged.

standstillnoun (n.) A standing without moving forward or backward; a stop; a state or rest.

stanenoun (n.) A stone.

stangnoun (n.) A long bar; a pole; a shaft; a stake.
 noun (n.) In land measure, a pole, rod, or perch.
 verb (v. i.) To shoot with pain.
  () imp. of Sting.
  () of Sting

stanhopenoun (n.) A light two-wheeled, or sometimes four-wheeled, carriage, without a top; -- so called from Lord Stanhope, for whom it was contrived.

stanielnoun (n.) See Stannel.

stanielrynoun (n.) Hawking with staniels, -- a base kind of falconry.

stanknoun (n.) Water retained by an embankment; a pool water.
 noun (n.) A dam or mound to stop water.
 adjective (a.) Weak; worn out.
 verb (v. i.) To sigh.
  (imp.) Stunk.
  () of Stink

stannarynoun (n.) A tin mine; tin works.
 adjective (a.) Of or pertaining to tin mines, or tin works.

stannatenoun (n.) A salt of stannic acid.

stannelnoun (n.) The kestrel; -- called also standgale, standgall, stanchel, stand hawk, stannel hawk, steingale, stonegall.

stannicadjective (a.) Of or pertaining to tin; derived from or containing tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a higher valence as contrasted with stannous compounds.

stanniferousadjective (a.) Containing or affording tin.

stanninenoun (n.) Alt. of Stannite

stannitenoun (n.) A mineral of a steel-gray or iron-black color; tin pyrites. It is a sulphide of tin, copper, and iron.

stannofluoridenoun (n.) Any one of a series of double fluorides of tin (stannum) and some other element.

stannotypenoun (n.) A photograph taken upon a tin plate; a tintype.

stannousadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or containing, tin; specifically, designating those compounds in which the element has a lower valence as contrasted with stannic compounds.

stannumnoun (n.) The technical name of tin. See Tin.

stannyelnoun (n.) Alt. of Stanyel

stanyelnoun (n.) See Stannel.

stanzanoun (n.) A number of lines or verses forming a division of a song or poem, and agreeing in meter, rhyme, number of lines, etc., with other divisions; a part of a poem, ordinarily containing every variation of measure in that poem; a combination or arrangement of lines usually recurring; whether like or unlike, in measure.
 noun (n.) An apartment or division in a building; a room or chamber.

stanzaicadjective (a.) Pertaining to, or consisting of, stanzas; as, a couplet in stanzaic form.

standerathnoun (n.) Alt. of Standerat

standeratnoun (n.) See Legislature, above.

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

stabbingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stab

stabnoun (n.) The thrust of a pointed weapon.
 noun (n.) A wound with a sharp-pointed weapon; as, to fall by the stab an assassin.
 noun (n.) Fig.: An injury inflicted covertly or suddenly; as, a stab given to character.
 verb (v. t.) To pierce with a pointed weapon; to wound or kill by the thrust of a pointed instrument; as, to stab a man with a dagger; also, to thrust; as, to stab a dagger into a person.
 verb (v. t.) Fig.: To injure secretly or by malicious falsehood or slander; as, to stab a person's reputation.
 verb (v. i.) To give a wound with a pointed weapon; to pierce; to thrust with a pointed weapon.
 verb (v. i.) To wound or pain, as if with a pointed weapon.

stabbernoun (n.) One who, or that which, stabs; a privy murderer.
 noun (n.) A small marline spike; a pricker.

stabilimentadjective (a.) The act of making firm; firm support; establishment.

stabilityadjective (a.) The state or quality of being stable, or firm; steadiness; firmness; strength to stand without being moved or overthrown; as, the stability of a structure; the stability of a throne or a constitution.
 adjective (a.) Steadiness or firmness of character, firmness of resolution or purpose; the quality opposite to fickleness, irresolution, or inconstancy; constancy; steadfastness; as, a man of little stability, or of unusual stability.
 adjective (a.) Fixedness; -- as opposed to fluidity.

stablingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stable
 noun (n.) The act or practice of keeping horses and cattle in a stable.
 noun (n.) A building, shed, or room for horses and cattle.

stableboynoun (n.) Alt. of Stableman

stablemannoun (n.) A boy or man who attends in a stable; a groom; a hostler.

stablenessnoun (n.) The quality or state of being stable, or firmly established; stability.

stablernoun (n.) A stable keeper.

stablishmentnoun (n.) Establishment.

stabulationnoun (n.) The act of stabling or housing beasts.
 noun (n.) A place for lodging beasts; a stable.

staccatoadjective (a.) Disconnected; separated; distinct; -- a direction to perform the notes of a passage in a short, distinct, and pointed manner. It is opposed to legato, and often indicated by heavy accents written over or under the notes, or by dots when the performance is to be less distinct and emphatic.
 adjective (a.) Expressed in a brief, pointed manner.

stacknoun (n.) To lay in a conical or other pile; to make into a large pile; as, to stack hay, cornstalks, or grain; to stack or place wood.
 adjective (a.) A large pile of hay, grain, straw, or the like, usually of a nearly conical form, but sometimes rectangular or oblong, contracted at the top to a point or ridge, and sometimes covered with thatch.
 adjective (a.) A pile of poles or wood, indefinite in quantity.
 adjective (a.) A pile of wood containing 108 cubic feet.
 adjective (a.) A number of flues embodied in one structure, rising above the roof. Hence:
 adjective (a.) Any single insulated and prominent structure, or upright pipe, which affords a conduit for smoke; as, the brick smokestack of a factory; the smokestack of a steam vessel.
 adjective (a.) A section of memory in a computer used for temporary storage of data, in which the last datum stored is the first retrieved.
 adjective (a.) A data structure within random-access memory used to simulate a hardware stack; as, a push-down stack.

stackingnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stack
  () a. & n. from Stack.

stackagenoun (n.) Hay, gray, or the like, in stacks; things stacked.
 noun (n.) A tax on things stacked.

stacketnoun (n.) A stockade.

stackstandnoun (n.) A staging for supporting a stack of hay or grain; a rickstand.

stackyardnoun (n.) A yard or inclosure for stacks of hay or grain.

stactenoun (n.) One of the sweet spices used by the ancient Jews in the preparation of incense. It was perhaps an oil or other form of myrrh or cinnamon, or a kind of storax.

stadenoun (n.) A stadium.
 noun (n.) A landing place or wharf.

stadimeternoun (n.) A horizontal graduated bar mounted on a staff, used as a stadium, or telemeter, for measuring distances.

stadiumnoun (n.) A Greek measure of length, being the chief one used for itinerary distances, also adopted by the Romans for nautical and astronomical measurements. It was equal to 600 Greek or 625 Roman feet, or 125 Roman paces, or to 606 feet 9 inches English. This was also called the Olympic stadium, as being the exact length of the foot-race course at Olympia.
 noun (n.) Hence, a race course; especially, the Olympic course for foot races.
 noun (n.) A kind of telemeter for measuring the distance of an object of known dimensions, by observing the angle it subtends; especially (Surveying), a graduated rod used to measure the distance of the place where it stands from an instrument having a telescope, by observing the number of the graduations of the rod that are seen between certain parallel wires (stadia wires) in the field of view of the telescope; -- also called stadia, and stadia rod.
 noun (n.) A modern structure, with its inclosure, resembling the ancient stadium, used for athletic games, etc.

stadtholdernoun (n.) Formerly, the chief magistrate of the United Provinces of Holland; also, the governor or lieutenant governor of a province.

stadtholderatenoun (n.) Alt. of Stadtholdership

stadtholdershipnoun (n.) The office or position of a stadtholder.

stafettenoun (n.) An estafet.

staffnoun (n.) A long piece of wood; a stick; the long handle of an instrument or weapon; a pole or srick, used for many purposes; as, a surveyor's staff; the staff of a spear or pike.
 noun (n.) A stick carried in the hand for support or defense by a person walking; hence, a support; that which props or upholds.
 noun (n.) A pole, stick, or wand borne as an ensign of authority; a badge of office; as, a constable's staff.
 noun (n.) A pole upon which a flag is supported and displayed.
 noun (n.) The round of a ladder.
 noun (n.) A series of verses so disposed that, when it is concluded, the same order begins again; a stanza; a stave.
 noun (n.) The five lines and the spaces on which music is written; -- formerly called stave.
 noun (n.) An arbor, as of a wheel or a pinion of a watch.
 noun (n.) The grooved director for the gorget, or knife, used in cutting for stone in the bladder.
 noun (n.) An establishment of officers in various departments attached to an army, to a section of an army, or to the commander of an army. The general's staff consists of those officers about his person who are employed in carrying his commands into execution. See Etat Major.
 noun (n.) Hence: A body of assistants serving to carry into effect the plans of a superintendant or manager; as, the staff of a newspaper.
 noun (n.) Plaster combined with fibrous and other materials so as to be suitable for sculpture in relief or in the round, or for forming flat plates or boards of considerable size which can be nailed to framework to make the exterior of a larger structure, forming joints which may afterward be repaired and concealed with fresh plaster.

staffiernoun (n.) An attendant bearing a staff.

staffishadjective (a.) Stiff; harsh.

staffmannoun (n.) A workman employed in silk throwing.

stagnoun (n.) The adult male of the red deer (Cervus elaphus), a large European species closely related to the American elk, or wapiti.
 noun (n.) The male of certain other species of large deer.
 noun (n.) A colt, or filly; also, a romping girl.
 noun (n.) A castrated bull; -- called also bull stag, and bull seg. See the Note under Ox.
 noun (n.) An outside irregular dealer in stocks, who is not a member of the exchange.
 noun (n.) One who applies for the allotment of shares in new projects, with a view to sell immediately at a premium, and not to hold the stock.
 noun (n.) The European wren.
 verb (v. i.) To act as a "stag", or irregular dealer in stocks.
 verb (v. t.) To watch; to dog, or keep track of.

stagenoun (n.) A floor or story of a house.
 noun (n.) An elevated platform on which an orator may speak, a play be performed, an exhibition be presented, or the like.
 noun (n.) A floor elevated for the convenience of mechanical work, or the like; a scaffold; a staging.
 noun (n.) A platform, often floating, serving as a kind of wharf.
 noun (n.) The floor for scenic performances; hence, the theater; the playhouse; hence, also, the profession of representing dramatic compositions; the drama, as acted or exhibited.
 noun (n.) A place where anything is publicly exhibited; the scene of any noted action or carrer; the spot where any remarkable affair occurs.
 noun (n.) The platform of a microscope, upon which an object is placed to be viewed. See Illust. of Microscope.
 noun (n.) A place of rest on a regularly traveled road; a stage house; a station; a place appointed for a relay of horses.
 noun (n.) A degree of advancement in a journey; one of several portions into which a road or course is marked off; the distance between two places of rest on a road; as, a stage of ten miles.
 noun (n.) A degree of advancement in any pursuit, or of progress toward an end or result.
 noun (n.) A large vehicle running from station to station for the accomodation of the public; a stagecoach; an omnibus.
 noun (n.) One of several marked phases or periods in the development and growth of many animals and plants; as, the larval stage; pupa stage; zoea stage.
 verb (v. t.) To exhibit upon a stage, or as upon a stage; to display publicly.

stagecoachnoun (n.) A coach that runs regularly from one stage, station, or place to another, for the conveyance of passengers.

stagecoachmannoun (n.) One who drives a stagecoach.

stagehousenoun (n.) A house where a stage regularly stops for passengers or a relay of horses.

stagelyadjective (a.) Pertaining to a stage; becoming the theater; theatrical.

stageplaynoun (n.) A dramatic or theatrical entertainment.

stageplayernoun (n.) An actor on the stage; one whose occupation is to represent characters on the stage; as, Garrick was a celebrated stageplayer.

stagernoun (n.) A player.
 noun (n.) One who has long acted on the stage of life; a practitioner; a person of experience, or of skill derived from long experience.
 noun (n.) A horse used in drawing a stage.

stagerynoun (n.) Exhibition on the stage.

staggardnoun (n.) The male red deer when four years old.

staggeringnoun (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Stagger

staggernoun (n.) To move to one side and the other, as if about to fall, in standing or walking; not to stand or walk with steadiness; to sway; to reel or totter.
 noun (n.) To cease to stand firm; to begin to give way; to fail.
 noun (n.) To begin to doubt and waver in purposes; to become less confident or determined; to hesitate.
 noun (n.) An unsteady movement of the body in walking or standing, as if one were about to fall; a reeling motion; vertigo; -- often in the plural; as, the stagger of a drunken man.
 noun (n.) A disease of horses and other animals, attended by reeling, unsteady gait or sudden falling; as, parasitic staggers; appopletic or sleepy staggers.
 noun (n.) Bewilderment; perplexity.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to reel or totter.
 verb (v. t.) To cause to doubt and waver; to make to hesitate; to make less steady or confident; to shock.
 verb (v. t.) To arrange (a series of parts) on each side of a median line alternately, as the spokes of a wheel or the rivets of a boiler seam.

staggerbushnoun (n.) An American shrub (Andromeda Mariana) having clusters of nodding white flowers. It grows in low, sandy places, and is said to poison lambs and calves.

staggerwortnoun (n.) A kind of ragwort (Senecio Jacobaea).

staghoundnoun (n.) A large and powerful hound formerly used in hunting the stag, the wolf, and other large animals. The breed is nearly extinct.

stagingnoun (n.) A structure of posts and boards for supporting workmen, etc., as in building.
 noun (n.) The business of running stagecoaches; also, the act of journeying in stagecoaches.

stagiritenoun (n.) A native of, or resident in, Stagira, in ancient Macedonia; especially, Aristotle.

stagnancynoun (n.) State of being stagnant.


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English Words which starts with 'st' and ends with 'rd':

starboardadjective (a.) Pertaining to the right-hand side of a ship; being or lying on the right side; as, the starboard quarter; starboard tack.
 verb (v. t.) That side of a vessel which is on the right hand of a person who stands on board facing the bow; -- opposed to larboard, or port.
 verb (v. t.) To put to the right, or starboard, side of a vessel; as, to starboard the helm.

steelyardnoun (n.) A form of balance in which the body to be weighed is suspended from the shorter arm of a lever, which turns on a fulcrum, and a counterpoise is caused to slide upon the longer arm to produce equilibrium, its place upon this arm (which is notched or graduated) indicating the weight; a Roman balance; -- very commonly used also in the plural form, steelyards.

stewardnoun (n.) A man employed in a large family, or on a large estate, to manage the domestic concerns, supervise other servants, collect the rents or income, keep accounts, and the like.
 noun (n.) A person employed in a hotel, or a club, or on board a ship, to provide for the table, superintend the culinary affairs, etc. In naval vessels, the captain's steward, wardroom steward, steerage steward, warrant officers steward, etc., are petty officers who provide for the messes under their charge.
 noun (n.) A fiscal agent of certain bodies; as, a steward in a Methodist church.
 noun (n.) In some colleges, an officer who provides food for the students and superintends the kitchen; also, an officer who attends to the accounts of the students.
 noun (n.) In Scotland, a magistrate appointed by the crown to exercise jurisdiction over royal lands.
 verb (v. t.) To manage as a steward.

stiltbirdnoun (n.) See Stilt, n., 3.

stinkardnoun (n.) A mean, stinking, paltry fellow.
 noun (n.) The teledu of the East Indies. It emits a disagreeable odor.

stonebirdnoun (n.) The yellowlegs; -- called also stone snipe. See Tattler, 2.

stowboardnoun (n.) A place into which rubbish is put.

straightforwardadjective (a.) Proceeding in a straight course or manner; not deviating; honest; frank.
 adverb (adv.) In a straightforward manner.

strawboardnoun (n.) Pasteboard made of pulp of straw.

streetwardnoun (n.) An officer, or ward, having the care of the streets.
 adjective (a.) Facing toward the street.

stringboardnoun (n.) Same as Stringpiece.