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6895 Nouns That End With E

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abalone (noun) any of various large edible marine gastropods of the genus Haliotis having an ear-shaped shell with pearly interior Synonyms: ear-shell
abampere (noun) a unit of current equal to 10 amperes Synonyms: abamp
abbe (noun) a French abbot
abele (noun) a poplar that is widely cultivated in the United States; has white bark and leaves with whitish undersurfaces Synonyms: Populus alba, white aspen, white poplar, silver-leaved poplar, aspen poplar
aberrance (noun) a state or condition markedly different from the norm Synonyms: aberration, deviance, aberrancy
abeyance (noun) temporary cessation or suspension Synonyms: suspension
abhorrence (noun) hate coupled with disgust Synonyms: abomination, execration, detestation, odium, loathing
abidance (noun) acting according to certain accepted standards Synonyms: compliance, conformation, conformity
(noun) the act of dwelling in a place Synonyms: residence, residency
(noun) the act of abiding (enduring without yielding)
abience (noun) (psychology) an urge to withdraw or avoid a situation or an object
ablative (noun) the case indicating the agent in passive sentences or the instrument or manner or place of the action described by the verb Synonyms: ablative case
abode (noun) any address at which you dwell more than temporarily Synonyms: residence
(noun) housing that someone is living in Synonyms: habitation, home, domicile, dwelling, dwelling house
aborigine (noun) an indigenous person who was born in a particular place Synonyms: native, indigen, indigene, aboriginal
aborticide (noun) a drug (or other chemical agent) that causes abortion Synonyms: abortifacient, abortion-inducing drug
(noun) the act of destroying a fetus Synonyms: feticide
above (noun) an earlier section of a written text
abrasive (noun) a substance that abrades or wears down Synonyms: abradant, abrasive material
abrocome (noun) ratlike rodent with soft fur and large ears of the Andes Synonyms: rat chinchilla, chinchilla rat
absence (noun) the state of being absent
(noun) failure to be present
(noun) the time interval during which something or somebody is away
(noun) the occurrence of an abrupt, transient loss or impairment of consciousness (which is not subsequently remembered), sometimes with light twitching, fluttering eyelids, etc.; common in petit mal epilepsy Synonyms: absence seizure
absentee (noun) one that is absent or not in residence
absinthe (noun) aromatic herb of temperate Eurasia and North Africa having a bitter taste used in making the liqueur absinthe Synonyms: old man, common wormwood, Artemisia absinthium, lad's love
(noun) strong green liqueur flavored with wormwood and anise Synonyms: absinth
absolute (noun) something that is conceived or that exists independently and not in relation to other things; something that does not depend on anything else and is beyond human control; something that is not relative
absorbance (noun) (physics) a measure of the extent to which a substance transmits light or other electromagnetic radiation Synonyms: photographic density, optical density, transmission density
absorbate (noun) a material that has been or is capable of being absorbed
absorptance (noun) a measure of the rate of decrease in the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (as light) as it passes through a given substance; the fraction of incident radiant energy absorbed per unit mass or thickness of an absorber Synonyms: coefficient of absorption, absorption coefficient
abstinence (noun) the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) Synonyms: abstention
(noun) act or practice of refraining from indulging an appetite
abundance (noun) the property of a more than adequate quantity or supply Synonyms: copiousness, teemingness
(noun) (physics) the ratio of the number of atoms of a specific isotope of an element to the total number of isotopes present
(noun) (chemistry) the ratio of the total mass of an element in the earth's crust to the total mass of the earth's crust; expressed as a percentage or in parts per million
abuse (noun) cruel or inhumane treatment Synonyms: ill-treatment, ill-usage, maltreatment
(noun) a rude expression intended to offend or hurt Synonyms: insult, revilement, vilification, contumely
(noun) improper or excessive use Synonyms: misuse
academe (noun) the academic world Synonyms: academia
acanthocyte (noun) an abnormal red blood cell that has thorny projections of protoplasm
acaracide (noun) a chemical agent used to kill mites Synonyms: acaricide
acaricide (noun) a chemical agent used to kill mites Synonyms: acaracide
acarine (noun) mite or tick
acaryote (noun) a cell without a nucleus (as an erythrocyte) Synonyms: akaryocyte, akaryote
acceptance (noun) the mental attitude that something is believable and should be accepted as true Synonyms: credence
(noun) the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception Synonyms: espousal, acceptation, adoption
(noun) the state of being acceptable and accepted
(noun) (contract law) words signifying consent to the terms of an offer (thereby creating a contract)
(noun) a time draft drawn on and accepted by a bank Synonyms: banker's acceptance
(noun) a disposition to tolerate or accept people or situations Synonyms: toleration, sufferance
(noun) the act of taking something that is offered
accidence (noun) the part of grammar that deals with the inflections of words Synonyms: inflectional morphology
accolade (noun) a tangible symbol signifying approval or distinction Synonyms: award, honor, honour, laurels
accomplice (noun) a person who joins with another in carrying out some plan (especially an unethical or illegal plan) Synonyms: confederate
accordance (noun) concurrence of opinion Synonyms: conformity, accord
(noun) the act of granting rights Synonyms: accordance of rights
accoucheuse (noun) a woman skilled in aiding the delivery of babies Synonyms: midwife
accusative (noun) the case of nouns serving as the direct object of a verb Synonyms: objective case, accusative case
ace (noun) the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number Synonyms: single, one, I, unity, 1
(noun) one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face
(noun) someone who is dazzlingly skilled in any field Synonyms: genius, sensation, star, whiz, hotshot, maven, mavin, whizz, wiz, wizard, superstar, virtuoso, champion, adept
(noun) a serve that the receiver is unable to reach
acetaldehyde (noun) a colorless volatile water-soluble liquid aldehyde used chiefly in the manufacture of acetic acid and perfumes and drugs Synonyms: ethanal
acetamide (noun) a colorless solid amide of acetic acid used as a solvent and in the synthesis of organic compounds Synonyms: ethanamide
acetanilide (noun) a solid odourless chemical of leaf or flake-like appearance; used in rubber accelerator, dye, and camphor synthesis; metabolised to paracetamol (acetaminophen) Synonyms: phenylacetamide, acetanilid
acetate (noun) a salt or ester of acetic acid Synonyms: ethanoate
(noun) a fabric made from fibers of cellulose acetate Synonyms: acetate rayon
acetone (noun) the simplest ketone; a highly flammable liquid widely used as an organic solvent and as material for making plastics Synonyms: dimethyl ketone, propanone
acetylcholine (noun) a neurotransmitter that is a derivative of choline; released at the ends of nerve fibers in the somatic and parasympathetic nervous systems
acetylene (noun) a colorless flammable gas used chiefly in welding and in organic synthesis Synonyms: ethyne, alkyne
ache (noun) a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain Synonyms: aching
achene (noun) small dry indehiscent fruit with the seed distinct from the fruit wall
achondrite (noun) a stony meteor lacking chondrules
acidophile (noun) an organism that thrives in a relatively acid environment Synonyms: acidophil
ackee (noun) red pear-shaped tropical fruit with poisonous seeds; flesh is poisonous when unripe or overripe Synonyms: akee
acme (noun) the highest level or degree attainable; the highest stage of development Synonyms: meridian, peak, pinnacle, summit, tiptop, top, elevation, superlative, height
(noun) the highest point (of something) Synonyms: peak, vertex, apex
acne (noun) an inflammatory disease involving the sebaceous glands of the skin; characterized by papules or pustules or comedones
acolyte (noun) someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches
aconite (noun) any of various usually poisonous plants of the genus Aconitum having tuberous roots and palmately lobed leaves and blue or white flowers
acquaintance (noun) personal knowledge or information about someone or something Synonyms: familiarity, conversance, conversancy
(noun) a relationship less intimate than friendship Synonyms: acquaintanceship
(noun) a person with whom you are acquainted Synonyms: friend
acquiescence (noun) acceptance without protest
(noun) agreement with a statement or proposal to do something Synonyms: assent
acquittance (noun) a legal document evidencing the discharge of a debt or obligation Synonyms: release
acre (noun) a unit of area (4840 square yards) used in English-speaking countries
acreage (noun) an area of ground used for some particular purpose (such as building or farming) Synonyms: land area
acrosome (noun) a process at the anterior end of a sperm cell that produces enzymes to facilitate penetration of the egg
acrylamide (noun) a white crystalline amide of propenoic acid can damage the nervous system and is carcinogenic in laboratory animals
acrylate (noun) a salt or ester of propenoic acid Synonyms: propenoate
acrylonitrile (noun) a colorless liquid unsaturated nitrile made from propene Synonyms: propenonitrile, vinyl cyanide
actinide (noun) any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 Synonyms: actinoid, actinon
actinolite (noun) a green mineral of the amphibole group; calcium magnesium iron silicate
actinomycete (noun) any bacteria (some of which are pathogenic for humans and animals) belonging to the order Actinomycetales
active (noun) chemical agent capable of activity Synonyms: active agent
(noun) the voice used to indicate that the grammatical subject of the verb is performing the action or causing the happening denoted by the verb Synonyms: active voice
(noun) a person who is a participating member of an organization
acupressure (noun) treatment of symptoms by applying pressure with the fingers to specific pressure points on the body Synonyms: G-Jo, shiatsu
acupuncture (noun) treatment of pain or disease by inserting the tips of needles at specific points on the skin Synonyms: stylostixis
acute (noun) a mark placed above a vowel to indicate pronunciation Synonyms: acute accent, ague
adage (noun) a condensed but memorable saying embodying some important fact of experience that is taken as true by many people Synonyms: saw, proverb, byword
adamance (noun) resoluteness by virtue of being unyielding and inflexible Synonyms: unyieldingness, obduracy
additive (noun) something added to enhance food or gasoline or paint or medicine
addressee (noun) one to whom something is addressed
ade (noun) a sweetened beverage of diluted fruit juice Synonyms: fruit drink
adenine (noun) (biochemistry) purine base found in DNA and RNA; pairs with thymine in DNA and with uracil in RNA Synonyms: A
adenosine (noun) (biochemistry) a nucleoside that is a structural component of nucleic acids; it is present in all living cells in a combined form as a constituent of DNA and RNA and ADP and ATP and AMP
adesite (noun) dark greyish extrusive rock
adherence (noun) faithful support for a cause or political party or religion Synonyms: adhesion, attachment
(noun) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition Synonyms: bond, adhesion, adhesiveness
adhesive (noun) a substance that unites or bonds surfaces together Synonyms: adhesive agent, adhesive material
adience (noun) (psychology) an urge to accept or approach a situation or an object
adjective (noun) a word that expresses an attribute of something
(noun) the word class that qualifies nouns
admittance (noun) the right to enter Synonyms: entree, access, accession, admission
(noun) the act of admitting someone to enter Synonyms: admission
admixture (noun) the state of impairing the quality or reducing the value of something Synonyms: alloy
(noun) an additional ingredient that is added by mixing with the base Synonyms: intermixture
(noun) the act of mixing together Synonyms: intermixture, mix, mixing, mixture, commixture
adobe (noun) the clay from which adobe bricks are made
(noun) sun-dried brick; used in hot dry climates Synonyms: adobe brick
adolescence (noun) the time period between the beginning of puberty and adulthood
(noun) in the state that someone is in between puberty and adulthood
adoptee (noun) someone (such as a child) who has been adopted
adrenaline (noun) a catecholamine secreted by the adrenal medulla in response to stress (trade name Adrenalin); stimulates autonomic nerve action Synonyms: epinephrin, epinephrine, Adrenalin
adrenarche (noun) the increase in activity of the adrenal glands just before puberty
adrenosterone (noun) a steroid having androgenic activity; obtained from the cortex of the adrenal gland
adsorbate (noun) a material that has been or is capable of being adsorbed
advance (noun) a movement forward Synonyms: progress, progression
(noun) a change for the better; progress in development Synonyms: improvement, betterment
(noun) a tentative suggestion designed to elicit the reactions of others Synonyms: approach, overture, feeler
(noun) the act of moving forward (as toward a goal) Synonyms: procession, progress, progression, onward motion, advancement, forward motion
(noun) an amount paid before it is earned Synonyms: cash advance
(noun) increase in price or value Synonyms: rise
advantage (noun) the quality of having a superior or more favorable position Synonyms: vantage
(noun) (tennis) first point scored after deuce
(noun) benefit resulting from some event or action Synonyms: reward
adventure (noun) a wild and exciting undertaking (not necessarily lawful) Synonyms: risky venture, dangerous undertaking, escapade
advertence (noun) the process of being heedful Synonyms: advertency
advice (noun) a proposal for an appropriate course of action
advisee (noun) someone who receives advice
advocate (noun) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea Synonyms: proponent, exponent, advocator
(noun) a lawyer who pleads cases in court Synonyms: pleader, counsel, counsellor, counselor, counselor-at-law

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