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429 Verbs That End With N

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abandon forsake, leave behind -
abandon give up with the intent of never claiming again give up
abandon leave behind empty; move out of empty, vacate
abandon stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims give up
abandon leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch desert, desolate, forsake
abstain refrain from voting -
abstain choose not to consume refrain, desist
accession make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library -
action institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against process, sue, litigate
action put in effect execute, carry through, accomplish, carry out, fulfil, fulfill
adjoin lie adjacent to another or share a boundary march, edge, border, abut, butt, butt against, butt on
adjoin be in direct physical contact with; make contact touch, meet, contact
adjoin attach or add -
adjourn close at the end of a session break up, recess
adjourn break from a meeting or gathering retire, withdraw
adorn make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. decorate, embellish, beautify, ornament, grace
adorn be beautiful to look at decorate, embellish, beautify, deck, grace
adorn furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors invest, clothe
alien transfer property or ownership alienate
align place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight adjust, line up, aline
align be or come into adjustment with -
align align oneself with a group or a way of thinking array
align bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation ordinate, coordinate
ambition have as one's ambition -
appertain be a part or attribute of pertain
apportion distribute according to a plan or set apart for a special purpose allocate
apportion give out as one's portion or share deal, divvy up, portion out, share
arraign call before a court to answer an indictment -
arraign accuse of a wrong or an inadequacy -
ascertain establish after a calculation, investigation, experiment, survey, or study determine, find, find out
ascertain be careful or certain to do something; make certain of something insure, ensure, see, see to it, check, control, assure
ascertain find out, learn, or determine with certainty, usually by making an inquiry or other effort determine, see, check, find out, learn, watch
ascertain learn or discover with certainty -
assign give an assignment to (a person) to a post, or assign a task to (a person) designate, delegate, depute
assign give out portion, allot
assign attribute or credit to impute, ascribe, attribute
assign select something or someone for a specific purpose set apart, specify
assign attribute or give put
assign make undue claims to having arrogate
assign transfer one's right to -
assign decide as to where something belongs in a scheme attribute
attain to gain with effort reach, accomplish, achieve
attain reach a point in time, or a certain state or level reach, hit
attain find unexpectedly discover, strike, come across, happen upon, chance on, chance upon, come upon, fall upon, light upon
attain reach a destination, either real or abstract make, reach, hit, gain, arrive at
attorn acknowledge a new land owner as one's landlord -
auction sell at an auction auction off, auctioneer
audition perform in order to get a role try out
awaken cause to become awake or conscious rouse, arouse, wake, wake up, waken
awaken stop sleeping arouse, wake, wake up, waken, come alive, awake
awaken make aware -
balloon ride in a hot-air balloon -
balloon become inflated billow, inflate
ban forbid the public distribution of (a movie or a newspaper) censor
ban prohibit especially by legal means or social pressure -
ban ban from a place of residence, as for punishment banish
ban expel from a community or group banish, cast out, ostracise, ostracize, shun, blackball
bargain negotiate the terms of an exchange dicker
bargain come to terms; arrive at an agreement -
batten furnish with battens secure, batten down
batten secure with battens -
beacon shine like a beacon -
beacon guide with a beacon -
bean hit on the head, especially with a pitched baseball -
beckon signal with the hands or nod wave
beckon appear inviting -
beckon summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture -
bedamn wish harm upon; invoke evil upon imprecate, maledict, damn, curse, anathemise, anathemize, beshrew
bedizen decorate tastelessly -
bedizen dress up garishly and tastelessly dizen
begin take the first step or steps in carrying out an action get, get down, set out, start, start out, set about, commence
begin have a beginning, in a temporal, spatial, or evaluative sense start
begin set in motion, cause to start start, lead off, commence
begin begin to speak or say -
begin be the first item or point, constitute the beginning or start, come first in a series -
begin have a beginning, of a temporal event -
begin have a beginning characterized in some specified way start
begin begin an event that is implied and limited by the nature or inherent function of the direct object start
begin achieve or accomplish in the least degree, usually used in the negative -
begin begin to speak, understand, read, and write a language -
bemoan regret strongly lament, deplore, bewail
betoken be a signal for or a symptom of point, indicate, signal, bespeak
betoken indicate, as with a sign or an omen forecast, auspicate, portend, predict, prefigure, presage, prognosticate, omen, augur, bode, foreshadow, foretell
bin store in bins -
blacken make or become black melanise, melanize, black
blacken burn slightly and superficially so as to affect color scorch, sear, char
blazon decorate with heraldic arms emblazon
bludgeon overcome or coerce as if by using a heavy club -
bludgeon strike with a club or a bludgeon club
bourgeon produce buds, branches, or germinate shoot, pullulate, germinate, sprout, spud, burgeon forth
brain hit on the head -
brain kill by smashing someone's skull -
brazen face with defiance or impudence -
brighten make more cheerful through the use of color lighten, lighten up
brighten become clear clear, clear up, light up
brisken become brisk brisk, brisk up
broaden make broader -
broaden extend in scope or range or area extend, widen
broaden vary in order to spread risk or to expand diversify, branch out
broaden become broader -
brown fry in a pan until it changes color -
brown make brown in color embrown
bulletin make public by bulletin -
burden weight down with a load weight, weight down, burthen
burden impose a task upon, assign a responsibility to charge, saddle
burgeon grow and flourish -
burn destroy by fire fire, burn down
burn shine intensely, as if with heat glow
burn undergo combustion combust
burn cause a sharp or stinging pain or discomfort sting, bite
burn cause to burn or combust combust
burn feel strong emotion, especially anger or passion -
burn cause to undergo combustion incinerate
burn execute by tying to a stake and setting alight -
burn spend (significant amounts of money) -
burn feel hot or painful -
burn burn, sear, or freeze (tissue) using a hot iron or electric current or a caustic agent cauterise, cauterize
burn get a sunburn by overexposure to the sun sunburn
burn create by duplicating data cut
burn use up (energy) burn off, burn up
burn damage by burning with heat, fire, or radiation -
burthen weight down with a load weight, burden, weight down
button provide with buttons -
button fasten with buttons -
cabin confine to a small space, such as a cabin -
campaign run, stand, or compete for an office or a position run
campaign exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for press, push, agitate, crusade, fight
campaign go on a campaign; go off to war take the field
can preserve in a can or tin put up, tin
can terminate the employment of; discharge from an office or position displace, fire, force out, sack, dismiss, give notice, give the axe, give the sack, send away, terminate
cannon make a cannon -
cannon fire a cannon -
canton provide housing for (military personnel) quarter, billet
canton divide into cantons, of a country -
caparison put a caparison on dress up, bard, barde
captain be the captain of a sports team -
caption provide with a caption, as of a photograph or a drawing -
caravan travel in a caravan -
careen walk as if unable to control one's movements reel, keel, stagger, swag, lurch
careen move sideways or in an unsteady way wobble, shift, tilt
cartoon draw cartoons of -
caution warn strongly; put on guard monish, admonish
cavern hollow out as if making a cavern cavern out
chagrin cause to feel shame; hurt the pride of humble, humiliate, mortify, abase
chain connect or arrange into a chain by linking -
chain fasten or secure with chains -
chairman act or preside as chair, as of an academic department in a university chair
champion protect or fight for as a champion defend
chaperon accompany as a chaperone chaperone
chasten censure severely correct, castigate, objurgate, chastise
chasten change by restraining or moderating temper
chasten correct by punishment or discipline subdue, tame
cheapen lower the grade of something; reduce its worth degrade
chin raise oneself while hanging from one's hands until one's chin is level with the support bar chin up
christen administer baptism to baptise, baptize
churn stir (cream) vigorously in order to make butter -
churn be agitated roil, moil, boil
clarion blow the clarion -
clarion proclaim on, or as if on, a clarion -
claxon make a strident noise honk, beep, blare, toot
claxon use the horn of a car honk
clean make clean by removing dirt, filth, or unwanted substances from make clean
clean remove unwanted substances from, such as feathers or pits pick
clean clean and tidy up the house houseclean, clean house
clean clean one's body or parts thereof, as by washing cleanse
clean be cleanable -
clean deprive wholly of money in a gambling game, robbery, etc. -
clean remove all contents or possession from, or empty completely strip
clean remove while making clean -
clean remove unwanted substances from scavenge
clean remove shells or husks from -
clown act as or like a clown clown around, antic
coarsen make or become coarse or coarser -
coarsen make less subtle or refined -
cocoon retreat as if into a cocoon, as from an unfriendly environment -
cocoon wrap in or as if in a cocoon, as for protection -
coffin place into a coffin -
coin make up -
coin form by stamping, punching, or printing strike, mint
commission put into commission; equip for service; of ships -
commission place an order for -
commission charge with a task -
companion be a companion to somebody accompany, keep company, company
complain express complaints, discontent, displeasure, or unhappiness kick, plain, quetch, kvetch, sound off
complain make a formal accusation; bring a formal charge -
complexion give a certain color to -
con deprive of by deceit nobble, mulct, rook, hornswoggle, defraud, diddle, goldbrick, scam, short-change, swindle, victimize, bunco
con commit to memory; learn by heart memorise, memorize, learn
concern be relevant to refer, relate, touch, come to, bear on, touch on, have to do with, pertain
concern be on the mind of occupy, interest, worry
condemn express strong disapproval of reprobate, decry, objurgate, excoriate
condemn declare or judge unfit for use or habitation -
condemn compel or force into a particular state or activity -
condemn demonstrate the guilt of (someone) -
condemn pronounce a sentence on (somebody) in a court of law doom, sentence
condemn appropriate (property) for public use -
condition establish a conditioned response -
condition develop (a child's or animal's) behavior by instruction and practice; especially to teach self-control check, train, discipline
condition specify as a condition or requirement in a contract or agreement; make an express demand or provision in an agreement specify, qualify, stipulate
condition put into a better state -
condition apply conditioner to in order to make smooth and shiny -
confection make into a confection comfit, confect
conjoin make contact or come together join
conjoin take in marriage; married espouse, hook up with, marry, get hitched with, get married, wed
conn conduct or direct the steering of a ship or plane -
consign commit forever; commit irrevocably -
consign give over to another for care or safekeeping charge
consign send to an address -
constrain compel to behave in a certain way impose, enforce
constrain to close within bounds, or otherwise limit or deprive of free movement hold, restrain, confine
constrain severely restrict in scope or extent stiffen, tighten, tighten up
contain include or contain; have as a component incorporate, comprise
contain contain or hold; have within hold, carry, bear
contain lessen the intensity of; temper; hold in restraint; hold or keep within limits hold, check, control, hold in, moderate, curb
contain be divisible by -
contain be capable of holding or containing hold, take
contain hold back, as of a danger or an enemy; check the expansion or influence of check, stop, arrest, turn back, hold back
contemn look down on with disdain despise, disdain, scorn
corn feed (cattle) with corn -
corn preserve with large-grained rock salt -
cosign sign jointly co-sign
cosign sign and endorse (another person's signature), as for a loan co-sign
cotton take a liking to -
countersign add one's signature to after another's to attest authenticity -
cozen be false to; be dishonest with deceive, delude, lead on
cozen act with artful deceit -
cozen cheat or trick -