5331 Words That End With N

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Word Definitions Synonyms
abandon (verb) forsake, leave behind
(verb) give up with the intent of never claiming again Synonyms: give up
(verb) leave behind empty; move out of Synonyms: empty, vacate
(verb) stop maintaining or insisting on; of ideas or claims Synonyms: give up
(verb) leave someone who needs or counts on you; leave in the lurch Synonyms: desert, desolate, forsake
(noun) the trait of lacking restraint or control; reckless freedom from inhibition or worry Synonyms: unconstraint, wantonness
(noun) a feeling of extreme emotional intensity Synonyms: wildness
abarticulation (noun) dislocation of a joint
abbreviation (noun) a shortened form of a word or phrase
(noun) shortening something by omitting parts of it
abdication (noun) a formal resignation and renunciation of powers Synonyms: stepping down
(noun) the act of abdicating Synonyms: stepping down
abdomen (noun) the region of the body of a vertebrate between the thorax and the pelvis Synonyms: belly, stomach, venter
(noun) the cavity containing the major viscera; in mammals it is separated from the thorax by the diaphragm Synonyms: abdominal cavity
abduction (noun) the criminal act of capturing and carrying away by force a family member; if a man's wife is abducted it is a crime against the family relationship and against the wife
(noun) (physiology) moving of a body part away from the central axis of the body
abecedarian (adjective) alphabetically arranged (as for beginning readers)
(noun) a novice learning the rudiments of some subject
aberration (noun) a state or condition markedly different from the norm Synonyms: deviance, aberrance, aberrancy
(noun) a disorder in one's mental state
(noun) an optical phenomenon resulting from the failure of a lens or mirror to produce a good image Synonyms: distortion, optical aberration
abjection (noun) a low or downcast state Synonyms: degradation, abasement
abjuration (noun) a disavowal or taking back of a previous assertion Synonyms: retraction, recantation
ablactation (noun) the cessation of lactation
(noun) the act of substituting other food for the mother's milk in the diet of a child or young mammal Synonyms: weaning
ablation (noun) surgical removal of a body part or tissue Synonyms: excision, extirpation, cutting out
(noun) the erosive process that reduces the size of glaciers
ablution (noun) the ritual washing of a priest's hands or of sacred vessels
abnegation (noun) the denial and rejection of a doctrine or belief
(noun) renunciation of your own interests in favor of the interests of others Synonyms: denial, self-abnegation, self-denial, self-renunciation
abocclusion (noun) the condition in which the upper teeth do not touch the lower teeth when biting
abolition (noun) the act of abolishing a system or practice or institution (especially abolishing slavery) Synonyms: abolishment
abomination (noun) a person who is loathsome or disgusting
(noun) hate coupled with disgust Synonyms: execration, detestation, odium, abhorrence, loathing
(noun) an action that is vicious or vile; an action that arouses disgust or abhorrence
abortion (noun) termination of pregnancy
(noun) failure of a plan Synonyms: miscarriage
abrasion (noun) an abraded area where the skin is torn or worn off Synonyms: scratch, scrape, excoriation
(noun) erosion by friction Synonyms: detrition, attrition, corrasion
(noun) the wearing down of rock particles by friction due to water or wind or ice Synonyms: detrition, grinding, attrition
abreaction (noun) (psychoanalysis) purging of emotional tensions Synonyms: katharsis, catharsis
abrogation (noun) the act of abrogating; an official or legal cancellation Synonyms: repeal, annulment
abruption (noun) an instance of sudden interruption Synonyms: breaking off
abscission (noun) shedding of flowers and leaves and fruit following formation of scar tissue in a plant
(noun) the act of cutting something off Synonyms: cutting off
absolution (noun) the condition of being formally forgiven by a priest in the sacrament of penance
(noun) the act of absolving or remitting; formal redemption as pronounced by a priest in the sacrament of penance Synonyms: remission, remission of sin, remittal
absolutisation (noun) the process of rendering something absolute or converting it into an absolute. Synonyms: absolutization
absolutization (noun) the process of rendering something absolute or converting it into an absolute. Synonyms: absolutisation
absorption (noun) (chemistry) a process in which one substance permeates another; a fluid permeates or is dissolved by a liquid or solid Synonyms: soaking up
(noun) (physics) the process in which incident radiated energy is retained without reflection or transmission on passing through a medium
(noun) the social process of absorbing one cultural group into harmony with another Synonyms: assimilation
(noun) the process of absorbing nutrients into the body after digestion Synonyms: assimilation
(noun) complete attention; intense mental effort Synonyms: immersion, concentration, engrossment
(noun) the mental state of being preoccupied by something Synonyms: preoccupancy, preoccupation, engrossment
abstain (verb) refrain from voting
(verb) choose not to consume Synonyms: refrain, desist
abstention (noun) the trait of abstaining (especially from alcohol) Synonyms: abstinence
abstraction (noun) a concept or idea not associated with any specific instance Synonyms: abstract
(noun) the act of withdrawing or removing something
(noun) the process of formulating general concepts by abstracting common properties of instances Synonyms: generalisation, generalization
(noun) an abstract painting
(noun) preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else Synonyms: abstractedness
(noun) a general concept formed by extracting common features from specific examples Synonyms: abstract entity
academician (noun) someone elected to honorary membership in an academy
(noun) a scholar who is skilled in academic disputation Synonyms: schoolman
(noun) an educator who works at a college or university Synonyms: academic, faculty member
acanthion (noun) the craniometric point at the anterior extremity of the intermaxillary suture
acanthocephalan (noun) any of various worms living parasitically in intestines of vertebrates having a retractile proboscis covered with many hooked spines Synonyms: spiny-headed worm
acanthopterygian (noun) a teleost fish with fins that are supported by sharp inflexible rays Synonyms: spiny-finned fish
acceleration (noun) an increase in rate of change
(noun) the act of accelerating; increasing the speed Synonyms: quickening, speedup
(noun) (physics) a rate of increase of velocity
accentuation (noun) the use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance
(noun) the act of giving special importance or significance to something Synonyms: emphasizing, accenting
acceptation (noun) acceptance as true or valid
(noun) the accepted meaning of a word Synonyms: word meaning, word sense
(noun) the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception Synonyms: espousal, acceptance, adoption
accession (noun) a process of increasing by addition (as to a collection or group)
(noun) (civil law) the right to all of that which your property produces whether by growth or improvement
(noun) something added to what you already have Synonyms: addition
(noun) agreeing with or consenting to (often unwillingly) Synonyms: assenting
(noun) the right to enter Synonyms: entree, access, admission, admittance
(noun) the act of attaining or gaining access to a new office or right or position (especially the throne) Synonyms: rise to power
(verb) make a record of additions to a collection, such as a library
acclamation (noun) enthusiastic approval Synonyms: plaudit, plaudits, eclat, acclaim
acclimation (noun) adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) Synonyms: acclimatisation, acclimatization
acclimatisation (noun) adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) Synonyms: acclimation, acclimatization
acclimatization (noun) adaptation to a new climate (a new temperature or altitude or environment) Synonyms: acclimation, acclimatisation
accommodation (noun) making or becoming suitable; adjusting to circumstances Synonyms: adjustment, fitting
(noun) a settlement of differences
(noun) in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality
(noun) living quarters provided for public convenience
(noun) the act of providing something (lodging or seat or food) to meet a need
(noun) (physiology) the automatic adjustment in focal length of the natural lens of the eye
accordion (noun) a portable box-shaped free-reed instrument; the reeds are made to vibrate by air from the bellows controlled by the player Synonyms: squeeze box
accreditation (noun) the act of granting credit or recognition (especially with respect to an educational institution that maintains suitable standards)
accretion (noun) an increase by natural growth or addition Synonyms: accumulation
(noun) something contributing to growth or increase
(noun) (astronomy) the formation of a celestial object by the effect of gravity pulling together surrounding objects and gases
(noun) (biology) growth by addition as by the adhesion of parts or particles
(noun) (geology) an increase in land resulting from alluvial deposits or waterborne sediment
(noun) (law) an increase in a beneficiary's share in an estate (as when a co-beneficiary dies or fails to meet some condition or rejects the inheritance)
acculturation (noun) the adoption of the behavior patterns of the surrounding culture Synonyms: enculturation, socialisation, socialization
(noun) all the knowledge and values shared by a society Synonyms: culture
(noun) the process of assimilating new ideas into an existing cognitive structure Synonyms: assimilation
accumulation (noun) an increase by natural growth or addition Synonyms: accretion
(noun) several things grouped together or considered as a whole Synonyms: collection, aggregation, assemblage
(noun) the act of accumulating Synonyms: accrual, accruement
(noun) (finance) profits that are not paid out as dividends but are added to the capital base of the corporation
accusation (noun) a formal charge of wrongdoing brought against a person; the act of imputing blame or guilt Synonyms: accusal
(noun) an assertion that someone is guilty of a fault or offence Synonyms: charge
acetaminophen (noun) an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets) Synonyms: Datril, Panadol, Phenaphen, Anacin III, Tempra, Tylenol
acetin (noun) any of three liquid acetates that are formed when acetic acid and glycerin are heated together
acetophenetidin (noun) a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic Synonyms: phenacetin, acetphenetidin
acetphenetidin (noun) a white crystalline compound used as an analgesic and also as an antipyretic Synonyms: phenacetin, acetophenetidin
acetylation (noun) the process of introducing an acetyl group into a compound
achromatin (noun) the part of a cell nucleus that is relatively uncolored by stains or dyes
acidification (noun) the process of becoming acid or being converted into an acid
acorn (noun) fruit of the oak tree: a smooth thin-walled nut in a woody cup-shaped base
acoustician (noun) a physicist who specializes in acoustics
acquisition (noun) the act of contracting or assuming or acquiring possession of something
(noun) something acquired
(noun) the cognitive process of acquiring skill or knowledge Synonyms: learning
(noun) an ability that has been acquired by training Synonyms: accomplishment, attainment, skill, acquirement
acrogen (noun) any flowerless plant such as a fern (pteridophyte) or moss (bryophyte) in which growth occurs only at the tip of the main stem
acrolein (noun) a pungent colorless unsaturated liquid aldehyde made from propene Synonyms: propenal
acromion (noun) the outermost point of the spine of the shoulder blade Synonyms: acromial process
actin (noun) one of the proteins into which actomyosin can be split; can exist in either a globular or a fibrous form
actinian (noun) any sea anemone or related animal Synonyms: actinia, actiniarian
actiniarian (noun) any sea anemone or related animal Synonyms: actinia, actinian
actinomycin (noun) any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria
actinomyxidian (noun) of or relating to parasites of worms
actinon (noun) any of a series of radioactive elements with atomic numbers 89 through 103 Synonyms: actinide, actinoid
actinozoan (noun) sessile marine coelenterates including solitary and colonial polyps; the medusoid phase is entirely suppressed Synonyms: anthozoan
action (noun) something done (usually as opposed to something said)
(noun) the state of being active Synonyms: activity, activeness
(noun) a military engagement Synonyms: military action
(noun) a process existing in or produced by nature (rather than by the intent of human beings) Synonyms: activity, natural action, natural process
(noun) the series of events that form a plot
(noun) the trait of being active and energetic and forceful
(noun) the operating part that transmits power to a mechanism Synonyms: action mechanism
(noun) a judicial proceeding brought by one party against another; one party prosecutes another for a wrong done or for protection of a right or for prevention of a wrong Synonyms: action at law, legal action
(noun) an act by a government body or supranational organization
(noun) the most important or interesting work or activity in a specific area or field
(noun) In firearms terminology, the mechanism that handles the ammunition (loads, locks, fires, and extracts the cartridges).
(verb) institute legal proceedings against; file a suit against Synonyms: process, sue, litigate
(verb) put in effect Synonyms: execute, carry through, accomplish, carry out, fulfil, fulfill
activation (noun) stimulation of activity in an organism or chemical
(noun) the activity of causing to have energy and be active Synonyms: energizing, activating
(noun) making active and effective (as a bomb)
actomyosin (noun) a protein complex in muscle fibers; composed of myosin and actin; shortens when stimulated and causes muscle contractions
actualisation (noun) making real or giving the appearance of reality Synonyms: realisation, realization, actualization
actualization (noun) making real or giving the appearance of reality Synonyms: realisation, realization, actualisation
actuation (noun) the act of propelling Synonyms: propulsion
acumen (noun) a tapering point
(noun) shrewdness shown by keen insight Synonyms: insightfulness
acylation (noun) the process of introducing an acyl group into a compound
adaptation (noun) a written work (as a novel) that has been recast in a new form Synonyms: version
(noun) the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions) Synonyms: adjustment, adaption
(noun) (physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as the eye) to varying conditions (as of light)
adaption (noun) the process of adapting to something (such as environmental conditions) Synonyms: adaptation, adjustment
addiction (noun) being abnormally tolerant to and dependent on something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming (especially alcohol or narcotic drugs) Synonyms: dependency, habituation, dependance, dependence
(noun) an abnormally strong craving
(noun) (Roman law) a formal award by a magistrate of a thing or person to another person (as the award of a debtor to his creditor); a surrender to a master
addition (noun) a component that is added to something to improve it Synonyms: improver, add-on
(noun) the act of adding one thing to another
(noun) a quantity that is added Synonyms: increase, gain
(noun) something added to what you already have Synonyms: accession
(noun) a suburban area laid out in streets and lots for a future residential area
(noun) the arithmetic operation of summing; calculating the sum of two or more numbers Synonyms: plus, summation
adduction (noun) (physiology) moving of a body part toward the central axis of the body
adermin (noun) a B vitamin that is essential for metabolism of amino acids and starch Synonyms: pyridoxal, pyridoxamine, pyridoxine, vitamin B6
adhesion (noun) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
(noun) a fibrous band of scar tissue that binds together normally separate anatomical structures
(noun) the property of sticking together (as of glue and wood) or the joining of surfaces of different composition Synonyms: bond, adherence, adhesiveness
(noun) faithful support for a cause or political party or religion Synonyms: adherence, attachment
adiaphoron (noun) a religious ceremonial or ritual observance that is held to be an affair of the individual conscience because it is neither forbidden nor enjoined by the scriptures.
(noun) (Stoic philosophy) a matter having no moral merit or demerit.
adjoin (verb) lie adjacent to another or share a boundary Synonyms: march, edge, border, abut, butt, butt against, butt on
(verb) be in direct physical contact with; make contact Synonyms: touch, meet, contact
(verb) attach or add
adjourn (verb) close at the end of a session Synonyms: break up, recess
(verb) break from a meeting or gathering Synonyms: retire, withdraw
adjudication (noun) the final judgment in a legal proceeding; the act of pronouncing judgment based on the evidence presented
adjunction (noun) an act of joining or adjoining things Synonyms: junction
adjuration (noun) a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something
adman (noun) someone whose business is advertising Synonyms: advertiser, advertizer
administration (noun) a method of tending to or managing the affairs of some group of people (especially the group's business affairs) Synonyms: disposal
(noun) the persons (or committees or departments etc.) who make up a body for the purpose of administering something Synonyms: organisation, organization, governance, establishment, brass, governing body
(noun) the act of administering medication Synonyms: giving medication
(noun) the tenure of a president Synonyms: presidency, presidential term
(noun) the act of governing; exercising authority Synonyms: governance, governing, government, government activity
(noun) the act of meting out justice according to the law Synonyms: judicature
admiration (noun) a feeling of delighted approval and liking Synonyms: esteem
(noun) the feeling aroused by something strange and surprising Synonyms: wonder, wonderment
(noun) a favorable judgment Synonyms: appreciation
admission (noun) the act of admitting someone to enter Synonyms: admittance
(noun) an acknowledgment of the truth of something
(noun) the fee charged for admission Synonyms: price of admission, entrance fee, entrance money, admission charge, admission fee, admission price
(noun) the right to enter Synonyms: entree, access, accession, admittance
admonition (noun) cautionary advice about something imminent (especially imminent danger or other unpleasantness) Synonyms: monition, warning, word of advice
(noun) a firm rebuke Synonyms: monition, admonishment
adnoun (noun) an adjective used as a noun
adoption (noun) the act of accepting with approval; favorable reception Synonyms: espousal, acceptance, acceptation
(noun) a legal proceeding that creates a parent-child relation between persons not related by blood; the adopted child is entitled to all privileges belonging to a natural child of the adoptive parents (including the right to inherit)
(noun) the appropriation (of ideas or words etc) from another source Synonyms: borrowing
adoration (noun) a feeling of profound love and admiration Synonyms: worship
(noun) the act of admiring strongly Synonyms: idolisation, idolization
(noun) the worship given to God alone Synonyms: latria
adorn (verb) make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc. Synonyms: decorate, embellish, beautify, ornament, grace
(verb) be beautiful to look at Synonyms: decorate, embellish, beautify, deck, grace
(verb) furnish with power or authority; of kings or emperors Synonyms: invest, clothe
adrenocorticotrophin (noun) a hormone produced by the anterior pituitary gland that stimulates the adrenal cortex Synonyms: corticotrophin, corticotropin, ACTH, adrenocorticotrophic hormone, adrenocorticotropic hormone, adrenocorticotropin

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