5117 Words That End With R

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Word Definitions Synonyms
abator (noun) a person who abates a nuisance
abattoir (noun) a building where animals are butchered Synonyms: butchery, shambles, slaughterhouse
abbreviator (noun) one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work Synonyms: abridger
abdicator (noun) one who formally relinquishes an office or responsibility
abductor (noun) someone who unlawfully seizes and detains a victim (usually for ransom) Synonyms: kidnaper, kidnapper, snatcher
(noun) a muscle that draws a body part away from the median line Synonyms: abductor muscle
abetter (noun) one who helps or encourages or incites another Synonyms: abettor
abettor (noun) one who helps or encourages or incites another Synonyms: abetter
abhor (verb) find repugnant Synonyms: execrate, abominate, loathe
abhorrer (noun) a signer of a 1679 address to Charles II in which those who petitioned for the reconvening of parliament were condemned and abhorred
abjurer (noun) a person who abjures
abnegator (noun) one who gives up or relinquishes or renounces something
abominator (noun) one who hates or loathes Synonyms: loather
abrader (noun) a tool or machine used for wearing down or smoothing or polishing Synonyms: abradant
abridger (noun) one who shortens or abridges or condenses a written work Synonyms: abbreviator
abrogator (noun) an authority or official empowered to abolish or annul or repeal
absconder (noun) a fugitive who runs away and hides to avoid arrest or prosecution
abseiler (noun) a person who descends down a nearly vertical face by using a doubled rope that is wrapped around the body and attached to some high point Synonyms: rappeller
absolver (noun) someone who grants absolution
absorber (noun) (physics) material in a nuclear reactor that absorbs radiation
abstainer (noun) someone who practices self denial as a spiritual discipline Synonyms: ascetic
(noun) a person who refrains from drinking intoxicating beverages Synonyms: nondrinker, abstinent
abstracter (noun) one who makes abstracts or summarizes information Synonyms: abstractor
abstractor (noun) one who makes abstracts or summarizes information Synonyms: abstracter
abuser (noun) someone who abuses Synonyms: maltreater
abutter (noun) the owner of contiguous property
accelerator (noun) a pedal that controls the throttle valve Synonyms: gun, gas, gas pedal, accelerator pedal, throttle
(noun) a valve that regulates the supply of fuel to the engine Synonyms: throttle, throttle valve
(noun) (chemistry) a substance that initiates or accelerates a chemical reaction without itself being affected Synonyms: catalyst
(noun) a scientific instrument that increases the kinetic energy of charged particles Synonyms: particle accelerator, atom smasher
accelerometer (noun) an instrument for measuring the acceleration of aircraft or rockets
accentor (noun) small sparrow-like songbird of mountainous regions of Eurasia
acceptor (noun) (chemistry) in the formation of a coordinate bond it is the compound to which electrons are donated
(noun) the person (or institution) who accepts a check or draft and becomes responsible for paying the party named in the draft when it matures
accommodator (noun) someone who performs a service or does a favor Synonyms: obliger
accoucheur (noun) a physician specializing in obstetrics Synonyms: obstetrician
accouter (verb) provide with military equipment Synonyms: accoutre
accumulator (noun) a person who is employed to collect payments (as for rent or taxes) Synonyms: collector, gatherer
(noun) a voltaic battery that stores electric charge Synonyms: storage battery
(noun) (computer science) a register that has a built-in adder that adds an input number to the contents of the register Synonyms: accumulator register
accuser (noun) someone who imputes guilt or blame
acellular (adjective) not made up of or divided into cells Synonyms: noncellular
acetabular (adjective) of the cup-shaped socket that receives the head of the thigh bone Synonyms: cotyloid, cotyloidal
achiever (noun) a person with a record of successes Synonyms: success, winner, succeeder
acicular (adjective) narrow and long and pointed; as pine leaves Synonyms: needle-shaped, acerate, acerose
acinar (adjective) pertaining to one of the small sacs (as in a compound gland) Synonyms: acinic, acinose, acinous
(adjective) pertaining to the individual parts making up an aggregate fruit like a blackberry
acquirer (noun) a person who acquires something (usually permanently)
(noun) a corporation gaining financial control over another corporation or financial institution through a payment in cash or an exchange of stock
(noun) the financial institution that dispenses cash in automated teller machines and collects a fee from the bank that issued the credit card
(noun) a credit card processing bank; merchants receive credit for credit card receipts less a processing fee Synonyms: merchant bank
actinometer (noun) an instrument for measuring the intensity of electromagnetic radiation (usually by the photochemical effect)
activator (noun) (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription
activewear (noun) attire worn for sport or for casual wear Synonyms: sportswear, athletic wear
actor (noun) a theatrical performer Synonyms: role player, histrion, player, thespian
(noun) a person who acts and gets things done Synonyms: worker, doer
actuator (noun) a mechanism that puts something into automatic action
acyclovir (noun) an oral antiviral drug (trade name Zovirax) used to treat genital herpes; does not cure the disease but relieves the symptoms Synonyms: Zovirax
adapter (noun) a musician who adapts a composition for particular voices or instruments or for another style of performance Synonyms: arranger, transcriber
(noun) device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible Synonyms: adaptor
adaptor (noun) device that enables something to be used in a way different from that for which it was intended or makes different pieces of apparatus compatible Synonyms: adapter
adder (noun) a person who adds numbers
(noun) a machine that adds numbers
(noun) small terrestrial viper common in northern Eurasia Synonyms: Vipera berus, common viper
adducer (noun) a discussant who offers an example or a reason or a proof
adductor (noun) a muscle that draws a body part toward the median line Synonyms: adductor muscle
adjudicator (noun) a person who studies and settles conflicts and disputes
adjuster (noun) one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement Synonyms: claim agent, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, adjustor
adjustor (noun) one who investigates insurance claims or claims for damages and recommends an effective settlement Synonyms: claim agent, claims adjuster, claims adjustor, adjuster
administer (verb) work in an administrative capacity; supervise or be in charge of Synonyms: administrate
(verb) perform (a church sacrament) ritually
(verb) administer or bestow, as in small portions Synonyms: deal, distribute, mete out, deal out, dish out, dispense, dole out, parcel out, shell out, allot, lot
(verb) give or apply (medications) Synonyms: dispense
(verb) direct the taking of
administrator (noun) someone who administers a business Synonyms: decision maker
(noun) the party appointed by a probate court to distribute the estate of someone who dies without a will or without naming an executor
(noun) someone who manages a government agency or department Synonyms: executive
admirer (noun) a person who backs a politician or a team etc. Synonyms: supporter, booster, protagonist, champion, friend
(noun) a person who admires; someone who esteems or respects or approves
(noun) someone who admires a young woman Synonyms: adorer
admonisher (noun) someone who gives a warning so that a mistake can be avoided Synonyms: reminder, monitor
adopter (noun) a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child Synonyms: adoptive parent
adorer (noun) someone who admires a young woman Synonyms: admirer
adsorber (noun) an apparatus used in the adhesion of atoms, ions, or molecules from a gas, liquid, or dissolved solid to a surface.
adulator (noun) a person who uses flattery Synonyms: flatterer
adulterator (noun) any substance that lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance Synonyms: adulterant
(noun) a changer who lessens the purity or effectiveness of a substance
adulterer (noun) someone who commits adultery or fornication Synonyms: fornicator
advancer (noun) someone who advances
adventurer (noun) a person who enjoys taking risks Synonyms: venturer
(noun) someone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose) Synonyms: explorer
advertiser (noun) someone whose business is advertising Synonyms: adman, advertizer
advertizer (noun) someone whose business is advertising Synonyms: adman, advertiser
adviser (noun) an expert who gives advice Synonyms: consultant, advisor
advisor (noun) an expert who gives advice Synonyms: consultant, adviser
advocator (noun) a person who pleads for a cause or propounds an idea Synonyms: proponent, exponent, advocate
aegir (noun) a high wave (often dangerous) caused by tidal flow (as by colliding tidal currents or in a narrow estuary) Synonyms: bore, eager, eagre, tidal bore
aerator (noun) an apparatus for exposing something to the air (as sewage)
aerogenerator (noun) generator that extracts usable energy from winds Synonyms: wind generator, windmill
aether (noun) a medium that was once supposed to fill all space and to support the propagation of electromagnetic waves Synonyms: ether
afar (adverb) (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far
affair (noun) a vaguely specified concern Synonyms: thing, matter
(noun) a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship Synonyms: involvement, liaison, intimacy, affaire, amour
(noun) a formal or official social gathering or ceremony of people Synonyms: function, occasion, social function, social occasion
affenpinscher (noun) European breed of small dog resembling a terrier with dark wiry hair and a tufted muzzle Synonyms: monkey dog, monkey pinscher
affirmer (noun) someone who claims to speak the truth Synonyms: declarer, asserter, asseverator, avower
aflicker (adjective) shining unsteadily Synonyms: flickering
aflutter (adjective) excited in anticipation Synonyms: nervous
after (adverb) happening at a time subsequent to a reference time Synonyms: subsequently, afterward, afterwards, later, later on
(adverb) behind or in the rear
(adjective) located farther aft
afterburner (noun) a device that injects fuel into a hot exhaust for extra thrust
agar (noun) any culture medium that uses agar as the gelling agent Synonyms: nutrient agar
(noun) a colloidal extract of algae; used especially in culture media and as a gelling agent in foods Synonyms: agar-agar
agglomerator (noun) a device that causes material to gather into rounded balls
aggravator (noun) an unpleasant person who is annoying or exasperating Synonyms: annoyance
aggregator (noun) a person who collects things Synonyms: collector
aggressor (noun) someone who attacks Synonyms: assailant, assaulter, attacker
(noun) a confident assertive person who acts as instigator
agitator (noun) one who agitates; a political troublemaker Synonyms: fomenter
aglitter (adjective) having brief brilliant points or flashes of light Synonyms: glinting, glistering, glittering, glittery, scintillant, scintillating, sparkly, coruscant, fulgid
air (noun) a mixture of gases (especially oxygen) required for breathing; the stuff that the wind consists of
(noun) the region above the ground
(noun) a distinctive but intangible quality surrounding a person or thing Synonyms: atmosphere, aura
(noun) a slight wind (usually refreshing) Synonyms: zephyr, gentle wind, breeze
(noun) the mass of air surrounding the Earth Synonyms: atmosphere
(noun) once thought to be one of four elements composing the universe (Empedocles), associated with the humour blood
(noun) a succession of notes forming a distinctive sequence Synonyms: strain, line, tune, melody, melodic line, melodic phrase
(noun) medium for radio and television broadcasting Synonyms: airwave
(noun) travel via aircraft Synonyms: air travel, aviation
(verb) expose to fresh air Synonyms: aerate, air out
(verb) be broadcast
(verb) broadcast over the airwaves, as in radio or television Synonyms: send, transmit, beam, broadcast
(verb) make public Synonyms: bare, publicise, publicize
(verb) expose to warm or heated air, so as to dry
(verb) expose to cool or cold air so as to cool or freshen Synonyms: ventilate, vent, air out
airliner (noun) a commercial airplane that carries passengers
airmailer (noun) a mailer for airmail
ajar (adjective) slightly open
alabaster (noun) a compact fine-textured, usually white gypsum used for carving
(noun) a hard compact kind of calcite Synonyms: Mexican onyx, onyx marble, oriental alabaster
(noun) a very light white
(adjective) of or resembling alabaster Synonyms: alabastrine
alar (adjective) having or resembling wings Synonyms: wing-shaped, alary, aliform
(adjective) of or relating to the axil Synonyms: axillary
alcazar (noun) any of various Spanish fortresses or palaces built by the Moors
alder (noun) wood of any of various alder trees; resistant to underwater rot; used for bridges etc
(noun) north temperate shrubs or trees having toothed leaves and conelike fruit; bark is used in tanning and dyeing and the wood is rot-resistant Synonyms: alder tree
algometer (noun) device for measuring pain caused by pressure
alienator (noun) an unpleasant person who causes friendly people to become indifferent or unfriendly or hostile
alienor (noun) someone from whom the title of property is transferred

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