5 letter word starting with ce

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
cease verb i. To come to an end; to stop; to leave off or give over; to desist; as, the noise ceased., To be wanting; to fail; to pass away., To put a stop to; to bring to an end., Extinction.
cedar noun The name of several evergreen trees. The wood is remarkable for its durability and fragrant odor., Of or pertaining to cedar.
ceded imp. & past participle of Cede
cedry adjective Of the nature of cedar.
ceint noun A girdle.
cella noun The part inclosed within the walls of an ancient temple, as distinguished from the open porticoes.
celli plural of Cello
cello noun A contraction for Violoncello.
cense noun A census; — also, a public rate or tax., Condition; rank., To perfume with odors from burning gums and spices., To burn or scatter incense.
cento noun A literary or a musical composition formed by selections from different authors disposed in a new order.
cerci plural of Cercus
cered imp. & past participle of Cere
ceres noun The daughter of Saturn and Ops or Rhea, the goddess of corn and tillage., The first discovered asteroid.
cerin noun A waxy substance extracted by alcohol or ether from cork; sometimes applied also to the portion of beeswax which is soluble in alcohol., A variety of the mineral allanite.
ceryl noun A radical, C27H55 supposed to exist in several compounds obtained from Chinese wax, beeswax, etc.
cetic adjective Of or pertaining to a whale.
cetin noun A white, waxy substance, forming the essential part of spermaceti.
cetyl noun A radical, C16H33, not yet isolated, but supposed to exist in a series of compounds homologous with the ethyl compounds, and derived from spermaceti.