5 letter word starting with dre

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
dread verb t. To fear in a great degree; to regard, or look forward to, with terrific apprehension., To be in dread, or great fear., Great fear in view of impending evil; fearful apprehension of danger; anticipatory terror., Reverential or respectful fear; awe., An object of terrified apprehension., A person highly revered., Fury; dreadfulness., Doubt; as, out of dread., Exciting great fear or apprehension; causing terror; frightful; dreadful., Inspiring with reverential fear; awful’ venerable; as, dread sovereign; dread majesty; dread tribunal.
dream noun The thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision., A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery; — in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as, a dream of bliss; the dream of his youth., To have ideas or images in the mind while in the state of sleep; to experience sleeping visions; — often with of; as, to dream of a battle, or of an absent friend., To let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine., To have a dream of; to see, or have a vision of, in sleep, or in idle fancy; — often followed by an objective clause.
drear adjective Dismal; gloomy with solitude., Sadness; dismalness.
drein verb i. To drain.
drent past participle Drenched; drowned.
drest of Dress, of Dress.
dress verb t. To direct; to put right or straight; to regulate; to order., To arrange in exact continuity of line, as soldiers; commonly to adjust to a straight line and at proper distance; to align; as, to dress the ranks., To treat methodically with remedies, bandages, or curative appliances, as a sore, an ulcer, a wound, or a wounded or diseased part., To adjust; to put in good order; to arrange; specifically: (a) To prepare for use; to fit for any use; to render suitable for an intended purpose; to get ready; as, to dress a slain animal; to dress meat; to dress leather or cloth; to dress or trim a lamp; to dress a garden; to dress a horse, by currying and rubbing; to dress grain, by cleansing it; in mining and metallurgy, to dress ores, by sorting and separating them., To cut to proper dimensions, or give proper shape to, as to a tool by hammering; also, to smooth or finish., To put in proper condition by appareling, as the body; to put clothes upon; to apparel; to invest with garments or rich decorations; to clothe; to deck., To break and train for use, as a horse or other animal., To arrange one’s self in due position in a line of soldiers; — the word of command to form alignment in ranks; as, Right, dress!, To clothe or apparel one’s self; to put on one’s garments; to pay particular regard to dress; as, to dress quickly., That which is used as the covering or ornament of the body; clothes; garments; habit; apparel., A lady’s gown; as, silk or a velvet dress., Attention to apparel, or skill in adjusting it., The system of furrows on the face of a millstone.
dreul verb i. To drool.
dreye adjective Dry.