5 letter word starting with me

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
meach verb i. To skulk; to cower. See Mich.
mealy superl. Having the qualities of meal; resembling meal; soft, dry, and friable; easily reduced to a condition resembling meal; as, a mealy potato., Overspread with something that resembles meal; as, the mealy wings of an insect.
meant imp. & past participle of Mean, imp. & p. p. of Mean.
mease noun Five hundred; as, a mease of herrings.
meath noun Alt. of Meathe
meaty adjective Abounding in meat.
meawl verb i. See Mewl, and Miaul.
medal noun A piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device, and intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event or an illustrious person, or to serve as a reward., To honor or reward with a medal.
media noun pl. of Medium., One of the sonant mutes /, /, / (b, d, g), in Greek, or of their equivalents in other languages, so named as intermediate between the tenues, /, /, / (p, t, k), and the aspiratae (aspirates) /, /, / (ph or f, th, ch). Also called middle mute, or medial, and sometimes soft mute., of Medium
medic noun A leguminous plant of the genus Medicago. The black medic is the Medicago lupulina; the purple medic, or lucern, is M. sativa., Medical.
medii plural of Medius
medle verb t. To mix; to mingle; to meddle.
medly verb t. See Medle.
medoc noun A class of claret wines, including several varieties, from the district of Medoc in the department of Gironde.
meech verb i. See Mich.
meeth noun Mead. See Meathe.
meine verb t. See Menge., Alt. of Meiny
meiny noun A family, including servants, etc.; household; retinue; train., Company; band; army.
melam noun A white or buff-colored granular powder, C6H9N11, obtained by heating ammonium sulphocyanate.
melee noun A fight in which the combatants are mingled in one confused mass; a hand to hand conflict; an affray.
melic Of or pertaining to song; lyric; tuneful.
melne noun A mill.
meloe A genus of beetles without wings, but having short oval elytra; the oil beetles. These beetles are sometimes used instead of cantharides for raising blisters. See Oil beetle, under Oil.
melon noun The juicy fruit of certain cucurbitaceous plants, as the muskmelon, watermelon, and citron melon; also, the plant that produces the fruit., A large, ornamental, marine, univalve shell of the genus Melo.
mends noun See Amends.
mente imp. of Menge
meint of Menge
menge verb i. To mix.
menow noun A minnow.
mense noun Manliness; dignity; comeliness; civility., To grace.
merce verb t. To subject to fine or amercement; to mulct; to amerce.
mercy noun Forbearance to inflict harm under circumstances of provocation, when one has the power to inflict it; compassionate treatment of an offender or adversary; clemency., Compassionate treatment of the unfortunate and helpless; sometimes, favor, beneficence., Disposition to exercise compassion or favor; pity; compassion; willingness to spare or to help., A blessing regarded as a manifestation of compassion or favor.
merge verb t. To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb., To be sunk, swallowed up, or lost.
merit noun The quality or state of deserving well or ill; desert., Esp. in a good sense: The quality or state of deserving well; worth; excellence., Reward deserved; any mark or token of excellence or approbation; as, his teacher gave him ten merits., To earn by service or performance; to have a right to claim as reward; to deserve; sometimes, to deserve in a bad sense; as, to merit punishment., To reward., To acquire desert; to gain value; to receive benefit; to profit.
merke adjective Murky.
merle noun The European blackbird. See Blackbird.
meros noun The plain surface between the channels of a triglyph., The proximal segment of the hind limb; the thigh.
merou noun See Jack, 8 (c).
merry superl. Laughingly gay; overflowing with good humor and good spirits; jovial; inclined to laughter or play ; sportive., Cheerful; joyous; not sad; happy., Causing laughter, mirth, gladness, or delight; as, / merry jest., A kind of wild red cherry.
merus noun See Meros.
mesad adverb Same as Mesiad.
mesal adjective Same as Mesial.
mesel noun A leper.
meshy adjective Formed with meshes; netted.
mesne adjective Middle; intervening; as, a mesne lord, that is, a lord who holds land of a superior, but grants a part of it to another person, in which case he is a tenant to the superior, but lord or superior to the second grantee, and hence is called the mesne lord.
meso- Alt. of Mes-
meson noun The mesial plane dividing the body of an animal into similar right and left halves. The line in which it meets the dorsal surface has been called the dorsimeson, and the corresponding ventral edge the ventrimeson.
meta- Alt. of Met-
metal noun An elementary substance, as sodium, calcium, or copper, whose oxide or hydroxide has basic rather than acid properties, as contrasted with the nonmetals, or metalloids. No sharp line can be drawn between the metals and nonmetals, and certain elements partake of both acid and basic qualities, as chromium, manganese, bismuth, etc., Ore from which a metal is derived; — so called by miners., A mine from which ores are taken., The substance of which anything is made; material; hence, constitutional disposition; character; temper., Courage; spirit; mettle. See Mettle., The broken stone used in macadamizing roads and ballasting railroads., The effective power or caliber of guns carried by a vessel of war., Glass in a state of fusion., The rails of a railroad., To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship’s bottom; to metal a road.
mette imp. of Mete, imp. of Mete, to dream.
meted imp. & past participle of Mete
meter noun One who, or that which, metes or measures. See Coal-meter., An instrument for measuring, and usually for recording automatically, the quantity measured., A line above or below a hanging net, to which the net is attached in order to strengthen it., Alt. of Metre
metre noun Rhythmical arrangement of syllables or words into verses, stanzas, strophes, etc.; poetical measure, depending on number, quantity, and accent of syllables; rhythm; measure; verse; also, any specific rhythmical arrangements; as, the Horatian meters; a dactylic meter., A poem., A measure of length, equal to 39.37 English inches, the standard of linear measure in the metric system of weights and measures. It was intended to be, and is very nearly, the ten millionth part of the distance from the equator to the north pole, as ascertained by actual measurement of an arc of a meridian. See Metric system, under Metric., See Meter.
metic noun A sojourner; an immigrant; an alien resident in a Grecian city, but not a citizen.
metif noun f. Alt. of Metive
metis noun f. Alt. of Metisse
meute noun A cage for hawks; a mew. See 4th Mew, 1.
mewed imp. & past participle of Mew
mexal mexcal. Alt. of Mexical
mezzo adjective Mean; not extreme.