6 letter word starting with es

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
esopic adjective Same as Aesopian., Same as Aesopian, Aesopic.
escape verb To flee from and avoid; to be saved or exempt from; to shun; to obtain security from; as, to escape danger., To avoid the notice of; to pass unobserved by; to evade; as, the fact escaped our attention., To flee, and become secure from danger; — often followed by from or out of., To get clear from danger or evil of any form; to be passed without harm., To get free from that which confines or holds; — used of persons or things; as, to escape from prison, from arrest, or from slavery; gas escapes from the pipes; electricity escapes from its conductors., The act of fleeing from danger, of evading harm, or of avoiding notice; deliverance from injury or any evil; flight; as, an escape in battle; a narrow escape; also, the means of escape; as, a fire escape., That which escapes attention or restraint; a mistake; an oversight; also, transgression., A sally., The unlawful permission, by a jailer or other custodian, of a prisoner’s departure from custody., An apophyge., Leakage or outflow, as of steam or a liquid., Leakage or loss of currents from the conducting wires, caused by defective insulation.
escarp noun The side of the ditch next the parapet; — same as scarp, and opposed to counterscarp., To make into, or furnish with, a steep slope, like that of a scrap.
eschar noun A dry slough, crust, or scab, which separates from the healthy part of the body, as that produced by a burn, or the application of caustics., In Ireland, one of the continuous mounds or ridges of gravelly and sandy drift which extend for many miles over the surface of the country. Similar ridges in Scotland are called kames or kams.
eschew adjective To shun; to avoid, as something wrong, or from a feeling of distaste; to keep one’s self clear of., To escape from; to avoid.
escort noun A body of armed men to attend a person of distinction for the sake of affording safety when on a journey; one who conducts some one as an attendant; a guard, as of prisoners on a march; also, a body of persons, attending as a mark of respect or honor; — applied to movements on land, as convoy is to movements at sea., Protection, care, or safeguard on a journey or excursion; as, to travel under the escort of a friend., To attend with a view to guard and protect; to accompany as safeguard; to give honorable or ceremonious attendance to; — used esp. with reference to journeys or excursions on land; as, to escort a public functionary, or a lady; to escort a baggage wagon.
escout noun See Scout.
escrod noun See Scrod, a young cod.
escrol noun Alt. of Escroll
escrow noun A deed, bond, or other written engagement, delivered to a third person, to be held by him till some act is done or some condition is performed, and then to be by him delivered to the grantee.
eskimo noun One of a peculiar race inhabiting Arctic America and Greenland. In many respects the Eskimos resemble the Mongolian race.
esloin verb t. To remove; to banish; to withdraw; to avoid; to eloign.
esnecy noun A prerogative given to the eldest coparcener to choose first after an inheritance is divided.
esodic adjective Conveying impressions from the surface of the body to the spinal cord; — said of certain nerves. Opposed to exodic.
espace noun Space.
espial noun The act of espying; notice; discovery., One who espies; a spy; a scout.
espier noun One who espies.
esprit noun Spirit.
espied imp. & past participle of Espy
espies plural of Espy
essays plural of Essay
essene noun One of a sect among the Jews in the time of our Savior, remarkable for their strictness and abstinence.
essoin noun Alt. of Essoign, To excuse for nonappearance in court.
estate noun Settled condition or form of existence; state; condition or circumstances of life or of any person; situation., Social standing or rank; quality; dignity., A person of high rank., A property which a person possesses; a fortune; possessions, esp. property in land; also, property of all kinds which a person leaves to be divided at his death., The state; the general body politic; the common-wealth; the general interest; state affairs., The great classes or orders of a community or state (as the clergy, the nobility, and the commonalty of England) or their representatives who administer the government; as, the estates of the realm (England), which are (1) the lords spiritual, (2) the lords temporal, (3) the commons., The degree, quality, nature, and extent of one’s interest in, or ownership of, lands, tenements, etc.; as, an estate for life, for years, at will, etc., To establish., Tom settle as a fortune., To endow with an estate.
esteem verb t. To set a value on; to appreciate the worth of; to estimate; to value; to reckon., To set a high value on; to prize; to regard with reverence, respect, or friendship., To form an estimate; to have regard to the value; to consider., Estimation; opinion of merit or value; hence, valuation; reckoning; price., High estimation or value; great regard; favorable opinion, founded on supposed worth.
estray verb i. To stray., Any valuable animal, not wild, found wandering from its owner; a stray.
estufa noun An assembly room in dwelling of the Pueblo Indians.
esture noun Commotion.