7 letter word starting with ad

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
adactyl adjective Alt. of Adactylous
adagial adjective Pertaining to an adage; proverbial.
adamant noun A stone imagined by some to be of impenetrable hardness; a name given to the diamond and other substances of extreme hardness; but in modern mineralogy it has no technical signification. It is now a rhetorical or poetical name for the embodiment of impenetrable hardness., Lodestone; magnet.
adamite noun A descendant of Adam; a human being., One of a sect of visionaries, who, professing to imitate the state of Adam, discarded the use of dress in their assemblies.
adangle adverb Dangling.
adapted imp. & past participle of Adapt
adapter noun One who adapts., A connecting tube; an adopter.
adaptly adverb In a suitable manner.
addable adjective Addible.
addenda plural of Addendum
addible adjective Capable of being added.
addling present participle & vb. noun of Addle
address verb To aim; to direct., To prepare or make ready., Reflexively: To prepare one’s self; to apply one’s skill or energies (to some object); to betake., To clothe or array; to dress., To direct, as words (to any one or any thing); to make, as a speech, petition, etc. (to any one, an audience)., To direct speech to; to make a communication to, whether spoken or written; to apply to by words, as by a speech, petition, etc., to speak to; to accost., To direct in writing, as a letter; to superscribe, or to direct and transmit; as, he addressed a letter., To make suit to as a lover; to court; to woo., To consign or intrust to the care of another, as agent or factor; as, the ship was addressed to a merchant in Baltimore., To prepare one’s self., To direct speech., Act of preparing one’s self., Act of addressing one’s self to a person; verbal application., A formal communication, either written or spoken; a discourse; a speech; a formal application to any one; a petition; a formal statement on some subject or special occasion; as, an address of thanks, an address to the voters., Direction or superscription of a letter, or the name, title, and place of residence of the person addressed., Manner of speaking to another; delivery; as, a man of pleasing or insinuating address., Attention in the way one’s addresses to a lady., Skill; skillful management; dexterity; adroitness.
adduced imp. & past participle of Adduce
adducer noun One who adduces.
addulce verb t. To sweeten; to soothe.
adeling noun Same as Atheling.
adenoid adjective Alt. of Adenoidal
adenose adjective Like a gland; full of glands; glandulous; adenous.
adenous adjective Same as Adenose.
adhered imp. & past participle of Adhere
adherer noun One who adheres; an adherent.
adhibit verb t. To admit, as a person or thing; to take in., To use or apply; to administer., To attach; to affix.
adipose adjective Of or pertaining to animal fat; fatty.
adipous adjective Fatty; adipose.
adjoint noun An adjunct; a helper.
adjourn verb t. To put off or defer to another day, or indefinitely; to postpone; to close or suspend for the day; — commonly said of the meeting, or the action, of convened body; as, to adjourn the meeting; to adjourn a debate., To suspend business for a time, as from one day to another, or for a longer period, or indefinitely; usually, to suspend public business, as of legislatures and courts, or other convened bodies; as, congress adjourned at four o’clock; the court adjourned without day.
adjudge verb t. To award judicially in the case of a controverted question; as, the prize was adjudged to the victor., To determine in the exercise of judicial power; to decide or award judicially; to adjudicate; as, the case was adjudged in the November term., To sentence; to condemn., To regard or hold; to judge; to deem.
adjunct adjective Conjoined; attending; consequent., Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it., A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate., A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of “History.”, A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind., A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.
adjured imp. & past participle of Adjure
adjurer noun One who adjures.
adjutor noun A helper or assistant.
admiral noun A naval officer of the highest rank; a naval officer of high rank, of which there are different grades. The chief gradations in rank are admiral, vice admiral, and rear admiral. The admiral is the commander in chief of a fleet or of fleets., The ship which carries the admiral; also, the most considerable ship of a fleet., A handsome butterfly (Pyrameis Atalanta) of Europe and America. The larva feeds on nettles.
admired imp. & past participle of Admire, Regarded with wonder and delight; highly prized; as, an admired poem., Wonderful; also, admirable.
admirer noun One who admires; one who esteems or loves greatly.
adonean adjective Pertaining to Adonis; Adonic.
adonist noun One who maintains that points of the Hebrew word translated “Jehovah” are really the vowel points of the word “Adonai.” See Jehovist.
adonize verb t. To beautify; to dandify.
adopted imp. & past participle of Adopt, Taken by adoption; taken up as one’s own; as, an adopted son, citizen, country, word.
adopter noun One who adopts., A receiver, with two necks, opposite to each other, one of which admits the neck of a retort, and the other is joined to another receiver. It is used in distillations, to give more space to elastic vapors, to increase the length of the neck of a retort, or to unite two vessels whose openings have different diameters.
adoring imp. & past participle adored (/); present participle & vb. noun of Adore
adorned imp. & past participle of Adorn
adorner noun He who, or that which, adorns; a beautifier.
adpress verb t. See Appressed.
adrenal adjective Suprarenal.
adulate verb t. To flatter in a servile way.
adulter verb i. To commit adultery; to pollute.
adunque adjective Hooked; as, a parrot has an adunc bill.
adusted adjective Burnt; adust.
advance verb t. To bring forward; to move towards the van or front; to make to go on., To raise; to elevate., To raise to a higher rank; to promote., To accelerate the growth or progress; to further; to forward; to help on; to aid; to heighten; as, to advance the ripening of fruit; to advance one’s interests., To bring to view or notice; to offer or propose; to show; as, to advance an argument., To make earlier, as an event or date; to hasten., To furnish, as money or other value, before it becomes due, or in aid of an enterprise; to supply beforehand; as, a merchant advances money on a contract or on goods consigned to him., To raise to a higher point; to enhance; to raise in rate; as, to advance the price of goods., To extol; to laud., To move or go forward; to proceed; as, he advanced to greet me., To increase or make progress in any respect; as, to advance in knowledge, in stature, in years, in price., To rise in rank, office, or consequence; to be preferred or promoted., The act of advancing or moving forward or upward; progress., Improvement or progression, physically, mentally, morally, or socially; as, an advance in health, knowledge, or religion; an advance in rank or office., An addition to the price; rise in price or value; as, an advance on the prime cost of goods., The first step towards the attainment of a result; approach made to gain favor, to form an acquaintance, to adjust a difference, etc.; an overture; a tender; an offer; — usually in the plural., A furnishing of something before an equivalent is received (as money or goods), towards a capital or stock, or on loan; payment beforehand; the money or goods thus furnished; money or value supplied beforehand., Before in place, or beforehand in time; — used for advanced; as, an advance guard, or that before the main guard or body of an army; advance payment, or that made before it is due; advance proofs, advance sheets, pages of a forthcoming volume, received in advance of the time of publication.
adverse adjective Acting against, or in a contrary direction; opposed; contrary; opposite; conflicting; as, adverse winds; an adverse party; a spirit adverse to distinctions of caste., Opposite., In hostile opposition to; unfavorable; unpropitious; contrary to one’s wishes; unfortunate; calamitous; afflictive; hurtful; as, adverse fates, adverse circumstances, things adverse., To oppose; to resist.
advised imp. & past participle of Advise
adviser noun One who advises.
advowee noun One who has an advowson.
advoyer noun See Avoyer.
adynamy noun Adynamia.