9 letter word starting with vo

Words Parts of Speech Meaning/Definition/Similar Words
vocalized imp. & past participle of Vocalize
vocalness noun The quality of being vocal; vocality.
voiceless adjective Having no voice, utterance, or vote; silent; mute; dumb., Not sounded with voice; as, a voiceless consonant; surd.
voir dire An oath administered to a witness, usually before being sworn in chief, requiring him to speak the truth, or make true answers in reference to matters inquired of, to ascertain his competency to give evidence.
volacious adjective Apt or fit to fly.
volcanian adjective Volcanic.
volcanism noun Volcanic power or action; volcanicity.
volcanist noun One versed in the history and phenomena of volcanoes., One who believes in the igneous, as opposed to the aqueous, origin of the rocks of the earth’s crust; a vulcanist. Cf. Neptunist.
volcanity noun The quality or state of being volcanic, or volcanic origin; volcanicity.
volcanize verb t. To subject to, or cause to undergo, volcanic heat, and to be affected by its action.
volcanoes plural of Volcano
volitable adjective Volatilizable.
volitient adjective Exercising the will; acting from choice; willing, or having power to will.
volkslied noun A popular song, or national air.
volleying present participle & vb. noun of Volley
voltatype noun An electrotype.
voltigeur noun A tumbler; a leaper or vaulter., One of a picked company of irregular riflemen in each regiment of the French infantry.
voltmeter noun An instrument for measuring in volts the differences of potential between different points of an electrical circuit.
volumeter noun An instrument for measuring the volumes of gases or liquids by introducing them into a vessel of known capacity.
voluntary verb t. Proceeding from the will; produced in or by an act of choice., Unconstrained by the interference of another; unimpelled by the influence of another; not prompted or persuaded by another; done of his or its own accord; spontaneous; acting of one’s self, or of itself; free., Done by design or intention; intentional; purposed; intended; not accidental; as, if a man kills another by lopping a tree, it is not voluntary manslaughter., Of or pertaining to the will; subject to, or regulated by, the will; as, the voluntary motions of an animal, such as the movements of the leg or arm (in distinction from involuntary motions, such as the movements of the heart); the voluntary muscle fibers, which are the agents in voluntary motion., Endowed with the power of willing; as, man is a voluntary agent., Free; without compulsion; according to the will, consent, or agreement, of a party; without consideration; gratuitous; without valuable consideration., Of or pertaining to voluntaryism; as, a voluntary church, in distinction from an established or state church., One who engages in any affair of his own free will; a volunteer., A piece played by a musician, often extemporarily, according to his fancy; specifically, an organ solo played before, during, or after divine service., One who advocates voluntaryism.
volunteer adjective One who enters into, or offers for, any service of his own free will., One who enters into service voluntarily, but who, when in service, is subject to discipline and regulations like other soldiers; — opposed to conscript; specifically, a voluntary member of the organized militia of a country as distinguished from the standing army., A grantee in a voluntary conveyance; one to whom a conveyance is made without valuable consideration; a party, other than a wife or child of the grantor, to whom, or for whose benefit, a voluntary conveyance is made., Of or pertaining to a volunteer or volunteers; consisting of volunteers; voluntary; as, volunteer companies; volunteer advice., To offer or bestow voluntarily, or without solicitation or compulsion; as, to volunteer one’s services., To enter into, or offer for, any service of one’s own free will, without solicitation or compulsion; as, he volunteered in that undertaking.
vomic nut Same as Nux vomica.
voodooism noun A degraded form of superstition and sorcery, said to include human sacrifices and cannibalism in some of its rites. It is prevalent among the negroes of Hayti, and to some extent in the United States, and is regarded as a relic of African barbarism.
voracious adjective Greedy in eating; very hungry; eager to devour or swallow; ravenous; gluttonous; edacious; rapacious; as, a voracious man or appetite; a voracious gulf or whirlpool.
vorticose adjective Vortical; whirling; as, a vorticose motion.
vouchment noun A solemn assertion.
vouchsafe verb t. To condescend to grant; to concede; to bestow., To receive or accept in condescension., To condescend; to deign; to yield; to descend or stoop.