english dictionary definition meaningYesDictionary.com



a   b   c   d   e   f   g   h   i   j   k   l   m   n   o   p   q   r   s   t   u   v   w   x   y   z   







Lookup English Definition:

OR    : ['ɔr] [ɚ]
-or \-or\ suff. [L. -or: cf. OF. -or, -ur, -our, F. -eur.]
1. A noun suffix denoting an act; a state or quality; as in
error, fervor, pallor, candor, etc.
[1913 Webster]

2. A noun suffix denoting an agent or doer; as in auditor,
one who hears; donor, one who gives; obligor, elevator. It
is correlative to -ee. In general -or is appended to words
of Latin, and -er to those of English, origin. See {-er}.
[1913 Webster]


Or \Or\ ([^o]r), conj. [OE. or, outher, other, auther, either,
or, AS. [=a]w[eth]er, contr. from [=a]hwae[eth]er; [=a] aye
hwae[eth]er whether. See {Aye}, and {Whether}, and cf.
{Either}.]
A particle that marks an alternative; as, you may read or may
write, -- that is, you may do one of the things at your
pleasure, but not both. It corresponds to {either}. You may
ride either to London or to Windsor. It often connects a
series of words or propositions, presenting a choice of
either; as, he may study law, or medicine, or divinity, or he
may enter into trade.
[1913 Webster]

If man's convenience, health,
Or safety interfere, his rights and claims
Are paramount. --Cowper.
[1913 Webster]

Note: Or may be used to join as alternatives terms expressing
unlike things or ideas (as, is the orange sour or
sweet?), or different terms expressing the same thing
or idea; as, this is a sphere, or globe.
[1913 Webster]

Note: Or sometimes begins a sentence. In this case it
expresses an alternative or subjoins a clause differing
from the foregoing. "Or what man is there of you, who,
if his son shall ask him for a loaf, will give him a
stone?" --Matt. vii. 9 (Rev. Ver.).
[1913 Webster] Or for either is archaic or poetic.
[1913 Webster]

Maugre thine heed, thou must for indigence
Or steal, or beg, or borrow thy dispence.
--Chaucer.
[1913 Webster]


Or \Or\, prep. & adv. [AS. ?r ere, before. [root]204. See {Ere},
prep. & adv.]
Ere; before; sooner than. [Obs.]
[1913 Webster]

But natheless, while I have time and space,
Or that I forther in this tale pace. --Chaucer.
[1913 Webster]

{Or ever}, {Or ere}. See under {Ever}, and {Ere}.
[1913 Webster]


Or \Or\, n. [F., fr. L. aurum gold. Cf. {Aureate}.] (Her.)
Yellow or gold color, -- represented in drawing or engraving
by small dots.
[1913 Webster]

OR
n 1: a state in northwestern United States on the Pacific [synonym:
{Oregon}, {Beaver State}, {OR}]
2: a room in a hospital equipped for the performance of surgical
operations; "great care is taken to keep the operating rooms
aseptic" [synonym: {operating room}, {OR}, {operating theater},
{operating theatre}, {surgery}]

152 Moby Thesaurus words for "or":
achievement, alerion, and/or, animal charge, annulet, argent,
armorial bearings, armory, arms, aureate, aureateness, auric,
azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton, bearings, beige, bend,
bend sinister, billet, blazon, blazonry, bordure, broad arrow,
buff, buff-yellow, cadency mark, canary, canary-yellow, canton,
chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, citron, citron-yellow,
coat of arms, cockatrice, coronet, cream, creamy, crescent, crest,
cross, cross moline, crown, device, difference, differencing,
eagle, ecru, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon,
falcon, fallow, fallowness, fess, fess point, field, file, flanch,
flaxen, fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, gilded, gilt,
gold, gold-colored, golden, griffin, gules, gyron, hatchment,
helmet, heraldic device, honor point, impalement, impaling,
inescutcheon, label, lemon, lemon-yellow, lion, lozenge, luteolous,
lutescent, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal, motto,
mullet, nombril point, ocherish, ocherous, ochery, ochreous,
ochroid, ochrous, ochry, octofoil, ordinary, orle, pale, paly,
pean, pheon, primrose, primrose-colored, primrose-yellow, purpure,
quarter, quartering, rose, sable, saffron, saffron-colored,
saffron-yellow, sallow, saltire, sand-colored, sandy, scutcheon,
shield, spread eagle, straw, straw-colored, subordinary, tenne,
tincture, torse, tressure, unicorn, vair, vert, wreath, xanthic,
xanthous, yale, yellow, yellowish, yellowishness, yellowness



install english dictionary definition & meaning lookup widget!


english dictionary definition meaning工具:
Select Color:

































































english dictionary meaning information:
  • Dictionary. com | Meanings and Definitions of Words at . . .
    Dictionary com is the world’s leading online source for English definitions, synonyms, word origins and etymologies, audio pronunciations, example sentences, slang phrases, idioms, word games, legal and medical terms, Word of the Day and more
  • LOOK UP | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    look up definition: 1 to become better: 2 to get better; improve: 3 to become better: Learn more
  • Search definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    3 countable noun A search is an attempt to find something or someone by looking for them carefully There was no chance of him being found alive and the search was abandoned Egypt has said there is no time to lose in the search for a Middle East settlement
  • SEARCH | meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
    search definition: 1 to look somewhere carefully in order to find something: 2 to try to find the answer to a problem: 3 A police officer who searches you or your possessions looks for something you might be hiding:
  • Look up definition and meaning | Collins English Dictionary
    look up 1 phrasal verb If you look up a fact or a piece of information, you find it out by looking in something such as a reference book or a list I looked your address up in the personnel file [VERB noun PARTICLE] Many people have to look up the meaning of this word in the dictionary
  • Lookup | Definition of Lookup by Merriam-Webster
    Definition of lookup : an act, process, or instance of looking something up (as in a reference work or listing) dictionary lookups a price look-up
  • english dictionary definition meaning
    english dictionary definition meaning-dictionary english dictionary,free online english dictionary,meaining,definitions and audio pronunciations of words Dictionary Lookup: Copy to Clipboard english dictionary meaning information:  English Dictionary 2005-2009
  • English | Definition of English at Dictionary. com
    Meaning "English language or literature as a subject at school" is from 1889 As an adjective, "of or belonging to England," from late 13c Old English is from early 13c
  • English | Definition of English by Merriam-Webster
    English definition is - of, relating to, or characteristic of England, the English people, or the English language How to use English in a sentence of, relating to, or characteristic of England, the English people, or the English language…
  • French English dictionary | translation French English . . .
    Why use the French-English dictionary It is a complete dictionary package combining the features of traditional online dictionaries with an innovative collaborative tool Additional features will help you clarify the meanings of words, if your search did not return the expected results: displaying similar French- English translations,





English Dictionary  2005-2009

|dictionary |Business Directories,Company Directories |ZIP Code,Postal Code