Accipenser - (n.) See Acipenser.
Acipenser - (n.) A genus of ganoid fishes, including the sturgeons,
having the body armed with bony scales, and the mouth on the under side
of the head. See Sturgeon.
Alpenstock - (n.) A long staff, pointed with iron, used in climbing the
Appension - (n.) The act of appending.
Compensated - (imp. & p. p.) of Compensate
Compensating - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Compensate
Compensate - (v. t.) To make equal return to; to remunerate; to
recompense; to give an equivalent to; to requite suitably; as, to
compensate a laborer for his work, or a merchant for his losses.
Compensate - (v. t.) To be equivalent in value or effect to; to
counterbalance; to make up for; to make amends for.
Compensate - (v. i.) To make amends; to supply an equivalent; -- followed
by for; as, nothing can compensate for the loss of reputation.
Compensation - (n.) The act or principle of compensating.
Compensation - (n.) That which constitutes, or is regarded as, an
equivalent; that which makes good the lack or variation of something
else; that which compensates for loss or privation; amends;
Compensation - (n.) The extinction of debts of which two persons are
reciprocally debtors by the credits of which they are reciprocally
creditors; the payment of a debt by a credit of equal amount; a
Compensation - (n.) A recompense or reward for some loss or service.
Compensation - (n.) An equivalent stipulated for in contracts for the
sale of real estate, in which it is customary to provide that errors in
description, etc., shall not avoid, but shall be the subject of
Compensative - (a.) Affording compensation.
Compensative - (n.) Compensation.
Compensator - (n.) One who, or that which, compensates; -- a name applied
to various mechanical devices.
Compensator - (n.) An iron plate or magnet placed near the compass on
iron vessels to neutralize the effect of the ship's attraction on the
Compensatory - (a.) Serving for compensation; making amends.
Compense - (v. t.) To compensate.
Dispensable - (a.) Capable of being dispensed or administered.
Dispensable - (a.) Capable of being dispensed with.
Dispensableness - (n.) Quality of being dispensable.
Dispensaries - (pl. ) of Dispensary
Dispensary - (n.) A place where medicines are prepared and dispensed;
esp., a place where the poor can obtain medical advice and medicines
gratuitously or at a nominal price.
Dispensary - (n.) A dispensatory.
Dispensation - (n.) The act of dispensing or dealing out; distribution;
often used of the distribution of good and evil by God to man, or more
generically, of the acts and modes of his administration.
Dispensation - (n.) That which is dispensed, dealt out, or appointed;
that which is enjoined or bestowed
Dispensation - (n.) A system of principles, promises, and rules ordained
and administered; scheme; economy; as, the Patriarchal, Mosaic, and
Dispensation - (n.) The relaxation of a law in a particular case;
permission to do something forbidden, or to omit doing something
enjoined; specifically, in the Roman Catholic Church, exemption from
some ecclesiastical law or obligation to God which a man has incurred
of his own free will (oaths, vows, etc.).
Dispensative - (a.) Granting dispensation.
Dispensatively - (adv.) By dispensation.
Dispensator - (n.) A distributer; a dispenser.
Dispensatorily - (adv.) In the way of dispensation; dispensatively.
Dispensatory - (v. t.) Granting, or authorized to grant, dispensations.
Dispensatories - (pl. ) of Dispensatory
Dispensatory - (n.) A book or medicinal formulary containing a systematic
description of drugs, and of preparations made from them. It is
usually, but not always, distinguished from a pharmacop/ia in that it
issued by private parties, and not by an official body or by
Dispensed - (imp. & p. p.) of Dispense
Dispensing - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Dispense
Dispense - (v. t.) To deal out in portions; to distribute; to give; as,
the steward dispenses provisions according directions; Nature dispenses
her bounties; to dispense medicines.
Dispense - (v. t.) To apply, as laws to particular cases; to administer;
to execute; to manage; to direct.
Dispense - (v. t.) To pay for; to atone for.
Dispense - (v. t.) To exempt; to excuse; to absolve; -- with from.
Dispense - (v. i.) To compensate; to make up; to make amends.
Dispense - (v. i.) To give dispensation.
Dispense - (v. t.) Dispensation; exemption.
Dispense - (n.) Expense; profusion; outlay.
Dispenser - (n.) One who, or that which, dispenses; a distributer; as, a
dispenser of favors.
Equipensate - (v. t.) To weigh equally; to esteem alike.
Expense - (n.) A spending or consuming; disbursement; expenditure.
Expense - (n.) That which is expended, laid out, or consumed; cost;
outlay; charge; -- sometimes with the notion of loss or damage to those
on whom the expense falls; as, the expenses of war; an expense of time.
Expense - (n.) Loss.
Expensefull - (a.) Full of expense; costly; chargeable.
Expenseless - (a.) Without cost or expense.
Expensive - (a.) Occasioning expense; calling for liberal outlay; costly;
dear; liberal; as, expensive dress; an expensive house or family.
Expensive - (a.) Free in expending; very liberal; especially, in a bad
scene; extravagant; lavish.
Indispensability - (n.) Indispensableness.
Indispensable - (a.) Not dispensable; impossible to be omitted, remitted,
or spared; absolutely necessary or requisite.
Indispensable - (a.) Not admitting dispensation; not subject to release
Indispensable - (a.) Unavoidable; inevitable.
Indispensableness - (n.) The state or quality of being indispensable, or
Indispensably - (adv.) In an indispensable manner.
Inexpensive - (a.) Not expensive; cheap.
Mispense - (n.) See Misspense.
misspense - (n.) A spending improperly; a wasting.
Pensative - (a.) Pensive.
Pensel - (n.) A pencel.
Pensible - (a.) Held aloft.
Pensile - (a.) Hanging; suspended; pendent; pendulous.
Pensileness - (n.) State or quality of being pensile; pendulousness.
Pension - (n.) A payment; a tribute; something paid or given.
Pension - (n.) A stated allowance to a person in consideration of past
services; payment made to one retired from service, on account of age,
disability, or other cause; especially, a regular stipend paid by a
government to retired public officers, disabled soldiers, the families
of soldiers killed in service, or to meritorious authors, or the like.
Pension - (n.) A certain sum of money paid to a clergyman in lieu of
Pension - (n.) A boarding house or boarding school in France, Belgium,
Pensioned - (imp. & p. p.) of Pension
Pensioning - (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Pension
Pension - (v. t.) To grant a pension to; to pay a regular stipend to; in
consideration of service already performed; -- sometimes followed by
off; as, to pension off a servant.
Pensionary - (a.) Maintained by a pension; receiving a pension; as,
Pensionary - (a.) Consisting of a pension; as, a pensionary provision for
Pensionaries - (pl. ) of Pensionary
Pensionary - (n.) One who receives a pension; a pensioner.
Pensionary - (n.) One of the chief magistrates of towns in Holland.
Pensioner - (n.) One in receipt of a pension; hence, figuratively, a
Pensioner - (n.) One of an honorable band of gentlemen who attend the
sovereign of England on state occasions, and receive an annual pension,
or allowance, of £150 and two horses.
Pensioner - (n.) In the university of Cambridge, England, one who pays
for his living in commons; -- corresponding to commoner at Oxford.
Pensive - (a.) Thoughtful, sober, or sad; employed in serious reflection;
given to, or favorable to, earnest or melancholy musing.
Pensive - (a.) Expressing or suggesting thoughtfulness with sadness; as,
Pensived - (a.) Made pensive.
Pensively - (adv.) In a pensive manner.
Pensiveness - (n.) The state of being pensive; serious thoughtfulness;
Penstock - (n.) A close conduit or pipe for conducting water, as, to a
water wheel, or for emptying a pond, or for domestic uses.
Penstock - (n.) The barrel of a wooden pump.
Perpension - (n.) Careful consideration; pondering.
Perpensity - (n.) Perpension.
Prepense - (v. t.) To weigh or consider beforehand; to premeditate.
Prepense - (v. i.) To deliberate beforehand.
Prepense - (v. t.) Devised, contrived, or planned beforehand;
preconceived; premeditated; aforethought; -- usually placed after the
word it qualifies; as, malice prepense.
Prepensely - (adv.) In a premeditated manner.
Propense - (a.) Leaning toward, in a moral sense; inclined; disposed;
prone; as, women propense to holiness.