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biographical name Edward Bradford 1867-1927 American psychologist
noun Etymology: by shortening & alteration from tit for tat, rhyming slang for hat Date: circa 1930 British hat
adjective Date: 15th century subject or liable to payment of tithes
I. verb (tithed; tithing) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English teogothian, from teogotha tenth Date: before 12th century transitive verb 1. to pay or give a tenth ...
noun Date: 14th century 1. one that pays tithes 2. one that collects or advocates the payment of tithes
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tēothung, from teogothian, tēothian to tithe, take one tenth Date: before 12th century a small administrative division ...
noun Etymology: New Latin, probably from Latin Tithonia, poetic name of Aurora Date: 1940 any of a genus (Tithonia) of tall composite herbs or shrubs of Mexico and Central ...
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1827 1. a tree (Cliftonia monophylla of the family Cyrillaceae) of the southeastern United States with leathery leaves and racemes of ...
adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Titian (Tiziano Vecellio) Date: 1892 of a brownish-orange color
biographical name circa 1488-1576 Tiziano Vecellio Italian painter • Titianesque adjective
adjective see Titian
Titicaca, Lake
geographical name lake on Peru-Bolivia boundary at altitude of 12,500 feet (3810 meters), area 3200 square miles (8320 square kilometers)
verb (-lated; -lating) Etymology: Latin titillatus, past participle of titillare Date: 1620 transitive verb 1. to excite pleasurably ; arouse by stimulation 2. tickle ...
adjective Date: circa 1714 pleasantly stimulating or exciting ; also erotic • titillatingly adverb
adverb see titillating
noun see titillate
adjective see titillate
or tittivate verb (-vated; -vating) Etymology: perhaps from 1tidy + renovate Date: 1824 transitive verb to make smart or spruce intransitive verb smarten, spruce • ...
noun see titivate
noun Etymology: tit- (as in titmouse) + lark Date: 1668 pipit
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Latin titulus inscription, title Date: 14th century 1. a. obsolete inscription b. written material introduced ...
title deed
noun Date: circa 1768 the deed constituting the evidence of a person's legal ownership
title insurance
noun Date: 1886 insurance against loss due to an unknown defect in a title or interest in real estate
title page
noun Date: 1594 a page of a book bearing the title and usually the names of the author and publisher and the place and sometimes date of publication
adjective Date: 1593 having a title especially of nobility
noun Date: 1904 one that holds a title; specifically champion
noun Date: 1924 titleholder
noun (plural titmice) Etymology: by folk etymology from Middle English titmose, from *tit any small object or creature + mose titmouse, from Old English māse; akin to Old High ...
biographical name 1892-1980 originally Josip Broz usually called Marshal Tito leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80)
geographical name — see Podgorica
noun Date: 1949 the political, economic, and social policies associated with Tito; specifically nationalistic policies and practices followed by a Communist state or group ...
noun or adjective see Titoism
noun Date: 1939 a substance (as a reagent solution of precisely known concentration) that is added in titration
adjective see titrate
verb (titrated; titrating) Etymology: titer Date: circa 1859 transitive verb to subject to titration intransitive verb to perform titration • titratable adjective ...
noun Date: circa 1859 a method or the process of determining the concentration of a dissolved substance in terms of the smallest amount of a reagent of known concentration ...
noun see titrate
chiefly British variant of titer
adjective Etymology: titration + -i- + -metric Date: 1902 employing or determined by titration
intransitive verb Etymology: imitative Date: circa 1619 to laugh in a nervous, affected, or partly suppressed manner ; giggle, snicker • titter noun
noun Etymology: probably baby talk alteration of sister Date: circa 1700 chiefly Scottish sister
verb see titivate
noun Etymology: Middle English titel, from Medieval Latin titulus, from Latin, title Date: 14th century 1. a point or small sign used as a diacritical mark in writing or ...
noun Etymology: reduplication of 1tattle Date: circa 1529 gossip, prattle • tittle-tattle intransitive verb
I. noun Etymology: imitative of the sound of a horse's hooves Date: 1703 lively, gay, or restless behavior II. intransitive verb (-tupped or -tuped; -tupping or -tuping) ...
I. adjective Etymology: Latin titulus title Date: 1611 1. a. existing in title only; especially bearing a title derived from a defunct ecclesiastical jurisdiction (as an ...
adverb see titular I
I. noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek Titos Date: before 12th century 1. an early Christian convert who assisted Paul in his missionary work 2. a letter written on the ...
geographical name city E Florida E of Orlando population 40,670
noun Etymology: Old English Tīw — more at deity Date: 1872 an ancient Germanic god of war identified with Tyr
or ancient Tibur geographical name commune central Italy in Lazio ENE of Rome population 50,559
noun (plural tizzies) Etymology: origin unknown Date: 1935 a highly excited and distracted state of mind
geographical name — see Cilacap
noun Etymology: technical knockout Date: 1941 technical knockout
symbol thallium
geographical name 1. state central Mexico area 1511 square miles (3913 square kilometers), population 761,277 2. city, its capital, E of Mexico City population 50,631
abbreviation 1. tender loving care 2. thin-layer chromatography
or Tilimsen geographical name city NW Algeria population 126,882
noun (plural Tlingit or Tlingits) Etymology: Tlingit łi•ngít human being Date: 1865 1. a member of a group of American Indian peoples of the islands and coast of southern ...
symbol thulium
I. service mark — used for a Transcendental Meditation technique II. abbreviation trademark
noun Etymology: Late Latin, from Greek tmēsis act of cutting, from temnein to cut — more at tome Date: 1550 separation of parts of a compound word by the intervention of ...
abbreviation temporomandibular joint
abbreviation 1. ton 2. town
abbreviation Tennessee
abbreviation tumor necrosis factor
abbreviation turnpike
noun Etymology: trinitrotoluene Date: 1915 a flammable toxic compound C7H5N3O6 used as a high explosive and in chemical synthesis
abbreviation 1. table of organization 2. traditional orthography 3. turnover
I. preposition Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tō; akin to Old High German zuo to, Latin donec as long as, until Date: before 12th century 1. a. — used as a ...
to a degree
phrasal 1. to a remarkable extent ; exceedingly 2. in a small way
to a fault
phrasal to an excessive degree
to a man
phrasal without exception
to a T
phrasal Etymology: short for to a tittle to perfection
to a tee
phrasal exactly, precisely
to a turn
phrasal to perfection
to advantage
phrasal so as to produce a favorable impression or effect
to and fro
adverb Date: 14th century from one place to another
to be sure
phrasal it must be acknowledged ; admittedly
to beat the band
phrasal in a very energetic or forceful manner
to begin with
phrasal as the first thing to be considered
to bits
phrasal totally, thoroughly
to blame
phrasal at fault ; responsible
to boot
phrasal besides
to come
phrasal existing or arriving in the future
to date
phrasal up to the present moment
to death
phrasal beyond endurance ; excessively
to die for
phrasal extremely desirable or appealing
to do
phrasal necessary to be done
to go
phrasal 1. still remaining 2. of prepared food sold for consumption off the premises
to ground
phrasal 1. into a burrow 2. into hiding
to hand
phrasal 1. into possession 2. within reach
to heart
phrasal with deep concern
to heel
phrasal 1. close behind 2. into agreement or line
to one's face
phrasal in one's presence or so that one is fully aware of what is going on
to one's feet
phrasal to a standing position
to one's knees
phrasal into a state of submission or defeat
to order
phrasal according to the specifications of an order
to pieces
phrasal 1. without reserve or restraint ; completely 2. into fragments; also into component parts 3. out of control
to rights
phrasal into proper order
to say nothing of
phrasal not to mention ; and notably in addition
to scale
phrasal according to the proportions of an established scale of measurement
to sea
phrasal to or on the open waters of the sea
to speak of
phrasal worthy of mention or notice — usually used in negative constructions
to start with
phrasal 1. at the beginning ; initially 2. in any event
to the contrary
phrasal 1. on the contrary 2. notwithstanding
to the effect
phrasal with the meaning
to the fore
phrasal in or into a position of prominence ; forward
to the gills
phrasal as full or as much as possible
to the good
phrasal 1. for the best ; beneficial 2. in a position of net gain or profit
to the gunwales
phrasal as full as possible
to the hilt
phrasal 1. to the very limit ; completely 2. with nothing lacking
to the manner born
phrasal fitted by or as if by birth or rearing to a particular position, role, or status
to the manor born
phrasal born into circumstances of wealth and privilege
to the max
phrasal to the greatest extent possible
to the nines
phrasal 1. to perfection 2. in a highly elaborate or showy manner
to the point
phrasal relevant, pertinent
to the punch
phrasal to the first blow or to decisive action — usually used with beat
to the showers
phrasal out of the ball game
to the teeth
phrasal fully, completely
to the vantage
phrasal obsolete in addition
to the wind
or to the winds phrasal aside, away
to the winds
phrasal see to the wind
to weather
phrasal in the direction from which the wind is blowing
to windward
phrasal into or in an advantageous position
to wit
adverb Etymology: Middle English to witen, literally, to know — more at wit Date: 14th century that is to say ; namely
I. noun Date: 1553 activity involving alternating movement in opposite directions II. adjective Date: 1749 forward and backward
adjective Date: 1594 that is to be ; future — usually used postpositively and often in combination
noun (plural to-dos) Date: circa 1576 bustle, stir, fuss
to-ing and fro-ing
noun (plural to-ings and fro-ings) Etymology: to and fro Date: 1847 a passing back and forth
Toa Alta
geographical name municipality NE central Puerto Rico population 63,929
Toa Baja
geographical name municipality NE Puerto Rico W of San Juan population 94,085
noun Etymology: Middle English tode, from Old English tāde, tādige Date: before 12th century 1. any of numerous anuran amphibians (especially family Bufonidae) that are ...
noun Date: circa 1572 archaic toady
noun Date: 1704 any of a family (Batrachoididae) of chiefly marine bony fishes having a broad flat head, a wide mouth, and usually scaleless slimy skin and producing sounds ...
noun Date: 1578 butter-and-eggs; also any of several related plants (especially genus Linaria) of the snapdragon family
noun Date: 1558 a stone or similar object held to have formed in the head or body of a toad and formerly often worn as a charm or antidote to poison
noun Date: 14th century a fungus having an umbrella-shaped pileus ; mushroom; especially a poisonous or inedible one as distinguished from an edible mushroom
I. noun (plural toadies) Etymology: by shortening & alteration from toadeater Date: 1826 one who flatters in the hope of gaining favors ; sycophant Synonyms: see ...
noun see toady II
or formerly Tamatave geographical name city & port E coast of Madagascar population 145,431
I. verb Etymology: Middle English tosten, from Anglo-French toster, from Late Latin tostare to roast, from Latin tostus, past participle of torrēre to dry, parch — more at ...
noun Date: 1582 one that toasts; especially an electrical appliance for toasting
toaster oven
noun Date: 1961 a usually small electrical appliance that can function as an oven or a toaster
noun Date: 1749 one who presides at a banquet and introduces the after-dinner speakers
noun Date: 1921 a woman who acts as toastmaster
adjective (toastier; -est) Date: 1953 1. pleasantly or comfortably warm 2. suggestive of toast especially in flavor
abbreviation Tobit
noun (plural -cos) Etymology: Spanish tabaco, probably from Taino, roll of tobacco leaves Date: circa 1565 1. any of a genus (Nicotiana) of chiefly American plants of the ...
tobacco budworm
noun Date: 1918 an American noctuid moth (Heliothis virescens syn. Helicoverpa virescens) whose striped and variably colored larva feeds on buds and young leaves especially ...
tobacco hornworm
noun Date: circa 1909 an American hawk moth (Manduca sexta) whose large usually green larva is a hornworm that feeds on the leaves of plants of the nightshade family and ...
tobacco juice
noun Date: 1833 saliva colored brown by tobacco or snuff
tobacco mosaic virus
noun Date: 1914 a single-stranded RNA virus (species Tobacco mosaic virus of the genus Tobamovirus) that occurs worldwide and causes mosaic disease in plants (as tobacco and ...
tobacco road
noun Usage: often capitalized T&R Etymology: from Tobacco Road, novel (1932) by Erskine Caldwell and play (1933) by Jack Kirkland died 1969 American playwright Date: 1937 a ...
noun Etymology: irregular from tobacco + -ist Date: 1657 a dealer in tobacco especially at retail
geographical name island SE West Indies, a territory of Trinidad and Tobago; chief town Scarborough area 116 square miles (302 square kilometers), population 50,282 • ...
noun see Tobago
noun Etymology: Greek Tobias Date: 1535 1. a Jewish hero who with divine aid marries his kinswoman Sarah in spite of a jealous evil spirit and restores his father Tobit's ...
biographical name James 1918-2002 American economist
noun Etymology: Greek Tōbit Date: 1587 1. the elderly father of Tobias 2. a book of Scripture included in the Roman Catholic canon of the Old Testament and in the ...
I. noun Etymology: Canadian French tobogan, of Algonquian origin; akin to Micmac tobâgun drag made of skin Date: circa 1820 1. a long flat-bottomed light sled made usually ...
noun see toboggan II
noun Date: 1849 the act, art, or sport of riding a toboggan
noun see toboggan II
geographical name river N Kazakhstan & SW Russia in Asia flowing from SE foothills of the Urals NNE into the Irtysh
geographical name city & port NE Libya population 34,200
noun see toby jug
toby jug
noun Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Toby, nickname from the name Tobias Date: 1840 a small jug, pitcher, or mug shaped somewhat like a stout man with a cocked hat for ...
geographical name river about 1700 miles (2736 kilometers) E central & NE Brazil rising in S central Goiás & flowing N into Pará River
noun Etymology: Italian, from toccare to touch, from Vulgar Latin — more at touch Date: circa 1724 a musical composition usually for organ or harpsichord in a free style ...
also Tokharian noun Etymology: Greek Tocharoi Date: 1926 1. a. a language of central Asia known from documents from the sixth to eighth centuries A.D. b. a branch of ...
Tocharian A
noun Date: 1926 the eastern dialect of Tocharian — see Indo-European languages table
Tocharian B
noun Date: 1926 the western dialect of Tocharian — see Indo-European languages table
noun Etymology: Middle English (Scots) tochir, from Scottish Gaelic tochar Date: 15th century chiefly Scottish 1. dowry 2 2. dowry 3
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary, ultimately from Greek tokos childbirth, offspring (akin to Greek tiktein to beget) + pherein to carry, bear — more at ...
biographical name Alexis (-Charles-Henri-Maurice-Clérel) de 1805-1859 French statesman & author
noun Etymology: Middle French toquassen, from Old Occitan tocasenh, from tocar to touch, ring a bell (from Vulgar Latin *toccare) + senh sign, bell, from Medieval Latin & Latin ...
I. noun Etymology: Middle English Date: 12th century chiefly Scottish fox II. noun Etymology: Middle English todd, todde; probably akin to Old High German zotta tuft of ...
I. adverb Date: before 12th century 1. on or for this day 2. at the present time II. noun Date: 1535 the present day, time, or age
biographical name Sir Alexander Robertus 1907-1997 British chemist
intransitive verb (toddled; toddling) Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1600 1. to walk with short tottering steps in the manner of a young child 2. to take a stroll ...
noun Date: 1793 one that toddles; especially a young child • toddlerhood noun
noun see toddler
noun (plural toddies) Etymology: Hindi & Urdu tāṛī juice of the palmyra palm, from tāṛ palmyra palm, from Sanskrit tāla Date: 1609 1. the fresh or fermented sap of ...
biographical name Fritz 1891-1942 German military engineer
I. noun Etymology: Middle English to, from Old English tā; akin to Old High German zēha toe Date: before 12th century 1. a. (1) one of the terminal members of the ...
toe cap
noun Date: 1797 a piece of material (as leather) covering the toe of a shoe and reinforcing or decorating it
toe dance
noun Date: 1898 a dance executed on the tips of the toes by means of a ballet slipper with a reinforced toe • toe-dance intransitive verb • toe dancer noun • toe ...
toe dancer
noun see toe dance
toe dancing
noun see toe dance
toe loop
noun Date: circa 1964 a backward jump in figure skating with a takeoff from the outside edge of one skate followed by a full turn in the air and a landing on the outside ...
toe the line
or toe the mark phrasal to conform rigorously to a rule or standard
toe the mark
phrasal see toe the line
toe to toe
phrasal facing one another
intransitive verb see toe dance
noun Date: 1928 1. camber 3 2. adjustment of the front wheels of an automotive vehicle so that they are closer together at the front than at the back
adjective or adverb Date: circa 1942 slugging it out at or as if at close range
noun (plural toea) Etymology: Hiri Motu (pidgin of Papua New Guinea based on Motu, an Austronesian language), a kind of shell Date: 1975 — see kina at money table
adjective Etymology: 1toe Date: circa 1611 1. having a toe or toes especially of a specified kind or number — usually used in combination 2. [from past participle of toe ...
abbreviation Test of English as a Foreign Language
noun Date: 1880 1. a. a hold or place of support for the toes (as in climbing) b. (1) a means of progressing (as in surmounting barriers) (2) a slight footing ...
adjective see toe I
I. noun Date: 1691 a nail of a toe II. transitive verb Date: 1900 to fasten by toed nails ; toe
noun Date: 1860 a piece designed to form a toe (as of a shoe) or cover the toes of the foot
noun Date: 1894 a tab attached to the toe of a shoe (as to prevent wear due to heavy use)
noun Etymology: probably alteration of tuft titled college student Date: 1851 chiefly British dandy, swell
also toffy noun (plural toffees; also toffies) Etymology: alteration of taffy Date: 1825 candy of brittle but tender texture made by boiling sugar and butter together
adjective Date: circa 1925 chiefly British conceited, snobbish
noun see toffee
noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from Old Norse topt; probably akin to Greek dapedon floor, demein to build, pedon ground — more at timber, ped Date: before ...
noun Etymology: Japanese tōfu Date: 1771 a soft food product prepared by treating soybean milk with coagulants (as magnesium chloride or diluted acids) — called also bean ...
transitive verb (togged; togging) Etymology: togs Date: circa 1785 to dress especially in fine clothing — usually used with up or out
noun Etymology: Latin; akin to Latin tegere to cover — more at thatch Date: 1600 the loose outer garment worn in public by citizens of ancient Rome; also a similar loose ...
toga virilis
noun (plural togae viriles) Etymology: Latin, men's toga Date: 1600 the white toga of manhood assumed by boys of ancient Rome at age 15
adjective see toga
I. adverb Etymology: Middle English togedere, from Old English togædere, from tō to + gædere together; akin to Middle High German gater together, Old English gaderian to ...
together with
preposition Date: 15th century in addition to ; in association with
noun see together I
noun Etymology: Toggenburg, district in northeastern Switzerland Date: 1886 any of a breed of brown hornless dairy goats of Swiss origin with white stripes on the face
noun Etymology: togs Date: 1810 clothing
I. noun Etymology: origin unknown Date: circa 1775 1. a piece or device for holding or securing: as a. a pin inserted in a nautical knot to make it more secure or easier ...
toggle bolt
noun Date: circa 1794 a bolt that has a nut with wings which close for passage through a small hole and spring open after passing through the hole to keep the bolt from ...
toggle switch
noun Date: circa 1924 an electric switch operated by pushing a projecting lever through a small arc
biographical name Palmiro 1893-1964 Italian politician
biographical name Marquis Heihachirō 1848-1934 Japanese admiral
geographical name republic W Africa on Bight of Benin capital Lomé area 21,853 square miles (56,599 square kilometers), population 3,810,000 • Togolese adjective or noun
geographical name region W Africa on Gulf of Guinea between Benin & Ghana; until 1919 a German protectorate, then divided into two trust territories: British Togoland (in W; ...
noun see Togoland
adjective or noun see Togo
noun plural Etymology: plural of English slang tog coat, short for obsolete English argot togeman, togman Date: 1779 clothing; especially a set of clothes and accessories ...
noun Etymology: Canadian French Date: 1839 lake trout
Tohono O'odham
noun (plural Tohono O'odham) Etymology: O'odham tóhono ʔóʔodham, literally, desert people Date: 1986 a member of an American Indian people of southwestern Arizona and ...
Tohopekaliga Lake
geographical name lake central Florida S of Orlando
I. noun Etymology: Middle English toile, from Anglo-French toyl, from toiller Date: 14th century 1. archaic a. struggle, battle b. laborious effort 2. long strenuous ...
noun Etymology: French, cloth, linen, from Middle French Date: 1794 1. any of many plain or simple twill weave fabrics; especially linen 2. a mock-up model of a garment
toile de Jouy
noun Etymology: French, literally, cloth of Jouy, from Jouy-en-Josas, France Date: circa 1920 an 18th century French scenic pattern usually printed on cotton, linen, or silk ...
noun see toil II
I. noun Etymology: French toilette cloth on which items used for grooming are placed, from Middle French, piece of batiste, from diminutive of toile cloth Date: 1667 1. ...
toilet paper
noun Date: 1884 a thin sanitary absorbent paper usually in a roll for bathroom use chiefly for drying or cleaning oneself after defecation and urination
toilet powder
noun Date: 1840 a fine powder usually with soothing or antiseptic ingredients for sprinkling or rubbing (as after bathing) over the skin
toilet soap
noun Date: 1839 a mild soap that is often perfumed and colored and stabilized with preservatives
toilet train
transitive verb see toilet training
toilet training
noun Date: 1940 the process of training a child to control bladder and bowel movements and to use the toilet • toilet train transitive verb
toilet water
noun Date: 1855 eau de toilette
noun (plural -ries) Date: 1892 an article or preparation (as toothpaste, shaving cream, or cologne) used in cleaning or grooming oneself — usually used in plural
noun Etymology: French, from Middle French Date: 1681 1. toilet 2 2. a. formal or fashionable attire or style of dress b. a particular costume or outfit
adjective see toil I
adverb see toil I
adjective Date: 1575 marked by or full of toil or fatigue ; laborious • toilsomely adverb • toilsomeness noun
adverb see toilsome
noun see toilsome
adjective Date: 1751 showing the effects of or worn out with toil
biographical name Hideki 1884-1948 Japanese general & politician
Tok Pisin
noun Etymology: Tok Pisin, literally, pidgin talk Date: 1974 an English-based creole that is a national language of Papua New Guinea
also tokomak noun Etymology: Russian, from toroidal'naya kamera s aksial'nym magnitnym polem (toroidal chamber with an axial magnetic field) Date: 1965 a toroidal device for ...
Tokara Islands
geographical name island group Japan in N Ryukyus
noun Date: 1696 1. a naturally sweet wine from the area around Tokaj, Hungary 2. a blend of Angelica, port, and sherry made in California
noun Etymology: American Spanish toque, from Spanish, touch, test, from tocar to touch, from Vulgar Latin *toccare — more at touch Date: 1968 slang a puff on a marijuana ...
Tokelau Islands
geographical name islands central Pacific N of Samoa belonging to New Zealand population 1690 • Tokelauan noun
noun see Tokelau Islands
I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English tācen, tācn sign, token; akin to Old High German zeihhan sign, Greek deiknynai to show — more at diction Date: before ...
token money
noun Date: 1889 money of regular government issue (as paper currency or coins) having a greater face value than intrinsic value
noun Date: 1961 the policy or practice of making only a symbolic effort (as to desegregate)
variant of Tocharian

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