Words ending with vement

Meaning of Achievement

Achievement means: The act of achieving or performing; an obtaining by exertion; successful performance; accomplishment; as, the achievement of his object.

Meaning of Achievement

Achievement means: A great or heroic deed; something accomplished by valor, boldness, or praiseworthy exertion; a feat.

Meaning of Achievement

Achievement means: An escutcheon or ensign armorial; now generally applied to the funeral shield commonly called hatchment.

Meaning of Approvement

Approvement means: Approbation.

Meaning of Approvement

Approvement means: a confession of guilt by a prisoner charged with treason or felony, together with an accusation of his accomplish and a giving evidence against them in order to obtain his own pardon. The term is no longer in use; it corresponded to what is now known as turning king's (or queen's) evidence in England, and state's evidence in the United States.

Meaning of Approvement

Approvement means: Improvement of common lands, by inclosing and converting them to the uses of husbandry for the advantage of the lord of the manor.

Meaning of Bereavement

Bereavement means: The state of being bereaved; deprivation; esp., the loss of a relative by death.

Meaning of Contrivement

Contrivement means: Contrivance; invention; arrangement; design; plan.

Meaning of Countermovement

Countermovement means: A movement in opposition to another.

Meaning of Depravement

Depravement means: Depravity.

Meaning of Zythum

Zythum means: A kind of ancient malt beverage; a liquor made from malt and wheat.

Meaning of Zythepsary

Zythepsary means: A brewery.

Meaning of Zythem

Zythem means: See Zythum.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Designating, or pertaining to, a certain class of diseases. See Zymotic disease, below.

Meaning of Zymotic

Zymotic means: Of, pertaining to, or caused by, fermentation.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A zymotic disease.

Meaning of Zymosis

Zymosis means: A fermentation; hence, an analogous process by which an infectious disease is believed to be developed.

Meaning of Zymose

Zymose means: Invertin.

Meaning of Zymophyte

Zymophyte means: A bacteroid ferment.

Meaning of Zymosimeter

Zymosimeter means: An instrument for ascertaining the degree of fermentation occasioned by the mixture of different liquids, and the degree of heat which they acquire in fermentation.

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