10 letter words ending in ance

Acceptance (n.) The act of accepting; a receiving what is offered, with approbation, satisfaction, or acquiescence; esp., favorable reception; approval; as, the acceptance of a gift, office, doctrine, etc.

Acceptance (n.) State of being accepted; acceptableness.

Acceptance (n.) An assent and engagement by the person on whom a bill of exchange is drawn, to pay it when due according to the terms of the acceptance.

Acceptance (n.) The bill itself when accepted.

Acceptance (n.) An agreeing to terms or proposals by which a bargain is concluded and the parties are bound; the reception or taking of a thing bought as that for which it was bought, or as that agreed to be delivered, or the taking possession as owner.

Acceptance (n.) An agreeing to the action of another, by some act which binds the person in law.

Acceptance (n.) Meaning; acceptation.

Accordance (n.) Agreement; harmony; conformity.

Achievance (n.) Achievement.

Admittance (n.) The act of admitting.

Admittance (n.) Permission to enter; the power or right of entrance; also, actual entrance; reception.

Admittance (n.) Concession; admission; allowance; as, the admittance of an argument.

Admittance (n.) Admissibility.

Admittance (n.) The act of giving possession of a copyhold estate.

Affirmance (n.) Confirmation; ratification; confirmation of a voidable act.

Affirmance (n.) A strong declaration; affirmation.

Allegeance (n.) Allegation.

Allegiance (n.) The tie or obligation, implied or expressed, which a subject owes to his sovereign or government; the duty of fidelity to one's king, government, or state.

Allegiance (n.) Devotion; loyalty; as, allegiance to science.

Appearance (n.) The act of appearing or coming into sight; the act of becoming visible to the eye; as, his sudden appearance surprised me.

Appearance (n.) A thing seed; a phenomenon; a phase; an apparition; as, an appearance in the sky.

Appearance (n.) Personal presence; exhibition of the person; look; aspect; mien.

Appearance (n.) Semblance, or apparent likeness; external show. pl. Outward signs, or circumstances, fitted to make a particular impression or to determine the judgment as to the character of a person or a thing, an act or a state; as, appearances are against him.

Appearance (n.) The act of appearing in a particular place, or in society, a company, or any proceedings; a coming before the public in a particular character; as, a person makes his appearance as an historian, an artist, or an orator.

Appearance (n.) Probability; likelihood.

Appendance (n.) Something appendant.

Approvance (n.) Approval.

Ascendance (n.) Same as Ascendency.

Assistance (n.) The act of assisting; help; aid; furtherance; succor; support.

Assistance (n.) An assistant or helper; a body of helpers.

Assistance (n.) Persons present.

Attendance (v. t.) Attention; regard; careful application.

Attendance (v. t.) The act of attending; state of being in waiting; service; ministry; the fact of being present; presence.

Attendance (v. t.) Waiting for; expectation.

Attendance (v. t.) The persons attending; a retinue; attendants.

Avengeance (n.) Vengeance.

Chevisance (n.) Achievement; deed; performance.

Chevisance (n.) A bargain; profit; gain.

Chevisance (n.) A making of contracts.

Chevisance (n.) A bargain or contract; an agreement about a matter in dispute, such as a debt; a business compact.

Chevisance (n.) An unlawful agreement or contract.

Cognizance (n.) Apprehension by the understanding; perception; observation.

Cognizance (n.) Recollection; recognition.

Cognizance (n.) Jurisdiction, or the power given by law to hear and decide controversies.

Cognizance (n.) The hearing a matter judicially.

Cognizance (n.) An acknowledgment of a fine of lands and tenements or confession of a thing done.

Cognizance (n.) A form of defense in the action of replevin, by which the defendant insists that the goods were lawfully taken, as a distress, by defendant, acting as servant for another.

Cognizance (n.) The distinguishing mark worn by an armed knight, usually upon the helmet, and by his retainers and followers: Hence, in general, a badge worn by a retainer or dependent, to indicate the person or party to which he belonged; a token by which a thing may be known.

Commorance (n.) See Commorancy.

Compliance (n.) The act of complying; a yielding; as to a desire, demand, or proposal; concession; submission.

Compliance (n.) A disposition to yield to others; complaisance.

Connivance (n.) Intentional failure or forbearance to discover a fault or wrongdoing; voluntary oversight; passive consent or cooperation.

Connivance (n.) Corrupt or guilty assent to wrongdoing, not involving actual participation in, but knowledge of, and failure to prevent or oppose it.

Connusance (n.) See Cognizance.

Consonance (n.) Alt. of Consonancy

Convenance (n.) That which is suitable, agreeable, or convenient.

Conveyance (n.) The act of conveying, carrying, or transporting; carriage.

Conveyance (n.) The instrument or means of carrying or transporting anything from place to place; the vehicle in which, or means by which, anything is carried from one place to another; as, stagecoaches, omnibuses, etc., are conveyances; a canal or aqueduct is a conveyance for water.

Conveyance (n.) The act or process of transferring, transmitting, handing down, or communicating; transmission.

Conveyance (n.) The act by which the title to property, esp. real estate, is transferred; transfer of ownership; an instrument in writing (as a deed or mortgage), by which the title to property is conveyed from one person to another.

Conveyance (n.) Dishonest management, or artifice.

Defailance (n.) Failure; miscarriage.

Defeasance (n.) A defeat; an overthrow.

Defeasance (n.) A rendering null or void.

Defeasance (n.) A condition, relating to a deed, which being performed, the deed is defeated or rendered void; or a collateral deed, made at the same time with a feoffment, or other conveyance, containing conditions, on the performance of which the estate then created may be defeated.

Demeanance (n.) Demeanor.

Dependance (n.) Alt. of Dependancy

Desistance (n.) The act or state of desisting; cessation.

Disadvance (v. t. & i.) To draw back, or cause to draw back.

Dissonance (n.) A mingling of discordant sounds; an inharmonious combination of sounds; discord.

Dissonance (n.) Want of agreement; incongruity.

Emparlance (n.) Parley; imparlance.

Expectance (n.) Alt. of Expectancy

Exuberance (n.) The state of being exuberant; an overflowing quantity; a copious or excessive production or supply; superabundance; richness; as, an exuberance of joy, of fancy, or of foliage.

Exuperance (n.) Superiority; superfluity.

Governance (n.) Exercise of authority; control; government; arrangement.

Guardiance (n.) Guardianship.

Gubernance (n.) Government.

Hinderance (n.) Same as Hindrance.

Imparlance (n.) Mutual discourse; conference.

Imparlance (n.) Time given to a party to talk or converse with his opponent, originally with the object of effecting, if possible, an amicable adjustment of the suit. The actual object, however, has long been merely to obtain further time to plead, or answer to the allegations of the opposite party.

Imparlance (n.) Hence, the delay or continuance of a suit.

Impartance (n.) Impartation.

Importance (n.) The quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance.

Importance (n.) Subject; matter.

Importance (n.) Import; meaning; significance.

Importance (n.) Importunity; solicitation.

Indignance (n.) Alt. of Indignancy

Inelegance (n.) Alt. of Inelegancy

Inquirance (n.) Inquiry.

Invariance (n.) The property of remaining invariable under prescribed or implied conditions.

Irradiance (n.) Alt. of Irradiancy

Jouissance (n.) Jollity; merriment.

Luxuriance (n.) The state or quality of being luxuriant; rank, vigorous growth; excessive abundance produced by rank growth.

Malignance (n.) Alt. of Malignancy

Miscreance (n.) Alt. of Miscreancy

Monstrance (n.) A transparent pyx, in which the consecrated host is exposed to view.

Mum-chance (n.) A game of hazard played with cards in silence.

Mum-chance (n.) A silent, stupid person.

Mum-chance (a.) Silent and idle.

Observance (n.) The act or practice of observing or noticing with attention; a heeding or keeping with care; performance; -- usually with a sense of strictness and fidelity; as, the observance of the Sabbath is general; the strict observance of duties.

Observance (n.) An act, ceremony, or rite, as of worship or respect; especially, a customary act or service of attention; a form; a practice; a rite; a custom.

Observance (n.) Servile attention; sycophancy.

Ordonnance (n.) The disposition of the parts of any composition with regard to one another and the whole.

Outbalance (v. t.) To outweight; to exceed in weight or effect.

Outromance (v. t.) To exceed in romantic character.

Overglance (v. t.) To glance over.

Penetrance (n.) Alt. of Penetrancy

Perdurance (n.) Alt. of Perduration

Plebeiance (n.) Plebeianism.

Plebeiance (n.) Plebeians, collectively.

Ponderance (n.) Weight; gravity.

Prevenance (n.) A going before; anticipation in sequence or order.

Purtenance (n.) That which pertains or belongs to something; esp., the heard, liver, and lungs of an animal.

Purveyance (n.) The act or process of providing or procuring; providence; foresight; preparation; management.

Purveyance (n.) That which is provided; provisions; food.

Purveyance (n.) A providing necessaries for the sovereign by buying them at an appraised value in preference to all others, and oven without the owner's consent. This was formerly a royal prerogative, but has long been abolished.

Realliance (n.) A renewed alliance.

Recordance (n.) Remembrance.

Redundance (n.) Alt. of Redundancy

Reentrance (n.) The act entereing again; re/ntry.

Reluctance (n.) Alt. of Reluctancy

Remittance (n.) The act of transmitting money, bills, or the like, esp. to a distant place, as in satisfaction of a demand, or in discharge of an obligation.

Remittance (n.) The sum or thing remitted.

Repentance (n.) The act of repenting, or the state of being penitent; sorrow for what one has done or omitted to do; especially, contrition for sin.

Reprobance (n.) Reprobation.

Repugnance (n.) Alt. of Repugnancy

Reservance (n.) Reservation.

Resistance (n.) The act of resisting; opposition, passive or active.

Resistance (n.) A means or method of resisting; that which resists.

Resultance (n.) The act of resulting; that which results; a result.

Souvenance (n.) Alt. of Sovenaunce

Sufferance (n.) The state of suffering; the bearing of pain; endurance.

Sufferance (n.) Pain endured; misery; suffering; distress.

Sufferance (n.) Loss; damage; injury.

Sufferance (n.) Submission under difficult or oppressive circumstances; patience; moderation.

Sufferance (n.) Negative consent by not forbidding or hindering; toleration; permission; allowance; leave.

Sufferance (n.) A permission granted by the customs authorities for the shipment of goods.

Suffisance (n.) Sufficiency; plenty; abundance; contentment.

Suppliance (n.) That which supplies a want; assistance; a gratification; satisfaction.

Suppliance (n.) Supplication; entreaty.

Surveyance (n.) Survey; inspection.

Survivance (n.) Alt. of Survivancy

Sustenance (n.) The act of sustaining; support; maintenance; subsistence; as, the sustenance of the body; the sustenance of life.

Sustenance (n.) That which supports life; food; victuals; provisions; means of living; as, the city has ample sustenance.

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