10 letter words ending in or
Acquisitor (n.) One who acquires.
Aggregator (n.) One who aggregates.
Agricultor (n.) An agriculturist; a farmer.
Alleviator (n.) One who, or that which, alleviates.
Ambassador (n.) Alt. of Embassador
Embassador (n.) A minister of the highest rank sent to a foreign court to represent there his sovereign or country.
Embassador (n.) An official messenger and representative.
Antecessor (n.) One who goes before; a predecessor.
Antecessor (n.) An ancestor; a progenitor.
Antecursor (n.) A forerunner; a precursor.
Approbator (n.) One who approves.
Arbitrator (n.) A person, or one of two or more persons, chosen by parties who have a controversy, to determine their differences. See Arbitration.
Arbitrator (n.) One who has the power of deciding or prescribing without control; a ruler; a governor.
Battledoor (n.) An instrument, with a handle and a flat part covered with parchment or crossed with catgut, used to strike a shuttlecock in play; also, the play of battledoor and shuttlecock.
Battledoor (n.) A child's hornbook.
Benefactor (n.) One who confers a benefit or benefits.
Blackamoor (n.) A negro or negress.
Buccinator (n.) A muscle of the cheek; -- so called from its use in blowing wind instruments.
Calculator (n.) One who computes or reckons: one who estimates or considers the force and effect of causes, with a view to form a correct estimate of the effects.
Calefactor (n.) A heater; one who, or that which, makes hot, as a stove, etc.
Carburetor (n.) An apparatus in which coal gas, hydrogen, or air is passed through or over a volatile hydrocarbon, in order to confer or increase illuminating power.
Castigator (n.) One who castigates or corrects.
Celebrator (n.) One who celebrates; a praiser.
Champertor (n.) One guilty of champerty; one who purchases a suit, or the right of suing, and carries it on at his own expense, in order to obtain a share of the gain.
Chancellor (n.) A judicial court of chancery, which in England and in the United States is distinctively a court with equity jurisdiction.
Circulator (n.) One who, or that which, circulates.
Coagulator (n.) That which causes coagulation.
Coexecutor (n.) A joint executor.
Collimator (n.) A telescope arranged and used to determine errors of collimation, both vertical and horizontal.
Collimator (n.) A tube having a convex lens at one end and at the other a small opening or slit which is at the principal focus of the lens, used for producing a beam of parallel rays; also, a lens so used.
Collocutor (n.) One of the speakers in a dialogue.
Commutator (n.) A piece of apparatus used for reversing the direction of an electrical current; an attachment to certain electrical machines, by means of which alternating currents are made to be continuous or to have the same direction.
Companator (n.) Same as Impanator.
Comparator (n.) An instrument or machine for comparing anything to be measured with a standard measure; -- applied especially to a machine for comparing standards of length.
Competitor (n.) One who seeks what another seeks, or claims what another claims; one who competes; a rival.
Competitor (n.) An associate; a confederate.
Compilator (n.) Compiler.
Compositor (n.) One who composes or sets in order.
Compositor (n.) One who sets type and arranges it for use.
Compotator (n.) One who drinks with another.
Compressor (n.) Anything which serves to compress
Compressor (n.) A muscle that compresses certain parts.
Compressor (n.) An instrument for compressing an artery (esp., the femoral artery) or other part.
Compressor (n.) An apparatus for confining or flattening between glass plates an object to be examined with the microscope; -- called also compressorium.
Compressor (n.) A machine for compressing gases; especially, an air compressor.
Conjurator (n.) One who swears or is sworn with others; one bound by oath with others; a compurgator.
Consolator (n.) One who consoles or comforts.
Contractor (n.) One who contracts; one of the parties to a bargain; one who covenants to do anything for another; specifically, one who contracts to perform work on a rather large scale, at a certain price or rate, as in building houses or making a railroad.
Cooperator (n.) One who labors jointly with others to promote the same end.
Corporator (n.) A member of a corporation, esp. one of the original members.
Corregidor (n.) The chief magistrate of a Spanish town.
Corrugator (n.) A muscle which contracts the skin of the forehead into wrinkles.
Covenantor (n.) The party who makes a covenant.
Cultivator (n.) One who cultivates; as, a cultivator of the soil; a cultivator of literature.
Cultivator (n.) An agricultural implement used in the tillage of growing crops, to loosen the surface of the earth and kill the weeds; esp., a triangular frame set with small shares, drawn by a horse and by handles.
Declamator (n.) A declaimer.
Declarator (n.) A form of action by which some right or interest is sought to be judicially declared.
Declinator (n.) An instrument for taking the declination or angle which a plane makes with the horizontal plane.
Declinator (n.) A dissentient.
Defalcator (n.) A defaulter or embezzler.
Denigrator (n.) One who, or that which, blackens.
Deprecator (n.) One who deprecates.
Depredator (n.) One who plunders or pillages; a spoiler; a robber.
Desecrator (n.) One who desecrates.
Desiccator (n.) One who, or that which, desiccates.
Desiccator (n.) A short glass jar fitted with an air-tight cover, and containing some desiccating agent, as sulphuric acid or calcium chloride, above which is suspended the material to be dried, or preserved from moisture.
Designator (n.) An officer who assigned to each his rank and place in public shows and ceremonies.
Designator (n.) One who designates.
Destructor (n.) A destroyer.
Devastator (n.) One who, or that which, devastates.
Disheritor (n.) One who puts another out of his inheritance.
Dispositor (n.) A disposer.
Dispositor (n.) The planet which is lord of the sign where another planet is.
Distrainor (n.) One who distrains; the party distraining goods or chattels.
Divisionor (n.) One who divides or makes division.
Drum major () .
Drum major () The chief or first drummer of a regiment; an instructor of drummers.
Drum major () The marching leader of a military band.
Drum major () A noisy gathering. [R.] See under Drum, n., 4.
Ejaculator (n.) A muscle which helps ejaculation.
Elaborator (n.) One who, or that which, elaborates.
Elucidator (n.) One who explains or elucidates; an expositor.
Embassador (n.) Same as Ambassador.
Enumerator (n.) One who enumerates.
Enunciator (n.) One who enunciates or proclaims.
Epitomator (n.) An epitomist.
Etat Major () The staff of an army, including all officers above the rank of colonel, also, all adjutants, inspectors, quartermasters, commissaries, engineers, ordnance officers, paymasters, physicians, signal officers, judge advocates; also, the noncommissioned assistants of the above officers.
Evaporator (n.) An apparatus for condensing vegetable juices, or for drying fruit by heat.
Examinator (n.) An examiner.
Exonerator (n.) One who exonerates or frees from obligation.
Explicator (n.) One who unfolds or explains; an expounder; an explainer.
Explorator (n.) One who explores; one who examines closely; a searcher.
Expurgator (n.) One who expurgates or purifies.
Exsiccator (n.) An apparatus for drying substances or preserving them from moisture; a desiccator; also, less frequently, an agent employed to absorb moisture, as calcium chloride, or concentrated sulphuric acid.
Extenuator (n.) One who extenuates.
Extirpator (n.) One who extirpates or roots out; a destroyer.
Fabricator (n.) One who fabricates; one who constructs or makes.
Fidejussor (n.) A surety; one bound for another, conjointly with him; a guarantor.
Fornicator (n.) An unmarried person, male or female, who has criminal intercourse with the other sex; one guilty of fornication.
Ideo-motor (a.) Applied to those actions, or muscular movements, which are automatic expressions of dominant ideas, rather than the result of distinct volitional efforts, as the act of expressing the thoughts in speech, or in writing, while the mind is occupied in the composition of the sentence.
Implorator (n.) One who implores.
Inculcator (n.) One who inculcates.
Inoculator (n.) One who inoculates; one who propagates plants or diseases by inoculation.
Inquisitor (n.) An inquisitive person; one fond of asking questions.
Inquisitor (n.) One whose official duty it is to examine and inquire, as coroners, sheriffs, etc.
Inquisitor (n.) A member of the Court of Inquisition.
Insectator (n.) A pursuer; a persecutor; a censorious critic.
Insidiator (n.) One who lies in ambush.
Insinuator (n.) One who, or that which, insinuates.
Inspirator (n.) A kind of injector for forcing water by steam. See Injector, n., 2.
Instigator (n.) One who instigates or incites.
Institutor (n.) One who institutes, founds, ordains, or establishes.
Institutor (n.) One who educates; an instructor.
Institutor (n.) A presbyter appointed by the bishop to institute a rector or assistant minister over a parish church.
Instructor (n.) One who instructs; one who imparts knowledge to another; a teacher.
Integrator (n.) That which integrates; esp., an instrument by means of which the area of a figure can be measured directly, or its moment of inertia, or statical moment, etc., be determined.
Legislator (n.) A lawgiver; one who makes laws for a state or community; a member of a legislative body.
Liquidator (n.) One who, or that which, liquidates.
Liquidator (n.) An officer appointed to conduct the winding up of a company, to bring and defend actions and suits in its name, and to do all necessary acts on behalf of the company.
Louis d'or () Formerly, a gold coin of France nominally worth twenty shillings sterling, but of varying value; -- first struck in 1640.
Lubricator (n.) One who, or that which, lubricates.
Lubricator (n.) A contrivance, as an oil cup, for supplying a lubricant to machinery.
Lucubrator (n.) One who studies by night; also, one who produces lucubrations.
Machinator (n.) One who machinates, or forms a scheme with evil designs; a plotter or artful schemer.
Mainpernor (n.) A surety, under the old writ of mainprise, for a prisoner's appearance in court at a day.
Maintainor (n.) One who, not being interested, maintains a cause depending between others, by furnishing money, etc., to either party.
Malefactor (n.) An evil doer; one who commits a crime; one subject to public prosecution and punishment; a criminal.
Malefactor (n.) One who does wrong by injuring another, although not a criminal.
Masticador (n.) A part of a bridle, the slavering bit.
Masticator (n.) One who masticates.
Masticator (n.) A machine for cutting meat into fine pieces for toothless people; also, a machine for cutting leather, India rubber, or similar tough substances, into fine pieces, in some processes of manufacture.
Meliorator (n.) One who meliorates.
Mortgageor (n.) Alt. of Mortgagor
Multicolor (a.) Having many, or several, colors.
Negotiator (n.) One who negotiates; a person who treats with others, either as principal or agent, in respect to purchase and sale, or public compacts.
Nervimotor (n.) Any agent capable of causing nervimotion.
Observator (n.) One who observes or takes notice.
Observator (n.) One who makes a remark.
Oculomotor (a.) Of or pertaining to the movement of the eye; -- applied especially to the common motor nerves (or third pair of cranial nerves) which supply many of the muscles of the orbit.
Oculomotor (n.) The oculomotor nerve.
Officiator (n.) One who officiates.
Originator (n.) One who originates.
Ostentator (n.) One fond of display; a boaster.
Ovipositor (n.) The organ with which many insects and some other animals deposit their eggs. Some ichneumon files have a long ovipositor fitted to pierce the eggs or larvae of other insects, in order to lay their own eggs within the same.
Oxygenator (n.) An oxidizer.
Percolator (n.) One who, or that which, filters.
Perforator (n.) One who, or that which, perforates; esp., a cephalotome.
Persecutor (n.) One who persecutes, or harasses.
Personator (n.) One who personates.
Phonomotor (n.) An instrument in which motion is produced by the vibrations of a sounding body.
Pollinctor (n.) One who prepared corpses for the funeral.
Polyhistor (n.) One versed in various learning.
Premonitor (n.) One who, or that which, gives premonition.
Preparator (n.) One who prepares beforehand, as subjects for dissection, specimens for preservation in collections, etc.
Prepositor (n.) A scholar appointed to inspect other scholars; a monitor.
Procreator (n.) One who begets; a father or sire; a generator.
Procurator (n.) One who manages another's affairs, either generally or in a special matter; an agent; a proctor.
Procurator (n.) A governor of a province under the emperors; also, one who had charge of the imperial revenues in a province; as, the procurator of Judea.
Progenitor (n.) An ancestor in the direct
Prolocutor (n.) One who speaks for another.
Prolocutor (n.) The presiding officer of a convocation.
Propagator (n.) One who propagates; one who continues or multiplies.
Proprietor (n.) One who has the legal right or exclusive title to anything, whether in possession or not; an owner; as, the proprietor of farm or of a mill.
Proproctor (n.) A assistant proctor.
Prosecutor (n.) One who prosecutes or carries on any purpose, plan, or business.
Prosecutor (n.) The person who institutes and carries on a criminal suit against another in the name of the government.
Prospector (n.) One who prospects; especially, one who explores a region for minerals and precious metals.
Protractor (n.) One who, or that which, protracts, or causes protraction.
Protractor (n.) A mathematical instrument for laying down and measuring angles on paper, used in drawing or in plotting. It is of various forms, semicircular, rectangular, or circular.
Protractor (n.) An instrument formerly used in extracting foreign or offensive matter from a wound.
Protractor (n.) A muscle which extends an organ or part; -- opposed to retractor.
Protractor (n.) An adjustable pattern used by tailors.
Proveditor (n.) One employed to procure supplies, as for an army, a steamer, etc.; a purveyor; one who provides for another.
Punctuator (n.) One who punctuates, as in writing; specifically, a punctator.
Recognitor (n.) One of a jury impaneled on an assize.
Recognizor (n.) One who enters into a recognizance.
Repudiator (n.) One who repudiates.
Requisitor (n.) One who makes reqisition; esp., one authorized by a requisition to investigate facts.
Respirator (n.) A divice of gauze or wire, covering the mouth or nose, to prevent the inhalation of noxious substances, as dust or smoke. Being warmed by the breath, it tempers cold air passing through it, and may also be used for the inhalation of medicated vapors.
Restitutor (n.) One who makes restitution.
Restorator (n.) A restaurateur.
Sea anchor () See Drag sail, under 4th Drag.
Self-color (n.) A color not mixed or variegated.
Speculator (n.) One who speculates. Specifically: (a) An observer; a contemplator; hence, a spy; a watcher.
Speculator (n.) One who forms theories; a theorist.
Speculator (n.) One who engages in speculation; one who buys and sells goods, land, etc., with the expectation of deriving profit from fluctuations in price.
Stimulator (n.) One who stimulates.
Stipulator (n.) One who stipulates, contracts, or covenants.
Subjugator (n.) One who subjugates; a conqueror.
Supervisor (n.) One who supervises; an overseer; an inspector; a superintendent; as, a supervisor of schools.
Supervisor (n.) A spectator; a looker-on.
Suppositor (n.) An apparatus for the introduction of suppositories into the rectum.
Suppressor (n.) One who suppresses.
Supravisor (n.) A supervisor.
Terminator (n.) One who, or that which, terminates.
Terminator (n.) The dividing
Transactor (n.) One who transacts, performs, or conducts any business.
Translator (n.) One who translates; esp., one who renders into another language; one who expresses the sense of words in one language by equivalent words in another.
Translator (n.) A repeating instrument.
Underactor (n.) A subordinate actor.
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