11 letter words ending in ance

Acquittance (n.) The clearing off of debt or obligation; a release or discharge from debt or other liability.

Acquittance (n.) A writing which is evidence of a discharge; a receipt in full, which bars a further demand.

Acquittance (v. t.) To acquit.

Aggrievance (n.) Oppression; hardship; injury; grievance.

Assemblance (n.) Resemblance; likeness; appearance.

Assemblance (n.) An assembling; assemblage.

Comportance (n.) Behavior; comport.

Concordance (n.) Agreement; accordance.

Concordance (n.) Concord; agreement.

Concordance (n.) An alphabetical verbal index showing the places in the text of a book where each principal word may be found, with its immediate context in each place.

Concordance (n.) A topical index or orderly analysis of the contents of a book.

Confirmance (n.) Confirmation.

Conformance (n.) Conformity.

Continuance (n.) A holding on, or remaining in a particular state; permanence, as of condition, habits, abode, etc.; perseverance; constancy; duration; stay.

Continuance (n.) Uninterrupted succession; continuation; constant renewal; perpetuation; propagation.

Continuance (n.) A holding together; continuity.

Continuance (n.) The adjournment of the proceedings in a cause from one day, or from one stated term of a court, to another.

Continuance (n.) The entry of such adjournment and the grounds thereof on the record.

Contradance (n.) A dance in which the partners are arranged face to face, or in opposite

Contrivance (n.) The act or faculty of contriving, inventing, devising, or planning.

Contrivance (n.) The thing contrived, invented, or planned; disposition of parts or causes by design; a scheme; plan; atrifice; arrangement.

Conversance (n.) The state or quality of being conversant; habit of familiarity; familiar acquaintance; intimacy.

Coordinance (n.) Joint ordinance.

Countenance (v. t.) To encourage; to favor; to approve; to aid; to abet.

Countenance (v. t.) To make a show of; to pretend.

Deliverance (n.) The act of delivering or freeing from restraint, captivity, peril, and the like; rescue; as, the deliverance of a captive.

Deliverance (n.) Act of bringing forth children.

Deliverance (n.) Act of speaking; utterance.

Deliverance (n.) The state of being delivered, or freed from restraint.

Deliverance (n.) Anything delivered or communicated; esp., an opinion or decision expressed publicly.

Deliverance (n.) Any fact or truth which is decisively attested or intuitively known as a psychological or philosophical datum; as, the deliverance of consciousness.

Disavowance (n.) Disavowal.

Discernance (n.) Discernment.

Discordance (n.) Alt. of Discordancy

Discrepance (n.) Alt. of Discrepancy

Disentrance (v. t.) To awaken from a trance or an enchantment.

Disturbance (n.) An interruption of a state of peace or quiet; derangement of the regular course of things; disquiet; disorder; as, a disturbance of religious exercises; a disturbance of the galvanic current.

Disturbance (n.) Confusion of the mind; agitation of the feelings; perplexity; uneasiness.

Disturbance (n.) Violent agitation in the body politic; public commotion; tumult.

Disturbance (n.) The hindering or disquieting of a person in the lawful and peaceable enjoyment of his right; the interruption of a right; as, the disturbance of a franchise, of common, of ways, and the like.

Encumbrance (n.) That which encumbers; a burden which impedes action, or renders it difficult and laborious; a clog; an impediment. See Incumbrance.

Encumbrance (n.) Same as Incumbrance.

Entreatance (n.) Entreaty.

Equibalance (n.) Equal weight; equiponderance.

Equibalance (v. t.) To make of equal weight; to balance equally; to counterbalance; to equiponderate.

Equisonance (n.) An equal sounding; the consonance of the unison and its octaves.

Exorbitance (n.) Alt. of Exorbitancy

Extuberance (n.) A swelling or rising; protuberance.

Fartherance (n.) See Furtherance.

Forbearance (n.) The act of forbearing or waiting; the exercise of patience.

Forbearance (n.) The quality of being forbearing; indulgence toward offenders or enemies; long-suffering.

Forbiddance (n.) The act of forbidding; prohibition; command or edict against a thing.

Furtherance (n.) The act of furthering or helping forward; promotion; advancement; progress.

Impuissance (n.) Lack of power; inability.

Incogitance (n.) Alt. of Incogitancy

Inconstance (n.) Inconstancy.

Incumbrance (n.) A burdensome and troublesome load; anything that impedes motion or action, or renders it difficult or laborious; clog; impediment; hindrance; check.

Incumbrance (n.) A burden or charge upon property; a claim or lien upon an estate, which may diminish its value.

Inhabitance (n.) Alt. of Inhabitancy

Inheritance (n.) The act or state of inheriting; as, the inheritance of an estate; the inheritance of mental or physical qualities.

Inheritance (n.) That which is or may be inherited; that which is derived by an heir from an ancestor or other person; a heritage; a possession which passes by descent.

Inheritance (n.) A permanent or valuable possession or blessing, esp. one received by gift or without purchase; a benefaction.

Inheritance (n.) Possession; ownership; acquisition.

Inheritance (n.) Transmission and reception by animal or plant generation.

Inheritance (n.) A perpetual or continuing right which a man and his heirs have to an estate; an estate which a man has by descent as heir to another, or which he may transmit to another as his heir; an estate derived from an ancestor to an heir in course of law.

Insouciance (n.) Carelessness; heedlessness; thoughtlessness; unconcern.

Intolerance (n.) Want of capacity to endure; as, intolerance of light.

Intolerance (n.) The quality of being intolerant; refusal to allow to others the enjoyment of their opinions, chosen modes of worship, and the like; want of patience and forbearance; illiberality; bigotry; as, intolerance shown toward a religious sect.

Intreatance (n.) Entreaty.

Invigilance (n.) Alt. of Invigilancy

Irrelavance (n.) Irrelevancy.

Maintenance (n.) The act of maintaining; sustenance; support; defense; vindication.

Maintenance (n.) That which maintains or supports; means of sustenance; supply of necessaries and conveniences.

Maintenance (n.) An officious or unlawful intermeddling in a cause depending between others, by assisting either party with money or means to carry it on. See Champerty.

Malfeasance (n.) The doing of an act which a person ought not to do; evil conduct; an illegal deed.

Mesalliance (n.) A marriage with a person of inferior social position; a misalliance.

Misalliance (n.) A marriage with a person of inferior rank or social station; an improper alliance; a mesalliance.

Misfeasance (n.) A trespass; a wrong done; the improper doing of an act which a person might lawfully do.

Misguidance (n.) Wrong guidance.

Nonchalance (n.) Indifference; carelessness; coolness.

Overbalance (v. t.) To exceed equality with; to outweigh.

Overbalance (v. t.) To cause to lose balance or equilibrium.

Overbalance (n.) Excess of weight or value; something more than an equivalent; as, an overbalance of exports.

Perceivance (n.) Power of perceiving.

Performance (n.) The act of performing; the carrying into execution or action; execution; achievement; accomplishment; representation by action; as, the performance of an undertaking of a duty.

Performance (n.) That which is performed or accomplished; a thing done or carried through; an achievement; a deed; an act; a feat; esp., an action of an elaborate or public character.

Permittance (n.) The act of permitting; allowance; permission; leave.

Perpetuance (n.) Perpetuity.

Perturbance (n.) Disturbance; perturbation.

Pourveyance (n.) See Purveyance.

Reassurance (n.) Assurance or confirmation renewed or repeated.

Reassurance (n.) Same as Reinsurance.

Reinsurance (n.) Insurance a second time or again; renewed insurance.

Reinsurance (n.) A contract by which an insurer is insured wholly or in part against the risk he has incurred in insuring somebody else. See Reassurance.

Remembrance (n.) The act of remembering; a holding in mind, or bringing to mind; recollection.

Remembrance (n.) The state of being remembered, or held in mind; memory; recollection.

Remembrance (n.) Something remembered; a person or thing kept in memory.

Remembrance (n.) That which serves to keep in or bring to mind; a memorial; a token; a memento; a souvenir; a memorandum or note of something to be remembered.

Remembrance (n.) Something to be remembered; counsel; admoni//on; instruction.

Remembrance (n.) Power of remembering; reach of personal knowledge; period over which one's memory extends.

Renaissance (n.) A new birth, or revival.

Renaissance (n.) The transitional movement in Europe, marked by the revival of classical learning and art in Italy in the 15th century, and the similar revival following in other countries.

Renaissance (n.) The style of art which prevailed at this epoch.

Renovelance (n.) Renewal.

Resemblance (n.) The quality or state of resembling; likeness; similitude; similarity.

Resemblance (n.) That which resembles, or is similar; a representation; a likeness.

Resemblance (n.) A comparison; a simile.

Resemblance (n.) Probability; verisimilitude.

Revengeance (n.) Vengeance; revenge.

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