4 letter words ending in en

Agen (adv. & prep.) See Again.

Amen (interj., adv., & n.) An expression used at the end of prayers, and meaning, So be it. At the end of a creed, it is a solemn asseveration of belief. When it introduces a declaration, it is equivalent to truly, verily.

Amen (v. t.) To say Amen to; to sanction fully.

Ayen (adv. & prep.) Alt. of Ayeins

Been (p. p.) of Be

-men (pl. ) of Bedesman

Been () The past participle of Be. In old authors it is also the pr. tense plural of Be. See 1st Bee.

Bren (v. t. & i.) Alt. of Brenne

Bren (n.) Bran.

Eden (n.) The garden where Adam and Eve first dwelt; hence, a delightful region or residence.

E'en (adv.) A contraction for even. See Even.

Epen (n.) See Epencephalon.

Even (n.) Evening. See Eve, n. 1.

Even (a.) Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of motion of action; as, even ground; an even speed; an even course of conduct.

Even (a.) Equable; not easily ruffed or disturbed; calm; uniformly self-possessed; as, an even temper.

Even (a.) Parallel; on a level; reaching the same limit.

Even (a.) Balanced; adjusted; fair; equitable; impartial; just to both side; owing nothing on either side; -- said of accounts, bargains, or persons indebted; as, our accounts are even; an even bargain.

Even (a.) Without an irregularity, flaw, or blemish; pure.

Even (a.) Associate; fellow; of the same condition.

Even (a.) Not odd; capable of division by two without a remainder; -- said of numbers; as, 4 and 10 are even numbers.

Even (v. t.) To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth.

Even (v. t.) To equal

Even (v. t.) To place in an equal state, as to obligation, or in a state in which nothing is due on either side; to balance, as accounts; to make quits.

Even (v. t.) To set right; to complete.

Even (v. t.) To act up to; to keep pace with.

Even (v. i.) To be equal.

Even (a.) In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well.

Even (a.) Up to, or down to, an unusual measure or level; so much as; fully; quite.

Even (a.) As might not be expected; -- serving to introduce what is unexpected or less expected.

Even (a.) At the very time; in the very case.

Eyen (n. pl.) Eyes.

Eyen (n.) Plural of eye; -- now obsolete, or used only in poetry.

Fren (a.) A stranger.

-gen () A suffix used in scientific words in the sense of producing, generating: as, amphigen, amidogen, halogen.

-gen () A suffix meaning produced, generated; as, exogen.

Glen (n.) A secluded and narrow valley; a dale; a depression between hills.

Goen () p. p. of Go.

-men (pl. ) of Gownman

-men (pl. ) of Handcraftsman

-men (pl. ) of Handi-craftsman

-men (pl. ) of Henchman

-men (pl. ) of Herdsman

-men (pl. ) of High-churchman

Hyen (n.) A hyena.

Keen (superl.) Sharp; having a fine edge or point; as, a keen razor, or a razor with a keen edge.

Keen (superl.) Acute of mind; sharp; penetrating; having or expressing mental acuteness; as, a man of keen understanding; a keen look; keen features.

Keen (superl.) Bitter; piercing; acrimonious; cutting; stinging; severe; as, keen satire or sarcasm.

Keen (superl.) Piercing; penetrating; cutting; sharp; -- applied to cold, wind, etc, ; as, a keen wind; the cold is very keen.

Keen (superl.) Eager; vehement; fierce; as, a keen appetite.

Keen (v. t.) To sharpen; to make cold.

Keen (n.) A prolonged wail for a deceased person. Cf. Coranach.

Keen (v. i.) To wail as a keener does.

Lien () of Lie

Lien (obs. p. p.) of Lie. See Lain.

Lien (n.) A legal claim; a charge upon real or personal property for the satisfaction of some debt or duty; a right in one to control or hold and retain the property of another until some claim of the former is paid or satisfied.

-men (pl. ) of Light-horseman

-men (pl. ) of Lightman

-men (pl. ) of Low-churchman

Mien (n.) Aspect; air; manner; demeanor; carriage; bearing.

Omen (n.) An occurrence supposed to portend, or show the character of, some future event; any indication or action regarded as a foreshowing; a foreboding; a presage; an augury.

Omen (v. t.) To divine or to foreshow by signs or portents; to have omens or premonitions regarding; to predict; to augur; as, to omen ill of an enterprise.

Open (a.) Free to be used, enjoyed, visited, or the like; not private; public; unrestricted in use; as, an open library, museum, court, or other assembly; liable to the approach, trespass, or attack of any one; unprotected; exposed.

Open (a.) Free or cleared of obstruction to progress or to view; accessible; as, an open tract; the open sea.

Open (a.) Not drawn together, closed, or contracted; extended; expanded; as, an open hand; open arms; an open flower; an open prospect.

Open (a.) Without reserve or false pretense; sincere; characterized by sincerity; unfeigned; frank; also, generous; liberal; bounteous; -- applied to personal appearance, or character, and to the expression of thought and feeling, etc.

Open (a.) Not concealed or secret; not hidden or disguised; exposed to view or to knowledge; revealed; apparent; as, open schemes or plans; open shame or guilt.

Open (a.) Not of a quality to prevent communication, as by closing water ways, blocking roads, etc.; hence, not frosty or inclement; mild; -- used of the weather or the climate; as, an open season; an open winter.

Open (a.) Not settled or adjusted; not decided or determined; not closed or withdrawn from consideration; as, an open account; an open question; to keep an offer or opportunity open.

Open (a.) Free; disengaged; unappropriated; as, to keep a day open for any purpose; to be open for an engagement.

Open (a.) Uttered with a relatively wide opening of the articulating organs; -- said of vowels; as, the an far is open as compared with the a in say.

Open (a.) Uttered, as a consonant, with the oral passage simply narrowed without closure, as in uttering s.

Open (a.) Not closed or stopped with the finger; -- said of the string of an instrument, as of a violin, when it is allowed to vibrate throughout its whole length.

Open (a.) Produced by an open string; as, an open tone.

Open (n.) Open or unobstructed space; clear land, without trees or obstructions; open ocean; open water.

Open (v. t.) To make or set open; to render free of access; to unclose; to unbar; to unlock; to remove any fastening or covering from; as, to open a door; to open a box; to open a room; to open a letter.

Open (v. t.) To spread; to expand; as, to open the hand.

Open (v. t.) To disclose; to reveal; to interpret; to explain.

Open (v. t.) To make known; to discover; also, to render available or accessible for settlements, trade, etc.

Open (v. t.) To enter upon; to begin; as, to open a discussion; to open fire upon an enemy; to open trade, or correspondence; to open a case in court, or a meeting.

Open (v. t.) To loosen or make less compact; as, to open matted cotton by separating the fibers.

Open (v. i.) To unclose; to form a hole, breach, or gap; to be unclosed; to be parted.

Open (v. i.) To expand; to spread out; to be disclosed; as, the harbor opened to our view.

Open (v. i.) To begin; to commence; as, the stock opened at par; the battery opened upon the enemy.

Open (v. i.) To bark on scent or view of the game.

-men (pl. ) of Orangeman

Oven (n.) A place arched over with brick or stonework, and used for baking, heating, or drying; hence, any structure, whether fixed or portable, which may be heated for baking, drying, etc.; esp., now, a chamber in a stove, used for baking or roasting.

Owen (a.) Own.

Oxen (pl. ) of Ox

Peen (n.) A round-edged, or hemispherical, end to the head of a hammer or sledge, used to stretch or bend metal by indentation.

Peen (n.) The sharp-edged end of the head of a mason's hammer.

Peen (v. t.) To draw, bend, or straighten, as metal, by blows with the peen of a hammer or sledge.

-men (pl. ) of Plainsman

-men (pl. ) of Ploughman

-men (pl. ) of Pointsman

-men (pl. ) of Ribbonman

-men (pl. ) of Robertsman

Seen (p. p.) of See

Seen () p. p. of See.

Seen (a.) Versed; skilled; accomplished.

-men (pl. ) of Signalman

Sken (v. i.) To squint.

Taen () Alt. of Ta'en

Teen (n.) Grief; sorrow; affiction; pain.

Teen (n.) To excite; to provoke; to vex; to affict; to injure.

Teen (v. t.) To hedge or fence in; to inclose.

Then (adv.) At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future).

Then (adv.) Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.

Then (adv.) At another time; later; again.

Then (conj.) Than.

Then (conj.) In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.

Tren (n.) A fish spear.

-men (pl. ) of Tripeman

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