4 letter words ending in ty

City (n.) A large town.

City (n.) The collective body of citizens, or inhabitants of a city.

City (a.) Of or pertaining to a city.

Doty (a.) Half-rotten; as, doty timber.

Duty (n.) That which is due; payment.

Duty (n.) That which a person is bound by moral obligation to do, or refrain from doing; that which one ought to do; service morally obligatory.

Duty (n.) Hence, any assigned service or business; as, the duties of a policeman, or a soldier; to be on duty.

Duty (n.) Specifically, obedience or submission due to parents and superiors.

Duty (n.) Respect; reverence; regard; act of respect; homage.

Duty (n.) The efficiency of an engine, especially a steam pumping engine, as measured by work done by a certain quantity of fuel; usually, the number of pounds of water lifted one foot by one bushel of coal (94 lbs. old standard), or by 1 cwt. (112 lbs., England, or 100 lbs., United States).

Duty (n.) Tax, toll, impost, or customs; excise; any sum of money required by government to be paid on the importation, exportation, or consumption of goods.

Maty (n.) A native house servant in India.

Mity (a.) Having, or abounding with, mites.

Pity (n.) Piety.

Pity (n.) A feeling for the sufferings or distresses of another or others; sympathy with the grief or misery of another; compassion; fellow-feeling; commiseration.

Pity (n.) A reason or cause of pity, grief, or regret; a thing to be regretted.

Pity (v. t.) To feel pity or compassion for; to have sympathy with; to compassionate; to commiserate; to have tender feelings toward (any one), awakened by a knowledge of suffering.

Pity (v. t.) To move to pity; -- used impersonally.

Pity (v. i.) To be compassionate; to show pity.

Roty (v. t.) To make rotten.

Toty (a.) Totty.

Toty (n.) A sailor or fisherman; -- so called in some parts of the Pacific.

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Mark McCracken

Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".

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