5 letter words ending in ise

Anise (n.) An umbelliferous plant (Pimpinella anisum) growing naturally in Egypt, and cultivated in Spain, Malta, etc., for its carminative and aromatic seeds.

Anise (n.) The fruit or seeds of this plant.

Arise (v. i.) To come up from a lower to a higher position; to come above the horizon; to come up from one's bed or place of repose; to mount; to ascend; to rise; as, to arise from a kneeling posture; a cloud arose; the sun ariseth; he arose early in the morning.

Arise (v. i.) To spring up; to come into action, being, or notice; to become operative, sensible, or visible; to begin to act a part; to present itself; as, the waves of the sea arose; a persecution arose; the wrath of the king shall arise.

Arise (v. i.) To proceed; to issue; to spring.

Arise (n.) Rising.

Avise (v. t.) To look at; to view; to think of.

Avise (v. t.) To advise; to counsel.

Avise (v. i.) To consider; to reflect.

Grise (pl. ) of Gree

Grise (n.) See Grice, a pig.

Grise (n.) A step (in a flight of stairs); a degree.

Guise (n.) Customary way of speaking or acting; custom; fashion; manner; behavior; mien; mode; practice; -- often used formerly in such phrases as: at his own guise; that is, in his own fashion, to suit himself.

Guise (n.) External appearance in manner or dress; appropriate indication or expression; garb; shape.

Guise (n.) Cover; cloak; as, under the guise of patriotism.

Hoise (v. t.) To hoist.

Juise (n.) Judgment; justice; sentence.

Noise (n.) Sound of any kind.

Noise (n.) Especially, loud, confused, or senseless sound; clamor; din.

Noise (n.) Loud or continuous talk; general talk or discussion; rumor; report.

Noise (n.) Music, in general; a concert; also, a company of musicians; a band.

Noise (v. i.) To sound; to make a noise.

Noise (v. t.) To spread by rumor or report.

Noise (v. t.) To disturb with noise.

Paise (n.) See Poise.

Peise (n.) A weight; a poise.

Peise (v. t.) To poise or weight.

Poise (v.) Weight; gravity; that which causes a body to descend; heaviness.

Poise (v.) The weight, or mass of metal, used in weighing, to balance the substance weighed.

Poise (v.) The state of being balanced by equal weight or power; equipoise; balance; equilibrium; rest.

Poise (v.) That which causes a balance; a counterweight.

Poise (n.) To balance; to make of equal weight; as, to poise the scales of a balance.

Poise (n.) To hold or place in equilibrium or equiponderance.

Poise (n.) To counterpoise; to counterbalance.

Poise (n.) To ascertain, as by the balance; to weigh.

Poise (n.) To weigh (down); to oppress.

Poise (v. i.) To hang in equilibrium; to be balanced or suspended; hence, to be in suspense or doubt.

Prise (n.) An enterprise.

Prise (n. & v.) See Prize, n., 5. Also Prize, v. t.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to rise; to bring from a lower to a higher place; to lift upward; to elevate; to heave; as, to raise a stone or weight.

Raise (v. t.) To bring to a higher condition or situation; to elevate in rank, dignity, and the like; to increase the value or estimation of; to promote; to exalt; to advance; to enhance; as, to raise from a low estate; to raise to office; to raise the price, and the like.

Raise (v. t.) To increase the strength, vigor, or vehemence of; to excite; to intensify; to invigorate; to heighten; as, to raise the pulse; to raise the voice; to raise the spirits or the courage; to raise the heat of a furnace.

Raise (v. t.) To elevate in degree according to some scale; as, to raise the pitch of the voice; to raise the temperature of a room.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to rise up, or assume an erect position or posture; to set up; to make upright; as, to raise a mast or flagstaff.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to spring up from a recumbent position, from a state of quiet, or the like; to awaken; to arouse.

Raise (v. t.) To rouse to action; to stir up; to incite to tumult, struggle, or war; to excite.

Raise (v. t.) To bring up from the lower world; to call up, as a spirit from the world of spirits; to recall from death; to give life to.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to arise, grow up, or come into being or to appear; to give rise to; to originate, produce, cause, effect, or the like.

Raise (v. t.) To form by the accumulation of materials or constituent parts; to build up; to erect; as, to raise a lofty structure, a wall, a heap of stones.

Raise (v. t.) To bring together; to collect; to levy; to get together or obtain for use or service; as, to raise money, troops, and the like.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to grow; to procure to be produced, bred, or propagated; to grow; as, to raise corn, barley, hops, etc.; toraise cattle.

Raise (v. t.) To bring into being; to produce; to cause to arise, come forth, or appear; -- often with up.

Raise (v. t.) To give rise to; to set agoing; to occasion; to start; to originate; as, to raise a smile or a blush.

Raise (v. t.) To give vent or utterance to; to utter; to strike up.

Raise (v. t.) To bring to notice; to submit for consideration; as, to raise a point of order; to raise an objection.

Raise (v. t.) To cause to rise, as by the effect of leaven; to make light and spongy, as bread.

Raise (v. t.) To cause (the land or any other object) to seem higher by drawing nearer to it; as, to raise Sandy Hook light.

Raise (v. t.) To let go; as in the command, Raise tacks and sheets, i. e., Let go tacks and sheets.

Raise (v. t.) To create or constitute; as, to raise a use, that is, to create it.

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Mark McCracken

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