6 letter words ending in or

Abator (n.) One who abates a nuisance.

Abator (n.) A person who, without right, enters into a freehold on the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.

Anchor (n.) A iron instrument which is attached to a ship by a cable (rope or chain), and which, being cast overboard, lays hold of the earth by a fluke or hook and thus retains the ship in a particular station.

Anchor (n.) Any instrument or contrivance serving a purpose like that of a ship's anchor, as an arrangement of timber to hold a dam fast; a contrivance to hold the end of a bridge cable, or other similar part; a contrivance used by founders to hold the core of a mold in place.

Anchor (n.) Fig.: That which gives stability or security; that on which we place dependence for safety.

Anchor (n.) An emblem of hope.

Anchor (n.) A metal tie holding adjoining parts of a building together.

Anchor (n.) Carved work, somewhat resembling an anchor or arrowhead; -- a part of the ornaments of certain moldings. It is seen in the echinus, or egg-and-anchor (called also egg-and-dart, egg-and-tongue) ornament.

Anchor (n.) One of the anchor-shaped spicules of certain sponges; also, one of the calcareous spinules of certain Holothurians, as in species of Synapta.

Anchor (v. t.) To place at anchor; to secure by an anchor; as, to anchor a ship.

Anchor (v. t.) To fix or fasten; to fix in a stable condition; as, to anchor the cables of a suspension bridge.

Anchor (v. i.) To cast anchor; to come to anchor; as, our ship (or the captain) anchored in the stream.

Anchor (v. i.) To stop; to fix or rest.

Anchor (n.) An anchoret.

Author (n.) The beginner, former, or first mover of anything; hence, the efficient cause of a thing; a creator; an originator.

Author (n.) One who composes or writes a book; a composer, as distinguished from an editor, translator, or compiler.

Author (n.) The editor of a periodical.

Author (n.) An informant.

Author (v. t.) To occasion; to originate.

Author (v. t.) To tell; to say; to declare.

Avenor (n.) See Avener.

Bailor (n.) One who delivers goods or money to another in trust.

Bettor (n.) One who bets; a better.

Candor (n.) Whiteness; brightness; (as applied to moral conditions) usullied purity; innocence.

Candor (n.) A disposition to treat subjects with fairness; freedom from prejudice or disguise; frankness; sincerity.

Cantor (n.) A singer; esp. the leader of a church choir; a precentor.

Captor (n.) One who captures any person or thing, as a prisoner or a prize.

Castor (n.) A genus of rodents, including the beaver. See Beaver.

Castor (n.) Castoreum. See Castoreum.

Castor (n.) A hat, esp. one made of beaver fur; a beaver.

Castor (n.) A heavy quality of broadcloth for overcoats.

Castor (n.) See Caster, a small wheel.

Castor (n.) the northernmost of the two bright stars in the constellation Gemini, the other being Pollux.

Castor (n.) Alt. of Castorite

Censor (n.) One of two magistrates of Rome who took a register of the number and property of citizens, and who also exercised the office of inspector of morals and conduct.

Censor (n.) One who is empowered to examine manuscripts before they are committed to the press, and to forbid their publication if they contain anything obnoxious; -- an official in some European countries.

Censor (n.) One given to fault-finding; a censurer.

Censor (n.) A critic; a reviewer.

Cessor (v. i.) One who neglects, for two years, to perform the service by which he holds lands, so that he incurs the danger of the writ of cessavit. See Cessavit.

Cessor (v. t.) An assessor.

Clamor (n.) A great outcry or vociferation; loud and continued shouting or exclamation.

Clamor (n.) Any loud and continued noise.

Clamor (n.) A continued expression of dissatisfaction or discontent; a popular outcry.

Clamor (v. t.) To salute loudly.

Clamor (v. t.) To stun with noise.

Clamor (v. t.) To utter loudly or repeatedly; to shout.

Clamor (v. i.) To utter loud sounds or outcries; to vociferate; to complain; to make importunate demands.

Condor (n.) A very large bird of the Vulture family (Sarcorhamphus gryphus), found in the most elevated parts of the Andes.

Cretor (n.) One who creates, produces, or constitutes. Specifically, the Supreme Being.

Cremor (n.) Cream; a substance resembling cream; yeast; scum.

Cursor (n.) Any part of a mathematical instrument that moves or slides backward and forward upon another part.

Debtor (n.) One who owes a debt; one who is indebted; -- correlative to creditor.

Doctor (n.) A teacher; one skilled in a profession, or branch of knowledge learned man.

Doctor (n.) One duly licensed to practice medicine; a member of the medical profession; a physician.

Doctor (n.) Any mechanical contrivance intended to remedy a difficulty or serve some purpose in an exigency; as, the doctor of a calico-printing machine, which is a knife to remove superfluous coloring matter; the doctor, or auxiliary engine, called also donkey engine.

Doctor (n.) The friar skate.

Doctor (v. t.) To treat as a physician does; to apply remedies to; to repair; as, to doctor a sick man or a broken cart.

Doctor (v. t.) To confer a doctorate upon; to make a doctor.

Doctor (v. t.) To tamper with and arrange for one's own purposes; to falsify; to adulterate; as, to doctor election returns; to doctor whisky.

Doctor (v. i.) To practice physic.

Ductor (n.) One who leads.

Ductor (n.) A contrivance for removing superfluous ink or coloring matter from a roller. See Doctor, 4.

Editor (n.) One who edits; esp., a person who prepares, superintends, revises, and corrects a book, magazine, or newspaper, etc., for publication.

Ekabor (n.) Alt. of Ekaboron

Elisor (n.) An elector or chooser; one of two persons appointed by a court to return a jury or serve a writ when the sheriff and the coroners are disqualified.

Enamor (v. t.) To inflame with love; to charm; to captivate; -- with of, or with, before the person or thing; as, to be enamored with a lady; to be enamored of books or science.

Factor (n.) A steward or bailiff of an estate.

Factor (n.) One of the elements or quantities which, when multiplied together, from a product.

Factor (n.) One of the elements, circumstances, or influences which contribute to produce a result; a constituent.

Factor (v. t.) To resolve (a quantity) into its factors.

Fautor (n.) A favorer; a patron; one who gives countenance or support; an abettor.

Feofor (n.) Alt. of Feoffer

Fervor (n.) Heat; excessive warmth.

Fervor (n.) Intensity of feeling or expression; glowing ardor; passion; holy zeal; earnestness.

Fictor (n.) An artist who models or forms statues and reliefs in any plastic material.

Flavor (n.) That quality of anything which affects the smell; odor; fragrances; as, the flavor of a rose.

Flavor (n.) That quality of anything which affects the taste; that quality which gratifies the palate; relish; zest; savor; as, the flavor of food or drink.

Flavor (n.) That which imparts to anything a peculiar odor or taste, gratifying to the sense of smell, or the nicer perceptions of the palate; a substance which flavors.

Flavor (n.) That quality which gives character to any of the productions of literature or the fine arts.

Flavor (v. t.) To give flavor to; to add something (as salt or a spice) to, to give character or zest.

Flexor (n.) A muscle which bends or flexes any part; as, the flexors of the arm or the hand; -- opposed to extensor.

Foetor (n.) Same as Fetor.

Fragor (n.) A loud and sudden sound; the report of anything bursting; a crash.

Fragor (n.) A strong or sweet scent.

Fulgor (n.) Dazzling brightness; splendor.

Gimmor (n.) A piece of mechanism; mechanical device or contrivance; a gimcrack.

Guilor (n.) A deceiver; one who deludes, or uses guile.

Harbor (n.) A station for rest and entertainment; a place of security and comfort; a refuge; a shelter.

Harbor (n.) Specif.: A lodging place; an inn.

Harbor (n.) The mansion of a heavenly body.

Harbor (n.) A portion of a sea, a lake, or other large body of water, either landlocked or artificially protected so as to be a place of safety for vessels in stormy weather; a port or haven.

Harbor (n.) A mixing box materials.

Harbor (n.) To afford lodging to; to enter as guest; to receive; to give a refuge to; indulge or cherish (a thought or feeling, esp. an ill thought).

Harbor (v. i.) To lodge, or abide for a time; to take shelter, as in a harbor.

Havior (n.) Behavior; demeanor.

Hector (n.) A bully; a blustering, turbulent, insolent, fellow; one who vexes or provokes.

Hector (v. t.) To treat with insolence; to threaten; to bully; hence, to torment by words; to tease; to taunt; to worry or irritate by bullying.

Hector (v. i.) To play the bully; to bluster; to be turbulent or insolent.

Horror (n.) A bristling up; a rising into roughness; tumultuous movement.

Horror (n.) A shaking, shivering, or shuddering, as in the cold fit which precedes a fever; in old medical writings, a chill of less severity than a rigor, and more marked than an algor.

Horror (n.) A painful emotion of fear, dread, and abhorrence; a shuddering with terror and detestation; the feeling inspired by something frightful and shocking.

Horror (n.) That which excites horror or dread, or is horrible; gloom; dreariness.

Impoor (v. t.) To impoverish.

Indoor (a.) Done or being within doors; within a house or institution; domestic; as, indoor work.

Junior (a.) Less advanced in age than another; younger.

Junior (a.) Lower in standing or in rank; later in office; as, a junior partner; junior counsel; junior captain.

Junior (a.) Composed of juniors, whether younger or a lower standing; as, the junior class; of or pertaining to juniors or to a junior class. See Junior, n., 2.

Junior (n.) Belonging to a younger person, or an earlier time of life.

Junior (n.) A younger person.

Junior (n.) Hence: One of a lower or later standing; specifically, in American colleges, one in the third year of his course, one in the fourth or final year being designated a senior; in some seminaries, one in the first year, in others, one in the second year, of a three years' course.

Lector (n.) A reader of lections; formerly, a person designated to read lessons to the illiterate.

Lentor (a.) Tenacity; viscidity, as of fluids.

Lentor (a.) Slowness; delay; sluggishness.

Lessor (v. t.) One who leases; the person who lets to farm, or gives a lease.

Lictor (n.) An officer who bore an ax and fasces or rods, as ensigns of his office. His duty was to attend the chief magistrates when they appeared in public, to clear the way, and cause due respect to be paid to them, also to apprehend and punish criminals.

Liquor (n.) Any liquid substance, as water, milk, blood, sap, juice, or the like.

Liquor (n.) Specifically, alcoholic or spirituous fluid, either distilled or fermented, as brandy, wine, whisky, beer, etc.

Liquor (n.) A solution of a medicinal substance in water; -- distinguished from tincture and aqua.

Liquor (v. t.) To supply with liquor.

Liquor (v. t.) To grease.

Mainor (n.) A thing stolen found on the person of the thief.

Marcor (n.) A wasting away of flesh; decay.

Mentor (n.) A wise and faithful counselor or monitor.

Meteor (n.) Any phenomenon or appearance in the atmosphere, as clouds, rain, hail, snow, etc.

Meteor (n.) Specif.: A transient luminous body or appearance seen in the atmosphere, or in a more elevated region.

Mirror (n.) A looking-glass or a speculum; any glass or polished substance that forms images by the reflection of rays of light.

Mirror (n.) That which gives a true representation, or in which a true image may be seen; hence, a pattern; an exemplar.

Mirror (n.) See Speculum.

Mirror (v. t.) To reflect, as in a mirror.

Nestor (n.) A genus of parrots with gray heads. of New Zeland and papua, allied to the cockatoos. See Kaka.

Octuor (n.) See Octet.

Orator (n.) A public speaker; one who delivers an oration; especially, one distinguished for his skill and power as a public speaker; one who is eloquent.

Orator (n.) In equity proceedings, one who prays for relief; a petitioner.

Orator (n.) A plaintiff, or complainant, in a bill in chancery.

Pallor (a.) Paleness; want of color; pallidity; as, pallor of the complexion.

Parlor (n.) A room for business or social conversation, for the reception of guests, etc.

Parlor (n.) The apartment in a monastery or nunnery where the inmates are permitted to meet and converse with each other, or with visitors and friends from without.

Parlor (n.) In large private houses, a sitting room for the family and for familiar guests, -- a room for less formal uses than the drawing-room. Esp., in modern times, the dining room of a house having few apartments, as a London house, where the dining parlor is usually on the ground floor.

Parlor (n.) Commonly, in the United States, a drawing-room, or the room where visitors are received and entertained.

Pastor (n.) A shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds.

Pastor (n.) A guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish.

Pastor (n.) A species of starling (Pastor roseus), native of the plains of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Its head is crested and glossy greenish black, and its back is rosy. It feeds largely upon locusts.

Pavior (n.) One who paves; a paver.

Pavior (n.) A rammer for driving paving stones.

Pavior (n.) A brick or slab used for paving.

Pawnor (n.) One who pawns or pledges anything as security for the payment of borrowed money or of a debt.

Pernor (v.) One who receives the profits, as of an estate.

Phthor (n.) Fluorine.

Pretor (n.) A civil officer or magistrate among the ancient Romans.

Pretor (n.) Hence, a mayor or magistrate.

Rancor (n.) The deepest malignity or spite; deep-seated enmity or malice; inveterate hatred.

Raptor (n.) A ravisher; a plunderer.

Rector (n.) A ruler or governor.

Rector (n.) A clergyman who has the charge and cure of a parish, and has the tithes, etc.; the clergyman of a parish where the tithes are not impropriate. See the Note under Vicar.

Rector (n.) A clergyman in charge of a parish.

Rector (n.) The head master of a public school.

Rector (n.) The chief elective officer of some universities, as in France and Scotland; sometimes, the head of a college; as, the Rector of Exeter College, or of Lincoln College, at Oxford.

Rector (n.) The superior officer or chief of a convent or religious house; and among the Jesuits the superior of a house that is a seminary or college.

Rethor (n.) A rhetorician; a careful writer.

Rhetor (n.) A rhetorician.

Sailor (n.) One who follows the business of navigating ships or other vessels; one who understands the practical management of ships; one of the crew of a vessel; a mariner; a common seaman.

Salvor (n.) One who assists in saving a ship or goods at sea, without being under special obligation to do so.

Savior (v.) One who saves, preserves, or delivers from destruction or danger.

Savior (v.) Specifically: The (or our, your, etc.) Savior, he who brings salvation to men; Jesus Christ, the Redeemer.

Sector (n.) A part of a circle comprehended between two radii and the included arc.

Sector (n.) An astronomical instrument, the limb of which embraces a small portion only of a circle, used for measuring differences of declination too great for the compass of a micrometer. When it is used for measuring zenith distances of stars, it is called a zenith sector.

Seizor (n.) One who seizes, or takes possession.

Senior (a.) More advanced than another in age; prior in age; elder; hence, more advanced in dignity, rank, or office; superior; as, senior member; senior counsel.

Senior (a.) Belonging to the final year of the regular course in American colleges, or in professional schools.

Senior (n.) A person who is older than another; one more advanced in life.

Senior (n.) One older in office, or whose entrance upon office was anterior to that of another; one prior in grade.

Senior (n.) An aged person; an older.

Senior (n.) One in the fourth or final year of his collegiate course at an American college; -- originally called senior sophister; also, one in the last year of the course at a professional schools or at a seminary.

Sensor (a.) Sensory; as, the sensor nerves.

Signor (n.) Alt. of Signore

Stupor (n.) Great diminution or suspension of sensibility; suppression of sense or feeling; lethargy.

Stupor (n.) Intellectual insensibility; moral stupidity; heedlessness or inattention to one's interests.

Succor (v. t.) To run to, or run to support; hence, to help or relieve when in difficulty, want, or distress; to assist and deliver from suffering; to relieve; as, to succor a besieged city.

Succor (v. t.) Aid; help; assistance; esp., assistance that relieves and delivers from difficulty, want, or distress.

Succor (v. t.) The person or thing that brings relief.

Suitor (n.) One who sues, petitions, or entreats; a petitioner; an applicant.

Suitor (n.) Especially, one who solicits a woman in marriage; a wooer; a lover.

Suitor (n.) One who sues or prosecutes a demand in court; a party to a suit, as a plaintiff, petitioner, etc.

Suitor (n.) One who attends a court as plaintiff, defendant, petitioner, appellant, witness, juror, or the like.

Tailor (n.) One whose occupation is to cut out and make men's garments; also, one who cuts out and makes ladies' outer garments.

Tailor (n.) The mattowacca; -- called also tailor herring.

Tailor (n.) The silversides.

Tailor (n.) The goldfish.

Tailor (v. i.) To practice making men's clothes; to follow the business of a tailor.

Tensor (n.) A muscle that stretches a part, or renders it tense.

Tensor (n.) The ratio of one vector to another in length, no regard being had to the direction of the two vectors; -- so called because considered as a stretching factor in changing one vector into another. See Versor.

Termor (n.) Same as Termer, 2.

Terror (n.) Extreme fear; fear that agitates body and mind; violent dread; fright.

Terror (n.) That which excites dread; a cause of extreme fear.

Tonsor (n.) A barber.

Torpor (n.) Loss of motion, or of the motion; a state of inactivity with partial or total insensibility; numbness.

Torpor (n.) Dullness; sluggishness; inactivity; as, a torpor of the mental faculties.

Tremor (v.) A trembling; a shivering or shaking; a quivering or vibratory motion; as, the tremor of a person who is weak, infirm, or old.

Tresor (n.) Treasure.

Tuscor (n.) A tush of a horse.

Unmoor (v. t.) To cause to ride with one anchor less than before, after having been moored by two or more anchors.

Unmoor (v. t.) To loose from anchorage. See Moor, v. t.

Unmoor (v. i.) To weigh anchor.

Vector (n.) Same as Radius vector.

Vector (n.) A directed quantity, as a straight

Vendor (n.) A vender; a seller; the correlative of vendee.

Versor (n.) The turning factor of a quaternion.

Victor (n.) The winner in a contest; one who gets the better of another in any struggle; esp., one who defeats an enemy in battle; a vanquisher; a conqueror; -- often followed by art, rarely by of.

Victor (n.) A destroyer.

Victor (a.) Victorious.

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