7 letter words ending in ise

Anywise (adv.) In any wise or way; at all.

Apprise (v. t.) To give notice, verbal or written; to inform; -- followed by of; as, we will apprise the general of an intended attack; he apprised the commander of what he had done.

Apprise (n.) Notice; information.

Barwise (adv.) Horizontally.

Chemise (n.) A shift, or undergarment, worn by women.

Chemise (n.) A wall that

Concise (a.) Expressing much in a few words; condensed; brief and compacted; -- used of style in writing or speaking.

Cottise (n.) A diminutive of the bendlet, containing one half its area or one quarter the area of the bend. When a single cottise is used alone it is often called a cost. See also Couple-close.

Dervise (n.) Alt. of Dervis

Despise (v. t.) To look down upon with disfavor or contempt; to contemn; to scorn; to disdain; to have a low opinion or contemptuous dislike of.

Emprise (n.) An enterprise; endeavor; adventure.

Emprise (n.) The qualifies which prompt one to undertake difficult and dangerous exploits.

Emprise (v. t.) To undertake.

Endwise (adv.) On end; erectly; in an upright position.

Endwise (adv.) With the end forward.

Malaise (n.) An indefinite feeling of uneasiness, or of being sick or ill at ease.

Mortise (n.) A cavity cut into a piece of timber, or other material, to receive something (as the end of another piece) made to fit it, and called a tenon.

Mortise (v. t.) To cut or make a mortisein.

Mortise (v. t.) To join or fasten by a tenon and mortise; as, to mortise a beam into a post, or a joist into a girder.

Parvise (n.) a court of entrance to, or an inclosed space before, a church; hence, a church porch; -- sometimes formerly used as place of meeting, as for lawyers.

Portise (n.) See Portass.

Precise (a.) Having determinate limitations; exactly or sharply defined or stated; definite; exact; nice; not vague or equivocal; as, precise rules of morality.

Precise (a.) Strictly adhering or conforming to rule; very nice or exact; punctilious in conduct or ceremony; formal; ceremonious.

Premise (n.) A proposition antecedently supposed or proved; something previously stated or assumed as the basis of further argument; a condition; a supposition.

Premise (n.) Either of the first two propositions of a syllogism, from which the conclusion is drawn.

Premise (n.) Matters previously stated or set forth; esp., that part in the beginning of a deed, the office of which is to express the grantor and grantee, and the land or thing granted or conveyed, and all that precedes the habendum; the thing demised or granted.

Premise (n.) A piece of real estate; a building and its adjuncts; as, to lease premises; to trespass on another's premises.

Premise (n.) To send before the time, or beforehand; hence, to cause to be before something else; to employ previously.

Premise (n.) To set forth beforehand, or as introductory to the main subject; to offer previously, as something to explain or aid in understanding what follows; especially, to lay down premises or first propositions, on which rest the subsequent reasonings.

Premise (v. i.) To make a premise; to set forth something as a premise.

Previse (v. t.) To foresee.

Previse (v. t.) To inform beforehand; to warn.

Promise (a.) That which causes hope, expectation, or assurance; especially, that which affords expectation of future distinction; as, a youth of great promise.

Promise (a.) Bestowal, fulfillment, or grant of what is promised.

Promise (v. t.) To engage to do, give, make, or to refrain from doing, giving, or making, or the like; to covenant; to engage; as, to promise a visit; to promise a cessation of hostilities; to promise the payment of money.

Promise (v. t.) To afford reason to expect; to cause hope or assurance of; as, the clouds promise rain.

Promise (v. t.) To make declaration of or give assurance of, as some benefit to be conferred; to pledge or engage to bestow; as, the proprietors promised large tracts of land; the city promised a reward.

Promise (v. i.) To give assurance by a promise, or binding declaration.

Promise (v. i.) To afford hopes or expectation; to give ground to expect good; rarely, to give reason to expect evil.

Pultise (n.) Poultry.

Reprise (n.) A taking by way of retaliation.

Reprise (n.) Deductions and duties paid yearly out of a manor and lands, as rent charge, rent seck, pensions, annuities, and the like.

Reprise (n.) A ship recaptured from an enemy or from a pirate.

Reprise (v. t.) To take again; to retake.

Reprise (v. t.) To recompense; to pay.

Riotise (n.) Excess; tumult; revelry.

Succise (a.) Appearing as if a part were cut off at the extremity.

Sunrise (n.) Alt. of Sunrising

Sunwise (adv.) In the direction of the sun's apparent motion, or from the east southward and westward, and so around the circle; also, in the same direction as the movement of the hands of a watch lying face upward.

Surmise (n.) A thought, imagination, or conjecture, which is based upon feeble or scanty evidence; suspicion; guess; as, the surmisses of jealousy or of envy.

Surmise (n.) Reflection; thought.

Surmise (v. t.) To imagine without certain knowledge; to infer on slight grounds; to suppose, conjecture, or suspect; to guess.

Survise (v. t.) To look over; to supervise.

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Mark McCracken

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