9 letter words ending in ment

Abasement (n.) The act of abasing, humbling, or bringing low; the state of being abased or humbled; humiliation.

Abashment (n.) The state of being abashed; confusion from shame.

Abatement (n.) The act of abating, or the state of being abated; a lessening, diminution, or reduction; removal or putting an end to; as, the abatement of a nuisance is the suppression thereof.

Abatement (n.) The amount abated; that which is taken away by way of reduction; deduction; decrease; a rebate or discount allowed.

Abatement (n.) A mark of dishonor on an escutcheon.

Abatement (n.) The entry of a stranger, without right, into a freehold after the death of the last possessor, before the heir or devisee.

Abiliment (n.) Habiliment.

Abodement (n.) A foreboding; an omen.

Abortment (n.) Abortion.

Accrument (n.) The process of accruing, or that which has accrued; increase.

Adorement (n.) The act of adoring; adoration.

Adornment (n.) An adorning; an ornament; a decoration.

Agistment (n.) Formerly, the taking and feeding of other men's cattle in the king's forests.

Agistment (n.) The taking in by any one of other men's cattle to graze at a certain rate.

Agistment (n.) The price paid for such feeding.

Agistment (n.) A charge or rate against lands; as, an agistment of sea banks, i. e., charge for banks or dikes.

Agreement (n.) State of agreeing; harmony of opinion, statement, action, or character; concurrence; concord; conformity; as, a good agreement subsists among the members of the council.

Agreement (n.) Concord or correspondence of one word with another in gender, number, case, or person.

Agreement (n.) A concurrence in an engagement that something shall be done or omitted; an exchange of promises; mutual understanding, arrangement, or stipulation; a contract.

Agreement (n.) The language, oral or written, embodying reciprocal promises.

Alignment (n.) The act of adjusting to a

Alignment (n.) The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.


Allayment (n.) An allaying; that which allays; mitigation.

Allotment (n.) The act of allotting; assignment.

Allotment (n.) That which is allotted; a share, part, or portion granted or distributed; that which is assigned by lot, or by the act of God; anything set apart for a special use or to a distinct party.

Allotment (n.) The allowance of a specific amount of scrip or of a particular thing to a particular person.

Amassment (n.) An amassing; a heap collected; a large quantity or number brought together; an accumulation.

Amazement (n.) The condition of being amazed; bewilderment [Obs.]; overwhelming wonder, as from surprise, sudden fear, horror, or admiration.

Amazement (n.) Frenzy; madness.

Amendment (n.) An alteration or change for the better; correction of a fault or of faults; reformation of life by quitting vices.

Amendment (n.) In public bodies; Any alternation made or proposed to be made in a bill or motion by adding, changing, substituting, or omitting.

Amendment (n.) Correction of an error in a writ or process.

Amusement (n.) Deep thought; muse.

Amusement (n.) The state of being amused; pleasurable excitement; that which amuses; diversion.

Annexment (n.) The act of annexing, or the thing annexed; appendage.

Annulment (n.) The act of annulling; abolition; invalidation.

Apartment (n.) A room in a building; a division in a house, separated from others by partitions.

Apartment (n.) A set or suite of rooms.

Apartment (n.) A compartment.

Appliment (n.) Application.

Arraiment (v. t.) Alt. of Arrayment

Arrayment (v. t.) Clothes; raiment.

Atonement (n.) Reconciliation; restoration of friendly relations; agreement; concord.

Availment (n.) Profit; advantage.

Avisement (n.) Advisement; observation; deliberation.

Besetment (n.) The act of besetting, or the state of being beset; also, that which besets one, as a sin.

Bevelment (n.) The replacement of an edge by two similar planes, equally inc

Bisegment (n.) One of tow equal parts of a

Blastment (n.) A sudden stroke or injury produced by some destructive cause.

Catchment (n.) A surface of ground on which water may be caught and collected into a reservoir.

Condiment (n.) Something used to give relish to food, and to gratify the taste; a pungment and appetizing substance, as pepper or mustard; seasoning.

Debarment (n.) Hindrance from approach; exclusion.

Decrement (n.) The state of becoming gradually less; decrease; diminution; waste; loss.

Decrement (n.) The quantity lost by gradual diminution or waste; -- opposed to increment.

Decrement (n.) A name given by Hauy to the successive diminution of the layers of molecules, applied to the faces of the primitive form, by which he supposed the secondary forms to be produced.

Decrement (n.) The quantity by which a variable is diminished.

Deferment (n.) The act of delaying; postponement.

Delayment (n.) Hindrance.

Depriment (a.) Serving to depress.

Determent (n.) The act of deterring; also, that which deters.

Detriment (n.) That which injures or causes damage; mischief; harm; diminution; loss; damage; -- used very generically; as, detriments to property, religion, morals, etc.

Detriment (n.) A charge made to students and barristers for incidental repairs of the rooms they occupy.

Detriment (v. t.) To do injury to; to hurt.

Devilment (n.) Deviltry.

Ejectment (n.) A casting out; a dispossession; an expulsion; ejection; as, the ejectment of tenants from their homes.

Ejectment (n.) A species of mixed action, which lies for the recovery of possession of real property, and damages and costs for the wrongful withholding of it.

Eloinment (n.) See Eloignment.

Elopement (n.) The act of eloping; secret departure; -- said of a woman and a man, one or both, who run away from their homes for marriage or for cohabitation.

Embayment (n.) A bay.

Embedment (n.) The act of embedding, or the state of being embedded.

Emblement (n.) The growing crop, or profits of a crop which has been sown or planted; -- used especially in the plural. The produce of grass, trees, and the like, is not emblement.

Emolument (n.) The profit arising from office, employment, or labor; gain; compensation; advantage; perquisites, fees, or salary.

Enactment (n.) The passing of a bill into a law; the giving of legislative sanction and executive approval to a bill whereby it is established as a law.

Enactment (n.) That which is enacted or passed into a law; a law; a decree; a statute; a prescribed requirement; as, a prohibitory enactment; a social enactment.

Endowment (n.) The act of bestowing a dower, fund, or permanent provision for support.

Endowment (n.) That which is bestowed or settled on a person or an institution; property, fund, or revenue permanently appropriated to any object; as, the endowment of a church, a hospital, or a college.

Endowment (n.) That which is given or bestowed upon the person or mind; gift of nature; accomplishment; natural capacity; talents; -- usually in the plural.

Enduement (n.) Act of enduing; induement.

Enjoyment (n.) The condition of enjoying anything; pleasure or satisfaction, as in the possession or occupancy of anything; possession and use; as, the enjoyment of an estate.

Enjoyment (n.) That which gives pleasure or keen satisfaction.

Equipment (n.) The act of equipping, or the state of being equipped, as for a voyage or expedition.

Erasement (n.) The act of erasing; a rubbing out; expunction; obliteration.

Exaltment (n.) Exaltation.

Excrement (n.) Matter excreted and ejected; that which is excreted or cast out of the animal body by any of the natural emunctories; especially, alvine, discharges; dung; ordure.

Excrement (n.) An excrescence or appendage; an outgrowth.

Exertment (n.) Exertion.

Exilement (n.) Banishment.

Extolment (n.) Praise.

Farcement (n.) Stuffing; forcemeat.

Feoffment (n.) The grant of a feud or fee.

Feoffment (n.) A gift or conveyance in fee of land or other corporeal hereditaments, accompanied by actual delivery of possession.

Feoffment (n.) The instrument or deed by which corporeal hereditaments are conveyed.

Firmament (v. & a.) Fixed foundation; established basis.

Firmament (v. & a.) The region of the air; the sky or heavens.

Firmament (v. & a.) The orb of the fixed stars; the most rmote of the celestial spheres.

Fleshment (n.) The act of fleshing, or the excitement attending a successful beginning.

Forcement (n.) The act of forcing; compulsion.

Freshment (n.) Refreshment.

Fulciment (n.) A prop; a fulcrum.

Fundament (n.) Foundation.

Fundament (n.) The part of the body on which one sits; the buttocks; specifically (Anat.), the anus.

Furniment (n.) Furniture.

Hardiment (n.) Hardihood; boldness; courage; energetic action.

Hatchment (n.) A sword or other mark of the profession of arms; in general, a mark of dignity.

Imbowment (n.) act of imbowing; an arch; a vault.

Imbuement (n.) The act of imbuing; the state of being imbued; hence, a deep tincture.

Implement (n.) That which fulfills or supplies a want or use; esp., an instrument, toll, or utensil, as supplying a requisite to an end; as, the implements of trade, of husbandry, or of war.

Implement (v. t.) To accomplish; to fulfill.

Implement (v. t.) To provide with an implement or implements; to cause to be fulfilled, satisfied, or carried out, by means of an implement or implements.

Implement (v. t.) To fulfill or perform, as a contract or an engagement.

Inclement (a.) Not clement; destitute of a mild and kind temper; void of tenderness; unmerciful; severe; harsh.

Inclement (a.) Physically severe or harsh (generally restricted to the elements or weather); rough; boisterous; stormy; rigorously cold, etc.; as, inclement weather.

Increment (n.) The act or process of increasing; growth in bulk, guantity, number, value, or amount; augmentation; enlargement.

Increment (n.) Matter added; increase; produce; production; -- opposed to decrement.

Increment (n.) The increase of a variable quantity or fraction from its present value to its next ascending value; the finite quantity, generally variable, by which a variable quantity is increased.

Increment (n.) An amplification without strict climax,

Indowment (n.) See Endowment.

Induement (n.) The act of induing, or state of being indued; investment; endowment.

Interment (v. t.) The act or ceremony of depositing a dead body in the earth; burial; sepulture; inhumation.

Inurement (n.) Use; practice; discip

Jolloment (n.) Jollity.

Ledgement (n.) See Ledgment.

Lodgement (n.) See Lodgment.

Merriment (n.) Gayety, with laughter; mirth; frolic.

Nutriment (n.) That which nourishes; anything which promotes growth and repairs the natural waste of animal or vegetable life; food; aliment.

Nutriment (n.) That which promotes development or growth.

Odorament (n.) A perfume; a strong scent.

Parchment (n.) The skin of a lamb, sheep, goat, young calf, or other animal, prepared for writing on. See Vellum.

Parchment (n.) The envelope of the coffee grains, inside the pulp.

Passement (n.) Lace, gimp, braid etc., sewed on a garment.

Placement (n.) The act of placing, or the state of being placed.

Placement (n.) Position; place.

Purgament (n.) That which is excreted; excretion.

Purgament (n.) A cathartic; a purgative.

Rangement (n.) Arrangement.

Recrement (n.) Superfluous matter separated from that which is useful; dross; scoria; as, the recrement of ore.

Recrement (n.) Excrement.

Recrement (n.) A substance secreted from the blood and again absorbed by it.

Referment (n.) The act of referring; reference.

Refitment (n.) The act of refitting, or the state of being refitted.

Reglement (n.) Regulation.

Remitment (n.) The act of remitting, or the state of being remitted; remission.

Repayment (n.) The act of repaying; reimbursement.

Repayment (n.) The money or other thing repaid.

Retriment (n.) Refuse; dregs.

Revelment (n.) The act of reveling.

Revetment (v. t.) A facing of wood, stone, or any other material, to sustain an embankment when it receives a slope steeper than the natural slope; also, a retaining wall.

Sacrament (n.) The oath of allegiance taken by Roman soldiers; hence, a sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an oath.

Sacrament (n.) The pledge or token of an oath or solemn covenant; a sacred thing; a mystery.

Sacrament (n.) One of the solemn religious ordinances enjoined by Christ, the head of the Christian church, to be observed by his followers; hence, specifically, the eucharist; the Lord's Supper.

Sacrament (v. t.) To bind by an oath.

Scapement (v.) Same as Escapement, 3.

Sentiment (a.) A thought prompted by passion or feeling; a state of mind in view of some subject; feeling toward or respecting some person or thing; disposition prompting to action or expression.

Sentiment (a.) Hence, generally, a decision of the mind formed by deliberation or reasoning; thought; opinion; notion; judgment; as, to express one's sentiments on a subject.

Sentiment (a.) A sentence, or passage, considered as the expression of a thought; a maxim; a saying; a toast.

Sentiment (a.) Sensibility; feeling; tender susceptibility.

Shaftment (n.) A measure of about six inches.

Statement (n.) The act of stating, reciting, or presenting, orally or in paper; as, to interrupt a speaker in the statement of his case.

Statement (n.) That which is stated; a formal embodiment in language of facts or opinions; a narrative; a recital.

Strewment (n.) Anything scattered, as flowers for decoration.

Strigment (n.) Scraping; that which is scraped off.

Tablement (n.) A table.

Testament (n.) A solemn, authentic instrument in writing, by which a person declares his will as to disposal of his estate and effects after his death.

Treatment (n.) The act or manner of treating; management; manipulation; handling; usage; as, unkind treatment; medical treatment.

Treatment (n.) Entertainment; treat.

Trickment (n.) Decoration.

Vengement (n.) Avengement; penal retribution; vengeance.

Vouchment (n.) A solemn assertion.

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