9 letter words ending in or

Abdicator (n.) One who abdicates.

Abnegator (n.) One who abnegates, denies, or rejects anything.

Abrogator (n.) One who repeals by authority.

Adjutator (n.) A corruption of Agitator.

Admonitor (n.) Admonisher; monitor.

Aggressor (n.) The person who first attacks or makes an aggression; he who begins hostility or a quarrel; an assailant.

Agistator (n.) See Agister.

Aid-major (n.) The adjutant of a regiment.

Alienator (n.) One who alienates.

Alligator (n.) Any machine with strong jaws, one of which opens like the movable jaw of an alligator

Alligator (n.) a form of squeezer for the puddle ball

Alligator (n.) a rock breaker

Alligator (n.) a kind of job press, called also alligator press.

Alluminor (n.) An illuminator of manuscripts and books; a limner.

Ambulator (n.) One who walks about; a walker.

Ambulator (n.) A beetle of the genus Lamia.

Ambulator (n.) A genus of birds, or one of this genus.

Ambulator (n.) An instrument for measuring distances; -- called also perambulator.

Amputator (n.) One who amputates.

Annotator (n.) A writer of annotations; a commentator.

Antichlor (n.) Any substance (but especially sodium hyposulphite) used in removing the excess of chlorine left in paper pulp or stuffs after bleaching.

Apparitor (n.) Formerly, an officer who attended magistrates and judges to execute their orders.

Apparitor (n.) A messenger or officer who serves the process of an ecclesiastical court.

Appointor (n.) The person who selects the appointee. See Appointee, 2.

Arborator (n.) One who plants or who prunes trees.

Arendator (n.) In some provinces of Russia, one who farms the rents or revenues.

Aspirator (n.) An apparatus for passing air or gases through or over certain liquids or solids, or for exhausting a closed vessel, by means of suction.

Aspirator (n.) An instrument for the evacuation of the fluid contents of tumors or collections of blood.

Attractor (n.) One who, or that which, attracts.

Back door () A door in the back part of a building; hence, an indirect way.

Bargainor (n.) One who makes a bargain, or contracts with another; esp., one who sells, or contracts to sell, property to another.

Blackmoor (n.) See Blackamoor.

Coadjutor (n.) One who aids another; an assistant; a coworker.

Coadjutor (n.) The assistant of a bishop or of a priest holding a benefice.

Co-lessor (n.) A partner in giving a lease.

Collector (n.) One who collects things which are separate; esp., one who makes a business or practice of collecting works of art, objects in natural history, etc.; as, a collector of coins.

Collector (n.) A compiler of books; one who collects scattered passages and puts them together in one book.

Collector (n.) An officer appointed and commissioned to collect and receive customs, duties, taxes, or toll.

Collector (n.) One authorized to collect debts.

Collector (n.) A bachelor of arts in Oxford, formerly appointed to superintend some scholastic proceedings in Lent.

Comprador (n.) A kind of steward or agent.

Conciator (a.) The person who weighs and proportions the materials to be made into glass, and who works and tempers them.

Conductor (n.) One who, or that which, conducts; a leader; a commander; a guide; a manager; a director.

Conductor (n.) One in charge of a public conveyance, as of a railroad train or a street car.

Conductor (n.) The leader or director of an orchestra or chorus.

Conductor (n.) A substance or body capable of being a medium for the transmission of certain forces, esp. heat or electricity; specifically, a lightning rod.

Conductor (n.) A grooved sound or staff used for directing instruments, as lithontriptic forceps, etc.; a director.

Conductor (n.) Same as Leader.

Confessor (n.) One who confesses; one who acknowledges a fault, or the truth of a charge, at the risk of suffering; specifically, one who confesses himself a follower of Christ and endures persecution for his faith.

Confessor (n.) A priest who hears the confessions of others and is authorized to grant them absolution.

Confiteor (n.) A form of prayer in which public confession of sins is made.

Conjector (n.) One who guesses or conjectures.

Connector (n.) One who, or that which, connects

Connector (n.) A flexible tube for connecting the ends of glass tubes in pneumatic experiments.

Connector (n.) A device for holding two parts of an electrical conductor in contact.

Conqueror (n.) One who conquers.

Consignor (n.) One who consigns something to another; -- opposed to consignee.

Cornfloor (n.) A thrashing floor.

Corrector (n.) One who, or that which, corrects; as, a corrector of abuses; a corrector of the press; an alkali is a corrector of acids.

Councilor (n.) A member of a council.

Counselor (n.) One who counsels; an adviser.

Counselor (n.) A member of council; one appointed to advise a sovereign or chief magistrate. [See under Consilor.]

Counselor (n.) One whose profession is to give advice in law, and manage causes for clients in court; a barrister.

Cunctator (n.) One who delays or lingers.

Day-labor (n.) Labor hired or performed by the day.

Decimator (n.) One who decimates.

Decorator (n.) One who decorates, adorns, or embellishes; specifically, an artisan whose business is the decoration of houses, esp. their interior decoration.

Dedicator (n.) One who dedicates; more especially, one who inscribes a book to the favor of a patron, or to one whom he desires to compliment.

Defecator (n.) That which cleanses or purifies; esp., an apparatus for removing the feculencies of juices and sirups.

Deflector (n.) That which deflects, as a diaphragm in a furnace, or a cone in a lamp (to deflect and mingle air and gases and help combustion).

Deforceor (n.) Same as Deforciant.

Depositor (n.) One who makes a deposit, especially of money in a bank; -- the correlative of depository.

Depressor (n.) One who, or that which, presses down; an oppressor.

Depressor (n.) A muscle that depresses or tends to draw down a part.

Depurator (n.) One who, or that which, cleanses.

Deputator (n.) One who deputes, or makes a deputation.

Derogator (n.) A detractor.

Desolator (n.) Same as Desolater.

Detonator (n.) One who, or that which, detonates.

Dialector (n.) One skilled in dialectics.

Dilatator (n.) A muscle which dilates any part; a dilator.

Disanchor (v. t. & i.) To raise the anchor of, as a ship; to weigh anchor.

Disenamor (v. t.) To free from the captivity of love.

Dissector (n.) One who dissects; an anatomist.

Disseizor (n.) One who wrongfully disseizes, or puts another out of possession of a freehold.

Divinator (n.) One who practices or pretends to divination; a diviner.

Dominator (n.) A ruler or ruling power.

Dumbledor (n.) A bumblebee; also, a cockchafer.

Embraceor (n.) One guilty of embracery.

Emendator (n.) One who emends or critically edits.

Emigrator (n.) One who emigrates; am emigrant.

Escheator (n.) An officer whose duty it is to observe what escheats have taken place, and to take charge of them.

Estimator (n.) One who estimates or values; a valuer.

Evacuator (n.) One who evacuates; a nullifier.

Excavator (n.) One who, or that which, excavates or hollows out; a machine, as a dredging machine, or a tool, for excavating.

Excelsior (v. t.) More lofty; still higher; ever upward.

Excelsior (n.) A kind of stuffing for upholstered furniture, mattresses, etc., in which curled shreds of wood are substituted for curled hair.

Excerptor (n.) One who makes excerpts; a picker; a culler.

Excheator (n.) See Escheator.

Excitator (n.) A kind of discarder.

Excusator (n.) One who makes, or is authorized to make, an excuse; an apologist.

Exhibitor (n.) One who exhibits.

Expenitor (n.) A disburser; especially, one of the disbursers of taxes for the repair of sewers.

Expilator (n.) One who pillages; a plunderer; a pillager.

Expositor (n.) One who, or that which, expounds or explains; an expounder; a commentator.

Extractor (n.) One who, or that which, extracts

Extractor (n.) A forceps or instrument for extracting substances.

Extractor (n.) A device for withdrawing a cartridge or spent cartridge shell from the chamber of the barrel.

Extructor (n.) A builder.

Fructidor (n.) The twelfth month of the French republican calendar; -- commencing August 18, and ending September 16. See Vendemiaire.

Fumigator (n.) One who, or that which, fumigates; an apparattus for fumigating.

Generator (n.) One who, or that which, generates, begets, causes, or produces.

Generator (n.) An apparatus in which vapor or gas is formed from a liquid or solid by means of heat or chemical process, as a steam boiler, gas retort, or vessel for generating carbonic acid gas, etc.

Generator (n.) The principal sound or sounds by which others are produced; the fundamental note or root of the common chord; -- called also generating tone.

Gladiator (n.) Originally, a swordplayer; hence, one who fought with weapons in public, either on the occasion of a funeral ceremony, or in the arena, for public amusement.

Gladiator (n.) One who engages in any fierce combat or controversy.

Glossator (n.) A writer of glosses or comments; a commentator.

Graduator (n.) One who determines or indicates graduation; as, a graduator of instruments.

Graduator (n.) An instrument for dividing any

Graduator (n.) An apparatus for diffusing a solution, as brine or vinegar, over a large surface, for exposure to the air.

Guarantor (n.) One who makes or gives a guaranty; a warrantor; a surety.

Guarantor (n.) One who engages to secure another in any right or possession.

Habitator (n.) A dweller; an inhabitant.

Immolator (n.) One who offers in sacrifice; specifically, one of a sect of Russian fanatics who practice self-mutilatio and sacrifice.

Impanator (n.) One who holds the doctrine of impanation.

Impressor (n.) One who, or that which, impresses.

Incubator (n.) That which incubates, especially, an apparatus by means of which eggs are hatched by artificial heat.

Indagator (n.) A searcher; an explorer; an investigator.

Indicator (n.) One who, or that which, shows or points out; as, a fare indicator in a street car.

Indicator (n.) A pressure gauge; a water gauge, as for a steam boiler; an apparatus or instrument for showing the working of a machine or moving part

Indicator (n.) A telltale connected with a hoisting machine, to show, at the surface, the position of the cage in the shaft of a mine, etc.

Indicator (n.) The part of an instrument by which an effect is indicated, as an index or pointer.

Indicator (n.) Any bird of the genus Indicator and allied genera. See Honey guide, under Honey.

Indicator (n.) That which indicates the condition of acidity, alkalinity, or the deficiency, excess, or sufficiency of a standard reagent, by causing an appearance, disappearance, or change of color, as in titration or volumetric analysis.

Infractor (n.) One who infracts or infringes; a violator; a breaker.

Inheritor (n.) One who inherits; an heir.

Inhibitor (n.) That which causes inhibitory action; esp., an inhibitory nerve.

Initiator (n.) One who initiates.

Innovator (n.) One who innovates.

Inspector (n.) One who inspects, views, or oversees; one to whom the supervision of any work is committed; one who makes an official view or examination, as a military or civil officer; a superintendent; a supervisor; an overseer.

Insulator (n.) One who, or that which, insulates.

Insulator (n.) The substance or body that insulates; a nonconductor.

Jaculator () One who throws or casts.

Jaculator () The archer fish (Toxotes jaculator).

Joculator (n.) A jester; a joker.

Land-poor (a.) Pecuniarily embarrassed through owning much unprofitable land.

Liberator (n.) One who, or that which, liberates; a deliverer.

Literator (n.) One who teaches the letters or elements of knowledge; a petty schoolmaster.

Literator (n.) A person devoted to the study of literary trifles, esp. trifles belonging to the literature of a former age.

Literator (n.) A learned person; a literatus.

Litigator (n.) One who litigates.

Locomotor (a.) Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion.

Malaxator (n.) One who, or that which, malaxates; esp., a machine for grinding, kneading, or stirring into a pasty or doughy mass.

Male-odor (n.) See Malodor.

Manductor (n.) A conductor; an officer in the ancient church who gave the signal for the choir to sing, and who beat time with the hand, and regulated the music.

Manumotor (n.) A small wheel carriage, so constructed that a person sitting in it may move it.

Mitigator (n.) One who, or that which, mitigates.

Moderator (n.) One who, or that which, moderates, restrains, or pacifies.

Moderator (n.) The officer who presides over an assembly to preserve order, propose questions, regulate the proceedings, and declare the votes.

Moderator (n.) In the University of Oxford, an examiner for moderations; at Cambridge, the superintendant of examinations for degrees; at Dublin, either the first (senior) or second (junior) in rank in an examination for the degree of Bachelor of Arts.

Moderator (n.) A mechamical arrangement for regulating motion in a machine, or producing equality of effect.

Modulator (n.) One who, or that which, modulates.

Mortgagor (n.) One who gives a mortgage.

Mutilator (n.) One who mutilates.

Navigator (n.) One who navigates or sails; esp., one who direct the course of a ship, or one who is skillful in the art of navigation; also, a book which teaches the art of navigation; as, Bowditch's Navigator.

Nominator (n.) One who nominates.

Numerator (n.) One who numbers.

Numerator (n.) The term in a fraction which indicates the number of fractional units that are taken.

Oblocutor (n.) A disputer; a gainsayer.

Obturator (n.) That which closes or stops an opening.

Obturator (n.) An apparatus designed to close an unnatural opening, as a fissure of the palate.

Obturator (a.) Serving as an obturator; closing an opening; pertaining to, or in the region of, the obturator foramen; as, the obturator nerve.

Opiniator (n.) Alt. of Opiniatre

Oppressor (n.) One who oppresses; one who imposes unjust burdens on others; one who harasses others with unjust laws or unreasonable severity.

Ordinator (n.) One who ordains or establishes; a director.

Overcolor (v. t.) To color too highly.

Overlabor (v. t.) To cause to labor excessively; to overwork.

Overlabor (v. t.) To labor upon excessively; to refine unduly.

Peculator (n.) One who peculates.

Plasmator (n.) A former; a fashioner.

Populator (n.) One who populates.

Possessor (n.) One who possesses; one who occupies, holds, owns, or controls; one who has actual participation or enjoyment, generally of that which is desirable; a proprietor.

Posterior (a.) Later in time; hence, later in the order of proceeding or moving; coming after; -- opposed to prior.

Posterior (a.) Situated behind; hinder; -- opposed to anterior.

Posterior (a.) At or toward the caudal extremity; caudal; -- in human anatomy often used for dorsal.

Posterior (a.) On the side next the axis of inflorescence; -- said of an axillary flower.

Precentor (n.) A leader of a choir; a directing singer.

Precentor (n.) The leader of the choir in a cathedral; -- called also the chanter or master of the choir.

Precentor (n.) The leader of the congregational singing in Scottish and other churches.

Preceptor (n.) One who gives commands, or makes rules; specifically, the master or principal of a school; a teacher; an instructor.

Preceptor (n.) The head of a preceptory among the Knights Templars.

Precessor (n.) A predecessor.

Precursor (n.) One who, or that which, precedes an event, and indicates its approach; a forerunner; a harbinger.

Predictor (n.) One who predicts; a foreteller.

Prelector (n.) A reader of lectures or discourses; a lecturer.

Prepostor (n.) See Prepositor.

Presultor (n.) A leader in the dance.

Professor (n.) One who professed, or makes open declaration of, his sentiments or opinions; especially, one who makes a public avowal of his belief in the Scriptures and his faith in Christ, and thus unites himself to the visible church.

Projector (n.) One who projects a scheme or design; hence, one who forms fanciful or chimerical schemes.

Propretor (n.) A magistrate who, having been pretor at home, was appointed to the government of a province.

Prorector (n.) An officer who presides over the academic senate of a German university.

Prosector (n.) One who makes dissections for anatomical illustration; usually, the assistant of a professional anatomist.

Protector (n.) One who, or that which, defends or shields from injury, evil, oppression, etc.; a defender; a guardian; a patron.

Protector (n.) One having the care of the kingdom during the king's minority; a regent.

Protector (n.) A cardinal, from one of the more considerable Roman Catholic nations, who looks after the interests of his people at Rome; also, a cardinal who has the same relation to a college, religious order, etc.

Punctator (n.) One who marks with points. specifically, one who writes Hebrew with points; -- applied to a Masorite.

Pyrolator (n.) A fire worshiper.

Receiptor (n.) One who receipts; specifically (Law), one who receipts for property which has been taken by the sheriff.

Recoveror (n.) The demandant in a common recovery after judgment.

Reflector (n.) One who, or that which, reflects.

Reflector (n.) Something having a polished surface for reflecting light or heat, as a mirror, a speculum, etc.

Reflector (n.) A reflecting telescope.

Reflector (n.) A device for reflecting sound.

Refractor (n.) Anything that refracts

Refractor (n.) A refracting telescope, in which the image to be viewed is formed by the refraction of light in passing through a convex lens.

Regulator (n.) One who, or that which, regulates.

Regulator (n.) A clock, or other timepiece, used as a standard of correct time. See Astronomical clock (a), under Clock.

Regulator (n.) A member of a volunteer committee which, in default of the lawful authority, undertakes to preserve order and prevent crimes; also, sometimes, one of a band organized for the comission of violent crimes.

Renovator (n.) One who, or that which, renovates.

Repetitor (n.) A private instructor.

Repositor (n.) An instrument employed for replacing a displaced organ or part.

Rescussor (n.) One who makes an unlawful rescue; a rescuer.

Resonator (n.) Anything which resounds; specifically, a vessel in the form of a cylinder open at one end, or a hollow ball of brass with two apertures, so contrived as to greatly intensify a musical tone by its resonance. It is used for the study and analysis of complex sounds.

Retractor (n.) One who, or that which, retracts.

Retractor (n.) In breech-loading firearms, a device for withdrawing a cartridge shell from the barrel.

Retractor (n.) An instrument for holding apart the edges of a wound during amputation.

Retractor (n.) A bandage to protect the soft parts from injury by the saw during amputation.

Retractor (n.) A muscle serving to draw in any organ or part. See Illust. under Phylactolaemata.

Revelator (n.) One who makes a revelation; a revealer.

Rheomotor (n.) Any apparatus by which an electrical current is originated.

Ruminator (n.) One who ruminates or muses; a meditator.

Saturator (n.) One who, or that which, saturates.

Scrutator (n.) One who scrutinizes; a close examiner or inquirer.

Separator (n.) One who, or that which, separates.

Separator (n.) A device for depriving steam of particles of water mixed with it.

Separator (n.) An apparatus for sorting pulverized ores into grades, or separating them from gangue.

Separator (n.) An instrument used for spreading apart the threads of the warp in the loom, etc.

Simulator (n.) One who simulates, or feigns.

Solicitor (n.) One who solicits.

Solicitor (n.) An attorney or advocate; one who represents another in court; -- formerly, in English practice, the professional designation of a person admitted to practice in a court of chancery or equity. See the Note under Attorney.

Solicitor (n.) The law officer of a city, town, department, or government; as, the city solicitor; the solicitor of the treasury.

Spectator (n.) One who on; one who sees or beholds; a beholder; one who is personally present at, and sees, any exhibition; as, the spectators at a show.

Spoliator (n.) One who spoliates; a spoiler.

Subeditor (n.) An assistant editor, as of a periodical or journal.

Subrector (n.) An assistant restor.

Succentor (n.) A subchanter.

Successor (n.) One who succeeds or follows; one who takes the place which another has left, and sustains the like part or character; -- correlative to predecessor; as, the successor of a deceased king.

Supinator (n.) A muscle which produces the motion of supination.

Susceptor (n.) One who undertakes anything; specifically, a godfather; a sponsor; a guardian.

Suspensor (n.) A suspensory.

Suspensor (n.) The cord which suspends the embryo; and which is attached to the radicle in the young state; the proembryo.

Thermidor (n.) The eleventh month of the French republican calendar, -- commencing July 19, and ending August 17. See the Note under Vendemiaire.

Top-armor (n.) A top railing supported by stanchions and equipped with netting.

Tormentor (n.) One who, or that which, torments; one who inflicts penal anguish or tortures.

Tormentor (n.) An implement for reducing a stiff soil, resembling a harrow, but running upon wheels.

Tractator (n.) One who writes tracts; specif., a Tractarian.

Vasomotor (a.) Causing movement in the walls of vessels; as, the vasomotor mechanisms; the vasomotor nerves, a system of nerves distributed over the muscular coats of the blood vessels.

Venerator (n.) One who venerates.

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