Transitive Verbs Starting with M
Mabble (v. t.) To wrap up.
Macadamize (v. t.) To cover, as a road, or street, with small, broken stones, so as to form a smooth, hard, convex surface.
Macarize (v. t.) To congratulate.
Macerate (v. t.) To make lean; to cause to waste away.
Macerate (v. t.) To subdue the appetites of by poor and scanty diet; to mortify.
Macerate (v. t.) To soften by steeping in a liquid, with or without heat; to wear away or separate the parts of by steeping; as, to macerate animal or vegetable fiber.
Machinate (v. t.) To contrive, as a plot; to plot; as, to machinate evil.
Machine (v. t.) To subject to the action of machinery; to effect by aid of machinery; to print with a printing machine.
Mad (v. t.) To make mad or furious; to madden.
Madden (v. t.) To make mad; to drive to madness; to craze; to excite violently with passion; to make very angry; to enrage.
Madefy (v. t.) To make wet or moist.
Magazine (v. t.) To store in, or as in, a magazine; to store up for use.
Magnetize (v. t.) To communicate magnetic properties to; as, to magnetize a needle.
Magnetize (v. t.) To attract as a magnet attracts, or like a magnet; to move; to influence.
Magnetize (v. t.) To bring under the influence of animal magnetism.
Magnificate (v. t.) To magnify or extol.
Magnify (v. t.) To make great, or greater; to increase the dimensions of; to amplify; to enlarge, either in fact or in appearance; as, the microscope magnifies the object by a thousand diameters.
Magnify (v. t.) To increase the importance of; to augment the esteem or respect in which one is held.
Magnify (v. t.) To praise highly; to land; to extol.
Magnify (v. t.) To exaggerate; as, to magnify a loss or a difficulty.
Mahometanize (v. t.) To convert to the religion of Mohammed; to Mohammedanize.
Maiden (v. t.) To act coyly like a maiden; -- with it as an indefinite object.
Mail (v. t.) To arm with mail.
Mail (v. t.) To pinion.
Mail (v. t.) To deliver into the custody of the postoffice officials, or place in a government letter box, for transmission by mail; to post; as, to mail a letter.
Maim (v. t.) To deprive of the use of a limb, so as to render a person on fighting less able either to defend himself or to annoy his adversary.
Maim (v. t.) To mutilate; to cripple; to injure; to disable; to impair.
Mainprise (v. t.) To suffer to go at large, on his finding sureties, or mainpernors, for his appearance at a day; -- said of a prisoner.
Maintain (v. t.) To hold or keep in any particular state or condition; to support; to sustain; to uphold; to keep up; not to suffer to fail or dec
Maintain (v. t.) To keep possession of; to hold and defend; not to surrender or relinquish.
Maintain (v. t.) To continue; not to suffer to cease or fail.
Maintain (v. t.) To bear the expense of; to support; to keep up; to supply with what is needed.
Maintain (v. t.) To affirm; to support or defend by argument.
Make (v. t.) To cause to exist; to bring into being; to form; to produce; to frame; to fashion; to create.
Make (v. t.) To form of materials; to cause to exist in a certain form; to construct; to fabricate.
Make (v. t.) To produce, as something artificial, unnatural, or false; -- often with up; as, to make up a story.
Make (v. t.) To bring about; to bring forward; to be the cause or agent of; to effect, do, perform, or execute; -- often used with a noun to form a phrase equivalent to the simple verb that corresponds to such noun; as, to make complaint, for to complain; to make record of, for to record; to make abode, for to abide, etc.
Make (v. t.) To execute with the requisite formalities; as, to make a bill, note, will, deed, etc.
Make (v. t.) To gain, as the result of one's efforts; to get, as profit; to make acquisition of; to have accrue or happen to one; as, to make a large profit; to make an error; to make a loss; to make money.
Make (v. t.) To find, as the result of calculation or computation; to ascertain by enumeration; to find the number or amount of, by reckoning, weighing, measurement, and the like; as, he made the distance of; to travel over; as, the ship makes ten knots an hour; he made the distance in one day.
Make (v. t.) To put a desired or desirable condition; to cause to thrive.
Make (v. t.) To cause to be or become; to put into a given state verb, or adjective; to constitute; as, to make known; to make public; to make fast.
Make (v. t.) To cause to appear to be; to constitute subjectively; to esteem, suppose, or represent.
Make (v. t.) To require; to constrain; to compel; to force; to cause; to occasion; -- followed by a noun or pronoun and infinitive.
Make (v. t.) To become; to be, or to be capable of being, changed or fashioned into; to do the part or office of; to furnish the material for; as, he will make a good musician; sweet cider makes sour vinegar; wool makes warm clothing.
Make (v. t.) To compose, as parts, ingredients, or materials; to constitute; to form; to amount to.
Make (v. t.) To be engaged or concerned in.
Make (v. t.) To reach; to attain; to arrive at or in sight of.
Malax (v. t.) Alt. of Malaxate
Malaxate (v. t.) To soften by kneading or stirring with some thinner substance.
Male (v. t.) Of or pertaining to the sex that begets or procreates young, or (in a wider sense) to the sex that produces spermatozoa, by which the ova are fertilized; not female; as, male organs.
Male (v. t.) Capable of producing fertilization, but not of bearing fruit; -- said of stamens and antheridia, and of the plants, or parts of plants, which bear them.
Male (v. t.) Suitable to the male sex; characteristic or suggestive of a male; mascu
Male (v. t.) Consisting of males; as, a male choir.
Male (v. t.) Adapted for entering another corresponding piece (the female piece) which is hollow and which it fits; as, a male gauge, for gauging the size or shape of a hole; a male screw, etc.
Maleficiate (v. t.) To bewitch; to harm.
Maletreat (v. t.) See Maltreat.
Malice (v. t.) To regard with extreme ill will.
Malignify (v. t.) To make malign or malignant.
Mall (v. t.) To beat with a mall; to beat with something heavy; to bruise; to maul.
Malleableize (v. t.) To make malleable.
Malleate (v. t.) To hammer; to beat into a plate or leaf.
Malt (v. t.) To make into malt; as, to malt barley.
Maltreat (v. t.) To treat ill; to abuse; to treat roughly.
Mammock (v. t.) To tear to pieces.
Mammonize (v. t.) To make mammonish.
Man (v. t.) To supply with men; to furnish with a sufficient force or complement of men, as for management, service, defense, or the like; to guard; as, to man a ship, boat, or fort.
Man (v. t.) To furnish with strength for action; to prepare for efficiency; to fortify.
Man (v. t.) To tame, as a hawk.
Man (v. t.) To furnish with a servants.
Man (v. t.) To wait on as a manservant.
Manacle (v. t.) To put handcuffs or other fastening upon, for confining the hands; to shackle; to confine; to restrain from the use of the limbs or natural powers.
Mancipate (v. t.) To enslave; to bind; to restrict.
Manducate (v. t.) To masticate; to chew; to eat.
Maneuver (v. t.) Alt. of Manoeuvre
Manoeuvre (v. t.) To change the positions of, as of troops of ships.
Mangle (v. t.) To cut or bruise with repeated blows or strokes, making a ragged or torn wound, or covering with wounds; to tear in cutting; to cut in a bungling manner; to lacerate; to mutilate.
Mangle (v. t.) To mutilate or injure, in making, doing, or pertaining; as, to mangle a piece of music or a recitation.
Mangonize (v. t.) To furbish up for sale; to set off to advantage.
Manifest (v. t.) To show plainly; to make to appear distinctly, -- usually to the mind; to put beyond question or doubt; to display; to exhibit.
Manifest (v. t.) To exhibit the manifests or prepared invoices of; to declare at the customhouse.
Manifold (v. t.) To take copies of by the process of manifold writing; as, to manifold a letter.
Manipulate (v. t.) To treat, work, or operate with the hands, especially when knowledge and dexterity are required; to manage in hand work; to handle; as, to manipulate scientific apparatus.
Manipulate (v. t.) To control the action of, by management; as, to manipulate a convention of delegates; to manipulate the stock market; also, to manage artfully or fraudulently; as, to manipulate accounts, or election returns.
Mantle (v. t.) To cover or envelop, as with a mantle; to cloak; to hide; to disguise.
Manufacture (v. t.) To make (wares or other products) by hand, by machinery, or by other agency; as, to manufacture cloth, nails, glass, etc.
Manufacture (v. t.) To work, as raw or partly wrought materials, into suitable forms for use; as, to manufacture wool, cotton, silk, or iron.
Manumise (v. t.) To manumit.
Manumit (v. t.) To release from slavery; to liberate from personal bondage or servitude; to free, as a slave.
Manure (v. t.) To cultivate by manual labor; to till; hence, to develop by culture.
Manure (v. t.) To apply manure to; to enrich, as land, by the application of a fertilizing substance.
Map (v. t.) To represent by a map; -- often with out; as, to survey and map, or map out, a county. Hence, figuratively: To represent or indicate systematically and clearly; to sketch; to plan; as, to map, or map out, a journey; to map out business.
Marbleize (v. t.) To stain or grain in imitation of marble; to cover with a surface resembling marble; as, to marbleize slate, wood, or iron.
March (v. t.) TO cause to move with regular steps in the manner of a soldier; to cause to move in military array, or in a body, as troops; to cause to advance in a steady, regular, or stately manner; to cause to go by peremptory command, or by force.
Margent (v. t.) To enter or note down upon the margin of a page; to margin.
Margin (v. t.) To furnish with a margin.
Margin (v. t.) To enter in the margin of a page.
Marginate (v. t.) To furnish with a distinct margin; to margin.
Marinate (v. t.) To salt or pickle, as fish, and then preserve in oil or vinegar; to prepare by the use of marinade.
Mark (v. t.) To put a mark upon; to affix a significant mark to; to make recognizable by a mark; as, to mark a box or bale of merchandise; to mark clothing.
Mark (v. t.) To be a mark upon; to designate; to indicate; -- used literally and figuratively; as, this monument marks the spot where Wolfe died; his courage and energy marked him for a leader.
Mark (v. t.) To leave a trace, scratch, scar, or other mark, upon, or any evidence of action; as, a pencil marks paper; his hobnails marked the floor.
Mark (v. t.) To keep account of; to enumerate and register; as, to mark the points in a game of billiards or cards.
Mark (v. t.) To notice or observe; to give attention to; to take note of; to remark; to heed; to regard.
Market (v. t.) To expose for sale in a market; to traffic in; to sell in a market, and in an extended sense, to sell in any manner; as, most of the farmes have marketed their crops.
Marl (v. t.) To cover, as part of a rope, with mar
Maroon (v. t.) To put (a person) ashore on a desolate island or coast and leave him to his fate.
Marriage (v. t.) The act of marrying, or the state of being married; legal union of a man and a woman for life, as husband and wife; wedlock; matrimony.
Marriage (v. t.) The marriage vow or contract.
Marriage (v. t.) A feast made on the occasion of a marriage.
Marriage (v. t.) Any intimate or close union.
Marrow (v. t.) To fill with, or as with, marrow of fat; to glut.
Marry (v. t.) To unite in wedlock or matrimony; to perform the ceremony of joining, as a man and a woman, for life; to constitute (a man and a woman) husband and wife according to the laws or customs of the place.
Marry (v. t.) To join according to law, (a man) to a woman as his wife, or (a woman) to a man as her husband. See the Note to def. 4.
Marry (v. t.) To dispose of in wedlock; to give away as wife.
Marry (v. t.) To take for husband or wife. See the Note below.
Marry (v. t.) Figuratively, to unite in the closest and most endearing relation.
Marshal (v. t.) To dispose in order; to arrange in a suitable manner; as, to marshal troops or an army.
Marshal (v. t.) To direct, guide, or lead.
Marshal (v. t.) To dispose in due order, as the different quarterings on an escutcheon, or the different crests when several belong to an achievement.
Mart (v. t.) To buy or sell in, or as in, a mart.
Mart (v. t.) To traffic.
Martialize (v. t.) To render warlike; as, to martialize a people.
Martyr (v. t.) To put to death for adhering to some belief, esp. Christianity; to sacrifice on account of faith or profession.
Martyr (v. t.) To persecute; to torment; to torture.
Martyrize (v. t.) To make a martyr of.
Marvel (v. t.) To marvel at.
Marvel (v. t.) To cause to marvel, or be surprised; -- used impersonally.
Masculate (v. t.) To make strong.
Mash (v. t.) To convert into a mash; to reduce to a soft pulpy state by beating or pressure; to bruise; to crush; as, to mash apples in a mill, or potatoes with a pestle. Specifically (Brewing), to convert, as malt, or malt and meal, into the mash which makes wort.
Mask (v. t.) To cover, as the face, by way of concealment or defense against injury; to conceal with a mask or visor.
Mask (v. t.) To disguise; to cover; to hide.
Mask (v. t.) To conceal; also, to intervene in the
Mask (v. t.) To cover or keep in check; as, to mask a body of troops or a fortess by a superior force, while some hostile evolution is being carried out.
Masker (v. t.) To confuse; to stupefy.
Mason (v. t.) To build stonework or brickwork about, under, in, over, etc.; to construct by masons; -- with a prepositional suffix; as, to mason up a well or terrace; to mason in a kettle or boiler.
Masquerade (v. t.) To conceal with masks; to disguise.
Mass (v. t.) To form or collect into a mass; to form into a collective body; to bring together into masses; to assemble.
Mast (v. t.) To furnish with a mast or masts; to put the masts of in position; as, to mast a ship.
Master (v. t.) To become the master of; to subject to one's will, control, or authority; to conquer; to overpower; to subdue.
Master (v. t.) To gain the command of, so as to understand or apply; to become an adept in; as, to master a science.
Master (v. t.) To own; to posses.
Masthead (v. t.) To cause to go to the masthead as a punishment.
Masticate (v. t.) To grind or crush with, or as with, the teeth and prepare for swallowing and digestion; to chew; as, to masticate food.
Mat (v. t.) To cover or lay with mats.
Mat (v. t.) To twist, twine, or felt together; to interweave into, or like, a mat; to entangle.
Match (v. t.) To be a mate or match for; to be able to complete with; to rival successfully; to equal.
Match (v. t.) To furnish with its match; to bring a match, or equal, against; to show an equal competitor to; to set something in competition with, or in opposition to, as equal.
Match (v. t.) To oppose as equal; to contend successfully against.
Match (v. t.) To make or procure the equal of, or that which is exactly similar to, or corresponds with; as, to match a vase or a horse; to match cloth.
Match (v. t.) To make equal, proportionate, or suitable; to adapt, fit, or suit (one thing to another).
Match (v. t.) To marry; to give in marriage.
Match (v. t.) To fit together, or make suitable for fitting together; specifically, to furnish with a tongue and a groove, at the edges; as, to match boards.
Mate (v. t.) To confuse; to confound.
Mate (v. t.) To checkmate.
Mate (v. t.) To match; to marry.
Mate (v. t.) To match one's self against; to oppose as equal; to compete with.
Material (v. t.) To form from matter; to materialize.
Materialize (v. t.) To invest with material characteristics; to make perceptible to the senses; hence, to present to the mind through the medium of material objects.
Materialize (v. t.) To regard as matter; to consider or explain by the laws or principles which are appropriate to matter.
Materialize (v. t.) To cause to assume a character appropriate to material things; to occupy with material interests; as, to materialize thought.
Materialize (v. t.) To make visable in, or as in, a material form; -- said of spirits.
Matriculate (v. t.) To enroll; to enter in a register; specifically, to enter or admit to membership in a body or society, particularly in a college or university, by enrolling the name in a register.
Matronize (v. t.) To make a matron of; to make matronlike.
Matronize (v. t.) To act the part of a marton toward; to superintend; to chaperone; as, to matronize an assembly.
Matter (v. t.) To regard as important; to take account of; to care for.
Mature (v. t.) To bring or hasten to maturity; to promote ripeness in; to ripen; to complete; as, to mature one's plans.
Maudle (v. t.) To throw onto confusion or disorder; to render maudlin.
Maugre (v. t.) To defy.
Maul (v. t.) To beat and bruise with a heavy stick or cudgel; to wound in a coarse manner.
Maul (v. t.) To injure greatly; to do much harm to.
Maunch (v. t.) To munch.
Maunder (v. t.) To utter in a grumbling manner; to mutter.
Maximize (v. t.) To increase to the highest degree.
Mazard (v. t.) To knock on the head.
Maze (v. t.) To perplex greatly; to bewilder; to astonish and confuse; to amaze.
Meager (v. t.) Alt. of Meagre
Meagre (v. t.) To make lean.
Meal (v. t.) To sprinkle with, or as with, meal.
Meal (v. t.) To pulverize; as, mealed powder.
Mean (v. t.) To have in the mind, as a purpose, intention, etc.; to intend; to purpose; to design; as, what do you mean to do ?
Mean (v. t.) To signify; to indicate; to import; to denote.
Meander (v. t.) To wind, turn, or twist; to make flexuous.
Meat (v. t.) To supply with food.
Mechanicalize (v. t.) To cause to become mechanical.
Mechanize (v. t.) To cause to be mechanical.
Medal (v. t.) To honor or reward with a medal.
Meddle (v. t.) To mix; to mingle.
Mediate (v. t.) To effect by mediation or interposition; to bring about as a mediator, instrument, or means; as, to mediate a peace.
Mediate (v. t.) To divide into two equal parts.
Mediatize (v. t.) To cause to act through an agent or to hold a subordinate position; to annex; -- specifically applied to the annexation during the former German empire of a smaller German state to a larger, while allowing it a nominal sovereignty, and its prince his rank.
Medicate (v. t.) To tincture or impregnate with anything medicinal; to drug.
Medicate (v. t.) To treat with medicine.
Medicine (v. t.) To give medicine to; to affect as a medicine does; to remedy; to cure.
Meditate (v. t.) To contemplate; to keep the mind fixed upon; to study.
Meditate (v. t.) To purpose; to intend; to design; to plan by revolving in the mind; as, to meditate a war.
Medle (v. t.) To mix; to mingle; to meddle.
Medly (v. t.) See Medle.
Meed (v. t.) To reward; to repay.
Meed (v. t.) To deserve; to merit.
Meek (v. t.) Alt. of Meeken
Meeken (v. t.) To make meek; to nurture in gentleness and humility.
Meet (v. t.) To join, or come in contact with; esp., to come in contact with by approach from an opposite direction; to come upon or against, front to front, as distinguished from contact by following and overtaking.
Meet (v. t.) To come in collision with; to confront in conflict; to encounter hostilely; as, they met the enemy and defeated them; the ship met opposing winds and currents.
Meet (v. t.) To come into the presence of without contact; to come close to; to intercept; to come within the perception, influence, or recognition of; as, to meet a train at a junction; to meet carriages or persons in the street; to meet friends at a party; sweet sounds met the ear.
Meet (v. t.) To perceive; to come to a knowledge of; to have personal acquaintance with; to experience; to suffer; as, the eye met a horrid sight; he met his fate.
Meet (v. t.) To come up to; to be even with; to equal; to match; to satisfy; to ansver; as, to meet one's expectations; the supply meets the demand.
Meet (v. t.) To come together by mutual approach; esp., to come in contact, or into proximity, by approach from opposite directions; to join; to come face to face; to come in close relationship; as, we met in the street; two
Meet (v. t.) To come together with hostile purpose; to have an encounter or conflict.
Meet (v. t.) To assemble together; to congregate; as, Congress meets on the first Monday of December.
Meet (v. t.) To come together by mutual concessions; hence, to agree; to harmonize; to unite.
Meeten (v. t.) To render fit.
Meine (v. t.) See Menge.
Melancholize (v. t.) To make melancholy.
Meliorate (v. t.) To make better; to improve; to ameliorate; to soften; to make more tolerable.
Mellow (v. t.) To make mellow.
Melodize (v. t.) To make melodious; to form into, or set to, melody.
Member (v. t.) To remember; to cause to remember; to mention.
Memorate (v. t.) To commemorate.
Memorialize (v. t.) To address or petition by a memorial; to present a memorial to; as, to memorialize the legislature.
Memorize (v. t.) To cause to be remembered ; hence, to record.
Memorize (v. t.) To commit to memory; to learn by heart.
Mend (v. t.) To repair, as anything that is torn, broken, defaced, decayed, or the like; to restore from partial decay, injury, or defacement; to patch up; to put in shape or order again; to re-create; as, to mend a garment or a machine.
Mend (v. t.) To alter for the better; to set right; to reform; hence, to quicken; as, to mend one's manners or pace.
Mend (v. t.) To help, to advance, to further; to add to.
Mense (v. t.) To grace.
Mention (v. t.) To make mention of; to speak briefly of; to name.
Merce (v. t.) To subject to fine or amercement; to mulct; to amerce.
Merchandise (v. t.) To make merchandise of; to buy and sell.
Mercify (v. t.) To pity.
Mercurialize (v. t.) To affect with mercury.
Mercurialize (v. t.) To treat with mercury; to expose to the vapor of mercury.
Mercurify (v. t.) To obtain mercury from, as mercuric minerals, which may be done by any application of intense heat that expels the mercury in fumes, which are afterward condensed.
Mercurify (v. t.) To combine or mingle mercury with; to impregnate with mercury; to mercurialize.
Mercury (v. t.) To wash with a preparation of mercury.
Mere (v. t.) To divide, limit, or bound.
Merge (v. t.) To cause to be swallowed up; to immerse; to sink; to absorb.
Mesh (v. t.) To catch in a mesh.
Mesmerize (v. t.) To bring into a state of mesmeric sleep.
Mess (v. t.) To supply with a mess.
Message (v. t.) To bear as a message.
Metal (v. t.) To cover with metal; as, to metal a ship's bottom; to metal a road.
Metallize (v. t.) To impart metallic properties to; to impregnate with a metal.
Metamorphize (v. t.) To metamorphose.
Metamorphose (v. t.) To change into a different form; to transform; to transmute.
Metempsychose (v. t.) To translate or transfer, as the soul, from one body to another.
Methodize (v. t.) To reduce to method; to dispose in due order; to arrange in a convenient manner; as, to methodize one's work or thoughts.
Methylate (v. t.) To impregnate or mix with methyl or methyl alcohol.
Mew (v. t.) To shed or cast; to change; to molt; as, the hawk mewed his feathers.
Mew (v. t.) To shut up; to inclose; to confine, as in a cage or other inclosure.
Mexicanize (v. t.) To cause to be like the Mexicans, or their country, esp. in respect of frequent revolutions of government.
Mezzotint (v. t.) To engrave in mezzotint.
Mezzotinto (v. t.) To engrave in mezzotint; to represent by mezzotint.
Midwife (v. t.) To assist in childbirth.
Midwive (v. t.) To midwife.
Miff (v. t.) To offend slightly.
Mignon (v. t.) To flatter.
Milden (v. t.) To make mild, or milder.
Mildew (v. t.) To taint with mildew.
Milk (v. t.) To draw or press milk from the breasts or udder of, by the hand or mouth; to withdraw the milk of.
Milk (v. t.) To draw from the breasts or udder; to extract, as milk; as, to milk wholesome milk from healthy cows.
Milk (v. t.) To draw anything from, as if by milking; to compel to yield profit or advantage; to plunder.
Milt (v. t.) To impregnate (the roe of a fish) with milt.
Mimic (v. t.) To imitate or ape for sport; to ridicule by imitation.
Mimic (v. t.) To assume a resemblance to (some other organism of a totally different nature, or some surrounding object), as a means of protection or advantage.
Mince (v. t.) To cut into very small pieces; to chop fine; to hash; as, to mince meat.
Mince (v. t.) To suppress or weaken the force of; to extenuate; to palliate; to tell by degrees, instead of directly and frankly; to clip, as words or expressions; to utter half and keep back half of.
Mince (v. t.) To affect; to make a parade of.
Mine (v. t.) To dig away, or otherwise remove, the substratum or foundation of; to lay a mine under; to sap; to undermine; hence, to ruin or destroy by slow degrees or secret means.
Mine (v. t.) To dig into, for ore or metal.
Mine (v. t.) To get, as metals, out of the earth by digging.
Mineralize (v. t.) To transform into a mineral.
Mineralize (v. t.) To impregnate with a mineral; as, mineralized water.
Minge (v. t.) To mingle; to mix.
Mingle (v. t.) To mix; intermix; to combine or join, as an individual or part, with other parts, but commonly so as to be distinguishable in the product; to confuse; to confound.
Mingle (v. t.) To associate or unite in society or by ties of relationship; to cause or allow to intermarry; to intermarry.
Mingle (v. t.) To deprive of purity by mixture; to contaminate.
Mingle (v. t.) To put together; to join.
Mingle (v. t.) To make or prepare by mixing the ingredients of.
Mingle-mangle (v. t.) To mix in a disorderly way; to make a mess of.
Miniardize (v. t.) To render delicate or dainty.
Miniate (v. t.) To paint or tinge with red lead or vermilion; also, to decorate with letters, or the like, painted red, as the page of a manuscript.
Miniature (v. t.) To represent or depict in a small compass, or on a small scale.
Minify (v. t.) To make small, or smaller; to diminish the apparent dimensions of; to lessen.
Minify (v. t.) To degrade by speech or action.
Minimize (v. t.) To reduce to the smallest part or proportion possible; to reduce to a minimum.
Minionize (v. t.) To flavor.
Minorate (v. t.) To diminish.
Mint (v. t.) To make by stamping, as money; to coin; to make and stamp into money.
Mint (v. t.) To invent; to forge; to fabricate; to fashion.
Miracle (v. t.) To make wonderful.
Miraculize (v. t.) To cause to seem to be a miracle.
Mire (v. t.) To cause or permit to stick fast in mire; to plunge or fix in mud; as, to mire a horse or wagon.
Mire (v. t.) To soil with mud or foul matter.
Mirror (v. t.) To reflect, as in a mirror.
Misaccompt (v. t.) To account or reckon wrongly.
Misadjust (v. t.) To adjust wrongly of unsuitably; to throw of adjustment.
Misadvise (v. t.) To give bad counsel to.
Misaffect (v. t.) To dislike.
Misaffirm (v. t.) To affirm incorrectly.
Misallege (v. t.) To state erroneously.
Misalter (v. t.) To alter wrongly; esp., to alter for the worse.
Misapply (v. t.) To apply wrongly; to use for a wrong purpose; as, to misapply a name or title; to misapply public money.
Misapprehend (v. t.) To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand.
Misappropriate (v. t.) To appropriate wrongly; to use for a wrong purpose.
Misarrange (v. t.) To place in a wrong order, or improper manner.
Misarcribe (v. t.) To ascribe wrongly.
Misassay (v. t.) To assay, or attempt, improperly or unsuccessfully.
Misassign (v. t.) To assign wrongly.
Misattend (v. t.) To misunderstand; to disregard.
Misavize (v. t.) To misadvise.
Misbear (v. t.) To carry improperly; to carry (one's self) wrongly; to misbehave.
Misbecome (v. t.) Not to become; to suit ill; not to befit or be adapted to.
Misbede (v. t.) To wrong; to do injury to.
Misbeseem (v. t.) To suit ill.
Misbestow (v. t.) To bestow improperly.
Miscall (v. t.) To call by a wrong name; to name improperly.
Miscall (v. t.) To call by a bad name; to abuse.
Miscast (v. t.) To cast or reckon wrongly.
Miscensure (v. t.) To misjudge.
Mischaracterize (v. t.) To characterize falsely or erroneously; to give a wrong character to.
Mischarge (v. t.) To charge erroneously, as in account.
Mischief (v. t.) To do harm to.
Mischoose (v. t.) To choose wrongly.
Mischristen (v. t.) To christen wrongly.
Miscite (v. t.) To cite erroneously.
Miscognize (v. t.) To fail to apprehend; to misunderstand.
Miscolor (v. t.) To give a wrong color to; figuratively, to set forth erroneously or unfairly; as, to miscolor facts.
Miscomprehend (v. t.) To get a wrong idea of or about; to misunderstand.
Miscompute (v. t.) To compute erroneously.
Misconduct (v. t.) To conduct amiss; to mismanage.
Misconsecrate (v. t.) To consecrate amiss.
Misconstruct (v. t.) To construct wrongly; to construe or interpret erroneously.
Misconstrue (v. t.) To construe wrongly; to interpret erroneously.
Miscopy (v. t.) To copy amiss.
Miscorrect (v. t.) To fail or err in attempting to correct.
Miscounsel (v. t.) To counsel or advise wrongly.
Miscovet (v. t.) To covet wrongfully.
Miscreate (v. t.) To create badly or amiss.
Misdate (v. t.) To date erroneously.
Misdeem (v. t.) To misjudge.
Misdemean (v. t.) To behave ill; -- with a reflexive pronoun; as, to misdemean one's self.
Misdepart (v. t.) To distribute wrongly.
Misderive (v. t.) To turn or divert improperly; to misdirect.
Misderive (v. t.) To derive erroneously.
Misdescribe (v. t.) To describe wrongly.
Misdiet (v. t.) To diet improperly.
Misdirect (v. t.) To give a wrong direction to; as, to misdirect a passenger, or a letter; to misdirect one's energies.
Misdistinguish (v. t.) To make wrong distinctions in or concerning.
Misdivide (v. t.) To divide wrongly.
Miseducate (v. t.) To educate in a wrong manner.
Misemploy (v. t.) To employ amiss; as, to misemploy time, advantages, talents, etc.
Misenter (v. t.) To enter or insert wrongly, as a charge in an account.
Misentreat (v. t.) To treat wrongfully.
Misestimate (v. t.) To estimate erroneously.
Misexpound (v. t.) To expound erroneously.
Misfall (v. t.) To befall, as ill luck; to happen to unluckily.
Misfashion (v. t.) To form wrongly.
Misform (v. t.) To make in an ill form.
Misframe (v. t.) To frame wrongly.
Misget (v. t.) To get wrongfully.
Misgie (v. t.) See Misgye.
Misgive (v. t.) To give or grant amiss.
Misgive (v. t.) Specifically: To give doubt and apprehension to, instead of confidence and courage; to impart fear to; to make irresolute; -- usually said of the mind or heart, and followed by the objective personal pronoun.
Misgive (v. t.) To suspect; to dread.
Misgovern (v. t.) To govern ill; as, to misgovern a country.
Misgraff (v. t.) To misgraft.
Misgraft (v. t.) To graft wrongly.
Misground (v. t.) To found erroneously.
Misguide (v. t.) To guide wrongly; to lead astray; as, to misguide the understanding.
Misgye (v. t.) To misguide.
Mishandle (v. t.) To handle ill or wrongly; to maltreat.
Misimprove (v. t.) To use for a bad purpose; to abuse; to misuse; as, to misimprove time, talents, advantages, etc.
Misinfer (v. t.) To infer incorrectly.
Misinform (v. t.) To give untrue information to; to inform wrongly.
Misinstruct (v. t.) To instruct amiss.
Misintend (v. t.) To aim amiss.
Misinterpret (v. t.) To interpret erroneously; to understand or to explain in a wrong sense.
Misjoin (v. t.) To join unfitly or improperly.
Miskeep (v. t.) To keep wrongly.
Misken (v. t.) Not to know.
Miskindle (v. t.) To kindle amiss; to inflame to a bad purpose; to excite wrongly.
Misknow (v. t.) To have a mistaken notion of or about.
Mislay (v. t.) To lay in a wrong place; to ascribe to a wrong source.
Mislay (v. t.) To lay in a place not recollected; to lose.
Mislead (v. t.) To lead into a wrong way or path; to lead astray; to guide into error; to cause to mistake; to deceive.
Mislearn (v. t.) To learn wrongly.
Mislight (v. t.) To deceive or lead astray with a false light.
Mislodge (v. t.) To lodge amiss.
Mistake (v. t.) To make or form amiss; to spoil in making.
Mismark (v. t.) To mark wrongly.
Mismatch (v. t.) To match unsuitably.
Mismate (v. t.) To mate wrongly or unsuitably; as, to mismate gloves or shoes; a mismated couple.
Mismeasure (v. t.) To measure or estimate incorrectly.
Mismeter (v. t.) To give the wrong meter to, as to a
Misname (v. t.) To call by the wrong name; to give a wrong or inappropriate name to.
Misnomer (v. t.) To misname.
Misnumber (v. t.) To number wrongly.
Misnurture (v. t.) To nurture or train wrongly; as, to misnurture children.
Misobserve (v. t.) To observe inaccurately; to mistake in observing.
Misorder (v. t.) To order ill; to manage erroneously; to conduct badly.
Mispaint (v. t.) To paint ill, or wrongly.
Mispay (v. t.) To dissatisfy.
Mispell (v. t.) Alt. of Mispend
Mispend (v. t.) See Misspell, Misspend, etc.
Mispersuade (v. t.) To persuade amiss.
Misplace (v. t.) To put in a wrong place; to set or place on an improper or unworthy object; as, he misplaced his confidence.
Mispoint (v. t.) To point improperly; to punctuate wrongly.
Mispraise (v. t.) To praise amiss.
Misprint (v. t.) To print wrong.
Misprise (v. t.) See Misprize.
Misprise (v. t.) To mistake.
Misprofess (v. t.) To make a false profession of.
Misproportion (v. t.) To give wrong proportions to; to join without due proportion.
Mispunctuate (v. t.) To punctuate wrongly or incorrectly.
Misraise (v. t.) To raise or exite unreasonable.
Misrate (v. t.) To rate erroneously.
Misread (v. t.) To read amiss; to misunderstand in reading.
Misreceive (v. t.) To receive wrongly.
Misreform (v. t.) To reform wrongly or imperfectly.
Misregulate (v. t.) To regulate wrongly or imperfectly; to fail to regulate.
Misrehearse (v. t.) To rehearse or quote incorrectly.
Misrelate (v. t.) To relate inaccurately.
Misrender (v. t.) To render wrongly; to translate or recite wrongly.
Misrepeat (v. t.) To repeat wrongly; to give a wrong version of.
Misrepresent (v. t.) To represent incorrectly (almost always, unfacorably); to give a false erroneous representation of, either maliciously, ignirantly, or carelessly.
Misrepute (v. t.) To have in wrong estimation; to repute or estimate erroneously.
Miss (v. t.) To fail of hitting, reaching, getting, finding, seeing, hearing, etc.; as, to miss the mark one shoots at; to miss the train by being late; to miss opportunites of getting knowledge; to miss the point or meaning of something said.
Miss (v. t.) To omit; to fail to have or to do; to get without; to dispense with; -- now seldom applied to persons.
Miss (v. t.) To discover the absence or omission of; to feel the want of; to mourn the loss of; to want.
Missay (v. t.) To say wrongly.
Missay (v. t.) To speak evil of; to slander.
Misseek (v. t.) To seek for wrongly.
Missend (v. t.) To send amiss or incorrectly.
Misset (v. t.) To set pr place wrongly.
Misshape (v. t.) To shape ill; to give an ill or unnatural from to; to deform.
Mission (v. t.) To send on a mission.
Missit (v. t.) To sit badly or imperfectly upon; to misbecome.
Missound (v. t.) To sound wrongly; to utter or pronounce incorrectly.
Misspeak (v. t.) To utter wrongly.
Misspell (v. t.) To spell incorrectly.
Misspend (v. t.) To spend amiss or for wrong purposes; to aquander; to waste; as, to misspend time or money.
Misstate (v. t.) To state wrongly; as, to misstate a question in debate.
Mist (v. t.) To cloud; to cover with mist; to dim.
Mistake (v. t.) To take or choose wrongly.
Mistake (v. t.) To take in a wrong sense; to misunderstand misapprehend, or misconceive; as, to mistake a remark; to mistake one's meaning.
Mistake (v. t.) To substitute in thought or perception; as, to mistake one person for another.
Mistake (v. t.) To have a wrong idea of in respect of character, qualities, etc.; to misjudge.
Misteach (v. t.) To teach wrongly; to instruct erroneously.
Mistell (v. t.) To tell erroneously.
Mistemper (v. t.) To temper ill; to disorder; as, to mistemper one's head.
Mister (v. t.) To address or mention by the title Mr.; as, he mistered me in a formal way.
Misterm (v. t.) To call by a wrong name; to miscall.
Misthink (v. t.) To have erroneous thoughts or judgment of; to think ill of.
Misthrow (v. t.) To throw wrongly.
Mistime (v. t.) To time wrongly; not to adapt to the time.
Mistitle (v. t.) To call by a wrong title.
Mistrain (v. t.) To train amiss.
Mistranslate (v. t.) To translate erroneously.
Mistransport (v. t.) To carry away or mislead wrongfully, as by passion.
Mistreat (v. t.) To treat amiss; to abuse.
Mistrist (v. t.) To mistrust.
Mistrust (v. t.) To regard with jealousy or suspicion; to suspect; to doubt the integrity of; to distrust.
Mistrust (v. t.) To forebode as near, or likely to occur; to surmise.
Mistune (v. t.) To tune wrongly.
Misturn (v. t.) To turn amiss; to pervert.
Mistutor (v. t.) To instruct amiss.
Misunderstand (v. t.) To misconceive; to mistake; to miscomprehend; to take in a wrong sense.
Misuse (v. t.) To treat or use improperly; to use to a bad purpose; to misapply; as, to misuse one's talents.
Misuse (v. t.) To abuse; to treat ill.
Misvalue (v. t.) To value wrongly or too little; to undervalue.
Misvouch (v. t.) To vouch falsely.
Miswear (v. t.) To wear ill.
Miswed (v. t.) To wed improperly.
Misword (v. t.) To word wrongly; as, to misword a message, or a sentence.
Misworship (v. t.) To worship wrongly.
Miswrite (v. t.) To write incorrectly.
Misyoke (v. t.) To yoke improperly.
Miter (v. t.) Alt. of Mitre
Mitre (v. t.) To place a miter upon; to adorn with a miter.
Mitre (v. t.) To match together, as two pieces of molding or brass rule on a
Mitigate (v. t.) To make less severe, intense, harsh, rigorous, painful, etc.; to soften; to meliorate; to alleviate; to diminish; to lessen; as, to mitigate heat or cold; to mitigate grief.
Mitigate (v. t.) To make mild and accessible; to mollify; -- applied to persons.
Mix (v. t.) To cause a promiscuous interpenetration of the parts of, as of two or more substances with each other, or of one substance with others; to unite or blend into one mass or compound, as by stirring together; to mingle; to blend; as, to mix flour and salt; to mix wines.
Mix (v. t.) To unite with in company; to join; to associate.
Mix (v. t.) To form by mingling; to produce by the stirring together of ingredients; to compound of different parts.
Moan (v. t.) To bewail audibly; to lament.
Moan (v. t.) To afflict; to distress.
Moat (v. t.) To surround with a moat.
Mob (v. t.) To wrap up in, or cover with, a cowl.
Mob (v. t.) To crowd about, as a mob, and attack or annoy; as, to mob a house or a person.
Mobilize (v. t.) To put in a state of readiness for active service in war, as an army corps.
Moble (v. t.) To wrap the head of in a hood.
Mock (v. t.) To imitate; to mimic; esp., to mimic in sport, contempt, or derision; to deride by mimicry.
Mock (v. t.) To treat with scorn or contempt; to deride.
Mock (v. t.) To disappoint the hopes of; to deceive; to tantalize; as, to mock expectation.
Model (v. t.) To plan or form after a pattern; to form in model; to form a model or pattern for; to shape; to mold; to fashion; as, to model a house or a government; to model an edifice according to the plan de
Modelize (v. t.) To model.
Moder (v. t.) To moderate.
Moderate (v. t.) To restrain from excess of any kind; to reduce from a state of violence, intensity, or excess; to keep within bounds; to make temperate; to lessen; to allay; to repress; to temper; to qualify; as, to moderate rage, action, desires, etc.; to moderate heat or wind.
Moderate (v. t.) To preside over, direct, or regulate, as a public meeting; as, to moderate a synod.
Modernize (v. t.) To render modern; to adapt to modern person or things; to cause to conform to recent or present usage or taste.
Modificate (v. t.) To qualify.
Modify (v. t.) To change somewhat the form or qualities of; to alter somewhat; as, to modify a contrivance adapted to some mechanical purpose; to modify the terms of a contract.
Modify (v. t.) To limit or reduce in extent or degree; to moderate; to qualify; to lower.
Modulate (v. t.) To form, as sound, to a certain key, or to a certain portion.
Modulate (v. t.) To vary or inflect in a natural, customary, or musical manner; as, the organs of speech modulate the voice in reading or speaking.
Mohammedanize (v. t.) Alt. of Mohammedize
Mohammedize (v. t.) To make conformable to the principles, or customs and rites, of Mohammedanism.
Moil (v. t.) To daub; to make dirty; to soil; to defile.
Moist (v. t.) To moisten.
Moisten (v. t.) To make damp; to wet in a small degree.
Moisten (v. t.) To soften by making moist; to make tender.
Moither (v. t.) To perplex; to confuse.
Mold (v. t.) Alt. of Mould
Mould (v. t.) To cover with mold or soil.
Mold (v. t.) Alt. of Mould
Mould (v. t.) To cause to become moldy; to cause mold to grow upon.
Mold (v. t.) Alt. of Mould
Mould (v. t.) To form into a particular shape; to shape; to model; to fashion.
Mould (v. t.) To ornament by molding or carving the material of; as, a molded window jamb.
Mould (v. t.) To knead; as, to mold dough or bread.
Mould (v. t.) To form a mold of, as in sand, in which a casting may be made.
Molder (v. t.) Alt. of Moulder
Moulder (v. t.) To turn to dust; to cause to crumble; to cause to waste away.
Mole (v. t.) To form holes in, as a mole; to burrow; to excavate; as, to mole the earth.
Mole (v. t.) To clear of molehills.
Molest (v. t.) To trouble; to disturb; to render uneasy; to interfere with; to vex.
Mollify (v. t.) To soften; to make tender; to reduce the hardness, harshness, or asperity of; to qualify; as, to mollify the ground.
Mollify (v. t.) To assuage, as pain or irritation, to appease, as excited feeling or passion; to pacify; to calm.
Molt (v. t.) Alt. of Moult
Moult (v. t.) To shed or cast the hair, feathers, skin, horns, or the like, as an animal or a bird.
Molt (v. t.) Alt. of Moult
Moult (v. t.) To cast, as the hair, skin, feathers, or the like; to shed.
Monarchize (v. t.) To rule; to govern.
Monest (v. t.) To warn; to admonish; to advise.
Monetize (v. t.) To convert into money; to adopt as current money; as, to monetize silver.
Money (v. t.) To supply with money.
Monger (v. t.) To deal in; to make merchandise of; to traffic in; -- used chiefly of discreditable traffic.
Monish (v. t.) To admonish; to warn. See Admonish.
Monopolize (v. t.) To acquire a monopoly of; to have or get the exclusive privilege or means of dealing in, or the exclusive possession of; to engross the whole of; as, to monopolize the coffee trade; to monopolize land.
Monster (v. t.) To make monstrous.
Moon (v. t.) To expose to the rays of the moon.
Moor (v. t.) To fix or secure, as a vessel, in a particular place by casting anchor, or by fastening with cables or chains; as, the vessel was moored in the stream; they moored the boat to the wharf.
Moor (v. t.) Fig.: To secure, or fix firmly.
Moot (v. t.) To argue for and against; to debate; to discuss; to propose for discussion.
Moot (v. t.) Specifically: To discuss by way of exercise; to argue for practice; to propound and discuss in a mock court.
Mop (v. t.) To rub or wipe with a mop, or as with a mop; as, to mop a floor; to mop one's face with a handkerchief.
Mope (v. t.) To make spiritless and stupid.
Moralize (v. t.) To apply to a moral purpose; to explain in a moral sense; to draw a moral from.
Moralize (v. t.) To furnish with moral lessons, teachings, or examples; to lend a moral to.
Moralize (v. t.) To render moral; to correct the morals of.
Moralize (v. t.) To give a moral quality to; to affect the moral quality of, either for better or worse.
Mordant (v. t.) To subject to the action of, or imbue with, a mordant; as, to mordant goods for dyeing.
More (v. t.) To make more; to increase.
Morphew (v. t.) To cover with a morphew.
Mortalize (v. t.) To make mortal.
Mortar (v. t.) To plaster or make fast with mortar.
Mortgage (v. t.) To grant or convey, as property, for the security of a debt, or other engagement, upon a condition that if the debt or engagement shall be discharged according to the contract, the conveyance shall be void, otherwise to become absolute, subject, however, to the right of redemption.
Mortgage (v. t.) Hence: To pledge, either literally or figuratively; to make subject to a claim or obligation.
Mortify (v. t.) To destroy the organic texture and vital functions of; to produce gangrene in.
Mortify (v. t.) To destroy the active powers or essential qualities of; to change by chemical action.
Mortify (v. t.) To deaden by religious or other discip
Mortify (v. t.) To affect with vexation, chagrin, or humiliation; to humble; to depress.
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.
Moss (v. t.) To cover or overgrow with moss.
Moth-eat (v. t.) To eat or prey upon, as a moth eats a garment.
Mother (v. t.) To adopt as a son or daughter; to perform the duties of a mother to.
Motion (v. t.) To direct or invite by a motion, as of the hand or head; as, to motion one to a seat.
Motion (v. t.) To propose; to move.
Motive (v. t.) To prompt or incite by a motive or motives; to move.
Mottle (v. t.) To mark with spots of different color, or shades of color, as if stained; to spot; to maculate.
Mounch (v. t.) To munch.
Mound (v. t.) To fortify or inclose with a mound.
Mount (v. t.) To get upon; to ascend; to climb.
Mount (v. t.) To place one's self on, as a horse or other animal, or anything that one sits upon; to bestride.
Mount (v. t.) To cause to mount; to put on horseback; to furnish with animals for riding; to furnish with horses.
Mount (v. t.) Hence: To put upon anything that sustains and fits for use, as a gun on a carriage, a map or picture on cloth or paper; to prepare for being worn or otherwise used, as a diamond by setting, or a sword blade by adding the hilt, scabbard, etc.
Mount (v. t.) To raise aloft; to lift on high.
Mountebank (v. t.) To cheat by boasting and false pretenses; to gull.
Mourn (v. t.) To grieve for; to lament; to deplore; to bemoan; to bewail.
Mourn (v. t.) To utter in a mournful manner or voice.
Mouse (v. t.) To tear, as a cat devours a mouse.
Mouse (v. t.) To furnish with a mouse; to secure by means of a mousing. See Mouse, n., 2.
Mousle (v. t.) To sport with roughly; to rumple.
Mouth (v. t.) To take into the mouth; to seize or grind with the mouth or teeth; to chew; to devour.
Mouth (v. t.) To utter with a voice affectedly big or swelling; to speak in a strained or unnaturally sonorous manner.
Mouth (v. t.) To form or cleanse with the mouth; to lick, as a bear her cub.
Mouth (v. t.) To make mouths at.
Move (v. t.) To cause to change place or posture in any manner; to set in motion; to carry, convey, draw, or push from one place to another; to impel; to stir; as, the wind moves a vessel; the horse moves a carriage.
Move (v. t.) To transfer (a piece or man) from one space or position to another, according to the rules of the game; as, to move a king.
Move (v. t.) To excite to action by the presentation of motives; to rouse by representation, persuasion, or appeal; to influence.
Move (v. t.) To arouse the feelings or passions of; especially, to excite to tenderness or compassion; to touch pathetically; to excite, as an emotion.
Move (v. t.) To propose; to recommend; specifically, to propose formally for consideration and determination, in a deliberative assembly; to submit, as a resolution to be adopted; as, to move to adjourn.
Move (v. t.) To apply to, as for aid.
Mow (v. t.) To cut down, as grass, with a scythe or machine.
Mow (v. t.) To cut the grass from; as, to mow a meadow.
Mow (v. t.) To cut down; to cause to fall in rows or masses, as in mowing grass; -- with down; as, a discharge of grapeshot mows down whole ranks of men.
Mow (v. t.) To lay, as hay or sheaves of grain, in a heap or mass in a barn; to pile and stow away.
Muck (v. t.) To manure with muck.
Mucker (v. t.) To scrape together, as money, by mean labor or shifts.
Mud (v. t.) To bury in mud.
Mud (v. t.) To make muddy or turbid.
Muddle (v. t.) To make turbid, or muddy, as water.
Muddle (v. t.) To cloud or stupefy; to render stupid with liquor; to intoxicate partially.
Muddle (v. t.) To waste or misuse, as one does who is stupid or intoxicated.
Muddle (v. t.) To mix confusedly; to confuse; to make a mess of; as, to muddle matters; also, to perplex; to mystify.
Muddy (v. t.) To soil with mud; to dirty; to render turbid.
Muddy (v. t.) Fig.: To cloud; to make dull or heavy.
Muff (v. t.) To handle awkwardly; to fumble; to fail to hold, as a ball, in catching it.
Muffle (v. t.) To wrap up in something that conceals or protects; to wrap, as the face and neck, in thick and disguising folds; hence, to conceal or cover the face of; to envelop; to inclose; -- often with up.
Muffle (v. t.) To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.
Muffle (v. t.) To wrap with something that dulls or deadens the sound of; as, to muffle the strings of a drum, or that part of an oar which rests in the rowlock.
Muffle (v. t.) Anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff.
Muffle (v. t.) An earthenware compartment or oven, often shaped like a half cylinder, used in furnaces to protect objects heated from the direct action of the fire, as in scorification of ores, cupellation of ore buttons, etc.
Muffle (v. t.) A small oven for baking and fixing the colors of painted or printed pottery, without exposing the pottery to the flames of the furnace or kiln.
Muffle (v. t.) A pulley block containing several sheaves.
Mulch (v. t.) To cover or dress with mulch.
Mulct (v. t.) To punish for an offense or misdemeanor by imposing a fine or forfeiture, esp. a pecuniary fine; to fine.
Mulct (v. t.) Hence, to deprive of; to withhold by way of punishment or discip
Mull (v. t.) To powder; to pulverize.
Mull (v. t.) To heat, sweeten, and enrich with spices; as, to mull wine.
Mull (v. t.) To dispirit or deaden; to dull or blunt.
Mullion (v. t.) To furnish with mullions; to divide by mullions.
Multiply (v. t.) To increase in number; to make more numerous; to add quantity to.
Multiply (v. t.) To add (any given number or quantity) to itself a certain number of times; to find the product of by multiplication; thus 7 multiplied by 8 produces the number 56; to multiply two numbers. See the Note under Multiplication.
Multiply (v. t.) To increase (the amount of gold or silver) by the arts of alchemy.
Mumble (v. t.) To utter with a low, inarticulate voice.
Mumble (v. t.) To chew or bite gently, as one without teeth.
Mumble (v. t.) To suppress, or utter imperfectly.
Mummify (v. t.) To embalm and dry as a mummy; to make into, or like, a mummy.
Mummy (v. t.) To embalm; to mummify.
Mump (v. t.) To utter imperfectly, brokenly, or feebly.
Mump (v. t.) To work over with the mouth; to mumble; as, to mump food.
Mump (v. t.) To deprive of (something) by cheating; to impose upon.
Mundify (v. t.) To cleanse.
Munnerate (v. t.) To remunerate.
Munificate (v. t.) To enrich.
Munite (v. t.) To fortify; to strengthen.
Murmur (v. t.) To utter or give forth in low or indistinct words or sounds; as, to murmur tales.
Muscularize (v. t.) To make muscular.
Muse (v. t.) To think on; to meditate on.
Muse (v. t.) To wonder at.
Mush (v. t.) To notch, cut, or indent, as cloth, with a stamp.
Musk (v. t.) To perfume with musk.
Muss (v. t.) To disarrange, as clothing; to rumple.
Muster (v. t.) Something shown for imitation; a pattern.
Muster (v. t.) A show; a display.
Muster (v. t.) An assembling or review of troops, as for parade, verification of numbers, inspection, exercise, or introduction into service.
Muster (v. t.) The sum total of an army when assembled for review and inspection; the whole number of effective men in an army.
Muster (v. t.) Any assemblage or display; a gathering.
Muster (v. t.) To collect and display; to assemble, as troops for parade, inspection, exercise, or the like.
Muster (v. t.) Hence: To summon together; to enroll in service; to get together.
Mute (v. t.) To cast off; to molt.
Mutilate (v. t.) To cut off or remove a limb or essential part of; to maim; to cripple; to hack; as, to mutilate the body, a statue, etc.
Mutilate (v. t.) To destroy or remove a material part of, so as to render imperfect; as, to mutilate the orations of Cicero.
Mutter (v. t.) To utter with imperfect articulations, or with a low voice; as, to mutter threats.
Mux (v. t.) To mix in an unitidy and offensive way; to make a mess of.
Muzzle (v. t.) To bind the mouth of; to fasten the mouth of, so as to prevent biting or eating; hence, figuratively, to bind; to sheathe; to restrain from speech or action.
Muzzle (v. t.) To fondle with the closed mouth.
Mysterize (v. t.) To make mysterious; to make a mystery of.
Mystify (v. t.) To involve in mystery; to make obscure or difficult to understand; as, to mystify a passage of Scripture.
Mystify (v. t.) To perplex the mind of; to puzzle; to impose upon the credulity of ; as, to mystify an opponent.
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Author: Mark McCracken is a corporate trainer and author living in Higashi Osaka, Japan. He is the author of thousands of online articles as well as the Business English textbook, "25 Business Skills in English".