Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A disguised modern spelling of the genitive suffix -s, -es, as used adverbially in hence, thence, whence, once, twice, thrice: erroneously spelled -ce in conformity with that termination in words of French origin. See -ce, -ce, and -ce.
- n. A disguised spelling
- n. of original final -s (of the root) in ice, advice, device, etc., and the plurals lice, mice, or
- n. of the original plural suffix -s, -es, in dice, pence: erroneously spelled -ce in conformity with that termination in words of French origin. See -ce, etc.
- n. The terminal element of many words derived through French from Latin, as in tierce, justice, solace, absence, etc., occurring especially in the suffixes -ace, -ice, -ance (which see). See also -cy.
- n. A termination of other origin than as above, particularly in fence, defence, offence, pretence, expence, etc. The first remains unchanged; the last is now always and the others are frequently, according to their etymology (-ense, ⟨ F. -ense, ⟨ L. -ensa), spelled with s.
- n. The chemical symbol for cerium.
- adv. of the period coinciding with the Christian era; preferred by some writers who are not Christians
- n. a ductile grey metallic element of the lanthanide series; used in lighter flints; the most abundant of the rare-earth group
“Sansfin, the doctor, is a mere monstrosity in mind as well as in body, and, except perhaps when she ejaculates (as more briefly reported above), "Comment! ce fameux amour, _ce n'est que ça_?”
“Et quand je parle de l'exercice légitime de la souveraineté, je n'entends point ou je ne dis point l'exercice_ juste, _ce qui produirait une amphibologie dangereuse, à moins que par ce dernier mot on ne veuille dire que tout ce qu'elle opine dans son cercle est_ juste ou tenu pour tel, _ce qui est la vérité.”
“At one moment, she pronounced him to be "_la vraie image de ce cher et bon Lord Castlereagh_," whom she had so much liked; and the next she declared him to be exactly like "_ce preux chevalier, son père_," who was so irresistible that no female heart, or, as she said, at least no Italian female heart, could resist him.”
“I am perfectly safe in talking French to him "_Mais je ne vous attendais ce matin_" -- I've got an idea that this is something uncommonly grammatical -- "_à cause de votre lettre que je viens de recevoir_" -- this, I'll swear, is idiomatic -- "_ce matin.”
“Het is in ce in tegenstelling tot de basis van hun systeem, de biedingen.”
“The Pl@ce is a church - not a place you'd usually find K or I, however both of us are incredibly impressed by their approach to things, the absence of any pushing.”
“Consider this. these neo-cons are spitting in your face & telling you your fa ce is gettig wet because it is raining.”
“Il ne faut pas remettre au lendemain ce qu'on peut faire le jour même.”
“She calls ce gros Blackball, vous savez, that pillar of estaminets, that prince of mauvais-ton, her”
“Tu comprends enfin ce que je veux dire, ou tu veux que je te fasse un dessin?”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘ce’.
Name Sym # Wt
actinium Ac 89 (227)
aluminum Al 13 26.98
americium Am 95 (243)
antimony Sb 51 121.7
argon Ar 18 39.94
arsenic As 33 74.92
Seventy two-letter words that are not in The Official Scrabble Players Dictionary, 4th edition (compared to 101 that are in OSPD4, as listed by robotjohnny.) Most are found as headwords in larger d...
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