Seal

14 Definitions of Seal

The meaning of the word seal, the definition of Seal:

n. - Any aquatic carnivorous mammal of the families Phocidae and Otariidae.

n. - An engraved or inscribed stamp, used for marking an impression in wax or other soft substance, to be attached to a document, or otherwise used by way of authentication or security.

n. - Wax, wafer, or other tenacious substance, set to an instrument, and impressed or stamped with a seal; as, to give a deed under hand and seal.

n. - That which seals or fastens; esp., the wax or wafer placed on a letter or other closed paper, etc., to fasten it.

n. - That which confirms, ratifies, or makes stable; that which authenticates; that which secures; assurance.

n. - An arrangement for preventing the entrance or return of gas or air into a pipe, by which the open end of the pipe dips beneath the surface of water or other liquid, or a deep bend or sag in the pipe is filled with the liquid; a draintrap.

v. t. - To set or affix a seal to; hence, to authenticate; to confirm; to ratify; to establish; as, to seal a deed.

v. t. - To mark with a stamp, as an evidence of standard exactness, legal size, or merchantable quality; as, to seal weights and measures; to seal silverware.

v. t. - To fasten with a seal; to attach together with a wafer, wax, or other substance causing adhesion; as, to seal a letter.

v. t. - Hence, to shut close; to keep close; to make fast; to keep secure or secret.

v. t. - To fix, as a piece of iron in a wall, with cement, plaster, or the like.

v. t. - To close by means of a seal; as, to seal a drainpipe with water. See 2d Seal, 5.

v. t. - Among the Mormons, to confirm or set apart as a second or additional wife.

v. i. - To affix one's seal, or a seal.


The word "seal" uses 4 letters: A E L S

Direct anagrams of seal:

ales lase leas sale

Words formed by adding one letter before or after seal, or to seal in any order:

b - ables bales blase sable   c - alecs laces scale   d - dales deals lades lased leads   e - easel lease   f - alefs false fleas leafs   g - gales   h - hales heals leash selah shale sheal   i - aisle   k - kales lakes leaks slake   m - almes lames males meals   n - elans lanes leans   o - aloes   p - lapse leaps pales peals pleas salep sepal spale   r - arles earls lares laser lears rales reals seral   s - lases sales seals   t - least setal slate stale steal stela taels tales teals tesla   v - laves salve selva slave vales valse veals   w - swale wales weals   x - axels axles   y - lyase   z - lazes zeals  

Shorter words found within seal:

ae al ale als as el els es la las lea sae sal sea sel

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