En Definition

ĕn
noun
The letter n.
American Heritage
A space half the width of an em.
Webster's New World
Wiktionary
Synonyms:
nut
prefix
To put into or onto.
Encapsulate.
American Heritage
To go into or onto.
Enplane.
American Heritage
To cover or provide with.
Enrobe.
American Heritage
To cause to be.
Endear.
American Heritage
Thoroughly. Used often as an intensive.
Entangle.
American Heritage
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suffix
To cause to be.
Cheapen.
American Heritage
To become.
Redden.
American Heritage
To cause to have.
Hearten.
American Heritage
To come to have.
Lengthen.
American Heritage
Made of; resembling.
Earthen.
American Heritage
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To become or cause to be.
Darken, weaken.
Webster's New World
To come to have, cause to have.
Heighten, hearten, strengthen.
Webster's New World
Made of.
Wooden, waxen.
Webster's New World
Forming the past participle of strong verbs.
Risen, written.
Webster's New World
Forming the plural of certain nouns.
Children, oxen.
Webster's New World
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preposition
Used in various phrases borrowed from French or formed as if borrowed from French (see "Derived terms" below).
Wiktionary
other
An imprecise term referring to a private network for the exclusive use of a commercial enterprise or government, educational, or other organization. An enterprise may own the infrastructure or lease it. An EN may be metropolitan or wide area in nature, but is not a public metropolitan area network (MAN) or wide area network (WAN).
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Other Word Forms of En

Noun

Singular:
en
Plural:
ENS

Origin of En

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin in- in en in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • The name of the letter comes from Latin en. The typographic sense dates to 1793.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English from Latin from Greek en in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English -enen, -nen from Old English -nian

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • ME < OFr < L in- < in, in

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English from Old English

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Gr en- < en, in

    From Webster's New World College Dictionary, 5th Edition

  • From French

    From Wiktionary

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