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4 letters words from 'demo'

DEMO 7DOME 7
MODE 7 

3 letters words from 'demo'

DOE 4DOM 6
EMO 5MED 6
MOD 6MOE 5
ODE 4 

2 letters words from 'demo'

DE 3DO 3
ED 3EM 4
ME 4MO 4
OD 3OE 2
OM 4 

All 4 letters words made out of demo

demo edmo dmeo mdeo emdo medo deom edom doem odem eodm oedm dmoe mdoe dome odme mode omde emod meod eomd oemd moed omed

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word demo. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in demo.

Definitions and meaning of demo

demo

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈdɛm.əʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈdɛm.oʊ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛməʊ

Etymology 1

Clipping of demonstration and various other words beginning with "demo-".

Noun

demo (plural demos)

  1. (informal) A demonstration or visual explanation.
  2. (informal) A recording of a song meant to demonstrate its overall sound for the purpose of getting it published or recorded more fully.
  3. (informal) An example of a product used for demonstration and then sold at a discount.
    Synonym: floor model
  4. (informal) A march or gathering to make a political protest.
    Synonyms: march, demonstration
    • 2007, Indra Sinha, Animal's People, Simon and Schuster (→ISBN)
      Elli standing there, takes a sip of her tea, fixes hostile eyes on Somraj and says, ‘Well, what are you waiting for? You signed the petition against yourself, will you now join our demo against you?’
  5. (computing, informal) An edition of limited functionality to give the user an example of how the program works.
  6. (computing, demoscene, informal) A non-interactive audiovisual computer program developed by enthusiasts to demonstrate the capabilities of the machine. See demoscene.
    • 1996, "John Bus", Amiga Domain - An Aussie Scene Party! (on newsgroup alt.sys.amiga.demos)
      This party will have it all for the Amiga scener: demos, competitions, dealers, and huge projection screen and sound system to entertain you.
    • 2007, Game Face (issues 21-25)
      Though the idea of procedural textures has been around for years, they have primarily been exploited by the demo scene, made famous by impressive demos like kkrieger, and haven't hit it big in the game industry yet []
    • 2008, Tamás Polgár, Freax: the brief history of the demoscene: Volume 1
      A very successful PC demo from 1993, Second Reality from Future Crew []
  7. (informal) A democrat.
  8. (informal, collective) A demographic group.
    • 2005, Market Watch (page 41)
      Our target demo is sports-minded families, and a good part of our clientele is moms who are with dad and the kids.
  9. (informal) Demolition.

Translations

Etymology 2

Clipping of demonstrate.

Verb

demo (third-person singular simple present demos, present participle demoing, simple past and past participle demoed)

  1. (informal) To record a demo version of a song, usually not intended for commercial release.
    The band demoed thirty songs. Their manager thought that ten of the songs would make a good record.
  2. (informal) To demonstrate.

Etymology 3

Clipping of demolish.

Verb

demo (third-person singular simple present demos, present participle demoing, simple past and past participle demoed)

  1. (informal) To demolish (especially a house or fixture).
    • 2004 June 29, Sonja, Salvage Materials before Demolition of House, quoted in The Owner-Builder Book: Construction Bargain Strategies →ISBN, page 336:
      This means we are going to demo the house to the dirt, or hopefully leave one wall standing.

Anagrams

  • E.D. Mo., Edom, Medo-, dome, mode

Finnish

(index d)

Etymology

Borrowed from English demo.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdemo/, [ˈde̞mo̞]
  • Rhymes: -emo
  • Syllabification: de‧mo

Noun

demo

  1. demo (brief demonstration)

Declension

Derived terms

  • demoskene

Anagrams

  • Edmo, mode

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese demõ (demon; devil), from Latin daemon (demon), from Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, god, goddess, divine power).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛ.mo̝/

Noun

demo m (plural demos)

  1. devil; demon
    Synonyms: diabo, diaño
  2. (uncountable) the Devil
  3. (figuratively) an evil person
  4. (figuratively) a playful kid

References

  • “demo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “demo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “demo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “demo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “demo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian

Noun

demo m (plural demi)

  1. demo
  2. deme

Anagrams

  • mode

Japanese

Romanization

demo

  1. Rōmaji transcription of でも

Latin

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈdeː.moː/, [ˈd̪eːmoː]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈde.mo/, [ˈd̪ɛːmɔ]

Etymology 1

From dē- (from, away from, out of) +‎ emō (I acquire, I obtain).

Verb

dēmō (present infinitive dēmere, perfect active dēmpsī, supine dēmptum); third conjugation

  1. I remove, take away, or subtract
Conjugation
Derived terms
  • demptiō
  • vīndēmia
Descendants
  • Asturian: demer, dimir

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun

dēmō

  1. dative singular of dēmos
  2. ablative singular of dēmos

References

  • demo in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • demo in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • demo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
  • demo in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[3]
  • demo in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin daemon (demon), from Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, god, goddess, divine power).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈde.mo/

Noun

demo m (plural demões)

  1. (uncountable, Christianity) the Devil; Satan
    • Eſta é de como ſanta maria fez cobrar a Theophilo a carta que fezera cono demo u ſe tornou ſeu vaſſalo.
      This one is (about) how Holy Mary recovered for Theophilos the contract he had made with the Devil and became his vassal.
  2. a devil; a demon
    • e logo chegar..a alma tomar demões q̇ a leuarõ. mui toſte ſẽ tardar
      and soon devils arrived, seizing the soul, and took it very quickly without delay

Synonyms

  • (Satan): diabo, Locifer, satanas
  • (devil): demonio, diablo, diaboo, diabre

Descendants

  • Galician: demo
  • Portuguese: demo

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈde.mu/
  • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈde.mo/

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese demo (demon; devil), from Latin daemon (demon), from Ancient Greek δαίμων (daímōn, god, goddess, divine power).

Noun

demo m (plural demos)

  1. devil; demon
    Synonyms: capeta, demónio, diabo, diabrete

Etymology 2

From English demo, from demonstration.

Noun

demo m (plural demos)

  1. (computing) demo (a software edition of limited functionality)

Adjective

demo (plural demos, not comparable)

  1. (computing, of a software) of limited functionality

Spanish

Noun

demo m (plural demos)

  1. (music) demo

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a demonstration.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)