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4 letters words from 'pole'

LOPE 6OLPE 6
POLE 6 

3 letters words from 'pole'

LEP 5LOP 5
OLE 3OPE 5
PEL 5POL 5

2 letters words from 'pole'

EL 2LO 2
OE 2OP 4
PE 4PO 4

All 4 letters words made out of pole

pole ople ploe lpoe olpe lope poel opel peol epol oepl eopl pleo lpeo pelo eplo lepo elpo olep loep oelp eolp leop elop

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

Definitions and meaning of pole

pole

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /pəʊl/, /pɔʊl/
  • (US, Canada) IPA(key): /poʊl/
    • IPA(key): [pʰoʊ̯ɫ], [pʰoəɫ]
  • (US) IPA(key): [pʰoʊ̯ɫ]
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /pɔːl/
  • Rhymes: -əʊl
  • Homophones: Pole, poll

Etymology 1

From Middle English pole, pal, from Old English pāl (a pole, stake, post; a kind of hoe or spade), from Proto-Germanic *palaz, *pālaz (pole), from Latin pālus (stake, pale, prop, stay) from Old Latin *paglus, from Proto-Indo-European *pāǵe- (to nail, fasten).

Noun

pole (plural poles)

  1. Originally, a stick; now specifically, a long and slender piece of metal or (especially) wood, used for various construction or support purposes.
  2. (fishing) A type of basic fishing rod.
  3. A long sports implement used for pole-vaulting; now made of glassfiber or carbon fiber, formerly also metal, bamboo and wood have been used.
  4. (slang, spotting) A telescope used to identify birds, aeroplanes or wildlife.
  5. (historical) A unit of length, equal to a rod (14 chain or 5+12 yards).
  6. (motor racing) Pole position.
  7. (US, African-American Vernacular, slang) A gun.
  8. (vulgar) A penis
Synonyms
  • See also Thesaurus:stick
  • (unit of length): rod
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

pole (third-person singular simple present poles, present participle poling, simple past and past participle poled)

  1. To propel by pushing with poles, to push with a pole.
  2. To identify something quite precisely using a telescope.
  3. (transitive) To furnish with poles for support.
  4. (transitive) To convey on poles.
  5. (transitive) To stir, as molten glass, with a pole.
  6. (transitive, baseball) To strike (the ball) very hard.
Translations

Etymology 2

From Middle French pole, pôle, from Latin polus, from Ancient Greek πόλος (pólos, axis of rotation).

Noun

pole (plural poles)

  1. Either of the two points on the earth's surface around which it rotates; also, similar points on any other rotating object.
  2. A point of magnetic focus, especially each of the two opposing such points of a magnet (designated north and south).
  3. (geometry) A fixed point relative to other points or lines.
  4. (electricity) A contact on an electrical device (such as a battery) at which electric current enters or leaves.
  5. (complex analysis) For a meromorphic function f ( z ) {\displaystyle f(z)} , any point a {\displaystyle a} for which f ( z ) {\displaystyle f(z)\rightarrow \infty } as z a {\displaystyle z\rightarrow a} .
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  6. (obsolete) The firmament; the sky.
    • 1634, John Milton, Comus, 1817, Paradise Regained... To which is added a complete collection of his miscellaneous poems, page 211,
      And the slope sun his upward beam / Shoots against the dusky pole,
  7. Either of the states that characterize a bipolar disorder.
Antonyms
  • (complex analysis): zero
Derived terms
Translations

Verb

pole (third-person singular simple present poles, present participle poling, simple past and past participle poled)

  1. (transitive) To induce piezoelectricity in (a substance) by aligning the dipoles.

Anagrams

  • LEPO, lope, olpe, pleo-

Aiwoo

Verb

pole

  1. to work (in a garden or field)

References

  • Ross, M. & Næss, Å. (2007) , “An Oceanic origin for Äiwoo, the language of the Reef Islands?”, in Oceanic Linguistics, volume 46, issue 2. Cited in: "Äiwoo" in Greenhill, S.J., Blust, R., & Gray, R.D. (2008). The Austronesian Basic Vocabulary Database: From Bioinformatics to Lexomics. Evolutionary Bioinformatics, 4:271-283.

Alemannic German

Etymology

From Middle High German boln.

Verb

pole

  1. (Uri) to make noise, clatter, rumble

References

  • Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & Co., page 35.

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *poľe.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpolɛ]

Noun

pole n

  1. (agriculture) field
  2. (physics) field
  3. (algebra) field
  4. (computing) field
  5. (programming) array

Declension

Synonyms

  • komutativní těleso n (algebra)

Further reading

  • pole in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • pole in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Esperanto

Pronunciation

Adverb

pole

  1. in Polish

Estonian

Etymology

Contraction of ep ole (Modern: ei ole). ep is the old 3rd person singular form of the negative verb.

Verb

pole

  1. Alternative form of ei ole

Galician

Etymology 1

From Latin pollen.

Noun

pole m (plural poles)

  1. pollen
  2. (motor racing) Pole position.
Synonyms
  • primeira posición

Etymology 2

See pulir.

Verb

pole

  1. Third-person singular (el, ela, vostede?) present indicative of pulir

Latin

Noun

pole

  1. vocative singular of polus

References

  • pole in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • pole in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *pȍľe, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₂- (whence English plain, plane, plan, piano, clan, plant, planet, place, floor, and flake).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɔ.lɛ/

Noun

pole n (diminutive poletko)

  1. field (land area; wide open space)
  2. (regional, singular only) outside
  3. (geometry) area
  4. (physics) field

Declension

Derived terms

  • pole namiotowe
  • szukać wiatru w polu

Related terms

  • Polska
  • English: Poland

Further reading

  • pole in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • pole in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

pole (Cyrillic spelling поле)

  1. vocative singular of pol

Spanish

Etymology

From English pole

Noun

pole m (plural poles)

  1. (motor racing) Pole position.
    Synonym: primera posición

Verb

pole

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of polir.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of polir.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of polir.

Swahili

Interjection

pole (plural poleni)

  1. sorry

See also

  • samahani

Adjective

-pole (declinable)

  1. calm, gentle

Inflection


Source: wiktionary.org
  • to propel with a long stick.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)