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The word measles is in the Wiktionary

15 short excerpts of Wiktionnary (A collaborative project to produce a free-content dictionary.)

— English words —
  • measles n. (Medicine) An acute and highly contagious disease which often afflicts children caused by the virus…
  • measles n. (Medicine, obsolete) Any disease causing red rashes.
  • measles n. (Obsolete) Used as an intensifier.
  • measles n. (Veterinary medicine) Synonym of cysticercosis: A disease of livestock or meat caused by the presence…
  • measles n. (Botany, obsolete) Any disease causing a tree’s bark to become rough and irregular.
  • measles n. (Medicine) plural of measle: a red spot forming part of a rash, (now) particularly those caused by M. morbillivirus.
  • measles n. (Figuratively) plural of measle: any similar-looking red spot, particularly (printing) foxing.
  • measles n. (Veterinary medicine) plural of measle: the individual cysts of cysticercosis.
  • measles n. (Botany, obsolete) plural of measle: the individual blisters in the surface of a diseased tree’s bark.
  • measles n. (US, espionage jargon) A discreet assassination made to look like death from any natural cause.
  • measles v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of measle.
  • measles n. (Obsolete) plural of measle.
  • measles n. (Obsolete) Alternative form of mesels: Leprosy.
— English word, defined in French —
  • measles n. Rougeole.
— English word, defined in Italian —
  • measles s. (Medicina) morbillo.
80 English words from 13 English definitions

acute afflicts Alternative and any assassination bark become blisters Botany cause caused causing children contagious cysticercosis cysts death discreet disease diseased espionage Figuratively form forming foxing from highly indicative individual intensifier irregular jargon Leprosy like livestock look looking look␣like made measle meat medicine mesels morbillivirus natural now obsolete of␣a often part particularly person plural presence present present␣indicative printing rash rashes red rough similar simple simple␣present singular spot surface Synonym the Third Third␣person Third-person␣singular those tree Used Veterinary Veterinary␣medicine virus which

3 foreign words from 2 foreign definitions

Medicina morbillo Rougeole

3 suffixes (New words found by adding one or more letters at the end of the word.)

measleslike measles␣party measles␣parties

12 prefixes (New words found by adding one or more letters in front of the word.)

red␣measles the␣measles antimeasles blue␣measles hard␣measles postmeasles false␣measles French␣measles German␣measles liberty␣measles Liberty␣measles three-day␣measles

19 words-in-word (Words found as is inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)

asl ASL a/s/l ASLE eas EAs EAS easle easles les Les LES -les- MEA meas meas. measle SLE SLEs

9 words-in-word RTL (Words found written from right to left, inside the word. Minimum size 3 letters.)


4 anagrams (New words found by changing the order of the letters.)

almesse Maleses mesales Saleems

35 anagrams found with an extra letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word and an extra letter.)

almesses alms-fees assemble Balmeses beamless classeme Eskmeals Esselman examless fameless gameless lameness Ledesmas makeless maleless maleness Malteses maneless mateless mealless meanless meatless melasses nameless salesmen sea␣miles seamless seamlets selfsame self-same shemales she-males Sleemans tameless teamless

32 anagrams found minus a letter (New words formed with all the letters from the word minus a letter.)

Aleems Aleses Almses ameses easels easles Elmses Elseas EMASes Emesal Emessa e-sales Essame leases Leases Lemass Maeses meales meases Meases measle mesale mesels Saleem Samsel seales Seales Selmas semlas sesame Smales Smeals

3 cousins (New words found by changing only one letter.)

measled measley teasles

5 lipograms (New words found when removing only one letter.)

easles meales meases Meases measle

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