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General dictionaries General (31 matching dictionaries)
  1. earnest: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. earnest, earnest: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. earnest, earnest: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. earnest: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. earnest: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. Earnest, earnest: Wordnik [home, info]
  7. earnest: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  8. Earnest, earnest: Wiktionary [home, info]
  9. earnest: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  10. earnest: V2 Vocabulary Building Dictionary [home, info]
  11. earnest: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. earnest: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Earnest, earnest: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. earnest: Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. earnest: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. earnest: Cambridge Dictionary of American English [home, info]
  17. Earnest (company), Earnest: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  18. Earnest: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  19. earnest: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  20. earnest: Rhymezone [home, info]
  21. earnest: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  22. earnest: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  23. Earnest: 1911 edition of the Encyclopedia Britannica [home, info]
  24. earnest: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  25. earnest: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  26. earnest: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  27. Earnest, earnest: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  28. earnest: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]
  29. earnest: Wikimedia Commons US English Pronunciations [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. earnest: Glossary of Legal Terms [home, info]
  2. EARNEST: Bouvier's Law Dictionary 1856 Edition [home, info]
  3. earnest: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. earnest: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Medicine dictionaries Medicine (1 matching dictionary)
  1. earnest: online medical dictionary [home, info]

Miscellaneous dictionaries Miscellaneous (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Earnest, Earnest: baby names list [home, info]
  2. EARNEST: Acronym Finder [home, info]
  3. earnest: Idioms [home, info]

Religion dictionaries Religion (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Earnest: Easton Bible [home, info]
  2. Earnest: Smith's Bible Dictionary [home, info]

Slang dictionaries Slang (1 matching dictionary)
  1. earnest: Urban Dictionary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (earnest)

noun:  something of value given by one person to another to bind a contract
adjective:  characterized by a firm and humorless belief in the validity of your opinions ("Both sides were deeply in earnest, even passionate")
adjective:  not distracted by anything unrelated to the goal
adjective:  earnest
name:  A male given name (common: 1 in 3225 males; popularity rank in the U.S.: #380)
name:  A surname (rare: 1 in 33333 families; popularity rank in the U.S.: #4754)

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Words similar to earnest:   businesslike, dear, devout, earnestly, earnestness, heartfelt, sincere, solemn, avid, engaged, grave, in earnest, more...

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