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Meaning of "codicil" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD CODICIL

From Late Latin cōdicillus, literally: a little book, diminutive of codex.
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PRONUNCIATION OF CODICIL

codicil  [ˈkɒdɪsɪl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CODICIL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Codicil is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CODICIL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of codicil in the English dictionary

The definition of codicil in the dictionary is a supplement modifying a will or revoking some provision of it. Other definition of codicil is an additional provision; appendix.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CODICIL


axil
ˈæksɪl
cill
sɪl
cresyl
ˈkresɪl
decile
ˈdɛsɪl
difficile
dɪˈfɪsɪl
domicil
ˈdɒmɪsɪl
doorsill
ˈdɔːˌsɪl
esile
ˈeɪsɪl
fluorouracil
ˌflʊərəʊˈjʊərəsɪl
galactosyl
ɡəˈlæktəˌsɪl
glycosyl
ˈɡlaɪkəˌsɪl
glycyl
ˈɡlaɪsɪl
hexyl
ˈhɛksɪl
hydroxyl
haɪˈdrɒksɪl
penicil
ˈpɛnɪsɪl
propylthiouracil
ˌprəʊpɪlˌθaɪəʊˈjʊərəsɪl
sill
sɪl
uracil
ˈjʊərəsɪl
windowsill
ˈwɪndəʊˌsɪl
Yggdrasil
ˈɪɡdrəsɪl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CODICIL

codger
codices
codicillary
codicological
codicology
codification
codified
codifier
codifies
codify
codilla
codille
coding
coding sheet
codirect
codirection
codirector
codiscover
codiscoverer
codist

WORDS THAT END LIKE CODICIL

Arts Council
borough council
British Council
Cecil
council
county council
district council
Executive Council
lead pencil
local council
Medical Research Council
National Economic Development Council
pencil
rural district council
Security Council
stencil
student council
the council
town council
verticil

Synonyms and antonyms of codicil in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «codicil» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CODICIL

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The translations of codicil from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «codicil» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

附加条款
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

codicilo
570 millions of speakers

English

codicil
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

codicil
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

codicil
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

кодициль
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

codicilo
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কডিসিল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

codicille
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Codicil
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Zusatz
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

遺言補足書
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

codicil
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Codicil
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

codicil
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஆவணப் பிற்சேர்க்கையை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोडीकिल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

vasiyetname eki
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

codicillo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

kodycylu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

кодіціль
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

codicil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κωδικέλλου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kodisil
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

codicil
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

codicil
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of codicil

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CODICIL»

The term «codicil» is normally little used and occupies the 128.514 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CODICIL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about codicil

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CODICIL»

Discover the use of codicil in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to codicil and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Codicil to My Will
1847 This book is a continuation of My Water Cure. Containing chapters on the anatomy and care of the human body, gymnastic exercises, first help in accidents, cooking recipes, medicinal plants and the cure of diseases.
Sebastian Kneipp, 1996
2
Codicil ; & Plan for Pond 4
Poetry. These are two poems in one volume by one of the leading French poets of the new generation whose work is now becoming known in the U.S. This volume is translated by Ray DiPalma and Juliette Valery.
Emmanuel Hocquard, 1999
3
Will and Codicil of the Late Stephen Girard, Esq: Will Dated ...
This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923.
Stephen Girard, 2012
4
Codicil to Will Kit
Making. a. Valid. Codicil. While most state laws do not expressly provide for a specific format of codicil, all state laws include the minimum elements required for a codicil to be valid. In brief, these are typically the same as the requirements for a ...
Enodare, 2014
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Codicil to Last Will and Testament
Codicil allows a person to modify provisions in his or her Last Will and Testament (“Will”) without drafting an entirely new document. Typically, amendments made by a Codicil tend to either add or revoke minor provisions of a Will (e.g., an asset  ...
Global Wills
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The Codicil
When a New York telecommunications magnate shocks his family by leaving half of his estate to a child he fathered in Vietnam, a street-smart former lawyer must find out whether the child is still alive
Tom Topor, 1995
7
Wills, Trusts & Estates
NATURE OF THE CASE: Certified review by state Supreme Court of denial of unsigned copy of codicil to probate. FACT SUMMARY: Testator Tolin tore up a photocopy of a codicil to his will with the intention of revoking the codicil and ...
Lawrence W. Waggoner, 2003
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Laurentian codicil: an itinerary (a suite in the key of memory)
Laurentian Codicil envisions a journey of the cremated body down the St. Lawrence River to the sea. The poem embraces themes of the journeying of the soul to God, and the author's loyalty to the two countries..
Richard J. Schoeck, 2004
9
Extraordinary facts and circumstances relating to the last ...
now satisfied is a genuine instrument, by their servant William Cook Ward ; and that the state of the second codicil as to the tearing and burning, was well known to the said William Cook Ward, and the claiming Executors and their advisers, ...
Thomas Leighton, James Wood, 1838
10
The Vicar's Will, and Codicil
'THE CODICIL. ' _.Sic Volo, sic Jubeo, Stat (pro ratione) Voluntas. As God permits me to live on, E'er since my WILL in Sixty-one, A Comon. shall here step in, And claim his right as next a-hin ; A CODICIL shall here come forth To match the ...
William Cooper (rector of Kirby Wiske.), 1824

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CODICIL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term codicil is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Time to read a good long book
Old Casaubon does die but nastily adds an 11th-hour codicil: should Dorothea dare marry Will, she will lose her fortune. Now read on: this ... «Irish Times, Jul 15»
2
Book review: Joseph Ellis shows how the Revolutionary War was …
Madison accommodated the concerns of some states by pushing for the enactment of a Bill of Rights as a “codicil” to the Constitution itself. «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
3
Bangor native turns to writing in retirement
“Doc's Codicil” was in part inspired by those ideas, and it is set in a location very similar to the Bangor of his youth. After some hit-and-miss ... «La Crosse Tribune, Jul 15»
4
PROB MARIAN JOHNSON
the formal probate of an instrument purporting to be the Will of the Decedent, dated February 6,1962 and codicil(s) to the Will dated ... «Republican Eagle, Jul 15»
5
€28m fund for housing in the city 'not enough'
“I suggested at the time, and lots of people threw cold water on it, that we should zone adequate land but we should put a codicil in the planning ... «Connacht Tribune Group, Jul 15»
6
Truly telepathetic: Facebook CEO wants 'friends' to send their …
Don't you just love that little "if you like" codicil? Mark Zuckerberg also let on that he thinks "lots of people confuse happiness with fun. I don't ... «TelecomTV, Jul 15»
7
4 ways Obama's Iran deal fails the test
They will have also established a “right to enrich” at a robust level as an unstipulated codicil to the NPT. And just as we can threaten them, ... «WND.com, Jun 15»
8
Integrated Colorado Courts E-filing System Tips for Probate/Trust …
Codicils should be uploaded as separate documents from the Will and should be identified accordingly (e.g. “First Codicil to the Will dated May ... «The National Law Review, Jun 15»
9
Boone eliminates 7 teachers, terminates 29 cafeteria workers
The vote included the codicil for district administration to look at enrollment by Aug. 7, with consideration to the seven eliminated positions, and ... «Boyertown Berk Montgomery Newspapers, Jun 15»
10
Space Weapons and World Empire
... (CD) the convening of negotiations to add such a codicil to the Outer Space Treaty (1967) (which forbids only weapons of mass destruction). «Center for Research on Globalization, Jun 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Codicil [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/codicil>. Aug 2019 ».
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