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Meaning of "wraith" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD WRAITH

Scottish, of unknown origin.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF WRAITH

wraith  [reɪθ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF WRAITH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Wraith 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 WRAITH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Wraith

Wraith is a Scottish dialectal word for "ghost," "spirit", see Ghosts in European culture. Wraith or The Wraith may also refer to: Soul Stealer...

Definition of wraith in the English dictionary

The first definition of wraith in the dictionary is the apparition of a person living or thought to be alive, supposed to appear around the time of his death. Other definition of wraith is a ghost or any apparition. Wraith is also an insubstantial copy of something.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH WRAITH


baith
beɪθ
faith
feɪθ
Galbraith
ɡælˈbreɪθ
graith
ɡreɪθ
haith
heɪθ
interfaith
ˌɪntəˈfeɪθ
misfaith
ˈmɪsˌfeɪθ
saithe
seɪθ
scaith
skeɪθ
skaith
skeɪθ
unfaith
ʌnˈfeɪθ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE WRAITH

wrack
wrackful
WRAF
wraithlike
Wran
wrang
Wrangel Island
Wrangell
Wrangell Mountains
wrangle
wrangler
wranglership
wranglesome
wrangling
WRANS
wrap
wrap party
wrap up
wrap-up
wraparound

WORDS THAT END LIKE WRAITH

act of faith
article of faith
bad faith
confession of faith
Defender of the Faith
good faith
justification by faith
leap of faith
profession of faith
saith
utmost good faith

Synonyms and antonyms of wraith in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «WRAITH»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «wraith» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of wraith

Translation of «wraith» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF WRAITH

Find out the translation of wraith to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of wraith from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «wraith» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

幽灵
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

wraith
570 millions of speakers

English

wraith
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Wraith
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الشبح
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

призрак
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Wraith
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

প্রেতাত্মা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

spectre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

hantu
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gespenst
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

生霊
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

유령
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Wraith
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

sự hiện hình
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

வரெய்த்தாக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

जबरदस्त
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

hayalet
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

spettro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Wraith
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

привид
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Wraith
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

φάντασμα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

wraiths
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

vålnad
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Wraith
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of wraith

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «WRAITH»

The term «wraith» is quite widely used and occupies the 34.694 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «WRAITH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «wraith» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «wraith» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «WRAITH»

Discover the use of wraith in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to wraith and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Dark Wraith of Shannara
Prepare to enter the breathtaking realm of the Four Lands, where beings both noble and sinister have quested and clashed, crossed swords in the names of darkness and light, and engaged in adventures rich with mystery and majesty. ...
Terry Brooks, 2009
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Wraith
Zoe Martinique witnesses a murder and a soul stealing while invisible using her talent for out-of-body travel, and joins forces with a handsome detective, her psychic mother, and the ghosts who haunt her house to stop the killer.
Phaedra Weldon, 2007
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Wraith Conspiracy
Synopsis: As a financial crisis looms in the world, a powerful organization sets itself up using the crisis to consolidate financial power and expedite the collapse of modern society.
Chris Megyesi, 2009
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Witch Wraith
A conclusion to the trilogy that includes Wards of Faerie finds the world's enduring heroes mustering the end of their courage when the magical barrier imprisoning dangerous creatures erodes, unleashing generations of vengeful prisoners on ...
Terry Brooks, 2013
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Service Handbook Rolls-Royce Silver Dawn, Silver Wraith, ...
...It is strongly recommended that this book be carefully studied, and the instructions carefully followed, to ensure the greatest satisfaction.
Rolls Royce, 2009
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Way of the Wraith
Death comes at the end of every road, he had always said, and now it came for him.
Shanon Sinn, 2011
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Wraith
Wraith is the long-awaited new novel by the acclaimed author of Fabulous Nobodies. A dazzlingly plotted psychological thriller and heartbreaking love story, Wraith mixes horror and comedy, high fashion and low motive.
Lee Tulloch, 1999
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The God Wraith
The manuscript was later translated and disguised as a simple, unmarked book. Till this very day, the church is still in search of both the book, and the one the book spoke of, the mysterious, 'Wraith of God.
Osman Karriem, 2006
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Wraith: The Oblivion
The storytelling game of passion and horror.
Richard E. Dansky, Jennifer Hartshorn, Sam Chupp, 1996
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The Bluewater Wraith
..."A ghost haunting the claustrophobic confines of a houseboat is a frightening idea...and Sullivan writes well enough to make sure you believe it." (aBumpInTheNight review)
T. R. Sullivan, Patricia Terry, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «WRAITH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term wraith is used in the context of the following news items.
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Wraith Convertible Will Be A New Dawn For Rolls Royce
Rolls Royce won't be using the Drophead moniker for the open-top version of the Wraith after all, with the British company opting instead for a name from its past ... «Carscoops, May 15»
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Rolls-Royce's new fashion-inspired Wraith is haute couture on wheels
There was a very specific palette of vocabulary at this week's unveiling of the new Rolls-Royce Wraith Inspired by Fashion. Luxury. Couture. Silk. Soft. Style. «The Verge, May 15»
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Rolls-Royce gets Inspired by Film with latest Wraith special [w/video]
In this case, it's called the "Inspired by Film" edition, and it's based on the Wraith. Its creation was inspired by And the World Stood Still, a rather dramatic ... «Autoblog, Mar 15»
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Pre-order Evolve for Xbox One and gain instant access to Wraith, more
Once you do, you will be granted instant access to Wraith, Parnell, Abe, Caira, and Cabot. Not only will you be able to play these characters during the beta, but ... «VG247, Jan 15»
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Rolls Royce Wraith Driver Just Won't Let it Go
Rolls Royce Wraith Driver Just Won't Let it Go ... dangerous game of chicken on the road if you were driving a super-expensive ride like the Rolls Royce Wraith? «Carscoops, Jan 15»
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Road Testing the 2015 Rolls-Royce Wraith: A Night at the Opera
Our night at the opera begins with a coach door swinging open wide, Wraith's Starlight headliner casting a delicate glow across a mix of dark wood paneling and ... «Forbes, Jan 15»
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These new Evolve screens are all about the Wraith
The screens below show the variety of attacks and abilities at the Wraith's disposal. He most dangerous one is its ability to crate a clone of itself, which I imagine ... «VG247, Dec 14»
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Watch a Rolls Wraith rip up a garden
Apparently the video didn't go down too well with the suited and stiff upper-lipped folk at RR HQ, who felt rallying a Phant was tantamount to sacrilege. At least ... «Top Gear, Sep 14»
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Real Wraith: On Rolls-Royce Wraith Bespoke Audio System
Interesting that any of the esoteric audiophile brands of the world would have been happy to partner with Rolls-Royce Wraith for the development of the audio ... «TechnologyTell, Sep 14»
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TopSpeed Exclusive Interview: Rolls Royce Wraith Now In Forza 5
That is right, folks. The all-new Rolls Royce Wraith is coming to Forza Motorsport 5, and we have exclusive details and images. During today's Gamescom press ... «Top Speed, Aug 14»

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