There is a definite shortage of four letter words that begin with CE in the English language. Perhaps the sound that the letters make is not very conducive to word production. Or perhaps there are just so many words with different beginnings, that it is not an anomaly that only a few short with the letters CE. Furthermore, the search is even further limited since we are looking for four letter words. There are other words out there in English language that begin with CE, they just happen to have more or less than four letters.
Four Letter Words That Begin With CE
What follows is a list of the four letter words that begin with CE in the English language.
And that’s it! Fifteen words make up the collection of these rare four letter words starting with the two letters CE.
The words are on the above listed are not terribly common. Therefore, looking into their definitions will help to place them in context, as well as make them seem not so foreign and unusual. In order to give the full sense of the word, only proper definitions from a reliable dictionary have been used. These definitions are attributable to the Merriam-Webster Dictionary Online.
- Ceca: a cavity open at one end (as the blind end of a duct); especially: the blind pouch at the beginning of the large intestine into which the ileum opens from one side and which is continuous with the colon
- Cede : to yield or grant typically by treaty
- Cedi: 100 pesewas in Ghana
- Cees: the letter c
- Ceil: 1: to furnish (as a wooden ship) with a lining 2: to furnish with a ceiling
- Cell: 1: a small religious house dependent on a monastery or convent 2a : a one-room dwelling occupied by a solitary person (as a hermit) b : a single room (as in a convent or prison) usually for one person 3: a small compartment, cavity, or bounded space: as a : one of the compartments of a honeycomb b : a membranous area bounded by veins in the wing of an insect 4: a small usually microscopic mass of protoplasm bounded externally by a semi permeable membrane, usually including one or more nuclei and various other organelles with their products, capable alone or interacting with other cells of performing all the fundamental functions of life, and forming the smallest structural unit of living matter capable of functioning independently 5a (1) : a receptacle containing electrodes and an electrolyte either for generating electricity by chemical action or for use in electrolysis (2) : fuel cell b : a single unit in a device for converting radiant energy into electrical energy or for varying the intensity of an electrical current in accordance with radiation 6: a unit in a statistical array (as a spreadsheet) formed by the intersection of a column and a row 7: a basic and usually small unit of an organization or movement 8: a portion of the atmosphere that behaves as a unit 9a : any of the small sections of a geographic area of a cellular telephone system
- Cels: a transparent sheet of celluloid on which objects are drawn or painted in the making of animated cartoons
- Celt: a prehistoric stone or metal implement shaped like a chisel or ax head
- Cent: : a monetary unit equal to 1⁄100 of a basic unit of value — see birr, dollar, euro, leone, lilangeni, nakfa, rand, rupee, shilling 2: a coin, token, or note representing one cent 3: the fen of the People's Republic of China
- Cepe: French, from Gascon cep tree trunk, mushroom, from Latin cippus stake, post
- Ceps: French, from Gascon cep tree trunk, mushroom, from Latin cippus stake, post
- Cere: to wrap in or as if in a cerecloth
- Cero: a large spotted food and sport fish (Scomberomorus regalis) of the warmer parts of the western Atlantic
- Cess: chiefly Irish : luck —usually used in the phrase bad cess to you
- Cete: a Portuguese parish in Paredes (not from Merriam-Webster)