Words That Start With SE: Expand Your Vocabulary Effortlessly

In this article, you’ll discover a diverse range of words that begin with the prefix “se,” enhancing your vocabulary and comprehension of their usage.

  1. Secede- To formally withdraw from an organization or association.
  2. Second- Coming after the first in order, time, or importance; another instance.
  3. Secret- Not known or seen by others; kept hidden.
  4. Sector- An area or portion that is distinct from others.
  5. Secure- Fixed or fastened so as not to give way, become loose, or be lost.
  6. Sedate- Calm, dignified, and unhurried.
  7. Sediment- Matter that settles to the bottom of a liquid; dregs.
  8. Seduce- Entice into sexual activity.
  9. See- Perceive with the eyes; discern visually.
  10. Seed- The unit of reproduction of a flowering plant, capable of developing into another such plant.
  11. Seem- Give the impression or sensation of being something or having a particular quality.
  12. Seep- Flow or leak slowly through porous material or small holes.
  13. Seer- A person who is supposed to be able, through supernatural insight, to see what the future holds.
  14. Seesaw- A long plank balanced in the middle on a fixed support, with a seat at each end, used by children for a ride.
  15. Segment- Each of the parts into which something is or may be divided.
  16. Seize- Take hold of suddenly and forcibly.
  17. Seldom- Not often; rarely.
  18. Select- Carefully choose as being the best or most suitable.
  19. Self- A person’s essential being that distinguishes them from others.
  20. Sell- Give or hand over (something) in exchange for money.
  21. Semaphore- A system of sending messages by holding the arms or two flags or poles in certain positions according to an alphabetic code.
  22. Senate- Any of various legislative or governing bodies, in particular.
  23. Send- Cause to go or be taken to a particular destination.
  24. Sensation- A physical feeling or perception resulting from something that happens to or comes into contact with the body.
  25. Sense- A faculty by which the body perceives an external stimulus.
  26. Sentence- A set of words that is complete in itself.
  27. Sentiment- A view or attitude toward a situation or event.
  28. Separate- Cause to move or be apart.
  29. Septic- Infected with bacteria.
  30. Sequence- A particular order in which related things follow each other.
  31. Sequester- Isolate or hide away.
  32. Serenade- A piece of music sung or played in the open air.
  33. Serene- Calm, peaceful, and untroubled; tranquil.
  34. Sergeant- A non-commissioned officer in the armed forces.
  35. Serial- Consisting of, forming part of, or taking place in a series.
  36. Series- A number of things, events, or people of a similar kind or related nature coming one after another.
  37. Serious- Demanding or characterized by careful consideration or application.
  38. Sermon- A talk on a religious or moral subject.
  39. Serotonin- A compound present in blood platelets and serum, which constricts the blood vessels and acts as a neurotransmitter.
  40. Serpent- A large snake.
  41. Servant- A person who performs duties for others.
  42. Serve- Perform duties or services for another person or an organization.
  43. Service- The action of helping or doing work for someone.
  44. Session- A meeting of a deliberative or judicial body to conduct its business.
  45. Set- Put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position.
  46. Setback- A reversal or check in progress.
  47. Settle- Resolve or reach an agreement about (an argument or problem).
  48. Seven- Equivalent to the sum of three and four; one more than six, or one less than eight.
  49. Sever- Divide by cutting or slicing, especially suddenly and forcibly.
  50. Several- More than two but not many.
  51. Severe- (Of something bad or undesirable) very great; intense.
  52. Sew- Join, fasten, or repair (something) by making stitches with a needle and thread or a sewing machine.
  53. Sewer- An underground conduit for carrying off drainage water and waste matter.
  54. Sex- Either of the two main categories (male and female) into which humans and most other living things are divided on the basis of their reproductive functions.
  55. Sextant- An instrument with a graduated arc of 60 degrees and a sighting mechanism, used for measuring the angular distances between objects and especially for taking altitudes in navigation.
  56. Sextet- A group of six people playing music or singing together.
  57. Sexual- Relating to the instincts, physiological processes, and activities connected with physical attraction or intimate physical contact.
  58. Shabby- In poor condition through long use or lack of care.
  59. Shack- A roughly built hut or cabin.
  60. Shade- Comparative darkness and coolness caused by shelter from direct sunlight.
  61. Shadow- A dark area or shape produced by a body coming between rays of light and a surface.
  62. Shady- Situated in or full of shade.
  63. Shaft- The long, narrow part of a tool, weapon, etc., connecting the handle to the operative end.
  64. Shake- Move (an object) up and down or from side to side with rapid, forceful, jerky movements.
  65. Shaky- Not firm, secure, or steady.
  66. Shallow- Of little depth.
  67. Sham- A thing that is not what it is purported to be.
  68. Shape- The external form, contours, or outline of someone or something.
  69. Share- A part or portion of a larger amount which is divided among a number of people, or to which a number of people contribute.
  70. Sharp- Having an edge or point that is able to cut or pierce something.
  71. Shave- Remove hair from the face or body by cutting it close to the skin with a razor.
  72. Shear- Cut the wool off (a sheep or other animal).
  73. Sheath- A close-fitting cover for something, especially something that is elongated.
  74. Shed- A simple roofed structure used for garden storage, to shelter animals, or as a workshop.
  75. Sheen- A soft glow or shine.
  76. Sheep- A domesticated ruminant animal with a thick woolly coat and (typically only in the male) curving horns.
  77. Sheet- A large rectangular piece of cotton or other fabric, used on a bed to cover the mattress and as a layer under blankets.
  78. Shelf- A flat length of wood or other hard material, attached to a wall or forming part of a piece of furniture, that provides a surface for the storage or display of objects.
  79. Shell- The hard protective outer case of a mollusc or crustacean.
  80. Shelter- A structure that provides privacy and protection from danger.
  81. Shield- A broad piece of armor, carried on the arm, that protects against blows or projectiles.
  82. Shift- Move or cause to move from one place to another, especially over a small distance.
  83. Shimmer- Shine with a soft tremulous light.
  84. Shin- The front of the leg below the knee.
  85. Shine- Give out a bright light.
  86. Shiny- Reflecting light, typically because very clean or polished.
  87. Ship- A large boat for transporting people or goods by sea.
  88. Shirt- A garment for the upper body made of fabric or knit, typically having a collar, sleeves, and a front opening.
  89. Shock- A sudden upsetting or surprising event or experience.
  90. Shoe- A covering for the foot, typically made of leather, having a sturdy sole and not reaching above the ankle.
  91. Shoot- Kill, wound, or hit (someone or something) with a bullet or arrow.
  92. Shop- A building or part of a building where goods or services are sold.
  93. Short- Measuring a small distance from end to end.
  94. Shoulder- The upper joint of each of a person’s arms and the part of the body between this and the neck.
  95. Shout- (of a person) utter a loud call or cry, typically as an expression of a strong emotion.
  96. Show- Allow or cause (something) to be visible.
  97. Shrewd- Having or showing sharp powers of judgment; astute.
  98. Shrink- Become or make smaller in size or amount.
  99. Shuttle- A form of transport that travels regularly between two places.
  100. Sick- Affected by physical or mental illness.

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