Word:   
Rhymes   Lyrics and poems   Near rhymes   Synonyms / Related   Phrases   Example sentences   Descriptive words   [Definitions]   Homophones   Similar sound   Same consonants  

Definitions of lest:
  • adverb:   for fear that
    Example: "She tiptoed lest her mother should hear her"
  • adverb:   that (after verbs explicitly expressing fear etc.)
    Example: "He worried lest he should be late"

Related words...
(New!) Usage examples...
Descriptive words...

Search for lest at other dictionaries: OneLook, Oxford, American Heritage, Merriam-Webster, Wikipedia

See lest used in context: 7 poetry verses, 131 Shakespeare works, 167 Bible passages

Help  Advanced  Feedback  Android  iPhone/iPad  API  Blog  Privacy

Copyright © 2018 Datamuse