What does Havoc mean?

Definitions for Havocˈhæv ək

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Havoc.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. havoc, mayhem(noun)

    violent and needless disturbance


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  3. havoc(Verb)

    To pillage.

  4. havoc(Verb)

    To cause havoc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Havoc(noun)

    wide and general destruction; devastation; waste

  2. Havoc(verb)

    to devastate; to destroy; to lay waste

  3. Havoc(noun)

    a cry in war as the signal for indiscriminate slaughter

  4. Origin: [W. hafog devastation, havoc; or, if this be itself fr. E. havoc, cf. OE. havot, or AS. hafoc hawk, which is a cruel or rapacious bird, or F. hai, voux! a cry to hounds.]


  1. Havoc

    Kejuan Muchita, better known by his stage name Havoc, is an American rapper, record producer and one half of the hip-hop duo Mobb Deep with Prodigy.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Havoc

    hav′ok, n. general waste or destruction: devastation.—v.t. to lay waste.—interj. an ancient hunting or war cry. [O. Fr. havot, plunder, of Teut. origin.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Havoc in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Havoc in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. William Shakespeare:

    Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war.

  2. William Shakespeare, "Julius Caesar", Act 3 scene 1:

    Cry "Havoc," and let slip the dogs of war.

  3. Chris Harrison:

    Our work has been showing that black holes are very capable of causing havoc over very large distances.

  4. Judge Statom:

    At some point and time he will have to answer for any crimes that he commits, but he doesn’t get to wreak havoc on our community.

  5. Salman Rushdie:

    Throughout human history, the apostles of purity, those who have claimed to possess a total explanation, have wrought havoc among mere mixed-up human beings.

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