What does bane mean?

Definitions for banebeɪn

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bane, curse, scourge, nemesis(noun)

    something causing misery or death

    "the bane of my life"

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bane(noun)

    that which destroys life, esp. poison of a deadly quality

  2. Bane(noun)

    destruction; death

  3. Bane(noun)

    any cause of ruin, or lasting injury; harm; woe

  4. Bane(noun)

    a disease in sheep, commonly termed the rot

  5. Bane(verb)

    to be the bane of; to ruin

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bane

    bān, n. destruction: death: mischief: poison.—v.t. (arch.) to harm, to poison.—adj. Bane′ful, destructive.—adv. Bane′fully.n. Bane′fulness. [A.S. bana, a murderer; Ice. bani, death.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bane in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bane in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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