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  1. mensenoun

    Property, owndom; possessions.

  2. menseverb

    To adorn, bring honour to; grace.

  3. Etymology: From earlier mensk, from menske, from menska. Cognate with menniscu. More at mennish, mensch.


  1. Mense

    A mense (from Latin mensa, 'table') is the name of a form of ecclesiastical income in the Catholic Church. Historically, the mense was a land tax whose income was used as income for its holder (i.e. bishop, abbot, canons or monks, pastor, etc.). In an abbey this support was called the In commendam and was divided into three lots, one for the commendatory abbot, one for the religious community and another devoted to the payment of expenses.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Mensenoun

    manliness; dignity; comeliness; civility

  2. Menseverb

    to grace

  3. Etymology: [OE. menske, AS. mennisc human, man. See Man.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Mense

    mens, n. (Scot.) propriety: ornament: credit.—v.t. to grace or set off something.—adjs. Mense′ful, decorous: respectable; Mense′less, graceless, uncivil. [M. E. mensk—A.S. mennisc, mannish.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. MENSE

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Mense is ranked #60505 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Mense surname appeared 333 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Mense.

    89.7% or 299 total occurrences were White.
    4.2% or 14 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.
    3% or 10 total occurrences were of two or more races.
    1.5% or 5 total occurrences were Black.
    1.5% or 5 total occurrences were Asian.

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  1. semen

  2. mesne

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of mense in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of mense in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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    a symptom of reduced quality or strength
    • A. equity
    • B. bash
    • C. deterioration
    • D. ransom

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