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Definition of the noun marvel

What does marvel mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: marvels

  1. something that causes feelings of wonder

Alternative definition of the noun marvel


  1. That which causes wonder; a prodigy; a miracle.
  2. Surprise, astonishment.

Definition of the verb marvel

What does marvel mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: marvelled, marvelling

  1. be amazed at
  2. express astonishment or surprise about something

Alternative definition of the verb marvel


  1. To become filled with wonderment or admiration; to be amazed at something.


  1. Marvel is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located in La Plata County, Colorado, United States, on the Southern Ute Indian Reservation. While the town lies within the Reservation on most maps, the land within and around the town is owned by private landowners and the actual reservation only starts several miles to the South and East of Marvel. The area was homesteaded in the late-1800s and early-1900s with ranching, farming, and oil extraction being the main economic drivers in the region. The area around Marvel is very dry and the region becomes more and more arid as one travels towards the New Mexico border and further away from the La Plata mountains.
  2. Marvel a.k.a. Marvel, West Virginia: Marvel is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, West Virginia.

There are other places with in their name, like Marvel Land and Marvel Loch.


Who is Marvel?

Marvel a.k.a. Marilyn Epstein is the widow of screenwriter/producer Joseph Stefano.


Marvel a.k.a. Märvel is a musical group.


  1. The Marvel was an automobile built at 284-290 Rivard Street, Detroit, Michigan, United States, by the Marvel Motor Car Company in 1907. The Marvel was a two-seater runabout. It came equipped with a horizontal two-cylinder engine, with a planetary transmission and single chain drive.
  2. Marvel is a record label.
  3. Marvel was a make of automobile produced by Marvel Motor Car Company.


  1. Marvel is a fictional character from the book and 2012 film Hunger Games.
  2. Marvel is a fictional film character.
  3. Marvel is a fictional film character.

There are other characters with in their name, like Captain Marvel and Professor Marvel.


  1. "Marvel" is the third full length release from the New Zealand Christian rock band The Lads. Following its release in 2001 it won "Gospel Album of the Year" at the 2002 New Zealand Music Awards.
  2. "marvel" is a composition.
  3. "Marvel" is a musical album of The Lemons.
    • released in (22 years ago)
  4. "Marvel" is a musical album of Martin Rev.
    • released in (18 years ago)


  1. Marvel is a 2009 and 2010 Shorty Award nominated Twitter microblog.
  2. Marvel is a United Kingdom brand of dried milk powder, now marketed by Premier Foods.
  3. Marvel is a cataloged instance, musical recording, canonical version.

Phrases with Marvel

Phrases starting with the word Marvel:

  1. Marvel of Peru
  2. marvel-of-peru
  3. Marvel Dewberry

Phrases ending with the word Marvel:

  1. to marvel
  2. Green Marvel

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Marvel

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Google previewMyths and Legends of the British Isles (1999)

by Richard W. Barber

THE first marvel is the lake of Lumonoy...

The third marvel is a hot pool, which is in the country of the Hwicce [near Worcester] and is surrounded by a wall made of bricks and stone. Mengo into it to bathe at all times, ...

Google previewMeadows Of Gold (2013)

by Masudi

The second marvel is a worm which weighs between one and three mithqals.

The second marvel is the crane, which never rests on two legs at once, but stands first on one and then the other, and furthermore takes care not to press too hard ...

Google previewOut of Egypt: Biblical Theology and Biblical Interpretation (2011)

by Craig Bartholomew, Mary Healy, Karl Möller, Robin Parry

The marvel is that God invites us to join in.

Google previewAlfred Tennyson (Annotated Edition) (2012)

by Andrew Lang

The marvel is that the same serene certainty of art broods over even the stanzas which must have been conceived while the sorrow was fresh. The second piece, "Old yew, which graspest at the stones," must have been composed soon after ...

Google previewWho's Really Running Your Life? Fourth Edition (2011)

Free Your True Self from Custody,and Guard Your Kids by Peter K. Gerlach, MSW

The further marvel is that you're digesting, breathing, listening, tasting, hearing, feeling, imaging, blinking, fighting off germs, cellularly dividing, pumping and filtering blood, producing and monitoring hormones—all at the same time you're ...

Google previewThe Morality of Marriage (2010)

And Other Essays on the Status and Destiny of Woman by Mona Caird

The marvel is that any creature born of woman can ...

Google previewMystic London (2013)

by Charles M. Davies

The only marvel is that there was no agitation for feminine curates. Then came reaction again. It was discovered that woman could be educated without becoming a bluestocking, and practical without wearing bloomers or going in for the ...

Google previewTreatment of Pressure Ulcers (1994)

by Nancy Bergstrom

Marvel is a member of the board of directors of the New Jersey National League for Nursing; the gerontology advisory council of Rutgers University School of Social Work, Continuing Education Program; and the advisory board of the ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Weird Westerns (2016)

Supernatural and Science Fiction Elements in Novels, Pulps, Comics, Films, Television and Games, 2d ed. by Paul Green

The Masked Marvel [Comic book character; WW] First publication: Gunsmoke—Blazing Stories of the West #1 (April-May 1949); Publisher: Western Comics ...

Google previewHistorical Dictionary of the U.S. Maritime Industry (2012)

by Kenneth J. Blume

MARVEL SHIPBUILDING CO. company, operated vessels flying the British flag because of the higher expense of operating under U.S. registry. In the 20th century the firm returned to its core business of stevedoring.

Google previewFinnish-English dictionary (1916)

by Karl Vilhelm Arminen, Eetu Aaltio

wonder, marvel, miracle, prodigy; (- toko) ...

Google previewDictionary of the Language of the Micmac Indians (1888)

Who Reside in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Cape Breton and Newfoundland by Silas Tertius Rand

Marvel, Pakuleioode.

Google previewEncyclopedia of New Venture Management (2012)

by Matthew R. Marvel

Marvel. M. Links Between Market Evaluation and Successful Commercialization of an Idea. MANAGEMENT. INFORMATION. SYSTEMS. Management information systems (MIS) existed in organizations well before computers and ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Comic Books and Graphic Novels (2010)

by M. Keith Booker

Even though DC has generally trailed Marvel Comics as the largest publisher of comic ...

Google previewA Botanical Dictionary (1805)

Or, Elements of Systematic and Philosophical Botany by Colin Milne

In the following list it is placed upon the filaments : bean caps;-, bay, fraxinella, marvel of Peru, bell-flower, lead-wort, roc'l/a, and commelinu. VI. In hyacinth, flowering rush, stock July-flower, and rocket, the neclarium is placed upon the ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television, 2d ed. (2004)

by John Kenneth Muir

On one day, diffident teenager Billy Batson encountered a sorcerer who revealed to him the secret of transforming into a full-blown, adult superhero called Captain Marvel. All the boy had to do was utter the strange (and now famous) word ...

Google previewThe Essential Wonder Woman Encyclopedia

by Phil Jimenez, John Wells

$848, July August '95l CAPTAIN MARVEL A A red~whlte—and-gold-costumed super hero who was granted the DOWErs of a confederatron of Greek and Roman gods and legendary mortals by ...

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If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write. (Garth Ennis)
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Scrabble value of M3A1R1V4E1L1

The value of this 6-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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