What does SAM mean?

Definitions for SAMsæm

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. surface-to-air missile, SAM(noun)

    a guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target


  1. SAM(n.)

    a Surface to Air Missile.

  2. Origin: [acronym]


  1. Sam(Noun)

    The awarded to the All-Ireland GAA football winning team.

  2. Origin: Possibly from Uncle Sam

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sam(adj)


  2. Origin: [AS. same. See Same, a.]


  1. Sam

    In the Book of Mormon, Sam was the third son of Lehi, and elder brother to the prophet Nephi. Early in the Book of Mormon narrative, Nephi confided in Sam. Lehi saw Sam in his vision of the tree of life, noting that he ate the precious fruit, symbolizing the righteousness of Sam, and that he would be saved. Upon the death of Lehi, Sam followed his brother Nephi in the establishment of the Nephites. Among LDS linguists, the leading theory of the origin of the name "Sam" is that it is most likely a Hebrew dialectal form of "Shem".

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sam

    sam, adv. (Spens.) together.—v.t. to collect, to curdle milk. [A.S. samniansamen, together.]

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SAM' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3247

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'SAM' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2692

Anagrams for SAM »

  1. AMS, MAS, MAs, mas, MSA


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of SAM in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of SAM in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Terina Allen:

    Sam would have never did to that police officer what that police officer did to Sam.

  2. Alouettes General Manager Jim Popp:

    There's nothing to tell you. Michael Sam wanted to go home, and that's what Michael Sam did, i don't know why.

  3. Erik Nilsson:

    Diedre "what were you doing back here" Sam( DeNiro) "lady ,I never walk into a place,I don't know how to walk out of

  4. Sam Simon:

    The Museum of Broadcasting called and said,' Sam Simon were thinking about doing an archive interview with you. Do you mind if Sam Simon did it now ?'.

  5. John McNerney:

    I met my best friends: Tina Rinaldi, Danny D'Angelo, Sam Evans, Dave Blackwell and Manny Rodriquez in college. And I can't imagine my life without them.

Images & Illustrations of SAM

Translations for SAM

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for SAM »


Find a translation for the SAM definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these SAM definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


"SAM." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 29 Apr. 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/SAM>.

Are we missing a good definition for SAM? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for SAM:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.