Definitions for SAMsæm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. surface-to-air missile.

    Category: Military


  1. Bible.Samuel.

    Category: Bible

Princeton's WordNet

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

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


  1. Sam(Noun)

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

  2. Origin: Possibly from Uncle Sam

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sam(adj)



  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".

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 of SAM

  1. AMS, MAS, MAs, mas, MSA

Translations for SAM

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

by oneself


He was standing by himself at the bus-stop.

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