What does ARK mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Ark, Ark of the Covenant(noun)

    (Judaism) sacred chest where the ancient Hebrews kept the two tablets containing the Ten Commandments

  2. ark(noun)

    a boat built by Noah to save his family and animals from the flood


  1. ark(Noun)

    A large box with a flat lid.

  2. ark(Noun)

    The ship built by Noah to save his family and a collection of animals from the deluge.

  3. ark(Noun)

    Something affording protection; safety, shelter, refuge

  4. ark(Noun)

    A spacious type of boat with a flat bottom.

  5. ark(Noun)

    A consecrated container.

  6. Ark(ProperNoun)

    The boat built by the Biblical Noah to carry himself and the animals of the planet during the w:Flood; (see w:Noah's Ark)

  7. Ark(ProperNoun)

    The chest carried by the Hebrews containing the stone tablets carved with the Ten Commandments; (see w:Ark of the Covenant)

  8. Origin: From ærc, from arca, from arcere.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ark(noun)

    a chest, or coffer

  2. Ark(noun)

    the oblong chest of acacia wood, overlaid with gold, which supported the mercy seat with its golden cherubs, and occupied the most sacred place in the sanctuary. In it Moses placed the two tables of stone containing the ten commandments. Called also the Ark of the Covenant

  3. Ark(noun)

    the large, chestlike vessel in which Noah and his family were preserved during the Deluge. Gen. vi. Hence: Any place of refuge

  4. Ark(noun)

    a large flatboat used on Western American rivers to transport produce to market

  5. Origin: [OE. ark, arke, arche, AS. arc, earc, earce, fr. L. arca, fr. arcere to inclose, keep off; akin to Gr. 'arkei^n to keep off.]


  1. Ark

    The Ark is an Autobot spacecraft in the Transformers Universe. It has appeared as a central fixture of the Transformers storyline ever since its creation, as the Autobots main method of transport to Earth and as a base once they arrive.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Ark

    ärk, n. a chest or coffer: in Jewish history, the wooden coffer in which the Tables of the Law were kept—hence To touch or Lay hands on the ark, to touch irreverently what is sacred (2 Sam. vi. 6): a large floating vessel, like that in which Noah escaped the Deluge (Gen. vi.-viii.).—adj. and n. Ark′ite. [A.S. arc—L. arca, a chest—arcēre, to guard.]


  1. Ark

    Ark.com formerly mReplay is a search engine for people. With Ark, you can search for new people, old classmates, new business contacts, and even your friends. With over a billion social network profiles indexed, and using a modern architecture, Ark provided the most comprehensive people search engine in the world. Prior to founding Ark, our team has experience at Google, AOL, Symantec, Lithium, Yahoo! Research and Y-Combinator.

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  2. ARK

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARK in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ARK in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Charles Haddon Spurgeon:

    By perseverance the snail reached the ark.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Science is the Noah’s Ark very itself! Seek no other vessel!

  3. Horace Mann:

    Education is our only political safety. Outside of this ark all is deluge.

  4. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    I find it interesting that Ark was built by amateurs, and Titanic was built by professionals.

  5. Unknown:

    Never be afraid to try something new remember amateurs built the ark, professionals built the Titanic.

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