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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Alfred, Alfred the Great(noun)

    king of Wessex; defeated the Vikings and encouraged writing in English (849-899)

Wiktionary

  1. Alfred(ProperNoun)

    Alfred the Great, early king of England

    Etymology: From Old English ælf- = "elf" + -ræd or -rēd = "counsel".

  2. Alfred(ProperNoun)

    Alfred the Great, early king of England.

    Etymology: From Old English Ælfrǣd, from ælf ("elf") and rǣd ("counsel") .

  3. Alfred(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Old English.

    Unfortunately for me my father had combined diplomacy with a study of Anglo-Saxon history and, of course with my mother's consent, he gave me the name of Alfred, one of his heroes. This Christian name, for some inexplicable reason, had become corrupted in the eyes of our middle-class world; it belonged exclusively now to the working class and was usually abbreviated to Alf. Perhaps that was why Doctor Fisher, the inventor of Dentophil Bouquet, never called me anything but Jones, even after I married his daughter.

    Etymology: From Old English Ælfrǣd, from ælf ("elf") and rǣd ("counsel") .

  4. Alfred(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: From Old English Ælfrǣd, from ælf ("elf") and rǣd ("counsel") .

  5. Alfred(ProperNoun)

    A town, the county seat of York County, Maine, United States.

    Etymology: From Old English Ælfrǣd, from ælf ("elf") and rǣd ("counsel") .

Freebase

  1. Alfred

    Alfred is a town in Allegany County, New York, United States. The population was 5,237 at the 2010 census. The Town of Alfred has a village named Alfred in the center of the town. Alfred University and Alfred State College are located in the Village of Alfred.

Anagrams for Alfred »

  1. fardel

  2. flared

How to pronounce Alfred?

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How to say Alfred in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alfred in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Alfred in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Alfred in a Sentence

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    Whenever we had lunch there, and we were on location 12-14 weeks, all the local women would cook us lunch for the whole crew. And each would bring out their best dishes every day. And whenever we had lunch, Alfred Hitchcock was the first one to examine the dishes … I would just follow Alfred Hitchcock and go, ‘ Oh, was that a good one, Alfred Hitchcock ? ’ And Alfred Hitchcock would go, ‘ Yes, that’s the one I ’m going to have. ’.

  2. Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King:

    Its changed the way everybodys looking at this. Look at the millions of people marching around the world. George Floyds last moments before George Floyds May 25 death while in police custody were captured on video and has sinceprompteda worldwide movement to combat racial injustice and calls for police reform. Protests have occurred almost daily in many cities across the world, with some devolving to looting and rioting early on. George Floyds was killed unjustly. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed unjustly. My father Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King was killed unjustly, my grandmother, Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King, was killed unjustly. I mourn and grieve with the family of George Floyds. I still miss my beloved family members.

  3. Helena Cronin, 1992:

    Imagine a world without Darwin. Imagine a world in which Charles Darwin and Alfred Russel Wallace had not transformed our understanding of living things. What... would become baffling and puzzling..., in urgent need of explanation? The answer is: practically everything about living things....

  4. Isabella Rossellini:

    She was able to integrate so many cultures... she is not even American but she is totally part of American culture like she is totally part of the Swedish, Italian, French, European film making, she worked in five languages, she worked with directors from my father to Alfred Hitchcock, from Jean Renoir to Victor Fleming, from( George) Cukor to Ingmar Bergman, it gave her a range that is probably bigger than other Hollywood stars like Katharine Hepburn, to give one example.

  5. George Bernard Shaw:

    I can forgive Alfred Nobel for having invented dynamite, but only a fiend in human form could have invented the Nobel Prize.

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