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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Bernard, Claude Bernardnoun

    French physiologist noted for research on secretions of the alimentary canal and the glycogenic function of the liver (1813-1878)


  1. bernardnoun

    Shortened form of Saint Bernard (the dog).

  2. Bernardnoun

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    A similar arrangement was made for her son Bernard, named in honor of the great Carthusian mystic and of Bernie Astor, the publicist.

  3. Bernardnoun

    A patronymic surname.

  4. Etymology: Germanic Bernhard, ber(n) "bear" + hard "brave, strong". Popularized by medieval European saints.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bernard' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4483

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Bernard' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3786

Anagrams for Bernard »

  1. brander

  2. rebrand

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bernard in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Bernard in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Bernard in a Sentence

  1. Larry Sanders:

    Bernard wasn't particularly strong and not much of a fighter, but he was an athlete so he could handle himself, one of his friends came up to me the next day and said,' I have to tell Larry Sanders -- Larry Sanders brother is really a very good guy,'.

  2. Larry Sanders:

    I think Bernard is Trump's nightmare.

  3. Larry Sanders:

    Bernard's great strength is that he talks directly to people and he isn't put off (by) the fact that they've got particular opinions that are different from his, the Trumps do get strength from the people feeling that they get ripped off. Bernard agrees with that. But instead of saying the thing to do is to hate Mexicans and to hate Muslims, the thing to do is to create a better society.

  4. Brett Kennedy:

    We included industrial designers in the team in an effort to create a robot that looked professional rather than either threatening or overly cute, basically, we wanted the perceptual equivalent of a St. Bernard.

  5. Jim Rader:

    We were just hysterical laughing about this, it was an exciting novelty that Bernard Sanders had the chutzpah to jump in there.

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    clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing
    • A. integrity
    • B. drought
    • C. accessory
    • D. empire

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