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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Charles, Charles IX(noun)

    King of France from 1560 to 1574 whose reign was dominated by his mother Catherine de Medicis (1550-1574)

  2. Charles, Charles VII(noun)

    King of France who began his reign with most of northern France under English control; after the intervention of Jeanne d'Arc the French were able to defeat the English and end the Hundred Years' War (1403-1461)

  3. Charles, Charles II, Charles I, Charles the Bald(noun)

    as Charles II he was Holy Roman Emperor and as Charles I he was king of France (823-877)

  4. Charles, Charles II(noun)

    King of England and Scotland and Ireland during the Restoration (1630-1685)

  5. Charles, Charles I, Charles Stuart(noun)

    son of James I who was King of England and Scotland and Ireland; was deposed and executed by Oliver Cromwell (1600-1649)

  6. Charles, Prince Charles(noun)

    the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)

  7. Charles, Jacques Charles, Jacques Alexandre Cesar Charles(noun)

    French physicist and author of Charles's law which anticipated Gay-Lussac's law (1746-1823)

  8. Charlemagne, Carolus, Charles, Charles I, Charles the Great(noun)

    king of the Franks and Holy Roman Emperor; conqueror of the Lombards and Saxons (742-814)

  9. Charles, Charles River(noun)

    a river in eastern Massachusetts that empties into Boston Harbor and that separates Cambridge from Boston

Wiktionary

  1. Charles(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from the Germanic languages.

    Charles the Great / Subdued the Saxons, and did seat the French / Beyond the river Sala, in the year / Eight hundred five.

    Etymology: From French Charles, from Old French Charles, Carles, from Latin Carolus, from and also reinfluenced by Old High German Karl, from Proto-Germanic *karlaz ("free man") ; compare the English word churl and the German Kerl.

  2. Charles(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Etymology: From French Charles, from Old French Charles, Carles, from Latin Carolus, from and also reinfluenced by Old High German Karl, from Proto-Germanic *karlaz ("free man") ; compare the English word churl and the German Kerl.

Freebase

  1. Charles

    Charles is a neighborhood in northern Providence, Rhode Island. Along with Wanskuck, it comprises what is sometimes referred to as the North End. To the west Charles is partitioned from Wanskuck by Route 146, while the Chad Brown public housing complex separates Charles from Smith Hill to the south, and the West River and Interstate 95 bounds the area to the east. The city limits abutting the city of North Providence bound Charles to the north.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Charles

    a French physicist, born at Beaugency; was the first to apply hydrogen to the inflation of balloons (1746-1823).

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Charles' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1060

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Charles' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3941

How to pronounce Charles?

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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
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    Indian

How to say Charles in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Charles in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Charles in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of Charles in a Sentence

  1. Lake County Coroner Thomas Rudd:

    We obviously know that a bullet killed Charles Joseph Gliniewicz, i ca n’t rule out a suicide. I ca n’t rule out an accident. And I ca n’t rule in a homicide.

  2. James Davis:

    There's only one Charles Koch.

  3. Fox News contributor:

    Charles Krauthammer does n’t even have a chance to talk about Charles Krauthammer issues in New York, charles Krauthammer’s got to defend the ‘ New York values ’ stuff, which was an enormous mistake. It did n’t really help Charles Krauthammer in Iowa. Charles Krauthammer could’ve done it without that phrase. And now how does Charles Krauthammer defend it ? Charles Krauthammer ca n’t. And I think because Charles Krauthammer is talking only about that, I think Charles Krauthammer numbers are going to stay very low here.

  4. Helen Hayes:

    When Charles first saw our child Mary, he said all the proper things for a new father. He looked upon the poor little red thing and blurted, She's more beautiful than the Brooklyn Bridge.

  5. The DOE:

    Dr. Charles Lieber, chair of Harvard Universitys Chemistry and Chemical Biology Department, was indicted for lying about Charles Lieber involvement with the Chinese governments Thousand Talents Plan and admitting that Harvard Universitys Chemistry lacks adequate institutional controls for effective oversight and tracking of very large donations.

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