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dʒɔrdʒ; ˈʃtɛ fɑn ˈɑn toʊngeorge

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. George, Saint George, St. Georgenoun

    Christian martyr; patron saint of England; hero of the legend of Saint George and the Dragon in which he slew a dragon and saved a princess (?-303)

  2. George, George VInoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1936 to 1947; he succeeded Edward VIII (1895-1952)

  3. George, George Vnoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and emperor of India from 1910 to 1936; gave up his German title in 1917 during World War I (1865-1936)

  4. George, George IVnoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland and Hanover from 1820 to 1830; his attempt to divorce his estranged wife undermined the prestige of the Crown (1762-1830)

  5. George, George IIInoun

    King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1760 to 1820; the American colonies were lost during his reign; he became insane in 1811 and his son (later George IV) acted as regent until 1820 (1738-1820)

  6. George, George IInoun

    King of Great Britain and Elector of Hanover from 1727 to 1760 (1683-1760)

  7. George, George Inoun

    Elector of Hanover and the first Hanoverian King of Great Britain and Ireland from 1714 to 1727 (1660-1727)


  1. Georgenoun

    or Georgia; also used in the conjoined name George Ann(e).

  2. Georgenoun

    A coin bearing King George's profile.

    Take the Georges, Pew, and don’t stand here squalling.

  3. Georgenoun

    A jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.

    the King appears to be wearing a George containing the motto inside the gems, as it is in the jewel at Windsor.

  4. Georgenoun

    A male given name from Ancient Greek

    Our ancient word of courage faire saint George | Inspire vs with the spleene of fierie Dragons,

  5. Georgenoun

    An English and Welsh patronymic surname.

  6. Georgenoun

    A French patronymic surname.

  7. Georgenoun

    A German patronymic surname, a variant of Georg.

  8. Georgenoun

    An Irish patronymic surname, an anglicization of Seoirse.

  9. Georgenoun

    A diminutive of the female given names Georgina or Georgia; also used in the conjoined name George Ann.

    'No,' she said, 'I'm not Georgina.' 'Oh!' said Anne, in surprise. 'Then who are you?' 'I'm George,' said the girl. 'I shall only answer if you call me George. I hate being a girl.'

  10. Georgenoun

    The autopilot of an aircraft.

    "'George' rides in the back, aft of the baggage compartment," said Aviation Sales Manager, John Brophy, with a smile as he climbed out. I switched on the autopilot and turned the turn knob to the left to get the turn-bank indicator to show a one-needle turn. Instantly, George rolled the Cessna into a smooth 10° bank to the left.

  11. Georgenoun

    A town in Western Cape, South Africa; named for George III of the United Kingdom.

  12. Georgenoun

    A locale in the United States. A city in Iowa; named for the son of a railroad official. A city in Washington; named for George Washington, 1st President of the United States. A ghost town in Missouri; named for postmaster Stephen H. George.

  13. Etymology: Name of an early saint, from Georgius, from Γεώργιος, from γεωργός.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Georgenoun

    Etymology: Georgius, Latin.

    Look on my George, I am a gentleman;
    Rate me at what thou wilt. William Shakespeare, Henry VI. p. ii.

    Cubb’d in a cabbin, on a mattress laid,
    On a brown george, with lousy swobbers, fed. John Dryden, Pers.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Georgenoun

    a figure of St. George (the patron saint of England) on horseback, appended to the collar of the Order of the Garter. See Garter

  2. Georgenoun

    a kind of brown loaf

  3. Etymology: [F. George, or Georges, a proper name, fr. Gr. gewrgo`s husbandman, laborer; ge`a, gh^, the earth + 'e`rgein to work; akin to E. work. See Work.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. George

    jorj, n. a jewelled figure of St George slaying the dragon, worn by Knights of the Garter.

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Etymology and Origins

  1. George

    An inn sign in honour of the patron saint of England. After the Hanoverian Succession, by which time pictorial signs had for the most part disappeared, and the name alone stood for a sign, the omission of the “St” made the sign complimentary to the reigning monarch. Reading of the execution of Charles I., we are told that the ill-fated King handed his “George” to Juxon, the Archbishop of Canterbury, who attended him on the scaffold. This was the badge of the Order of the Garter, representing St George on horseback piercing the fallen dragon with his lance.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'George' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #889

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'George' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1269

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of George in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of George in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of George in a Sentence

  1. President Biden:

    On police reform, I share the frustration, and I know the family well – the George Family Justice Act, Policing Act – I know the family well.

  2. Steve Schmidt:

    Every winning nominee and every winning presidential candidate walks many lonely miles through the valley of the shadow of political death -- and resiliency is the chief virtue required for victory, john McCain understood that, as did Barack Obama -- while going through the Rev. (Jeremiah) Wright debacle -- as did George W. Bush, after losing to John McCain in New Hampshire in 2000, and there are many other examples.

  3. Hafsa Islam:

    This isn't about the business, this is about us, this is about George Floyd and all of the people whose lives have been taken wrongfully because of police brutality, we are fighting for justice in such an unjust system.

  4. Karen Bass:

    If we couldn’t get George Floyd done back when millions of people were marching in the street, then how do we expect to get more than one thing done [on policing] over the next few years?

  5. President Obama:

    Time and again this election, Jeb Bush has been outshone by more charismatic candidates. On Monday, there was a slight variation on the story. Once again, Jeb was outdone by a much more talented politician, but this time, it was a backer and not a rival: Jeb’s big brother George W. Bush. It was the former president’s first appearance on the campaign trail this cycle, and it came just a few days before the South Carolina Republican primary, which is shaping up to be a make-or-break moment for Jeb. President Bush, along with his wife Laura and Senator Lindsey Graham, helped pack 3,000 people in for a rally in North Charleston. It’s proof that his popularity endures in South Carolina, but it’s too early to tell whether that popularity will prove transferrable.

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    being essentially equal to something
    • A. ultimo
    • B. appellative
    • C. incumbent
    • D. equivalent

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