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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Sherlock Holmes, Holmes(noun)

    a fictitious detective in stories by A. Conan Doyle

  2. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.(noun)

    United States jurist noted for his liberal opinions (1841-1935)

  3. Holmes, Oliver Wendell Holmes(noun)

    United States writer of humorous essays (1809-1894)

  4. Holmes, Arthur Holmes(noun)

    English geologist and supporter of the theory of continental drift (1890-1965)

Wiktionary

  1. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    A northern English surname, variant of Holme.

  2. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    a Scottish habitational surname from the place near Dundonald.

  3. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    Sherlock Holmes, fictional detective.

  4. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    by extension, someone acting like, or showing the ability of Sherlock Holmes.

  5. Holmes(ProperNoun)

    A male given name transferred from the surname.

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How to say Holmes in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Holmes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Holmes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Holmes in a Sentence

  1. Juda Engelmayer:

    If Holmes knows deep down that most of what Theranos is doing [ technologically ] is sound, then she is responding brilliantly, if her gut is telling her to do this knowing that it’s wrong, then that’s a different story, because these are people’s lives on the line.

  2. Kroum Batchvarov:

    We the archaeologists are in the role of Sherlock Holmes, we're gathering the clues, and the more accurately we gather them and the relationship between the clues, the more probable it is for us to reverse-engineer what happened.

  3. The British actor:

    I'm ... not retiring and shutting the door, but doing less, mr Holmes.

  4. Josh Holmes:

    Republicans have these little cylinders, when the water pressure is low, Josh Holmes can't tell much difference between Republican online fundraising and Democratic online fundraising. But when the water pressure is really high, like it was in 2018, there's a huge difference.

  5. Jeffrey Metzner:

    I think Mr. Holmes' actions on July 20 were the direct result of his mental illness, it all boils down to whether you believe he had a delusion or not.

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