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Definitions for Jones
dʒoʊnz; ˈɪn ɪˌgoʊJones

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Jones, Mother Jones, Mary Harris Jonesnoun

    United States labor leader (born in Ireland) who helped to found the Industrial Workers of the World (1830-1930)

  2. Jones, Casey Jones, John Luther Jonesnoun

    United States railroad engineer who died trying to stop his train from crashing into another train; a friend wrote a famous ballad describing the incident (1864-1900)

  3. Jones, Bobby Jones, Robert Tyre Jonesnoun

    United States golfer (1902-1971)

  4. Jones, John Paul Jonesnoun

    American naval commander in the American Revolution (1747-1792)

  5. Jones, Inigo Jonesnoun

    one of the first great English architects and a theater designer (1573-1652)

  6. Jones, Daniel Jonesnoun

    English phonetician (1881-1967)


  1. Jonesnoun

    derived from the given name John.

  2. jonesnoun


  3. jonesnoun

    An addiction or intense craving.

    I've got a basketball jones!

  4. jonesverb

    Have an intense craving.

    I'm jonesing for some basketball.

Rap Dictionary

  1. jonesnoun

    A craving for something. It is said to come from Jones Alley in Manhattan where junkies used to live. E.g.: "Baseball Jones": needing baseball, "love Jones": a dire craving for someone, "Jonesing for some MJ": wanting some marijuana. I got a love Jones for your body and skin tone" -- Method Man & Mary J. Blige (You're all I need).

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    Song lyrics by jones -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by jones on the Lyrics.com website.

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Jones' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2174

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jones in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Jones in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Jones in a Sentence

  1. Daniel Ross:

    It's one thing to hear' Mrs. Jones' daughter is making a big deal of this' and another to hear that families of' everyone on the second floor have noted there's no staff there,'.

  2. Larry Powell:

    Jones has to turn out his voters. He’s [got to] turn out people who are Democrats [and] he’s got to turnout people in high numbers. There’s a lot of discouragement amongst Republicans, so their turnout could be lower, the one exception among Republicans [is] Roy Moore supporters. His supporters are avidly behind him and they will get to the polls.

  3. Read MoreNelson:

    I get friendships, I do, but I think in this day and age where somebody befriends a Republican and legislation that we think is important doesn't get passed, and I think that's a concern. I know Gina Ortiz Jones was very close to winning in her district, and I know Gina Ortiz Jones made a decision not to endorse her, and Gina Ortiz Jones could be a friend and still endorse a Democrat who's an Iraq War veteran and a strong candidate. And I'm concerned about that.

  4. Patrick Keon:

    Equity indices bounced last week, with the S&P 500 up 1.3 percent, Dow Jones Industrial Average up 1.2 percent, high yield fund returns are the most closely correlated with equities out of taxable bonds, so there might be a relationship there.

  5. Willie Nelson -LRB- right -RRB-:

    Whenever me or George Jones or whoever is singing those sad songs, there’s people out there that can relate to it, and that’s good, the problem can be that getting in that emotional state to sing that sad song to make all those people happy, you’re really putting yourself in a negative situation where you want to drink more.

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    the difference between the market value of a property and the claims held against it
    • A. equity
    • B. bias
    • C. suffering
    • D. staff

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