What does PAUL mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Paul, Alice Paulnoun

    United States feminist (1885-1977)

  2. Paul, Saint Paul, St. Paul, Apostle Paul, Paul the Apostle, Apostle of the Gentiles, Saul, Saul of Tarsusnoun

    (New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles; author of several Epistles in the New Testament; even though Paul was not present at the Last Supper he is considered an Apostle

    "Paul's name was Saul prior to his conversion to Christianity"


  1. Paulnoun

    In the New Testament, Apostle to the Gentiles and author of fourteen epistles.

    Etymology: From Paulus, from paulus.

  2. Paulnoun

    of biblical origin.

    Etymology: From Paulus, from paulus.

  3. paulnoun

    An old Italian silver coin; a paolo.

    Etymology: From Paulus, from paulus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Paulnoun

    see Pawl

  2. Paulnoun

    an Italian silver coin. See Paolo

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Paul

    Same as Pawl.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Paul

    the name of five Popes: Paul I., Pope from 757 to 797; Paul II., Pope from 1464 to 1471; Paul III., Pope from 1534 to 1549, was zealous against the Protestant cause, excommunicated Henry VIII. in 1536, sanctioned the Jesuit order in 1540, convened and convoked the Council of Trent in 1545; Paul IV., Pope from 1555 to 1559, originally an ascetic, was zealous for the best interests of the Church and public morality, established the Inquisition at Rome, and issued the first Index Expurgatorius; Paul V., Pope from 1605 to 1621, his pontificate distinguished by protracted strife with the Venetian republic, arising out of the claim of the clergy for immunity from the civil tribunals, and which was brought to an end through the intervention of Henry IV. of France in 1607; it need not be added that he was zealous for orthodoxy, like his predecessors.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'PAUL' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #923

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    Rank popularity for the word 'PAUL' in Written Corpus Frequency: #712

Anagrams for PAUL »

  1. pula, Pula

  2. Pula

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  1. Alex
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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PAUL in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PAUL in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of PAUL in a Sentence

  1. Carol Meredith:

    I feel like any man who loves Paul Guadalupe Gonzales mother is probably going to love me in the right way.

  2. Paul Nakasone:

    Paul Nakasone Cyber Command, working in partnership with the National Security Agency, provided indicators of compromise to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Department of Homeland Security.

  3. Graham Webster:

    There are real privacy and cyber concerns with Chinese companies using apps, but this is not what's going on. If Paul Triolo wanted to deal with that, Paul Triolo'd have a much broader and more technical approach, i could see intense lobbying on the part of Paul Triolo businesses. People are going to push back on this and the administration has a history of delaying and modifying.

  4. Amy Klobuchar:

    Paul Wellstone had taken a courageous vote against the Iraq war, which was my position as well, it was not a good thing to do.

  5. Penn Jillette:

    I'm a little disappointed in Rand Paul, because Rand Paul is not libertarian. He's not really a small government guy.

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    out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance
    • A. flabby
    • B. numinous
    • C. sesquipedalian
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