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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Rebecca, Rebekahnoun

    (Old Testament) wife of Isaac and mother of Jacob and Esau

Wiktionary

  1. Rebeccanoun

    A female given name from Hebrew, in regular use since the Reformation.

  2. Etymology: The Vulgate (Latin ) form of biblical Rebekah, from Hebrew רִבְקָה (Rivka, " enchantingly beautiful, captivating, snare").

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  1. Rebecca

    Rebecca is a 1940 American psychological dramatic thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock as his first American project, and his first film produced under his contract with David O. Selznick. The film's screenplay was an adaptation by Joan Harrison and Robert E. Sherwood from Philip MacDonald's and Michael Hogan's adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's 1938 novel of the same name, and was produced by Selznick. It stars Laurence Olivier as the aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter, Joan Fontaine as his second wife, and Judith Anderson as the housekeeper, Mrs Danvers. The film is a gothic tale about the lingering memory of the title character, Maxim de Winter's dead first wife, which continues to haunt Maxim, his new bride, and Mrs Danvers. The film won two Academy Awards, including Best Picture, out of a total 11 nominations. Olivier, Fontaine and Anderson were all Oscar nominated for their respective roles. Since the introduction of awards for actors in supporting roles, this is the only film named Best Picture that won no other Academy Award for acting, directing or writing. Rebecca was the opening film at the 1st Berlin International Film Festival in 1951.

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  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Rebecca' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4091

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rebecca in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rebecca in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Rebecca in a Sentence

  1. Rebecca Taskin:

    I'm not nervous for Rebecca Taskin, I'm more nervous for the kids.

  2. Rebecca Estepp:

    Many parents, Rebecca Estepp included, are relieved that Dr. Sears will maintain his practice and continue to serve his patients that rely on him.

  3. Jonathan Dimech:

    I always admired Rebecca?s will and determination to keep going. She was such a gentle soul and a total sweetheart. She touched us all with her bravery and tenacity to fight. Even when she was in pain, she still wanted to carry out her exercises, partly because they reminded her of dancing which she loved so much.

  4. Karen Charrington:

    With hindering prosecution, you usually need to provide some criminal assistance to a person that has committed a felony, but for someone to tell an officer, ‘ Karen Charrington can't come in,' and they don't want to answer questions – Karen Charrington have that full right to remain silent to police officers. Karen Charrington’re not obligated to tell the officers what happened in a crime. Lauren Pazienza being led into a New York City courthouse on March 22, 2022. ( Curtis Means) Lauren Pazienza being led into a New York City courthouse on March 22, 2022( Curtis Means) After allegedly shoving Barbara Gustern to Barbara Gustern death, Pazienza stayed in the area for more than 20 minutes, according to The DA. NYC SOCIALITE ACCUSED IN ELDERLY SHOVE DEATH BULLIED CLASSMATES IN SCHOOL Surveillance footage reviewed by the DA captured Pazienza getting into a fight with a man believed to be her fiancé about seven minutes after the shove, then watching as an ambulance arrived at the location. About half an hour after the attack, Pazienza and her fiancé allegedly entered Penn Station and took the subway back to their shared condo in Astoria, Queens. Building where Lauren Pazienza and Lauren Pazienza fiancé reside in Queens, New York( Fox News Digital / Rebecca Rosenberg) It wasn't until six days later Lauren Pazienza fled New York City on March 16 after Barbara Gustern succumbed to Barbara Gustern injuries. Lauren Pazienza's parents' home in Port Jefferson, New York( Fox News Digital Digital/Rebecca Rosenberg) MARCH 10 : Barbara Gustern shoved to the ground in Manhattan MARCH 15 : Barbara Gustern dies. Lauren Pazienza cause of death ruled to blunt-force trauma to the head MARCH 16 : Pazienza reportedly flees to parents' home on Long Island as she apparently deleted her social media MARCH 17 : Pazienza allegedly stopped using her cellphone and hid it at her aunt's house MARCH 19 : NYPD received anonymous tip on Pazienza MARCH 21 : NYPD turned away from Pazienza family home MARCH 22 : Pazienza retains attorney and surrenders in Manhattan Lauren Pazienza's mug shot.

  5. Bernie Sanders:

    Weneed a new vision for American and thats what our campaign is about, the most important and significant opposition we face is the limitation to our imaginations. Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders and Rep. Rashida Tlaib address the audience during a Sanders campaign rally in Detroit, Michigan. ( REUTERS/Rebecca Cook) Sanders also took the time to praise Tlaib for her role in representing the partys progressive wing.

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