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ˈsaɪ mən; Fr. siˈmɔ̃ for 7Si·mon

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Simon, St. Simon, Simon Zelotes, Simon the Zealot, Simon the Canaanite(noun)

    one of the twelve Apostles (first century)

  2. Simon, Paul Simon(noun)

    United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)

  3. Simon, Neil Simon, Marvin Neil Simon(noun)

    United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927)

  4. Simon, Herb Simon, Herbert A. Simon, Herbert Alexander Simon(noun)

    United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001)

Wiktionary

  1. Simon(ProperNoun)

    Any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.

    Etymology: New Testament version of שִׁמְעוֹן, shaped to look like a Greek name; confer Σίμων and Σῖμος.

  2. simon(Noun)

    Sixpence coin.

    Etymology: New Testament version of שִׁמְעוֹן, shaped to look like a Greek name; confer Σίμων and Σῖμος.

  3. Simon(ProperNoun)

    Name of any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.

    Etymology: From Ancient Greek Σίμων ( Símōn ) , from Biblical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן‎ ( šimʿōn , " hearkening") . In Britain, confusion arose at an early date due to similarity with native Sigmund ( Siegmund ) , and its Norman introduced variant, Simund. Doublet of Simeon.

  4. Simon(ProperNoun)

    A male given name from Hebrew.

    His first name is Simon. I wonder why his mother named him that, or it may have been his father. My own father never bothered with the naming of us, it was up to Mother and Aunt Pauline. There is Simon Peter the Apostle, of course, who was made a fisher of men by our Lord. But there is also Simple Simon. Met a pie man, going to the fair.

    Etymology: From Ancient Greek Σίμων ( Símōn ) , from Biblical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן‎ ( šimʿōn , " hearkening") . In Britain, confusion arose at an early date due to similarity with native Sigmund ( Siegmund ) , and its Norman introduced variant, Simund. Doublet of Simeon.

  5. Simon(ProperNoun)

    A patronymic surname.

    Paul Simon

    Etymology: From Ancient Greek Σίμων ( Símōn ) , from Biblical Hebrew שִׁמְעוֹן‎ ( šimʿōn , " hearkening") . In Britain, confusion arose at an early date due to similarity with native Sigmund ( Siegmund ) , and its Norman introduced variant, Simund. Doublet of Simeon.

Freebase

  1. Simon

    Simon is an electronic game of memory skill invented by Ralph H. Baer and Howard J. Morrison, with software programming by Lenny Cope, and manufactured and distributed by Milton Bradley. Simon was launched in 1978 at Studio 54 in New York City and was an immediate success, becoming a pop culture symbol of the 1970s and 1980s.

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

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simon' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2524

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Simon' in Written Corpus Frequency: #1807

How to pronounce Simon?

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How to say Simon in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simon in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Simon in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Simon in a Sentence

  1. Zachary Quinto:

    I feel like we are in a state of anticipation, all of us are really excited about the idea of working with Quentin on a ‘Trek’ film, but I know Simon Pegg and Doug Jung… are writing a script and there are another set of writers writing a script. So I don’t know. I don’t know what’s going to happen.

  2. Socialist Party:

    I've given the order that in the coming hours all the streets of Caracas, all the poles, all the fences, have the image of our liberator Simon Bolivar and the image of our Father Chavez.

  3. Annette Edwards:

    I haven't got a clue who's to blame, but it's certainly very weird when Simon was so healthy.

  4. Karoly Fonyo:

    Naturally we expect a legal procedure, both of those two (Simon and Dederick) had prior knowledge of (my) acquisition (when they sold TV2 to Vajna). I am as dumbfounded as anyone.

  5. Jessica Tarlov:

    There is a big danger of conflating a conversation, what Carly Simon is talking about, with the very real claims of abuse and sexual assault.

Images & Illustrations of Simon

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