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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 Canaanitenoun

    one of the twelve Apostles (first century)

  2. Simon, Paul Simonnoun

    United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942)

  3. Simon, Neil Simon, Marvin Neil Simonnoun

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

  4. Simon, Herb Simon, Herbert A. Simon, Herbert Alexander Simonnoun

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


  1. Simonnoun

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

  2. simonnoun

    Sixpence coin.

  3. Simonnoun

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

  4. Simonnoun

    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.

  5. Simonnoun

    A patronymic surname.

    Paul Simon

  6. 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.


  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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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

Anagrams for Simon »

  1. Minos

  2. osmin

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  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. Daniel Bibb:

    Mr. Alba should have been released from the precinct, and she [Simon’s girlfriend] should have been charged, that’s what I would have done.

  2. 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.

  3. Jose Alba:

    Austin Simon wanted me to come apologize to the girl. I took the knife we use to open boxes and I stabbed Austin Simon.

  4. Paul Simon:

    They were completely disingenuous about it, first of all, we didn't break any boycott. There was no rule about recording with black South African musicians. In fact, the whole purpose of the boycott was the antithesis of what we did.Simon with the South African musician Joseph Shabalala, founder of the group Ladysmith Black Mambazo, with whom Simon collaborated on.

  5. 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.

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    a person or thing that takes or can take the place of another
    • A. decline
    • B. substitute
    • C. gauge
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