What does Smith mean?

Definitions for Smith
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Smith, Ian Smith, Ian Douglas Smith(noun)

    Rhodesian statesman who declared independence of Zimbabwe from Great Britain (born in 1919)

  2. Smith, David Smith, David Roland Smith(noun)

    United States sculptor (1906-1965)

  3. Smith, Kate Smith, Kathryn Elizabeth Smith(noun)

    United States singer noted for her rendition of patriotic songs (1909-1986)

  4. Smith, Julia Evelina Smith(noun)

    United States suffragist who refused to pay taxes until she could vote (1792-1886)

  5. Smith, Bessie Smith(noun)

    United States blues singer (1894-1937)

  6. Smith, Joseph Smith(noun)

    religious leader who founded the Mormon Church in 1830 (1805-1844)

  7. Smith, John Smith, Captain John Smith(noun)

    English explorer who helped found the colony at Jamestown, Virginia; was said to have been saved by Pocahontas (1580-1631)

  8. Smith, Adam Smith(noun)

    Scottish economist who advocated private enterprise and free trade (1723-1790)

  9. smith(noun)

    someone who works at something specified

  10. smith, metalworker(noun)

    someone who works metal (especially by hammering it when it is hot and malleable)

Wiktionary

  1. Smith(ProperNoun)

    An English surname (the most common in Britain, the United States, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand).

    Etymology: smiþ, from smiþaz. Cognate with Dutch smid, German Schmied, Swedish/Norwegian smed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Smith(noun)

    one who forges with the hammer; one who works in metals; as, a blacksmith, goldsmith, silversmith, and the like

    Etymology: [AS. smiian. See Smith, n.]

  2. Smith(noun)

    one who makes or effects anything

    Etymology: [AS. smiian. See Smith, n.]

  3. Smith(noun)

    to beat into shape; to forge

    Etymology: [AS. smiian. See Smith, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Smith

    smith, n. one who forges with the hammer: a worker in metals: one who makes anything.—ns. Smith′ery, the workshop of a smith: work done by a smith—also Smith′ing; Smith′y, the workshop of a smith; Smith′y-coal, a kind of small coal much used by smiths. [A.S. smith; Ger. schmied.]

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Smith' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1283

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Smith' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2384

How to pronounce Smith?

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How to say Smith in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Smith in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Smith in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Smith in a Sentence

  1. Kyle Plush:

    Kyle Plush parents do it how Kyle Plush parents did it in the old days, write it down on an index card and the card is handed to someone somehow sending the person dispatching on that channel, he said. Plush suffocated after he became trapped under the third-row seat that flipped and pinned him while he was trying to reach his tennis equipment. The teenager told 911 operators where he was located, but authorities were not able to find him. A deputy sent to the scene soon after called in to report that he could n’t find anyone trapped in a van, and questioned if the call had been a prank. 911 DISPATCHER WHO ANSWERED CALL FROM BOY CRUSHED BY MINIVAN SEAT COMPLAINED ABOUT JOB DAYS BEFORE INCIDENT Police said Amber Smith, the 911 operator who answered Plush’s second call, failed to relay information to the additional officers who were at the scene. During the call, Plush explained to Smith the call was not a joke. I am trapped inside my gold Honda Odyssey van in the parking lot of the Seven Hills... Send officers immediately, Plush pleaded. I ’m almost dead.

  2. Lowell Duckett:

    Gun control has not worked in D.C. The only people who have guns are criminals. We have the strictest gun laws in the nation and one of the highest murder rates. It's quicker to pull your Smith & Wesson than to dial 911 if you're being robbed.

  3. Sonia Recchia/Getty Images:

    You know what? Its time for aHitch 2. Will [Smith, star of the film], lets do this.Hitch 2.

  4. Brianna Vorhees:

    Samantha Smith was a positive outlet for me, i was going through a terrible time with a lot of transitions in my life personally, and Rae was a very positive distraction from a lot of things that were taking place in my life. Samantha Smith's actually the one who saved me. I could focus on Samantha Smith to take care of Samantha Smith to love and get love back, and Samantha Smith was that for me, and kind of that's why Samantha Smith means so much to me.

  5. Clare Lopez:

    Instead, State Department hired a company that does n’t have employees, which then hired terrorists. think about it : State Department actually hired the very people who, along with their jihadist allies in Benghazi, attacked us and killed U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens and Sean Smith as well as CIA contractors Glen Doherty and Ty Woods.

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  • Your discription of Ian Douglas Smith is totally incorrect. He was a whit colonial ruler of Rhodesia that declared UDInfrom Great Britain. Had nothing to do with Zimbabwe
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