Definition of Adams

1. Noun. American Revolutionary leader and patriot; an organizer of the Boston Tea Party and signer of the Declaration of Independence (1722-1803).

Exact synonyms: Sam Adams, Samuel Adams
Generic synonyms: American Revolutionary Leader

2. Noun. 6th President of the United States; son of John Adams (1767-1848).

3. Noun. 2nd President of the United States (1735-1826).

4. Noun. A mountain peak in southwestern Washington in the Cascade Range (12,307 feet high).
Exact synonyms: Mount Adams
Group relationships: Evergreen State, Wa, Washington, Cascade Mountains, Cascade Range, Cascades
Generic synonyms: Mountain Peak

Definition of Adams

1. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names dot=) derived from Adam. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Adams

Adam Smith
Adam Tiler
Adam Tilers
Adam and Eve
Adamorobe Sign Language
Adams-Stokes disease
Adams-Stokes syncope
Adansonia digitata
Adansonia gregorii
Adapid group

Literary usage of Adams

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register (1916)
"In memory of Mrs. Abigail wife of Cap» adams who died Dec 3rd 1814 in the ... In Memory of Almira N. wife of Albert M. adams, Died March 26, 1840 aged 35. ..."

2. American Book Prices Current (1921)
"adams (Eliphalet). The Necessity of Judgment, and Righteousness in a Land. ... Life of JC adams, known as Old Grizzly adams. Written by himself. NY, 1860. ..."

3. The American Historical Review by American historical association (1916)
"adams, C: F. [], in Am. Hist. Assoc., II. 512; "Three Phi Beta Kappa Addresses", ... Assoc.. 4, 6, 8, 9,; as près, of the Assoc., io. adams, EPHRAIM D. ..."

4. Genealogical and Personal Memoirs Relating to the Families of Boston and by William Richard Cutter (1908)
"In 1789 John and Mary adams deeded their share in the estate of the widow ... Stephen adams deeded to Mary adams, wife of Oliver adams, of Hamilton, April, ..."

5. A History of the People of the United States: From the Revolution to the by John Bach McMaster (1906)
"adams was then escorted to the chair; the rules of the last House were adopted, and a motion offered that the clerk be ordered to go on with the roll call, ..."

6. Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the Political by John Joseph Lalor (1883)
"Tbc federal party never forgave adams for his share in their overthrow. Their animosity was kept warm by the open desertion of his son (see adams, ..."

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