Definition of Simon

1. Noun. One of the twelve Apostles (first century).

2. Noun. United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942).

3. Noun. United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927).
Exact synonyms: Marvin Neil Simon, Neil Simon
Generic synonyms: Dramatist, Playwright

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

Definition of Simon

1. Proper noun. (biblical character) Any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Hebrew male given name). ¹

3. Proper noun. (surname patronymic from=given names) ¹

4. Noun. (slang British dated 17th-19th C.) Sixpence coin. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Simon

Simchat Torah
Simhat Torah
Simhath Torah
Simian Virus 40
Simmonds' disease
Simmons' citrate medium
Simmons-Smith reaction
Simnel Sunday
Simon's sign
Simon Bolivar
Simon Kuznets
Simon Legree
Simon Marks
Simon Newcomb
Simon Peter
Simon Zelotes
Simon de Montfort
Simon says
Simon the Canaanite
Simon the Zealot

Literary usage of Simon

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"And, Bourgeois proved how inaccurate were the statements of Saint-simon by showing what use the latter made in his " Memoirs " of documents of ..."

2. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Edward Cornelius Towne (1897)
"M. de Saint-simon, I know your recent and valuable services: you may ask what you please." "Sire, it is a matter of grace to a prisoner in the Bastille. ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"The fragments of Justin Martyr's lost work on heresies state that simon Magus was born in the Samaritan village of Gitta, and went to Rome in the reign of ..."

4. The New England Historical and Genealogical Register by Henry Fritz-Gilbert Waters (1899)
"9, 1585-6, and was a son of David and Ursula Stone and grandson of simon and Agnes Stone. lie was married Aug. 5, 1616, to Joan Clarke, daughter of William ..."

5. Publications by Parish Register Society, London, London Parish Register Society, Florida State Historical Society, Deland, Deland Florida State Historical Society, Reparations Commission, North Carolina Historical Commission, Yorkshire Philosophical Society, Yorkshire (1897)
"simon fillius simon Cole. Elizabeth fillia John Loche. Henry fillius Henry Bridges. Richard fillius Richard Dury. 9. Mary fillia simon maund. ..."

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