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Meaning of "a name to conjure with" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A NAME TO CONJURE WITH

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WHAT DOES A NAME TO CONJURE WITH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of a name to conjure with in the English dictionary

The definition of a name to conjure with in the dictionary is a person thought to have great power or influence. Other definition of a name to conjure with is any name that excites the imagination.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A NAME TO CONJURE WITH

a load of
a lump in one´s throat
a matter of life and death
a matter of opinion
a mensa et thoro
a mite
a month of Sundays
a mountain to climb
a mug´s game
a nail in one´s coffin
A number 1
a piece of crumpet
a piece of goods
a pig in a poke
a pop
a posteriori
a pox on someone
a pressurized environment
a pretty penny
a priori

WORDS THAT END LIKE A NAME TO CONJURE WITH

all up with
along with
be done with
come up with
could do with
deal with
do away with
get away with
have nothing to do with
have to do with
in line with
in with
keep pace with
keep up with
put up with
run away with
take up with
to begin with
to do with
to start with
with

Synonyms and antonyms of a name to conjure with in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a name to conjure with» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF A NAME TO CONJURE WITH

Find out the translation of a name to conjure with to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of a name to conjure with from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a name to conjure with» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

一个名字与召唤
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

un nombre para evocar con
570 millions of speakers

English

a name to conjure with
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

साथ जादू एक नाम
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

اسما ل استحضار مع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Имя колдовать с
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um nome para conjurar com
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

একটি নাম সঙ্গে conjure নাম
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un nom pour évoquer avec
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Nama untuk bersambungan dengan
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Name, der Wunder wirkt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

と想起する名前
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

을 연상 하는 이름
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Jeneng sing disenengi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một tên để gợi với
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சிந்திக்க ஒரு பெயர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

सह विनवणी एक नाव
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Ile birleşecek bir isim
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

un nome per evocare con
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Nazwa wyczarować z
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Ім´я чаклувати з
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

un nume a evoca cu
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα όνομα για να ενσκήψει με
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n naam te roep met
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ett namn att trolla med
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

et navn å trylle med
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a name to conjure with

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A NAME TO CONJURE WITH»

The term «a name to conjure with» is regularly used and occupies the 105.734 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «A NAME TO CONJURE WITH» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «a name to conjure with» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «a name to conjure with» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about a name to conjure with

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A NAME TO CONJURE WITH»

Discover the use of a name to conjure with in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to a name to conjure with and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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A Name to Conjure With
Mild-mannered Earthling Sandy MacGregor is conjured to the planet Zarathandra by a scheming sorceror and forced to find and retrieve a legendary treasure--a task made easier, and more comical, by the Zarathandrans' conviction that Sandy is ...
Donald Aamodt, 1989
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A Name to Conjure With: A Novel (1899)
This scarce antiquarian book is a selection from Kessinger Publishing's Legacy Reprint Series.
John Strange Winter, 2010
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Untitled
The house is in my wife's name. "idioms be a name to conjurewith uktobea veryimportant name, or an interesting name which gives you a mental picture of something pleasant or exciting: In those days Churchill was still a name to conjure with.
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
the name of the game the main purpose or most important aspect of an activity Diligence is the name of the game if you want to succeed in life. a name to conjure with name of a person, group, company etc. that is respected and influential She ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998
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Such Rare Citings: The Prose Poem in English Literature
A name to conjure with." This gives us: graffito (affo/offa) a laugh; a cough. A (offa offa) scoffed-at (offa) horned phonograph (offa). The final phrase, "a name to conjure with" shows "conjure" to signify not only the child's juggling with the word  ...
Nikki Santilli, 2002
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Oxford Dictionary of English Idioms
confirmed of Venice (1596) in the sense of 'complete confirmed bachelor a male homosexual. inward Satisfaction'euphemistic contention conjure bone of contention: see BONE. a name to conjure with a person who is important within a  ...
John Ayto, 2010
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Her Hidden Children: The Rise of Wicca and Paganism in America
Within a couple of years, T. Edward Mann, in his generally sympathetic biography , announced that "in the world of intellectual sophistication, Reich is becoming a name to conjure with."83 Reich's vitalistic ideas were not completely new; they ...
Chas Clifton, 2006
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Jane Austen's Cults and Cultures
... readers, but readers possessed, as Stern puts it, readers uncannily sensitive to Austen and to her faithful, readers who know how to conjure with Austen's name, to harken back to the title of G. B. Stern's volume, a name to conjure with.
Claudia L. Johnson, 2012
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Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary
idioms be a name to conjure with uk to be a very important name, or an interesting name which gives you a mental picture of something pleasant or exciting: In those days Churchill was still a name to conjure with. o The House of the Blue ...
‎2008
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The Bakhtin Circle and Ancient Narrative
What all the essays share with one another (and those collected in Bakhtin and the Classics) is the attempt to engage Bakhtin as a reader and thinker.
Robert Bracht Branham, 2005

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A NAME TO CONJURE WITH»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term a name to conjure with is used in the context of the following news items.
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Solving the mystery of a forgotten piece of Burnley history
I always thought Waterbarn Street was a name to conjure with and I was, until the age of 11, a frequent user of it as it was on the route to North ... «Pendle Today, Jun 15»
2
50 years, 50 films Vol II: Make Way for Tomorrow (1937)
Leo McCarey is no longer exactly a name to conjure with, but he was undoubtedly one of the great film-makers from Hollywood's golden age. «Irish Times, Jun 15»
3
Chinese rail giants merge into world's second biggest industrial firm
CRRC may not be a name to conjure with right now, but since this month's merger of two of China's state-owned railroad equipment makers, ... «Irish Times, Jun 15»
4
Is This the World's Most Expensive Hair?
Daniel's is a name to conjure with in London hairdressing circles. He's a world-renowned colourist. He's also from the country's most influential ... «Huffington Post, Jun 15»
5
Aidan O'Brien does double in Tipperary
Barnacle Bill could be a name to conjure with over middle and staying distances in future after winning the Follow TipperaryRaces On Twitter ... «RTE.ie, Jun 15»
6
Universal Man: The Seven Lives of John Maynard Keynes review …
But the “more” does not explain why Keynes is still a name to conjure with. What it might illuminate is the peculiar nature of his intellectual ... «The Guardian, Mar 15»
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Seeking architectural salvation in Edmonton
To understand the story, you must realize that this is a name to conjure with in a city of the old fur trade. The McDougall family of Methodist ... «Macleans.ca, Mar 15»
8
BlackBerry Classic: Steampunk smartphone
BlackBerry Classic takes the company's designs back to a time when the brand was still a name to conjure with. It arrived in New Zealand last ... «Scoop.co.nz, Feb 15»
9
Greek finance minister Yanis Varoufakis: 'If I weren't scared, I'd be …
In a wider arena, he was not a name to conjure with. So my first question when we meet in his office on the sixth floor of the finance ministry, ... «The Guardian, Feb 15»
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What's in a name? How to christen a literary character
Darth Vader in The Empire Strikes Back. A name to conjure with... Darth Vader, who art in The Empire Strikes Back. Photograph: Sportsphoto ... «The Guardian, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. A name to conjure with [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/a-name-to-conjure-with>. Dec 2019 ».
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