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Meaning of "Alexander" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ALEXANDER

Alexander  [ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ALEXANDER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Alexander is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ALEXANDER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Alexander

Alexander

Alexander is a common male first name, and less common surname derived from the Greek "Αλέξανδρος". The most famous is Alexander the Great, who created one of the largest empires in ancient history.

Definition of Alexander in the English dictionary

The definition of Alexander in the dictionary is Harold, Earl Alexander of Tunis. 1891–1969, British field marshal in World War II, who organized the retreat from Dunkirk and commanded in North Africa and Sicily and Italy ; governor general of Canada ; British minister of defence.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ALEXANDER


Cabinda
kəˈbiːndə
cackermander
ˈkækəˌmɑːndə
commander
kəˈmɑːndə
daunder
ˈdɔːndə
demander
dɪˈmɑːndə
Gerunda
dʒəˈruːndə
goonda
ˈɡuːndə
khanda
ˈkʌːndə
Lahnda
ˈlɑːndə
launder
ˈlɔːndə
lounder
ˈluːndə
maunder
ˈmɔːndə
relaunder
riːˈlɔːndə
sclaunder
ˈsklɔːndə
slander
ˈslɑːndə
Willem-Alexander
ˈwɪləm ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə
wounder
ˈwuːndə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ALEXANDER

Alexander Archipelago
Alexander I
Alexander I Island
Alexander II
Alexander III
Alexander Nevski
Alexander technique
Alexander the Great
Alexander VI
alexanders
Alexandra
Alexandretta
Alexandria
Alexandrian
Alexandrian senna
Alexandrine

WORDS THAT END LIKE ALEXANDER

Channel Islander
company commander
coriander
expander
finder
gander
hander
Highlander
Hollander
islander
lander
Leander
meander
outlander
overlander
Prince Edward Islander
salamander
sander
Santander
wander
zander

Synonyms and antonyms of Alexander in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Alexander» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ALEXANDER

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

Translator English - Chinese

亚历山大
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Alexander
570 millions of speakers

English

Alexander
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सिकंदर
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

الكسندر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Александр
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Alexander
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আলেকজান্ডার
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Alexander
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Alexander
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Alexander
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

アレクサンダー
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

알렉산더
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Alexander
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Alexander
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அலெக்சாண்டர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अलेक्झांडर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Alexander
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Alexander
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Alexander
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Олександр
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Alexander
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Αλέξανδρος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Alexander
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Alexander
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Alexander
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Alexander

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ALEXANDER»

The term «Alexander» is very widely used and occupies the 3.469 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ALEXANDER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Alexander» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Alexander» 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 Alexander

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10 QUOTES WITH «ALEXANDER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Alexander.
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Shaun Alexander
After the smoke clears, I think people will say, 'You know what? That Shaun Alexander, he did all right when he was here. I think there will be more smiles when the smoke clears.
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Shaun Alexander
I think people will say, 'You know what? That Shaun Alexander, he did all right when he was here.
3
Bille August
He considers the theatrical version of Fanny and Alexander an amputated version of what his original film was, and he doesn't really like the shorter film.
4
Kathy Bates
It was also wonderful to have the prospect of playing with Jack Nicholson. It was a terrific part, a terrific script, with Alexander Payne and Jack Nicholson. You can't get any better than that!
5
Kathy Bates
Alexander Payne's very specific. His scripts are always complete when you start working on them.
6
Ashley Benson
I like edgy but classic looks - like Chanel mixed with Alexander McQueen. My personal style is edgier. My closet is just black, gray, and white. I'm more comfortable in darker colors and leather jackets.
7
Sarah Burton
It has been the experience of a lifetime to work with Catherine Middleton to create her wedding dress, and I have enjoyed every moment of it. It was such an incredible honor to be asked, and I am so proud of what we and the Alexander McQueen team have created.
8
Alex Campbell
I, Alexander B. Campbell, make this statement of the cause of my death to relieve the coroner of the necessity of an inquest, and also let my friends know the motive that led me to take my own life.
9
David Carradine
'Born to play? Hmmm. Probably Romeo... or Hamlet, I guess. Also, I'd be a great Alexander the Great.
10
Gia Coppola
I love so many directors. I love David O. Russell. I love David Fincher, I love Alexander Payne and Jane Campion and my aunt. Spike Jonze. There are just so many amazing directors.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ALEXANDER»

Discover the use of Alexander in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Alexander and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Proof of Heaven: A Neurosurgeon's Journey into the Afterlife
He woke certain of the infinite reach of the soul, he was certain of a life beyond death. In this astonishing book, Dr Alexander shares his experience, pieced together from the notes he made as soon as he was able to write again.
Eben Alexander, 2012
2
Alexander McQueen: Genius of a Generation
A tribute to AlexanderMcQueen, 1969-2010.
Kristin Knox, 2010
3
Alexander
Julius Caesar wept that he could not surpass Alexander, while Napoleon could only dream of such invincibility. Alexander had the great fortune to be born the able son o
Peter G. Tsouras autofilled, 2004
4
Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
Published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same name on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Ma6 4-July 31, 2011.
Alexander McQueen, 2011
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Alexander McQueen: Evolution
Alexander McQueen: Evolution is the story of the designer's thirty-five runway shows and the genius behind them.
Katherine Gleason, 2012
6
Alexander Graham Bell
This Biographiq biography of Alexander Graham Bell is highly recommended by those who are interested in learning about the life of an important American inventor and also for those interested in the history and growth of technology through ...
Biographiq, 2008
7
Alexander of Macedon, 356-323 B.C.: A Historical Biography
Looks at the background, life, and military leadership of this ruler of the ancient world
Peter Green, 1970
8
The Timeless Way of Building
This introductory volume to Alexander's other works, A Pattern of Language and The Oregon Experiment, explains concepts fundamental to his original approaches to the theory and application of architecture
Christopher Alexander, 1979
9
Arthritis and Common Sense
The author reports the results of his research into the cause of arthritis and offers a dietary plan complete with menus designed to relieve the disease's symptoms
Dale Alexander, 1981
10
Art in the Era of Alexander the Great: Paradigms of Manhood ...
"Simultaneously historical and thematic, this book studies an important period in Greek art, the late Classical and earely Hellenistic, especially the reigns of Philip II, his famous son Alexander the Great, and their successors.
Ada Cohen, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ALEXANDER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Alexander is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Daniel Cormier vs. Alexander Gustafsson was targeted for …
Alexander Gustafsson was targeted for September, but injury will delay ... come against Swedish contender Alexander Gustafsson (16-3 MMA, ... «MMAjunkie.com, Jul 15»
2
Protesters march through Devonport in support of Alexander Spirit …
The crowd gathered in Devonport to show their support for 36 Australian crew members of the Alexander Spirit, who were told last week they ... «ABC Online, Jul 15»
3
Kate Middleton Arrives at Princess Charlotte Christening, Stuns in …
Kate Middleton arrives with Princess Charlotte at christening Kate Middleton wore a cream-colored Alexander McQueen dress for daughter ... «Us Magazine, Jul 15»
4
Alexander von Humboldt: The man who made nature modern
His contemporaries considered Alexander von Humboldt the most famous man in the world after Napoleon, and Thomas Jefferson called him ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
5
Forward Burmistrov excited about return to Jets, NHL
After two seasons playing for his hometown Ak-Bars Kazan in the Kontinental Hockey League, Alexander Burmistrov returned to the Winnipeg ... «NHL.com, Jul 15»
6
Ex-NFL 1st-rounder Derrick Alexander arrested on DUI charge
Derrick Alexander, an All-American defensive end at FSU and first-round NFL draft pick in 1995 who was head coach at Bishop McLaughlin ... «Tampabay.com, Jul 15»
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Latest FFXIV: Heavensward Trailer Introduces New Alexander Raid
This Tuesday the first raid for Final Fantasy XIV: Heavensward will open to players. It's called Alexander, and players have been spending ... «Game Revolution, Jul 15»
8
87-mile bike ride for group of five in aid of Alexander Devine charity
A group of five friends are embarking on an 87-mile bike ride, stopping at 15 pubs along the way, to raise funds for Alexander Devine Children's ... «Maidenhead Advertiser, Jul 15»
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Alexander Wang in talks with Balenciaga over his contract; Cos is …
Alexander Wang is in talks with Balenciaga's parent company Kering over the renewal of his contract. Whether or not that means we could see ... «Vogue Australia, Jul 15»
10
Can Devon Alexander regain his championship form?
In recent years, Devon Alexander has gotten lost in the shuffle. The supremely talented St. Louis native, who has held the WBC and IBF junior ... «The Living Daylights, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Alexander [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/alexander>. Jan 2021 ».
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