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Miles Davis was a part of my life from 1947 on. I was born in 1941 and I first heard him in 1947 on a 78 rpm. And then I followed his career, starting with his first solo album in 1951. He was an icon and inspiration and a mentor to me.
Chick Corea

Meaning of "Davis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DAVIS

Davis  [ˈdeɪvɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DAVIS

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Davis 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 DAVIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Davis

Davis may refer to: ▪ Davis, a Welsh surname meaning 'son of David' ▪ ▪ Dāvis Bertāns, Latvian professional basketball player ▪ Davis Bloome, fictional character in Smallville ▪ Davis Cup, premier international team event in men's tennis ▪ Davis LLP, Canadian law firm ▪ Davis Motomiya, fictional character in Digimon ▪ Davis Quinton, fictional character in Corner Gas ▪ University of California, Davis, also known as "UC Davis" ▪ Georgie Davis, Dutch singer, artist name of Kees Rietveld...

Definition of Davis in the English dictionary

The first definition of Davis in the dictionary is Sir Andrew. born 1944, British conductor; chief conductor of the BBC Symphony Orchestra and of the Chicago Lyric Opera from 2000. Other definition of Davis is Bette, real name Ruth Elizabeth Davis. 1908–89, US film actress, whose films include Of Human Bondage, Jezebel for which she won an Oscar, All About Eve, Whatever Happened to Baby Jane?, The Nanny, and The Whales of August. Davis is also Sir Colin. 1927–2013, English conductor, noted for his interpretation of the music of Berlioz.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DAVIS


clavis
ˈkleɪvɪs
Davies
ˈdeɪvɪs
Davys
ˈdeɪvɪs
mavis
ˈmeɪvɪs
Nevis
ˈniːvɪs
novice
ˈnɒvɪs
pelvis
ˈpɛlvɪs
protoavis
ˌprəʊtəʊˈeɪvɪs
service
ˈsɜːvɪs
vis
vɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE DAVIS

Davao
daven
Davenant
davenport
Daventry
David
David I
David II
davidia
Davies
Davis Cup
Davis Strait
Davisson
davit
Davos
Davy
Davy Jones
Davy Jones´s locker
Davy lamp
Davys

WORDS THAT END LIKE DAVIS

Argo Navis
Ben Nevis
brevis
clevis
Leavis
Mirvis
myasthenia gravis
parvis
pavis
rara avis
renal pelvis
Saint Christopher-Nevis
Saint Kitts-Nevis

Synonyms and antonyms of Davis in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «Davis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DAVIS

Find out the translation of Davis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
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戴维斯
1,325 millions of speakers

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Davis
570 millions of speakers

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Davis
510 millions of speakers

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डेविस
380 millions of speakers
ar

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ديفيس
280 millions of speakers

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Дэвис
278 millions of speakers

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Davis
270 millions of speakers

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ডেভিস
260 millions of speakers

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Davis
220 millions of speakers

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Davis
190 millions of speakers

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Davis
180 millions of speakers

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デイビス
130 millions of speakers

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데이비스
85 millions of speakers

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Davis
85 millions of speakers
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Davis
80 millions of speakers

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டேவிஸ்
75 millions of speakers

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डेव्हिस
75 millions of speakers

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Davis
70 millions of speakers

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Davis
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Davis
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Девіс
40 millions of speakers

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Davis
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Davis
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Davis
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Davis
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Davis
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Davis

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10 QUOTES WITH «DAVIS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Davis.
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Herb Alpert
I like to listed to the adventurous guys - the Coltranes, Miles Davis, the guys who just let it loose.
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Dennis Banks
In 1978, the tradition of running from village to village with a message was revived. that first run was from Davis to Los Angeles, a distance of 500 miles.
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Mahesh Bhupathi
I think that tennis has been in a place for many years without any change. Davis Cup and Fed Cup has always been a very exciting platform for players because it is such an individual sport, and we get to play a team competition. We love being part of a team.
4
Dave Brubeck
I got a poster from Columbia Records, and there's Miles Davis, Charlie Mingus, Ellington, Count Basie - everybody in that poster has died, I'm the only one left. And great players like Paul Desmond and Gerry Mulligan, it's hard to believe they're gone because we were all so close. But I believe in the future and the tradition will go on.
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Don Cheadle
We're trying to do what Miles Davis would have wanted us to do, which is approach it as artists with his life as the canvas.
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Bill Cobbs
Ossie Davis was a man with great integrity, great honor and someone who I feel has done us all a great service just by being on the Earth.
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Chick Corea
Miles Davis was a part of my life from 1947 on. I was born in 1941 and I first heard him in 1947 on a 78 rpm. And then I followed his career, starting with his first solo album in 1951. He was an icon and inspiration and a mentor to me.
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Jamie Cullum
I believe, from reading biographies, that the great musicians have also been great cooks: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, Thelonious Monk, Max Roach. I think I've worked out why this is - unsociable hours, plus general creativity.
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Mike Curb
And I remember looking at Gray Davis and, you know, Gray is the consummate political operative.
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James Darren
A lot of people who were the best in their fields. I was fortunate enough to be friends with Sammy Davis, Jr. - I spent a lot of time with Sammy. I was over at his house almost every night. Those people were very special and very special for me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DAVIS»

Discover the use of Davis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Davis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Are Prisons Obsolete?
Few predicted its passing from the American penal landscape. Davis expertly argues how social movements transformed these social, political and cultural institutions, and made such practices untenable. In Are Prisons Obsolete?
Angela Y. Davis, 2011
2
The Serpent and the Rainbow
In the course of his investigation, Davis came to realize that the story of vodoun is the history of Haiti—from the African origins of its people to the successful Haitian independence movement, down to the present day, where vodoun ...
Wade Davis, 2010
3
Davis: A Quaker Family : Charles Davies, the Immigrant to ...
Charles Davies (b.ca. 1706) emigrated from England to Philadelphia, and married Hannah Matson in 1732/1733.
Eleanor Marian Davis, 1985
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Planet of Slums
An exploration of modern-world urbanization cites a concerning rise in slum life that currently accounts for nearly one-fifth of the world's population, arguing that urban populations are disconnected and exempt from the formal world ...
Mike Davis, 2006
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Kingsley Davis: A Biography And Selections From His Writings
The book also contains thirty of the most important writings by Kingsley Davis.
David M. Heer, Kingsley Davis
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Miles
Miles discusses his life and music from playing trumpet in high school to the new instruments and sounds from the Caribbean.
Miles Davis, 1990
7
Fashion, Culture, and Identity
How do fashions change? These are just a few of the intriguing questions Fred Davis sets out to answer in this provocative look at what we do with our clothes—and what they can do to us.
Fred Davis, 1992
8
Women, Race, & Class
A powerful study of the women's movement in the U.S. from abolitionist days to the present that demonstrates how it has always been hampered by the racist and classist biases of its leaders.
Angela Y. Davis, 2011
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Gender and Nation: Sage Publications
In Gender and Nation Yuval-Davis argues that the construction of nationhood involves specific notions of both manhood' and womanhood'.
Professor Nira Yuval-Davis, 1997
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The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis
The Collected Stories of Lydia Davis is an event in American letters.
Lydia Davis, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DAVIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Davis is used in the context of the following news items.
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Girls break barriers at summer camp at UC Davis
DAVIS, Calif. (KCRA) —Girls are breaking barriers this week and proving they can do anything boys can do at a summer camp in Davis. «KCRA Sacramento, Jul 15»
2
Alvin Gentry wants Anthony Davis making 300 corner 3s per day
New Orleans Pelicans head coach Alvin Gentry has big plans. He's working with 22-year-old superstar Anthony Davis, and he wants Davis to ... «CBSSports.com, Jul 15»
3
Mo'ne Davis Throws First Pitch At Fenway Park, Brings The Heat …
Mo'ne Davis throws her curveball like Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw and her fastball, well, like Mo'ne Davis — even from a ... «NESN.com, Jul 15»
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Baron Davis Throws Insane Behind-the-Back Pass in Drew League …
Davis used his crazy handles to split the defense, and then finish the jaw-dropping play with a sick behind-the-back pass. There's really nothing ... «Bleacher Report, Jul 15»
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Jennifer Lopez has a gun and wants Viola Davis to finish what she …
In Lila & Eve, Viola Davis and Jennifer Lopez are almost like Thelma and Louise, two good women who get in over their heads. “They're the ... «Entertainment Weekly, Jul 15»
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UC Davis scientists identify significant driver of neuropathic pain
Scientists at the University of California, Davis, have identified a key mechanism in neuropathic pain. The discovery could eventually benefit ... «News-Medical.net, Jul 15»
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Milwaukee Brewers' Khris Davis activated off disabled list, will start …
Before his injury, left fielder Khris Davis was hitting .250 with five home runs through 46 games for the Brewers. FOX Sports Wisconsin James ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
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Davis, Jerry B.
PUEBLO, COLO. | Jerry Bryce Davis, 55, formerly of Sturgis, SD, died July 3, 2015, in Pueblo after fighting a short battle with renal cell cancer. «Rapid City Journal, Jul 15»
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Tom Kacich: Davis sees handful of GOP candidates separating from …
Rodney Davis, the Taylorville Republican whose congressional district includes Champaign-Urbana, thinks there is a handful of top-tier ... «Champaign/Urbana News-Gazette, Jul 15»
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Davis Norman of Salem displays Pokemon talent on national circuit
Ten-year-old Davis Norman of Roanoke County holds the Nintendo 3DS he won after finishing 33rd in the Pokemon Trading Card National ... «Roanoke Times, Jul 15»

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