Educalingo cookies are used to personalize ads and get web traffic statistics. We also share information about the use of the site with our social media, advertising and analytics partners.
Got it
Download the app
educalingo
Search
I was covering the Supreme Court when it decided Gideon v. Wainright, and the case has always had special meaning for me.
Anthony Lewis

Meaning of "Gideon" in the English dictionary

Dictionary
DICTIONARY
section

PRONUNCIATION OF GIDEON

Gideon  [ˈɡɪdɪən] play
facebooktwitterpinterestwhatsapp

GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GIDEON

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gideon 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 GIDEON MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gideon

Gideon

Gideon or Gedeon, which means "Destroyer," "Mighty warrior," or "Feller " was, according to the Tanakh, a judge of the Hebrews. His story is recorded in chapters 6 to 8 of the Book of Judges in the Hebrew Bible. Judges 6–8. He is also named in chapter 11 of the Epistle to the Hebrews as an example of a man of faith.

Definition of Gideon in the English dictionary

The definition of Gideon in the dictionary is a Hebrew judge who led the Israelites to victory over their Midianite oppressors.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GIDEON


Acadian
əˈkeɪdɪən
Arcadian
ɑːˈkeɪdɪən
ascidian
əˈsɪdɪən
Barbadian
bɑːˈbeɪdɪən
Canadian
kəˈneɪdɪən
circadian
sɜːˈkeɪdɪən
Dravidian
drəˈvɪdɪən
Euclidean
juːˈklɪdɪən
Euclidian
juːˈklɪdɪən
Floridian
flɒˈrɪdɪən
French-Canadian
ˌfrɛntʃkəˈneɪdɪən
Freudian
ˈfrɔɪdɪən
Grenadian
ɡrɛˈneɪdɪən
meridian
məˈrɪdɪən
mixolydian
ˌmɪksəʊˈlɪdɪən
obsidian
ɒbˈsɪdɪən
ophidian
əʊˈfɪdɪən
Palladian
pəˈleɪdɪən
radian
ˈreɪdɪən
viridian
vɪˈrɪdɪən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GIDEON

GIC
gid
giddap
gidday
giddied
giddier
giddies
giddiest
giddily
giddiness
giddy
giddy-up
Gide
Gideon Bible
Gideons International
gidgee
gidjee
gie
Gielgud
Giessen

WORDS THAT END LIKE GIDEON

aeon
chameleon
dungeon
eon
Incheon
luncheon
melodeon
napoleon
neon
nickelodeon
odeon
orthopedic surgeon
pantheon
pigeon
propodeon
puncheon
Simeon
sturgeon
surgeon
thereon

Synonyms and antonyms of Gideon in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Gideon» into 25 languages

TRANSLATOR
online translator

TRANSLATION OF GIDEON

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

Translator English - Chinese

吉迪恩
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gideon
570 millions of speakers

English

Gideon
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिदोन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جدعون
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Гидеон
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gideon
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিদিয়োন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gideon
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gideon
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gideon
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギデオン
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

기드온
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gideon
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Gideon
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கிதியோன்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिदोन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gideon
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gideon
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gideon
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Гідеон
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gideon
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Gideon
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gideon
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gideon
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gideon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gideon

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GIDEON»

The term «Gideon» is quite widely used and occupies the 27.621 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
0
100%
FREQUENCY
Quite widely used
87
/100
The map shown above gives the frequency of use of the term «Gideon» in the different countries.
Principal search tendencies and common uses of Gideon
List of principal searches undertaken by users to access our English online dictionary and most widely used expressions with the word «Gideon».

FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GIDEON» OVER TIME

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

EXAMPLES

2 QUOTES WITH «GIDEON»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Gideon.
1
Zsa Zsa Gabor
Conrad Hilton was very generous to me in the divorce settlement. He gave me 5000 Gideon Bibles.
2
Anthony Lewis
I was covering the Supreme Court when it decided Gideon v. Wainright, and the case has always had special meaning for me.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GIDEON»

Discover the use of Gideon in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gideon and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Gideon
Hired in a secret meeting to write the story of a powerful man he is forbidden to meet, Carl Granville soon finds himself embroiled in an astonishing conspiracy that threatens to destroy him and those around him. Reprint.
Russell Andrews, 2000
2
Gideon's Sword
GIDEON'S SWORD Introducing Gideon Crew: trickster, prodigy, master thief At twelve, Gideon Crew witnessed his father, a world-class mathematician, accused of treason and gunned down.
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, 2011
3
Gideon's Spies: The Secret History of the Mossad
Revised and updated for 2012, this new edition includes the story of how Mossad assassinated the Hamas terror commander in Dubai in 2010, a look inside the modern Mossad training school, the departure of long-serving Mossad chief Meir Dagan ...
Gordon Thomas, 2010
4
Gideon's Trumpet
Notes, table of cases, index. The classic backlist bestseller. More than 800,000 sold since its first pub date of 1964. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Anthony Lewis, 2011
5
Descriptive Translation Studies--and Beyond
A replacement of the author's well-known book on Translation Theory, In Search of a Theory of Translation (1980), this book makes a case for Descriptive Translation Studies as a scholarly activity as well as a branch of the discipline, ...
Gideon Toury, 2012
6
Gideon
One of the cutest ideas for a play anybody ever had... --NY World-Telegram.
Paddy Chayefsky, 1962
7
Gideon
Another darling gosling makes his debut in this spunky story, with Olivier Dunrea’s perfectly pitched storytelling and illustrations that Gossie & Friends fans have come to cherish.
Olivier Dunrea, 2012
8
Gideon
As they work into the night, grudging admiration grows into attraction—and desire. Gideon finds he can’t dig his boot heels in hard enough to avoid falling for the opinionated little female.
Beth Williamson, 2011
9
Gideon's Corpse
A top nuclear scientist goes mad and takes an innocent family hostage at gunpoint, killing one and causing a massive standoff.
Douglas Preston, Lincoln Child, 2012
10
Gideon: The Nightwalkers
. . As A Healer, He Knows Her Body. But It's Her Heart He Wants. Every night holds secrets. "Jacquelyn Frank's NIGHTWALKER series depicts an engrossing alternate world, drawn in prose that is lush and lyrical." --Linda Howard.
Jacquelyn Frank, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GIDEON»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gideon is used in the context of the following news items.
1
New Greensburg Catholic bishop inspired by a Mormon and a …
But thanks to some surprising influences — a Mormon science teacher, some evangelical Protestant girlfriends, a Gideon's Bible — he started ... «Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Jul 15»
2
Imenti MP Gideon Mwiti Wants Rape Charges Against Him Dismissed
Imenti Central MP Gideon Mwiti has asked the High Court to dismiss the rape charges against him on the grounds that evidence was interfered ... «AllAfrica.com, Jul 15»
3
'Mr. Robot' Season 1 News, Spoilers: Gideon Casts Doubts on Elliot …
"I'm not going anywhere until you do," Mr. Robot answered. On the other front, Elliot will also have to deal with Gideon's (Michel Gill) suspicions. «Christian Post, Jul 15»
4
Gideon's Bible: George Osborne's 2020 Vision
As the keeper of the nation's finances, Gideon Oliver Osborne (he changed his name to George as a teen) has ample chance to shape his party ... «Sky News, Jul 15»
5
Gideon: Legislative Pouting Disrupts Important Drug Law Debates
In the last month, I have been interviewed by two high school classes. One was at a predominantly white, suburban prep school and the other ... «Connecticut Law Tribune, Jul 15»
6
Five minutes with Gideon Skinner: “The trend in the polling is clearly …
In an interview with EUROPP's editor Stuart Brown, Gideon Skinner, Head of Political Research at Ipsos MORI, discusses the recent trends in ... «Democratic Audit UK, Jul 15»
7
Ramsey Nouah, Gbenro Ajibade, Gideon Okeke, others – Watch …
Nollywood stars, Ramsey Nouah, Gbenro Ajibade and Gideon Okeke star in this new movie titled 'Gbomo-Gbomo Express' which was directed ... «Nigerian Entertainment Today, Jul 15»
8
Photo of the Day: Gideon Okeke and Lala Akindoju are the perfect …
These young Nollywood actors, Lala Akindoju and Gideon Okeke, are not only good at entertaining movie lovers, they also know how to strike ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»
9
Cab driver critical after exchanging gunfire with robber
Gideon left his home and was opening the fence at the end of his driveway to pull out his cab when he was approached by a black male, ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
10
AFRIFF 2015: Uti, Gideon Okeke, Lilian Esoro meet Hollywood stars …
A brain child of Chioma Ude, the forum had the Nollywood stars that include Lilian Esoro, Linda Ejiofor, Gideon Okeke, Uti Nwachukwu, Kemi ... «Pulse Nigeria, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gideon [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gideon>. May 2021 ».
Download the educalingo app
en
English dictionary
Discover all that is hidden in the words on
index
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z