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Meaning of "Gilead" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF GILEAD

Gilead  [ˈɡɪlɪˌæd] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF GILEAD

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Gilead 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 GILEAD MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Gilead

Gilead

In the Bible, Gilead or Galaad, "Heap/mass/hill of testimony/witness", is the name of three persons and two geographic places.

Definition of Gilead in the English dictionary

The definition of Gilead in the dictionary is a historic mountainous region east of the River Jordan, rising over 1200 m.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH GILEAD


bromeliad
brəʊˈmiːlɪˌæd
chiliad
ˈkɪlɪˌæd
drop-add
ˈdrɒpˌæd
ennead
ˈɛnɪˌæd
euro-ad
ˈjʊərəʊˌæd
gwyniad
ˈɡwɪnɪˌæd
ogdoad
ˈɒɡdəʊˌæd
Olympiad
əˈlɪmpɪˌæd
oread
ˈɔːrɪˌæd
quoad
ˈkwəʊˌæd

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE GILEAD

Gilbert Islands
Gilbertian
Gilbertine
gild
gild the lily
gilded cage
gilden
gilder
gildhall
gilding
gildsman
gildsmen
gildswoman
gildswomen
Gileadite
Giles
gilet
gilgai
Gilgamesh

WORDS THAT END LIKE GILEAD

balm of Gilead
black lead
blacklead
cheerlead
counterplead
delead
extension lead
fairlead
implead
jumper lead
lead
mislead
misplead
plead
red lead
romantic lead
sugar of lead
tetraethyl lead
unlead
white lead

Synonyms and antonyms of Gilead in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Gilead» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF GILEAD

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

Translator English - Chinese

吉利德
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Gilead
570 millions of speakers

English

Gilead
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

गिलाद
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

جلعاد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Gilead
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Gilead
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

গিলিয়দের
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Gilead
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Gilead
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gilead
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ギレアデ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

길르앗
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Gilead
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Gilead
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

கீலேயாத்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

गिलाद
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Gilead
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Gilead
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Gilead
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Gilead
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Gilead
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Gilead
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gílead
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Gilead
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Gilead
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Gilead

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «GILEAD»

The term «Gilead» is quite widely used and occupies the 41.636 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «GILEAD» OVER TIME

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «GILEAD»

Discover the use of Gilead in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Gilead and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Gilead
Een bejaarde dominee schrijft in 1856 aan zijn dan 7-jarige zoon over vroeger en heden.
Marilynne Robinson, 2005
2
Gilead: A Novel
This is also the tale of another remarkable vision--not a corporeal vision of God but the vision of life as a wondrously strange creation.
Marilynne Robinson, 2004
3
Gilead
You might not share its faith, but it is difficult not to be awed moved and ultimately humbled by the spiritual effulgence that lights up the novel from within' Neel Mukherjee, The Times 'Writing of this quality, with an authority as ...
Marilynne Robinson, 2009
4
Balm in Gilead
Mr. McDonagh's great strength is that he combines a love of traditional storytelling with the savage ironic humour of the modern generation.
Lanford Wilson, 1993
5
A Balm for Gilead: Meditations on Spirituality and the ...
Health care professionals -- and anyone else involved with the care of the sick and dying -- will find this series of meditations both inspiring and instructive.
Daniel P. Sulmasy, 2006
6
Gifts of Gilead
Through the story told by Marilynne Robinson in her novel Gilead (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2004), Harken and Moses take readers on a journey to discover the gifts of their own life stories.
Amy Lignitz Harken, Lee Hull Moses, 2005
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Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001: Within Reach
Written by Gilead Sher, the Israeli Chief of Staff during the tumultuous 1999-2000 peace negotiations, the book provides a fast paced description and analysis of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
Gilead Sher, 2013
8
Searching for Gilead
Linked initially by the love affair of two of the sons, Jonathan and Tom, the families' relationships evolve into an intriguing web.The novel traces the connections between the two families over three and a half decades.
David G. Hallman, 2011
9
Gilead's Blood
With his faithful retainer Fithvael at his side, the doom-laden Gilead battles corrupt humans, beastmen, warriors of the Dark Gods and more in this collection of action-packed tales.
Dan Abnett, Nik Vincent, 2013
10
No Balm in Gilead: A Personal Retrospective of Mandate Days ...
This book is a rare personal record by a Canadian of the last fifteen years of the British mandate in Palestine.
Sylva M. Gelber, 1989

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «GILEAD»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Gilead is used in the context of the following news items.
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Trade of the Day: No. 1 Biotech Pick GILD on Sale
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) — I last covered GILD stock in the Trade of the Day on June 16. Since then, shares have fallen nearly 4%. «Investorplace.com, Jul 15»
2
Gilead: $1000-per-pill hepatitis drug overtaken by even pricier …
Sovaldi, last year's wonder drug, has been pushed aside by a successor called Harvoni, made by the same company, Foster City's Gilead ... «San Jose Mercury News, Jul 15»
3
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) Shares To Recover Soon
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) has had a bad month so far. Despite the company stock reaching its all-time high last month, and with ... «Bidness ETC, Jul 15»
4
Gilead Sciences, Inc. Vs. GlaxoSmithKline plc (ADR) In The HIV …
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), the undisputed leader of the fast-expanding Hepatitis C drugs market, is headed for dominating the HIV ... «Bidness ETC, Jul 15»
5
Biotech Stocks Buzz - Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD), Idera …
Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) rose +0.37% to end last trading session at $113.36. The company, on June 03, 2015, released that the ... «Wall Street Observer, Jul 15»
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Notable Session Mover: Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD)
A notable mover in today's trading session is Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) as the stock opened the most recent session at 115.00 and ... «Vanguard Tribune, Jul 15»
7
What Is the Potential Impact of Gilead's Harvoni Launching in Japan?
Following its approval for use in hepatitis C genotype 1 patients last fall, Gilead Sciences' (NASDAQ:GILD) Harvoni became an instant success, ... «Motley Fool, Jul 15»
8
Gilead Sciences: Four Reasons For Optimism
RBC's Michael Yee and Adnan Butt highlight four reasons to remain positive on Gilead Sciences (GILD) despite decelerating prescriptions and ... «Barron's, Jul 15»
9
Glaxo's HIV unit ViiV aims to steal share from Gilead before patents …
Meds from ViiV and market leader Gilead Sciences ($GILD) may run out of room for improvement short of an actual cure, and current therapies ... «FiercePharma, Jul 15»
10
Premarket Biotech Digest: Gilead's Patent Expiry, Galmed Interview …
Some readers have asked for my opinion on Gilead's (NASDAQ:GILD) patent expiry. Atripla expires in 2021, Complera in 2023, sofosbuvir, ... «Seeking Alpha, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Gilead [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/gilead>. Mar 2021 ».
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