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If Mother Theresa went to Atlantic City, I don't think she'd start playing Blackjack.
Michael Shannon

Meaning of "Theresa" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF THERESA

Theresa  [təˈriːzə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THERESA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Theresa 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 THERESA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Teresa

Teresa, Theresa, and Therese are feminine given names. The name may be derived from the Greek verb θερίζω, meaning to harvest. Its popularity likely increased due to the prominence of several Roman Catholic saints, including Teresa of Ávila, Thérèse of Lisieux and, most recently, Blessed Mother Teresa of Calcutta. The popularity of this name in the United States over the last 15 years is falling, according to the US Census. Spelled "Theresa", it was ranked as the 852nd most popular name for girls born in 2008, down from 226th in 1992. Spelled "Teresa", it was the 580th most popular name for girls born in 2008, down from 206th in 1992.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THERESA


beezer
ˈbiːzə
bumfreezer
ˈbʌmˌfriːzə
Caesar
ˈsiːzə
Ebenezer
ˌɛbəˈniːzə
freezer
ˈfriːzə
fridge-freezer
ˌfrɪdʒˈfriːzə
frizer
ˈfriːzə
geezer
ˈɡiːzə
geyser
ˈɡiːzə
Giza
ˈɡiːzə
greaser
ˈɡriːzə
mestiza
mɛˈstiːzə
Pisa
ˈpiːzə
pleaser
ˈpliːzə
riza
ˈriːzə
squeezer
ˈskwiːzə
teaser
ˈtiːzə
Teresa
təˈriːzə
tweezer
twiːzə
visa
ˈviːzə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THERESA

Therezina

WORDS THAT END LIKE THERESA

bursa
calesa
casa
causa
contessa
Emesa
impresa
Manresa
marchesa
Maria Theresa
masa
Massa
Mensa
mesa
Orissa
presa
Rosa
sa
salsa
vanessa

Synonyms and antonyms of Theresa in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Theresa» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THERESA

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

Translator English - Chinese

特里萨
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Theresa
570 millions of speakers

English

Theresa
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

थेरेसा
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تيريزا
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Тереза
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Theresa
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

থেরেসা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Thérèse
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ada
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Theresa
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テレサ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

테레사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Dhewe
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Theresa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தெரசா
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

तिथे एक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Orada bir
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Theresa
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Theresa
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Тереза
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Theresa
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Theresa
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Theresa
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Theresa
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Theresa
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Theresa

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THERESA»

The term «Theresa» is very widely used and occupies the 12.136 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THERESA» OVER TIME

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

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5 QUOTES WITH «THERESA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word Theresa.
1
Merle Haggard
And then I have two children by Theresa, one boy 10 and one girl 13.
2
Joe Montana
My mother and father, Joe and Theresa Montana brought me along and taught me to never quit, and to strive to be the best.
3
Michael Shannon
If Mother Theresa went to Atlantic City, I don't think she'd start playing Blackjack.
4
Jane Velez-Mitchell
I think I would love to have dinner with Gandhi; Jesus Christ; Mother Theresa; Ingrid Newkirk, the president of PETA; and Madonna.
5
David Zucker
Oh yeah, I believe in God. I think there's much more evidence that there is a God than that there isn't. I don't believe that Mother Theresa and Hitler go to the same place.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THERESA»

Discover the use of Theresa in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Theresa and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
There's More to Life Than This: Healing Messages, Remarkable ...
Beloved medium Theresa Caputo, star of the hit television show Long Island Medium, opens the door to her world and invites you to experience her exceptional gift of communicating with those who’ve crossed over to the Other Side.
Theresa Caputo, 2013
2
Women in the Age of Shakespeare
This book offers a look at the lives of Elizabethan era women in the context of the great female characters in the works of William Shakespeare.
Theresa D. Kemp, 2010
3
Loose Knit
Comedy Theresa Rebeck Characters: 2 male, 5 female Combination set: interior and exterior.
Theresa Rebeck, 1994
4
Maria Theresa
When Edward Crankshaw's Maria Theresa was published in 1969, it was the first full length study of Maria Theresa to be written in English for sixty years.
Edward Crankshaw, 2011
5
Dictee
An innovative and powerful exploration of cultural loss, exile, and suffering, Dictee explores dislocation and linguistic fragmentation while telling the story of nine women .
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha, 1982
6
Small Animal Surgery Textbook
The 3rd edition of this classic textbook continues to serve as a one-stop resource for authoritative information on all aspects of small animal surgery.
Theresa Welch Fossum, 2007
7
Empress Maria Theresa and the Politics of Habsburg Imperial Art
"Explores the intersections between monarchy, gender, and art through an investigation of the visual and architectural culture of the eighteenth-century Habsburg empress Maria Theresa"--Provided by publisher.
Michael Elia Yonan, 2011
8
Joseph II: In the shadow of Maria Theresa, 1741-1780
Until now, no full-scale and reliable study of his life and work has been written. Professor Beales's book attempts to fill that gap. This first volume carries the story down to 1780.
Derek Edward Dawson Beales, 1987
9
The Alchemy of Love and Lust
Written by a renowned sex therapist, "The Alchemy of Love and Lust" unmasks the hidden agendas of our hormones through the different sexual stages.
Theresa L. Crenshaw, 1997
10
Saint Theresa: And, Sleeping with Strangers
Groundbreaking fiction from a young Egyptian writer for the first time in English
‎2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THERESA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Theresa is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Theresa May to launch independent review of deaths in police custody
Theresa May is to announce plans for an independent review into deaths in police ... Theresa May will announce plans on Thursday to launch an independent ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
2
Theresa May rejects Boris Johnson's request to use water cannon
The home secretary's decision not to grant a licence for the use of the Wasserwerfer 9000 water cannon on London's streets is a humiliation for mayor Boris ... «The Guardian, Jul 15»
3
Theresa May announces new Calais 'secure zone' to keep migrants …
Home Secretary Theresa May announced the creation of the new area today in the latest bid to protect lorry drivers and prevent migrants making the perilous ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
4
Theresa May tells Islamist extremists 'The game is up'
A British Islamic State fighter has called for the death of Home Secretary Theresa May following a speech she made yesterday in which she called on British ... «ChristianToday, Mar 15»
5
Theresa Oswald undecided on political future after close race
She came very close to becoming the first female premier in Manitoba. Theresa Oswald lost on the second ballot at yesterday's NDP leadership convention by ... «CBC.ca, Mar 15»
6
Theresa May selects New Zealand judge as third head of child …
A New Zealand judge is the new chairwoman of the troubled child abuse inquiry, Home Secretary Theresa May revealed today. Lowell Goddard, 66, is the third ... «Mirror.co.uk, Feb 15»
7
UK must do more to 'wipe out' anti-Semitism - May
The UK must redouble its efforts to "wipe out anti-Semitism", Home Secretary Theresa May has said. Mrs May said she "never thought I'd see the day when ... «BBC News, Jan 15»
8
Could the real Theresa May please stand up?
How do we make sense of Theresa May? At times she appears to be two entirely different home secretaries, and two unrecognisably contrasting political ... «The Independent, Dec 14»
9
Theresa May backs student visa crackdown
Home Secretary Theresa May is backing a plan that would require foreign students to leave the country at the end of their courses. Mrs May believes the current ... «BBC News, Dec 14»
10
Theresa May says tens of thousands held as modern slaves in Britain
But outlining the strategy for government departments, its agencies and partners, Home Secretary Theresa May said legislation was “only part of the answer”. «Telegraph.co.uk, Nov 14»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Theresa [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theresa>. Jul 2019 ».
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