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The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we're in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it's very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie.
Scott Bakula

Meaning of "umbrella" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UMBRELLA

From Italian ombrella, diminutive of ombra shade.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF UMBRELLA

umbrella  [ʌmˈbrɛlə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UMBRELLA

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Umbrella 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 UMBRELLA MEAN IN ENGLISH?

umbrella

Umbrella

An umbrella or parasol is a canopy designed to protect against rain or sunlight. The word parasol usually refers to an item designed to protect from the sun; umbrella refers to a device more suited to protect from rain. Often the difference is the material; some parasols are not waterproof. Umbrellas and parasols are primarily hand-held portable devices designed to shield an individual from sun or rain, and are sized for personal use. Today, larger parasols are often used as fixed or semi-fixed devices, used with patio tables or other outdoor furniture, or as points of shade on a sunny beach. The collapsible umbrella may have first been used in China and had sliding levers similar to those in use today. Parasols are sometimes called sunshades. An umbrella may also be called a brolly, parapluie, rainshade, gamp, bumbershoot, or umbrolly.

Definition of umbrella in the English dictionary

The first definition of umbrella in the dictionary is a portable device used for protection against rain, snow, etc, and consisting of a light canopy supported on a collapsible metal frame mounted on a central rod. Other definition of umbrella is the flattened cone-shaped contractile body of a jellyfish or other medusa. Umbrella is also a protective shield or screen, esp of aircraft or gunfire.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UMBRELLA


bestseller
ˌbɛstˈsɛlə
bookseller
ˈbʊksɛlə
Capella
kəˈpɛlə
cellar
ˈsɛlə
chlorella
klɔːˈrɛlə
Cinderella
ˌsɪndəˈrɛlə
corella
kəˈrɛlə
heller
ˈhɛlə
Isabella
ˌɪzəˈbɛlə
Keller
ˈkɛlə
Mandela
mænˈdɛlə
mozzarella
ˌmɒtsəˈrɛlə
propeller
prəˈpɛlə
quadrella
kwɒˈdrɛlə
seller
ˈsɛlə
stella
ˈstɛlə
stellar
ˈstɛlə
subumbrella
ˌsʌbʌmˈbrɛlə
subumbrellar
ˌsʌbʌmˈbrɛlə
teller
ˈtɛlə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UMBRELLA

umbrage
umbrageous
umbrageously
umbrageousness
umbral
umbrated
umbratic
umbratical
umbratile
umbratilous
umbrel
umbrella bird
umbrella bush
umbrella pine
umbrella plant
umbrella stand
umbrella tree
umbrella-like
umbrere
umbrette

WORDS THAT END LIKE UMBRELLA

a capella
a cappella
beach umbrella
Campanella
cella
Marbella
marcella
nigella
novella
nuclear umbrella
paella
Pella
rosella
sabella
salmonella
Sella
sun umbrella
telescopic umbrella
terrella
zanella

Synonyms and antonyms of umbrella in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «UMBRELLA»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «umbrella» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of umbrella

Translation of «umbrella» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UMBRELLA

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

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

paraguas
570 millions of speakers

English

umbrella
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

छाता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مِظَلَّة
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

зонт
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

guarda-chuva
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ছাতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

parapluie
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Payung
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Schirm
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우산
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Payung
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குடை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

छत्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

şemsiye
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ombrello
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

parasol
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

парасолька
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

umbrelă
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ομπρέλα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sambreel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

paraply
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

paraply
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of umbrella

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UMBRELLA»

The term «umbrella» is very widely used and occupies the 9.930 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UMBRELLA» OVER TIME

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «UMBRELLA»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word umbrella.
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Scott Bakula
The biggest challenge for everybody to realize out there is that we're in a very complicated business world and that were all under one umbrella and it's very challenging for everybody to figure out where the priorities lie and where the loyalties lie.
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Haley Barbour
I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella.
3
Fan Bingbing
I carry an umbrella when I am outdoors and always wear sunscreen, even when I am sitting in front of a computer screen! I never touch coffee or other caffeinated drinks.
4
Charles M. Blow
All identity labels are umbrella terms to some degree, but this term 'bisexual' is not only serviceable, but it is sufficient. And yes, it brings together a bunch of people who are maybe shades different from one another. And maybe that's the beauty of labels: that they force you to be with other people and see the difference.
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Camille Claudel
I am not feeling any better because I cannot stay in bed, having constant cause for walking. They say I leave at night by the window of my tower, hanging from a red umbrella with which I set fire to the forest!
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Bobby Darin
Who am I that I have to sing under an umbrella? These people are my fans, and if they can stand in the rain to hear me sing, I can stand in the rain.
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Ester Dean
I see what other people do and what songwriters don't. They don't get out and take care of themselves. Producers turn themselves into a massive brand. Songwriters tend to be under someone else's umbrella. If you're building your own legacy, it can't be under an umbrella.
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Fred Frith
Chris Cutler was kind enough to offer his company as an umbrella, so now I can have all my back catalogue under one roof as it were, and it has the same feeling as with Daniel; this is a matter between friends rather than businessmen.
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Robert Frost
A bank is a place where they lend you an umbrella in fair weather and ask for it back when it begins to rain.
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Conrad Hilton
Be ever watchful for the opportunity to shelter little children with the umbrella of your charity; be generous to their schools, their hospitals, and their places of worship. For, as they must bear the burdens of our mistakes, so are they in their innocence the repositories of our hopes for the upward progress of humanity.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UMBRELLA»

Discover the use of umbrella in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to umbrella and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Umbrella
Radical in its conception, uncompromising in its style, Umbrella is Will Self's most extravagant and imaginative exercise in speculative fiction to date.
Will Self, 2012
2
Umbrella
Moving between Edwardian London and a suburban mental hospital in 1971, Umbrella exposes the twentieth century's technological searchlight as refracted through the dark glass of a long term mental institution.
Will Self, 2013
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The Umbrella of U.S. Power: The Universal Declaration of ...
ions of U.S. Policy Chomsky observes the 50th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights while chronicling how the foreign policy of the US too often differs from its rhetoric.
Noam Chomsky, 2002
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Umbrella Summer
With winsome humor and a dash of small-town charm, Lisa Graff's third novel is a touching look at rising above grief and the healing power of community.
Lisa Graff, 2009
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Under the Black Umbrella: Voices from Colonial Korea, 1910–1945
Accessible and attractive narratives, linked by brief historical overviews, provide a large and fully textured view of Korea under Japanese rule.
Hildi Kang, 2005
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Raising the Corporate Umbrella: Corporate Communications in ...
Corporate communications are now hugely important in the success of companies and organisations.
Philip J. Kitchen, Don E. Schultz, 2001
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The Red Umbrella
The Red Umbrella is the moving tale of a 14-year-old girl's journey from Cuba to America as part of Operation Pedro Pan—an organized exodus of more than 14,000 unaccompanied children, whose parents sent them away to escape Fidel Castro's ...
Christina Gonzalez, 2010
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Yellow Umbrella
Colorful illustrations depict the backs of children holding umbrellas as they walk to school, with background music on accompanying compact disc.
Jae Soo Liu, Dong Il Sheen, Jung Hee Han, 2002
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The Blue Umbrella: A Novel
When Zac Sparks's mother dies, he's sent to live in Five Corners with his cruel old Aunties.
Mike Mason, 2009
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The Umbrella Conspiracy
When a remote mountain community is suddenly beset by a rash of grisly murders, the Special Tactics and Rescue Squad--a paramilitary unit--is dispatched to investigate
S. D. Perry, 1998

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UMBRELLA»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term umbrella is used in the context of the following news items.
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Walker says EPA should be limited 'umbrella organization'
Walker says the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency should become an "umbrella organization," with most of its powers shifted to state regulators. Walker ... «Yahoo News, Jul 15»
2
Next Resident Evil Game Will Be Called "Resident Evil: Umbrella
At Japanese Patent and Trademark Office, the publisher registered a trademark for "Biohazard Umbrella Corps". Some of you might ask: How does this relates to ... «Gamepur, Jul 15»
3
Watch Alex Trebek Sing Rihanna's 'Umbrella' on 'Jeopardy'
Just weeks after the "Jeopardy" host busted out the lyrics to the "Fresh Prince" theme song, he came back again earlier this week singing Rihanna's "Umbrella" ... «ABC News, Jul 15»
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Deal puts 'Umbrella Academy' on TV track
The Umbrella Academy could be headed to the small screen, courtesy of a new entertainment deal between cable and comic-book powers. Universal Cable ... «USA TODAY, Jul 15»
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IOC cuts ties and funding for umbrella body SportAccord
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) — The IOC withdrew its recognition and funding for SportAccord on Sunday and called on international federations to reshape the ... «USA TODAY, Jun 15»
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PGA Tour Canada gets new umbrella sponsor
Mackenzie Investments, part of the giant Power Financial empire, has signed a six-year deal to become the new umbrella sponsor of the tour. Finchem said in a ... «Vancouver Sun, May 15»
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Eritrean woman's umbrella-wielding defender testifies
The umbrella is presented to court in an evidence box that looks like the kind that might ... This is the umbrella a friend had found and given to David Hughes. «Toronto Star, May 15»
8
The mystery of Myanmar's missing umbrella
They quickly concluded that an umbrella had been airbrushed from the hand of the man holding it over the minister. But whoever altered the image apparently ... «BBC News, Mar 15»
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Gotham recap: 'Penguin's Umbrella'
But after the 45-minute thrill ride of tonight's episode, “Penguin's Umbrella,” it's about time you started planning evening television into your Monday routine. «Entertainment Weekly, Nov 14»
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Weekly Innovation: An Umbrella For The Modern Age
Everyone hates the sheer agony of an umbrella flipping inside out in a windy rainstorm. Even with the best umbrellas, this happens all too often. «NPR, Oct 14»

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