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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [ad-uh mz]
    • /ˈæd əmz/
    • /ˈæd.əm/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [ad-uh mz]
    • /ˈæd əmz/

Definitions of adams word

  • noun adams a mountain in SW Washington, in the Cascade Range. Height: 3751 m (12 307 ft) 3
  • noun adams Gerry, full name Gerrard Adams. born 1948, Northern Ireland politician; president of Sinn Féin from 1983: negotiated the Irish Republican Army ceasefires in 1994–96 and 1997; member of the parliament of the Irish Republic from 2011 3
  • noun adams Henry (Brooks). 1838–1918, US historian and writer. His works include Mont Saint Michel et Chartres (1913) and his autobiography The Education of Henry Adams (1918) 3
  • noun adams John. 1735–1826, second president of the US (1797–1801); US ambassador to Great Britain (1785–88); helped draft the Declaration of Independence (1776) 3
  • noun adams John Coolidge. born 1947, US composer; works include the operas Nixon in China (1987) and The Death of Klinghoffer (1991) 3
  • noun adams John Couch. 1819–92, British astronomer who deduced the existence and position of the planet Neptune 3

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Parts of speech for Adams


adams popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

adams usage trend in Literature

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