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JACOBS

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JACOBS (noun)
  The noun JACOBS has 3 senses:

1. English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)
2. United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)
3. Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)

  Familiarity information: JACOBS used as a noun is uncommon.


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JACOBS (noun)


Sense 1Jacobs [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Jacobs; W. W. Jacobs; William Wymark Jacobs

Instance hypernyms:

author; writer (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))


Sense 2Jacobs [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

United States writer and critic of urban planning (born in 1916)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Jane Jacobs; Jacobs

Instance hypernyms:

author; writer (writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay))


Sense 3Jacobs [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Dutch physician who opened the first birth control clinic in the world in Amsterdam (1854-1929)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Aletta Jacobs; Jacobs

Instance hypernyms:

doc; doctor; Dr.; MD; medico; physician (a licensed medical practitioner)


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