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Synonyms of hoover

Noun


1. Hoover, William Hoover, William Henry Hoover

usage: United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)

2. Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, John Edgar Hoover

usage: United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)

3. Hoover, Herbert Hoover, Herbert Clark Hoover, President Hoover

usage: 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)

4. Hoover, vacuum, vacuum cleaner

usage: a kind of vacuum cleaner

Verb


1. vacuum, vacuum-clean, hoover, clean, make clean

usage: clean with a vacuum cleaner; "vacuum the carpets"

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