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Synonyms of jacobs

Noun


1. Jacobs, W. W. Jacobs, William Wymark Jacobs

usage: English writer of macabre short stories (1863-1943)

2. Jacobs, Jane Jacobs

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

3. Jacobs, Aletta Jacobs

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

Noun


1. Jacobs, W. W. Jacobs, William Wymark Jacobs

usage: French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)

2. Jacobs, Jane Jacobs

usage: (Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')

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