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Synonyms for bob

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. British shilling, shilling, bobnoun

    a former monetary unit in Great Britain

    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, shilling, bobber, bobtail, bobsleigh

  2. bobnoun

    a hair style for women and children; a short haircut all around

    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  3. bobsled, bobsleigh, bobnoun

    a long racing sled (for 2 or more people) with a steering mechanism

    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, shilling, bobber, bobtail, bobsleigh

  4. bobnoun

    a hanging weight, especially a metal ball on a string

    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  5. bob, bobber, cork, bobfloatnoun

    a small float usually made of cork; attached to a fishing line

    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, bottle cork, phellem, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  6. bobtail, bob, docknoun

    a short or shortened tail of certain animals

    loading dock, dockage, pier, bobsleigh, shilling, wharf, wharfage, bobfloat, bobtail, docking facility, cork, bobsled, sour grass, sorrel, dock, bobber

  7. bobverb

    a short abrupt inclination (as of the head)

    "he gave me a short bob of acknowledgement"

    bobsled, bobfloat, cork, dock, bobsleigh, shilling, bobber, bobtail

  8. bobverb

    move up and down repeatedly

    "her rucksack bobbed gently on her back"

    dock, tail, curtsy, bobsled

  9. bobsled, bobverb

    ride a bobsled

    "The boys bobbed down the hill screaming with pleasure"

    dock, tail, curtsy, bobsled

  10. dock, tail, bobverb

    remove or shorten the tail of an animal

    bobsled, dog, chase after, curtsy, dock, tail, tag, track, chase, trail, go after, give chase

  11. curtsy, bobverb

    make a curtsy; usually done only by girls and women; as a sign of respect

    "She curtsied when she shook the Queen's hand"

    curtsey, dock, tail, curtsy, bobsled

  12. bobverb

    cut hair in the style of a bob

    "Bernice bobs her hair these days!"

    dock, tail, curtsy, bobsled

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bobverb

    move with a jerk

  2. bobverb

    strike (suddenly and lightly), rap, knock

  3. bobverb

    clip, cut short

  4. bobverb

    [Rare.] steal, purloin, rob, pilfer, filch, cabbage, get by fraud

  5. bobverb

    play back and forward, have a jerking motion

  6. bobverb

    angle (with a jerking motion), fish

  7. bobnoun

    jerking motion

  8. bobnoun

    pendent, hanging appendage

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bobnoun

    pendant, float

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bob":

    ìike, beanie, beanies, -bob, spongebob, mike, spade, pope, boba, pop

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  1. Lakshheish M Patel:

    On coming Monday, the share price of BOB Bank Of Baroda is likely to touch Rs.90 and internet service be closed down and web trading platform of brokers be intentionally clamp down so that intraday short selling small players are not able to transact

  2. Starter Mike Fiers:

    Nobody is surprised to see Hendriks helping out. Everything he does is with a passion and care known well for his thoughtful work off the field as much as his intensity on it. Hendriks reliability in the ninth inning has earned him a solid reputation, too. But you wont hear Hendriks say it. He plans to earn the job again. I dont want to be complacent, he said. Going out there and making sure I put everything on the line every night is a big thing for me. The Oakland closer received a nice raise when he signed a $ 5.3 million, one-year contract last month to avoid salary arbitration. The 31-year-old Hendriks is approaching this season as if he has everything to prove once again. He plans to take the mound each opportunity he gets exhibiting the confidence that he can and will repeat what he did last season. The right-hander, a former opener for the As, went 4-4 with a 1.80 ERA and 25 saves over a career-high 75 appearances spanning 85 innings. I dont want to dwell too much on last year because I dont want to rest on my laurels. I dont want to go out there and be like, Oh, I had my good year, I can ride that wave as long as I can, Hendriks said. I want to go out there and prove that it wasnt a fluke. I want to go out there and prove that no matter what happened last year I still need to win the job this year. I dont want to be gifted anything. I dont want to be given anything, I want to go out there and make sure that in spring training I prove that I want this role, I want this job and Im going to run away with it and prove to everybody why I want it. Hendriks became a key piece for As manager Bob Melvin late in games last season as The Oakland earned the ALs top wild card before losing to Tampa Bay. Considering his topsy-turvy history, Melvin is hardly surprised by Hendriks focus. He got designated for assignment on June 25, 2018 and has been through that almost a half-dozen times now before starting The Oakland 7-2 wild-card loss at Yankee Stadium just more than three months later. You would expect that from somebody thats been through the trials and tribulations that hes been over his career, so I think it is more about him not relaxing at all, Melvin said. He wants to be pushed, he wants to earn everything that he gets. Hes come a long way. He had as dominant a year really as anybody in baseball. He has learned from other times when he thought things were going smoothly, saying, I dont like feeling like Ive got it in the bag because as soon as I do somethings always going to pop up, Hendriks said. I dealt with certain things very poorly in the past and my mindset to get over that was expect the worst and hope for the best, he said. Expect the worst and if something good happens youre able to handle it, rather than expecting things and if they didnt come to fruition, falling out a rabbit hole and being kind of self-deprecating and all that. Starter Mike Fiers appreciates Hendriks determination and focus to again show why he is fit to be the ninth-inning option. Everyone has their ups and downs, and thats similar to how I am. I dont want to just sit back and be like Listen, Ive got the job.

  3. Tom Hanks:

    It was written on cue cards... I didn't need the cue cards after a while because you get into it, but Bob Zemeckis says,' I don't know, it's a minefield, Colonel Tom Parker, it's a minefield. Tom Hanks never know what people are gon na take away from it.' And it ends up being, Tom Hanks know, that thing.

  4. Tiffany Haddish:

    [ Saget ] was like a big mentor to me, a big brother, a father figure. Bob Saget meant a lot to me, funny man. He was the first White man to ever tell me,' Just be yourself, just be who you are, Tiffany. Don't worry about nothing. Just be you.' That was huge for me.

  5. Jodie Sweetin:

    Words cannot begin to express how devastated I am, bob was more than my friend; he was my family. I will miss his kind heart and quick wit. Thank you for a lifetime of wonderful memories and laughter. I love you, Bobby.

Translations for bob

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  • تمايلArabic
  • клатя се, подрязана опашка, подскачам, подстригвам късо, подскачане, припевBulgarian
  • BobGerman
  • ballotterFrench
  • pesoItalian
  • בובHebrew
  • ボブJapanese
  • BobLatin
  • mārangarangaMāori
  • deinen, wiegen, golvenDutch
  • bobNorwegian
  • prumoPortuguese
  • bobRomanian
  • отве́с, по́лоз, вы́нырнуть, рефре́н, подска́кивание, карэ́, подпры́гнуть, подпры́гивать, кача́ться, [[купи́рованный]] [[хвост]], подскочи́ть, припе́в, выны́ривать, подпры́гивание, подска́киватьRussian
  • guppaSwedish
  • бобUkrainian
  • באָבYiddish
  • 鲍勃Chinese

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