What is another word for Baruch?

Pronunciation: [bˈɑːɹʌt͡ʃ] (IPA)

The name Baruch comes from Hebrew and it means "blessed." Some synonyms for the name Baruch could include: Berek, which means "lightning bolt" or "knee"; Binyamin, which means "son of the right hand"; Asher, which means "happy" or "fortunate"; Eliezer, which means "my God is my help"; Yehuda, which means "praised" or "confessed"; Lev, which means "heart"; Meir, which means "enlightened" or "illuminated"; Michah, which means "who is like God?"; and Shemuel, which means "heard of God" or "asked of God." All of these names represent positive qualities and values, making them great choices for any parent looking for a meaningful name.

What are the hypernyms for Baruch?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Baruch

Baruch made no answer.
James Huneker
Baruch Mendoza, dost thou renounce?
James Huneker
Baruch did not reply.
James Huneker

Famous quotes with Baruch

  • So. The time has come for me to get my kite flying, stretch out in the sun, kick off my shoes, and speak my piece. 'The days of struggle are over,' I should be able to say. 'I can look back now and tell myself I don't have a single regret.' But I do. Many years ago a very wise man named Bernard Baruch took me aside and put his arm around my shoulder. 'Harpo, my boy,' he said, 'I'm going to give you three pieces of advice, three things you should always remember.' My heart jumped and I glowed with expectation. I was going to hear the magic password to a rich, full life from the master himself. 'Yes, sir' I said. And he told me the three things. I regret that I've forgotten what they were.
    Arthur Marx
  • It was not until the Twelfth Century of our era that the Pentateuch as a whole was subjected to rational scrutiny.but... it was not until five hundred years later that anything properly describable as scientific criticism... came into being. Its earliest shining lights were the English philosopher Thomas Hobbes, and the Amsterdam Jew, Baruch Spinoza. ..and ever since then the Old Testament has been under searching and devastating examination.
    Thomas Hobbes
  • This poet is now, most of the time, an elder statesman like Baruch or Smuts, full of complacent wisdom and cast-iron whimsy. But of course there was always a good deal of this in the official rôle that Frost created for himself; one imagines Yeats saying about Frost, as Sarah Bernhardt said about Nijinsky: “I fear, I greatly fear, that I have just seen the greatest actor in the world.” Sometimes it is this public figure, this official rôle — the Only Genuine Robert Frost in Captivity — that writes the poems, and not the poet himself; and then one gets a self-made man’s political editorials, full of cracker-box philosophizing, almanac joke-cracking — of a snake-oil salesman’s mysticism; one gets the public figure’s relishing consciousness of himself, an astonishing constriction of imagination and sympathy; one gets sentimentality and whimsicality; an arch complacency, a complacent archness; and one gets Homely Wisdom till the cows come home.
    Randall Jarrell

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