What is another word for gilbert?

Pronunciation: [ɡˈɪlbət] (IPA)

Gilbert is a proper noun and therefore has no synonyms as it is a given name and cannot be substituted for another word. However, if we look at the meaning behind the name "Gilbert", we can find some related words that could be considered synonymous in certain contexts. The name Gilbert means "bright pledge" or "bright oath" and is derived from the Old Germanic words "gisil" meaning "pledge" and "berht" meaning "bright". Synonyms for "bright" could include "brilliant", "radiant" or "luminous" while synonyms for "pledge" might include "promise" or "vow". However, in terms of the name itself, there are no direct synonyms for Gilbert.

What are the hypernyms for Gilbert?

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

Usage examples for Gilbert

During all the time when this was done, its moving spirits, gilbert Grosvenor and Admiral Chester, were publicly and privately saying things about me and my attainment of the Pole that no gentleman would utter.
"My Attainment of the Pole"
Frederick A. Cook
It is peculiarly interesting to come upon such explanation of processes as appears at one point in Capgrave's Life of St. gilbert.
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos
In telling the story of a miracle wrought upon a sick man, Capgrave writes: One of his brethren, which was his keeper, gave him this counsel, that he should wind his head with a certain cloth of linen which St. gilbert wore.
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos

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