What is another word for thorndike?

Pronunciation: [θˈɔːnda͡ɪk] (IPA)

Thorndike is a surname that has several synonyms. Some alternatives are Thorne, Thorn, Thorndyke, Thornburg, Thornberry, and Thornley. All of these names share a common root related to thorny plants, symbolizing protection or defensiveness. The Thorndike family has a long and distinguished history, with notable members including the psychologist Edward Thorndike, who was instrumental in the development of behaviorism, and Sybil Thorndike, a famous British actress. The name has also been used in fiction, such as in the character of Professor Adam Thorndike in the novel "The Diamond of Darkhold". Overall, the name Thorndike signifies strength, resilience, and tenacity.

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Usage examples for Thorndike

It is a pleasure to acknowledge my indebtedness to Professors Ashley H. thorndike and William W. Lawrence and to Professor William H. Hulme of Western Reserve University for helpful criticism and suggestions.
"Early Theories of Translation"
Flora Ross Amos
Edited by Edward L. thorndike; illustrated by Robert Ward Johnson.
"U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1962 July - December"
U.S. Copyright Office
Edited by Edward L. thorndike; illustrated by H. M. Stoops.
"U.S. Copyright Renewals, 1962 July - December"
U.S. Copyright Office

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