Associations to the word «Moses»


MOSES, proper noun. The pharaonic patriarch who led the slaved Jews out of Egypt, the brother of Aaron and Miriam described in the Book of Exodus and the Quran.
MOSES, proper noun. A male given name.
MOSES, proper noun. A surname​.
MOSES, proper noun. A dialect of the Columbia-Wenatchi language
MOSES, proper noun. (US) (African American culture) pseudonym for Harriet Tubman
MOSES, noun. A large flatboat used in the West Indies for taking freight from shore to ship.
MOSES BASKET, noun. A basket for holding a newborn, a kind of bassinet designed to be set upon a stand.
MOSES BASKETS, noun. Plural of Moses basket

Dictionary definition

MOSES, noun. (Old Testament) the Hebrew prophet who led the Israelites from Egypt across the Red sea on a journey known as the Exodus; Moses received the Ten Commandments from God on Mount Sinai.
MOSES, noun. United States painter of colorful and primitive rural scenes (1860-1961).

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats