Associations to the word «Sam»


SAM, proper noun. A male given name, a shortening of Samuel, or rarely of Samson.
SAM, proper noun. A diminutive of the   female given name Samantha.
SAM, noun. (Ireland) (informal) The Sam Maguire Cup awarded to the All-Ireland GAA football winning team.
SAM, acronym. Surface-to-air missile
SAM, verb. (transitive) (UK dialectal) To assemble.
SAM, verb. (transitive) (UK dialectal) (of persons) To bring together; join (in marriage, friendship, love, etc.).
SAM, verb. (transitive) (UK dialectal) (of things) To bring together; collect; put in order; arrange.
SAM, verb. (intransitive) (UK dialectal) To assemble; come together.
SAM, verb. (transitive) (UK dialectal) To coagulate; curdle (milk).
SAM, adverb. (obsolete) together
SAM, adjective. (dialectal) Half or imperfectly done.
SAM, adjective. (of food) Half-heated.
SAM, noun. (slang) Federal narcotics agent.
SAM, noun. (military) surface-to-air missile
SAM, noun. (space science) (NASA) Acronym of Sample Analysis at Mars. (It is a scientific instrument of the Mars Science Laboratory onboard the Curiosity rover on Mars.)
SAM, noun. (nanotechnology) Initialism of self-assembled monolayer.
SAM BROWN BELT, noun. Alternative spelling of Sam Browne belt
SAM BROWNE BELT, noun. A wide military belt, usually leather, which is supported by a strap going diagonally over the right shoulder
SAM HILL, noun. (slang) Intensifier.
SAM SPADE, proper noun. The fictional detective created by Dashiell Hammett who was protagonist of The Maltese Falcon.

Dictionary definition

SAM, noun. A guided missile fired from land or shipboard against an airborne target.

Wise words

All the great things are simple, and many can be expressed in a single word: freedom, justice, honor, duty, mercy, hope.
Winston Churchill