Associations to the word «Simon»


SIMON, proper noun. Name of any of a number of men in the New Testament, notably the original name of Apostle Peter.
SIMON, proper noun. A male given name.
SIMON, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
SIMON, noun. (slang) (British) (dated) (17th-19th C.) Sixpence coin.
SIMON EFFECT, proper noun. (psychology) The finding that reactions are usually faster and more accurate when the stimulus occurs in the same relative location as the response, even if the stimulus location is irrelevant to the task.
SIMON SAYS, noun. (games) A children's game where players must carry out only those commands that are preceded by the utterance "Simon says".

Dictionary definition

SIMON, noun. One of the twelve Apostles (first century).
SIMON, noun. United States singer and songwriter (born in 1942).
SIMON, noun. United States playwright noted for light comedies (born in 1927).
SIMON, noun. United States economist and psychologist who pioneered in the development of cognitive science (1916-2001).

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne