HyperDic: ruth

English > 4 senses of the word Ruth / ruth:
NOUNperson Ruth, Babe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Sultan of SwatUnited States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948)
person Ruththe great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament
feelingruth, commiseration, pity, pathosa feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others
communicationRuth, Book of Rutha book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died
Ruth / ruth > pronunciation
Soundsruw'th
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English > Ruth: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningUnited States professional baseball player famous for hitting home runs (1895-1948).
SynonymsBabe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Sultan of Swat
Instance ofballplayer, baseball playerAn athlete who plays baseball
SpanishBabe Ruth, George Herman Ruth, Ruth
CatalanBabe Ruth
English > Ruth: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningThe great-grandmother of king David whose story is told in the Book of Ruth in the Old Testament.
Instance ofwife, married womanA married woman
CatalanRuth
English > ruth: 4 senses > noun 3, feeling
MeaningA feeling of sympathy and sorrow for the misfortunes of others.
Synonymscommiseration, pity, pathos
Broadersympathy, fellow feelingSharing the feelings of others (especially feelings of sorrow or anguish)
Spanishcompasión, conmiseración, lástima, pena, piedad
Catalancommiseració, compassió, pietat
English > Ruth: 4 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningA book of the Old Testament that tells the story of Ruth who was not an Israelite but who married an Israelite and who stayed with her mother-in-law Naomi after her husband died.
SynonymBook of Ruth
Instance ofbookA major division of a long written composition
Part ofHagiographa, Ketubim, WritingsThe third of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
Old TestamentThe collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people
SpanishRuth

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