HyperDic: scott

English > 5 senses of the word Scott:
NOUNperson Scott, George C. Scottaward-winning United States film actor (1928-1999)
person Scott, Robert Scott, Robert Falcon ScottEnglish explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen
person Scott, Winfield ScottUnited States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866)
person Scott, Walter Scott, Sir Walter ScottBritish author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832)
person Scott, Dred ScottUnited States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state
Scott > pronunciation
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English > Scott: 5 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningaward-winning United States film actor (1928-1999).
SynonymGeorge C. Scott
Instance ofactor, histrion, player, thespian, role playerA theatrical performer
SpanishGeorge C. Scott
CatalanGeorge C. Scott
English > Scott: 5 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningEnglish explorer who reached the South Pole just a month after Amundsen; he and his party died on the return journey (1868-1912).
SynonymsRobert Scott, Robert Falcon Scott
Instance ofexplorer, adventurersomeone who travels into little known regions (especially for some scientific purpose)
SpanishRobert Falcon Scott, Robert Scott
CatalanRobert Falcon Scott, Robert Scott
English > Scott: 5 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningUnited States general who was a hero of the War of 1812 and who defeated Santa Anna in the Mexican War (1786-1866).
SynonymWinfield Scott
Instance ofgeneral, full generalA general officer of the highest rank
SpanishWinfield Scott
CatalanWinfield Scott
English > Scott: 5 senses > noun 4, person
MeaningBritish author of historical novels and ballads (1771-1832).
SynonymsWalter Scott, Sir Walter Scott
Instance ofwriter, authorWrites (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
SpanishSir Walter Scott, Walter Scott
CatalanWalter Scott
English > Scott: 5 senses > noun 5, person
MeaningUnited States slave who sued for liberty after living in a non-slave state; caused the Supreme Court to declare the Missouri Compromise unconstitutional (1795?-1858).
SynonymDred Scott
Instance ofslaveA person who is owned by someone
SpanishDred Scott
CatalanDred Scott, Scott

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