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English noun: Hoover

1. Hoover (person) United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)


SynonymsWilliam Henry Hoover, William Hoover


Instance hypernymindustrialist

2. Hoover (person) United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)


SynonymsJ. Edgar Hoover, John Edgar Hoover


Instance hypernymattorney, lawyer

3. Hoover (person) 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)


SynonymsHerbert Clark Hoover, Herbert Hoover, President Hoover


Instance hypernymChief Executive, President, President of the United States, United States President

4. Hoover (artifact) a kind of vacuum cleaner


Broader (hypernym)vacuum, vacuum cleaner


Domain usagetrademark


English verb: hoover

1. hoover (contact) clean with a vacuum cleaner


SamplesVacuum the carpets.


Synonymsvacuum, vacuum-clean


Pattern of useSomebody ----s.
Somebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)clean, make clean









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