SKIP TO CONTENT

John Jacob Astor

Definitions of John Jacob Astor
  1. noun
    United States capitalist (born in Germany) who made a fortune in fur trading (1763-1848)
    synonyms: Astor
    see moresee less
    example of:
    capitalist
    a person who invests capital in a business (especially a large business)
Word Family
EDITOR’S CHOICE

Test prep from the experts

Boost your test score with programs developed by Vocabulary.com’s experts.

  • Proven methods: Learn faster, remember longer with our scientific approach.
  • Personalized plan: We customize your experience to maximize your learning.
  • Strategic studying: Focus on the words that are most crucial for success.

SAT/PSAT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 8 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

TOEFL

$29.95
  • Number of words: 500+
  • Duration: 10 weeks or less
  • Time: 1 hour / week

ACT

$29.95
  • Number of words: 700+
  • Duration: 10 weeks
  • Time: 1 hour / week