Roberts

Primary Meanings of Roberts

1.
n
United States evangelist (born 1918)
2.
n
United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)
3.
n
United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)
4.
n
a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)
Full Definitions of Roberts
1

n United States evangelist (born 1918)

Synonyms:
Oral Roberts
Example of:
evangelist, gospeler, gospeller, revivalist
a preacher of the Christian gospel
2

n United States writer remembered for his historical novels about colonial America (1885-1957)

Synonyms:
Kenneth Roberts
Example of:
author, writer
writes (books or stories or articles or the like) professionally (for pay)
3

n United States biochemist (born in England) honored for his discovery that some genes contain introns (born in 1943)

Synonyms:
Richard J. Roberts, Richard John Roberts
Example of:
chemist
a scientist who specializes in chemistry
4

n a Welsh pirate credited with having taken more than 400 ships (1682-1722)

Synonyms:
Bartholomew Roberts
Example of:
buccaneer, pirate, sea robber, sea rover
someone who robs at sea or plunders the land from the sea without having a commission from any sovereign nation

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