Synonyms of james


1. James, James IV

usage: a Stuart king of Scotland who married a daughter of Henry VII; when England and France went to war in 1513 he invaded England and died in defeat at Flodden (1473-1513)

2. James, James II

usage: the last Stuart to be king of England and Ireland and Scotland; overthrown in 1688 (1633-1701)

3. James, James I, King James, King James I

usage: the first Stuart to be king of England and Ireland from 1603 to 1625 and king of Scotland from 1567 to 1625; he was the son of Mary Queen of Scots and he succeeded Elizabeth I; he alienated the British Parliament by claiming the divine right of kings (1566-1625)

4. James, Jesse James

usage: United States outlaw who fought as a Confederate soldier and later led a band of outlaws that robbed trains and banks in the West until he was murdered by a member of his own gang (1847-1882)

5. James, William James

usage: United States pragmatic philosopher and psychologist (1842-1910)

6. James, Henry James

usage: writer who was born in the United States but lived in England (1843-1916)

7. James, Saint James, St. James, Saint James the Apostle, St. James the Apostle

usage: (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; brother of John; author of the Epistle of James in the New Testament

8. James, James River

usage: a river in Virginia that flows east into Chesapeake Bay at Hampton Roads

9. James, James River

usage: a river that rises in North Dakota and flows southward across South Dakota to the Missouri

10. Epistle of James, James

usage: a New Testament book attributed to Saint James the Apostle


1. throng, mob, pack, pile, jam, crowd, crowd together

usage: press tightly together or cram; "The crowd packed the auditorium"

2. jam, push, force

usage: push down forcibly; "The driver jammed the brake pedal to the floor"

3. jam, crush, bruise, contuse

usage: crush or bruise; "jam a toe"

4. jam, block, interrupt, disrupt, break up, cut off

usage: interfere with or prevent the reception of signals; "Jam the Voice of America"; "block the signals emitted by this station"

5. jam, malfunction, misfunction

usage: get stuck and immobilized; "the mechanism jammed"

6. jam, jampack, ram, chock up, cram, wad, stuff

usage: crowd or pack to capacity; "the theater was jampacked"

7. obstruct, obturate, impede, occlude, jam, block, close up, impede, hinder

usage: block passage through; "obstruct the path"

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Definition and meaning of james (Dictionary)