Synonyms for jacob |

Synonyms and antonyms for jacob

1. Jacob (n.)

French biochemist who (with Jacques Monod) studied regulatory processes in cells (born in 1920)


2. Jacob (n.)

(Old Testament) son of Isaac; brother of Esau; father of the twelve patriarchs of Israel; Jacob wrestled with God and forced God to bless him, so God gave Jacob the new name of Israel (meaning `one who has been strong against God')