Synonyms for franklin

1. Franklin (n.)

printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)


2. franklin (n.)

a landowner (14th and 15th centuries) who was free but not of noble birth


3. Franklin (n.)

United States historian noted for studies of Black American history (born in 1915)