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Synonyms for hoover

Noun

1. Hoover, William Hoover, William Henry Hoover
usage: United States industrialist who manufactured vacuum cleaners (1849-1932)
2. Hoover, J. Edgar Hoover, John Edgar Hoover
usage: United States lawyer who was director of the FBI for 48 years (1895-1972)
3. Hoover, Herbert Hoover, Herbert Clark Hoover, President Hoover
usage: 31st President of the United States; in 1929 the stock market crashed and the economy collapsed and Hoover was defeated for reelection by Franklin Roosevelt (1874-1964)
4. Hoover, vacuum, vacuum cleaner
usage: a kind of vacuum cleaner

Verb

1. vacuum, vacuum-clean, hoover, clean, make clean
usage: clean with a vacuum cleaner; "vacuum the carpets"
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