- (James) Bran·der [bran-der] /ˈbræn dər/, 1852–1929, U.S. writer and educator.
- Sir Stanley,1915–2000, British soccer player.
- one of the four Evangelists, a customs collector from Capernaum, summoned to be one of the 12 apostles: originally called Levi. Matt. 9:9–13.
- the first Gospel. Abbreviation: Matt.
- a male given name.
Examples from the Web for matthews
I grew up in Matthews, North Carolina, and saw it as a very normal upbringing, so I crave normalcy and a slower pace.Brooklyn Decker on Her ‘Horrible’ Modeling Experiences, Marriage, and Cracking Hollywood
April 11, 2014
Matthews waxes poetic: “Marketing is about romancing all of that,” he says.David Fincher and Conan O’Brien: Halo 4’s Secret Weapons
October 10, 2012
“The Toyota funding was almost 100% used toward tooling the production of the sOccket,” explained Matthews.
Now, “every ball out there is a direct result of Toyota giving us the grant,” said Matthews.
“Our target is really the child in resource-poor communities,” said Matthews.
It was not easy, therefore, to talk of it in Mr. Matthews's presence.A Writer's Recollections (In Two Volumes), Volume II
Mrs. Humphry Ward
I have arranged with Matthews to set about house-hunting at once.
When I told Matthews of my intention he had been petrified with astonishment.
Matthews had cabled Jim of the accident and later that I was recovering.
Matthews replied that not every one could go to Canada, any more than to Corinth.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete
Albert Bigelow Paine
- Sir Stanley. 1915–2002, English footballer
- Saint Matthew or Levi a tax collector of Capernaum called by Christ to be one of the 12 apostles (Matthew 9:9–13; 10:3). Feast day: Sept 21 or Nov 16
- the first Gospel, traditionally ascribed to him
Word Origin and History for matthews
masc. proper name, introduced in England by the Normans, from Old French Mathieu, from Late Latin Matthaeus, from Greek Matthaios, contraction of Mattathias, from Hebrew Mattathyah "gift of Jehovah," from mattath "gift." Variant Matthias is from the Greek version.