Zach·​a·​ri·​as ˌza-kə-ˈrī-əs How to pronounce Zacharias (audio)

Examples of Zacharias in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The messy and complicated reality that results from living such an ideal gives the movie, written by Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias, its power. Richard Brody, The New Yorker, 8 Aug. 2023 At the beginning of the film—co-written by Sachs and Mauricio Zacharias and set in Paris and the French countryside—the threesome meets at a wrap party for Tomas’s (Rogowski) latest directorial effort, a moody, European period piece. Elaina Patton, Vogue, 3 Aug. 2023 For the past 16 years, Karlovy Vary trailers, usually directed by Ivan Zacharias, have parodied fest winners from Helen Mirren and Danny DeVito to Jude Law and Milos Forman, invariably with a Crystal Globe fest prize appearing somewhere in the story. Will Tizard, Variety, 30 June 2023

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Word History


Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew Zĕkharyāh

First Known Use

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Zacharias was before the 12th century

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“Zacharias.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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Zach·​a·​ri·​as ˌzak-ə-ˈrī-əs How to pronounce Zacharias (audio)

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