HyperDic: apostle

English > 3 senses of the word apostle / Apostle:
NOUNperson apostlean ardent early supporter of a cause or reform
person Apostle, Apostelic Fatherany important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
person Apostle(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
apostle / Apostle > pronunciation
Soundsahpaa'sahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > apostle: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningAn ardent early supporter of a cause or reform.
Example"an apostle of revolution"
Broaderbeliever, trusterA supporter who accepts something as true
Spanishdefensor
Catalandefensor
Nounsapostleshipthe position of apostle
English > Apostle: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningAny important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people.
SynonymApostelic Father
InstancesLuke, Saint Luke, St. Luke(New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel
Mark, Saint Mark, St. MarkApostle and companion of Saint Peter
Patrick, Saint Patrick, St. PatrickApostle and patron saint of Ireland
Paul, Saint Paul, St. Paul, Apostle Paul, Paul the Apostle, Apostle of the Gentiles, Saul, Saul of Tarsus(New Testament) a Christian missionary to the Gentiles
BroaderChristianA religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
Adjectivesapostolicof or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
English > Apostle: 3 senses > noun 3, person
Meaning(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel.
CategoryNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
InstancesAndrew, Saint Andrew, St. Andrew, Saint Andrew the Apostle(New Testament) disciple of Jesus
James, Saint James, St. James, Saint James the Apostle, St. James the Apostle(New Testament) disciple of Jesus
John, Saint John, St. John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, John the Divine(New Testament) disciple of Jesus
Judas, Judas Iscariot(New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
Jude, Saint Jude, St. Jude, Judas, Thaddaeus(New Testament) supposed brother of St. James
Matthew, Saint Matthew, St. Matthew, Saint Matthew the Apostle, St. Matthew the Apostle, Levi(New Testament) disciple of Jesus
Peter, Simon Peter, Saint Peter, St. Peter, Saint Peter the Apostle, St. Peter the Apostledisciple of Jesus and leader of the Apostles
Simon, St. Simon, Simon Zelotes, Simon the Zealot, Simon the CanaaniteOne of the twelve Apostles (first century)
Thomas, Saint Thomas, St. Thomas, doubting Thomas, Thomas the doubting ApostleThe Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
BroaderChristianA religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
disciple, adherentsomeone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another
Spanishapostol, apóstol, discípulo
Catalanapòstol, deixeble
Adjectivesapostolic, apostolicalof or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
Nounsapostleshipthe position of apostle

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