HyperDic: christian

English > 3 senses of the word Christian / christian:
NOUNperson Christiana religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
ADJECTIVEpertChristianrelating to or characteristic of Christianity
allchristianfollowing the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ
Christian / christian > pronunciation
Soundskrih'schahn; krih'schihn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
Adrenalin ... zeppelin / Zeppelin: 223 rhymes with ihn...
English > Christian: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of Christianity.
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Spanishcristiano
Catalancristià
NounsChrista teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth
Christianitya monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
Christianitythe collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)
English > christian: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFollowing the teachings or manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus Christ.
NarrowerchristianlyBecoming to or like a Christian
christlike, christlyresembling or showing the spirit of Christ
Oppositeunchristiannot of a Christian faith
Spanishcristiano
Catalancristià
NounsChrista teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth
Christianitya monotheistic system of beliefs and practices based on the Old Testament and the teachings of Jesus as embodied in the New Testament and emphasizing the role of Jesus as savior
English > Christian: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination.
InstancesTimothyA disciple of Saint Paul who became the leader of the Christian community at Ephesus
TitusA Greek disciple and helper of Saint Paul
Member ofchurch, Christian churchOne of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
NarrowerAdventist, Second AdventistA member of Christian denomination that expects the imminent advent of Christ
Apostle(New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel
Apostle, Apostelic FatherAny important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
CatholicA member of a Catholic church
CoptA member of the Coptic Church
Friend, QuakerA member of the Religious Society of Friends founded by George Fox (the Friends have never / never called themselves Quakers)
Melkite, MelchiteAn Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem
Melkite, MelchiteAn eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor
NazareneAn early name for any Christian
Old CatholicA member of the church formed in the 19th century by German Catholics who refused to accept the infallibility of the Pope
ProtestantAn adherent of Protestantism
ShakerA member of Christian group practicing celibacy and communal living and common possession of property and separation from the world
TractarianA follower of Tractarianism and supporter of the Oxford movement (which was expounded in pamphlets called 'Tracts for the Times')
arianistAn adherent of Arianism (the belief that Jesus Christ was not truly God)
born-again ChristianA Christian who has experienced a dramatic conversion to faith in Jesus
communicantA person entitled to receive Communion
gentile, non-Jew, goyA Christian as contrasted with a Jew
gentileA Christian
Broaderreligious personA person who manifests devotion to a deity
Spanishcristiana, cristiano
CatalanChristian, cristià, cristiana, cristiano
Adjectiveschristianlybecoming to or like a Christian
NounsChristendomthe collective body of Christians throughout the world and history (found predominantly in Europe and the Americas and Australia)

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