HyperDic: gospel

English > 5 senses of the word Gospel / gospel:
NOUNcommunicationGospel, Gospels, evangelthe four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
communicationgospel, gospel truthan unquestionable truth
communicationgospel, gospel singingfolk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response
communicationgospel, religious doctrine, church doctrine, creedthe written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group
cognitiongospela doctrine that is believed to be of great importance
Gospel / gospel > pronunciation
Soundsgaa'spahl; gao'spahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > Gospel: 5 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningThe four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings.
SynonymsGospels, evangel
InstancesJohn, Gospel According to JohnThe last of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Luke, Gospel of Luke, Gospel According to LukeOne of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Mark, Gospel According to MarkThe shortest of the four Gospels in the New Testament
Matthew, Gospel According to MatthewOne of the Gospels in the New Testament
Part ofNew TestamentThe collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation
PartsSynoptic Gospels, SynopticsThe first three Gospels which describe events in Christ's life from a similar point of view
NarrowerWord of GodThe message of the Gospel of Christ
Broadersacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious textwriting that is venerated for the worship of a deity
Spanishevangelio
Catalanevangeli
Adjectivesevangelicalof or pertaining to or in keeping with the Christian gospel especially as in the first 4 books of the New Testament
English > gospel: 5 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningAn unquestionable truth.
Example"his word was gospel"
Synonymgospel truth
Broadertruth, true statementA true statement
English > gospel: 5 senses > noun 3, communication
Meaningfolk music consisting of a genre of a cappella music originating with Black slaves in the United States and featuring call and response; influential on the development of other genres of popular music (especially soul).
Synonymgospel singing
Categorya cappella singing, a capella singingsinging without instrumental accompaniment
Narrowerdoo-wopA genre (usually a cappella) of Black vocal-harmony music of the 1950s that evolved in New York City from gospel singing
soulA secular form of gospel that was a major Black musical genre in the 1960s and 1970s
Broaderfolk music, ethnic music, folkThe traditional and typically anonymous music that is an expression of the life of people in a community
Spanishgospel
Catalangospel
English > gospel: 5 senses > noun 4, communication
MeaningThe written body of teachings of a religious group that are generally accepted by that group.
Synonymsreligious doctrine, church doctrine, creed
NarrowerImmaculate Conception, Immaculate Conception of the Virgin Mary(Christianity) the Roman Catholic dogma that God preserved the Virgin Mary from any stain of original sin from the moment she was conceived
Incarnation(Christianity) the Christian doctrine of the union of God and man in the person of Jesus Christ
Nicene Creed(Christianity) a formal creed summarizing Christian beliefs
ahimsaA Buddhist and Hindu and especially Jainist doctrine holding that all forms of life are sacred and urging the avoidance of violence
confessionThe document that spells out the belief system of a given church (especially the Reformation churches of the 16th century)
dogma, tenetA religious doctrine that is proclaimed as true without proof
ecumenism, ecumenicism, ecumenicalism(Christianity) the doctrine of the ecumenical movement that promotes cooperation / cooperation and better understanding among different religious denominations
original sinA sin said to be inherited by all descendants of Adam
real presence(Christianity) the Christian doctrine that the body of Christ is actually present in the Eucharist
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school
Spanishcredo, doctrina religiosa, evangelio
Catalancredo, doctrina religiosa, evangeli
English > gospel: 5 senses > noun 5, cognition
MeaningA doctrine that is believed to be of great importance.
Example"Newton's writings were gospel for those who followed"
Broaderdoctrine, philosophy, philosophical system, school of thought, ismA belief (or system of beliefs) accepted as authoritative by some group or school

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