HyperDic: taoism

English > 4 senses of the word Taoism:
NOUNgroupTaoisma Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism
groupTaoismreligion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu
cognitionTaoism, Hsuan Chiaopopular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic
cognitionTaoism, Daoismphilosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
Taoism > pronunciation
Soundsdaw'ihzahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > Taoism: 4 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism.
MembersTaoist, TaoAn adherent of any branch of Taoism
Broadersect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
NounsTaoistan adherent of any branch of Taoism
English > Taoism: 4 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningReligion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu.
CategoryTaoism, Daoismphilosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events
MembersTaoist, TaoAn adherent of any branch of Taoism
Broaderreligion, faith, organized religionAn institution to express belief in a divine power
Spanishtaoísmo
NounsTaoistan adherent of any branch of Taoism
English > Taoism: 4 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningPopular Chinese philosophical system based in teachings of Lao-tzu but characterized by a pantheism of many gods and the practices of alchemy and divination and magic.
SynonymHsuan Chiao
Broaderreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Spanishtaoísmo
Catalantaoisme
AdjectivesTaoistof or relating to the popular Chinese religious system based on the teachings of Lao-tzu but including a pantheon of gods along with divination and magic
NounsTaoistan adherent of any branch of Taoism
English > Taoism: 4 senses > noun 4, cognition
Meaningphilosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life and noninterference with the course of natural events.
SynonymDaoism
Category ofTaoThe ultimate principle of the universe
TaoismReligion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu
PartsTaoThe ultimate principle of the universe
Broaderphilosophical doctrine, philosophical theoryA doctrine accepted by adherents to a philosophy
Spanishtaoismo, taoísmo
Catalantaoisme
AdjectivesTaoistof or relating to the philosophical system developed by Lao-tzu and Chuang-tzu advocating a simple honest life
NounsTaoistan adherent of any branch of Taoism

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