HyperDic: catholic

English > 3 senses of the word Catholic / catholic:
ADJECTIVEpertCatholicof or relating to or supporting Catholicism
allcatholicfree from provincial prejudices or attachments
NOUNperson Catholica member of a Catholic church
Catholic / catholic > pronunciation
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English > Catholic: 3 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or supporting Catholicism.
Spanishcatólica, católico
NounsCatholica member of a Catholic church
Catholicismthe beliefs and practices of a Catholic Church
English > catholic: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningFree from provincial prejudices or attachments.
Example"catholic in one's tastes"
Broaderbroad-mindedInclined to respect views and beliefs that differ from your own
Spanishcatólico, liberal
Nounscatholicitythe quality of being universal
English > Catholic: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA member of a Catholic church.
Member ofCatholic ChurchAny of several churches / churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
NarrowerAnglican CatholicA member of the Anglican Church who emphasizes its Catholic character
Greek CatholicA member of the Greek Orthodox Church
Roman CatholicA member of the Roman Catholic Church
Uniat, Uniate, Uniate ChristianA member of the Uniat Church
pope, Catholic Pope, Roman Catholic Pope, pontiff, Holy Father, Vicar of Christ, Bishop of RomeThe head of the Roman Catholic Church
BroaderChristianA religious person who believes Jesus is the Christ and who is a member of a Christian denomination
AdjectivesCatholicof or relating to or supporting Catholicism

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