HyperDic: martyr

English > 4 senses of the word martyr:
NOUNperson martyr, suffererone who suffers for the sake of principle
person martyrone who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing / refusing to renounce their religion
VERBcontactmartyrkill as a martyr
bodymartyr, martyrize, martyrisetorture and torment like a martyr
martyr > pronunciation
Soundsmaa'rter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > martyr: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningOne who suffers for the sake of principle.
Synonymsufferer
InstancesTyndale, William Tyndale, Tindale, William Tindale, Tindal, William TindalEnglish translator and Protestant martyr
NarrowershaheedArabic term for holy martyrs / martyrs
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Spanishmártir, sufridor
Catalanmàrtir
Nounsmartyrdomany experience that causes intense suffering
Verbsmartyrkill as a martyr
martyrizetorture and torment like a martyr
English > martyr: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningOne who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing / refusing to renounce their religion.
InstancesBecket, Thomas a Becket, Saint Thomas a Becket, St. Thomas a Becket(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170
George, Saint George, St. GeorgeChristian martyr
Jeanne d'Arc, Joan of Arc, Saint JoanFrench heroine and military leader inspired by religious visions to organize French resistance to the English / English and to have Charles VII crowned king
Lawrence, Saint Lawrence, St. Lawrence, LaurentiusRoman martyr
Vitus, St. VitusChristian martyr and patron of those who suffer from epilepsy and Sydenham's chorea (died around 300)
NarrowerPolycarp, Saint Polycarp, St. PolycarpGreek bishop of Smyrna who refused to recant his Christian faith and was burned to death by pagans (circa 69-155)
BroadervictimAn unfortunate person who suffers from some adverse circumstance
Spanishmártir
Catalanmartiri, màrtir
Nounsmartyrdomdeath that is imposed because of the person's adherence of a religious faith or cause
Verbsmartyrkill as a martyr
martyrizetorture and torment like a martyr
English > martyr: 4 senses > verb 1, contact
Meaningkill as a martyr.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"Saint Sebastian was martyred"
BroaderkillCause to die
Spanishmartirizar
Catalanmartiritzar
Nounsmartyrone who suffers for the sake of principle
martyrone who voluntarily suffers death as the penalty for refusing / refusing to renounce their religion
English > martyr: 4 senses > verb 2, body
Meaningtorture and torment like a martyr.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsmartyrize, martyrise
Broadertorture, excruciate, tormentsubject to torture
Spanishmartirizar
Catalanmartiritzar

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