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Pronunciation:  'anti`krIst

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the adversary of Christ (or Christianity) mentioned in the New Testament; the Antichrist will rule the world until overthrown by the Second Coming of Christ

ANTICHRIST is a 10 letter word that starts with A.


 See Also: adversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\An"ti*christ\, n. [L. Antichristus, Gr. ?; ? against
+ ?.]
A denier or opponent of Christ. Specif.: A great antagonist,
person or power, expected to precede Christ's second coming.

Easton Bible Dictionary

against Christ, or an opposition Christ, a rival Christ. The word is used only by the apostle John. Referring to false teachers, he says (1 John 2:18, 22; 4:3; 2 John 1:7), "Even now are there many antichrists."

(1.) This name has been applied to the "little horn" of the "king of fierce countenance" (Dan. 7:24, 25; 8:23-25).

(2.) It has been applied also to the "false Christs" spoken of by our Lord (Matt. 24:5, 23, 24).

(3.) To the "man of sin" described by Paul (2 Thess. 2:3, 4, 8-10).

(4.) And to the "beast from the sea" (Rev. 13:1; 17:1-18).