Hyper Dictionary

English Dictionary Computer Dictionary Video Dictionary Thesaurus Dream Dictionary Medical Dictionary


Search Dictionary:  

Meaning of PROTESTANT

Pronunciation:  'pr√Ętistunt

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the Protestant churches and denominations collectively
  2. [n]  an adherent of Protestantism
  3. [adj]  making a protest
  4. [adj]  (religion) of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism; "Protestant churches"; "a Protestant denomination"
 

PROTESTANT is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: complaining(a), complaintive, Protestant Church, protesting(a)
 
 See Also: Anabaptist, Anglican, Baptist, chapelgoer, Christian, Christian church, Christian Scientist, church, Congregationalist, Episcopalian, fundamentalist, Jehovah's Witness, Latter-day Saint, Methodist, Mormon, Nonconformist, Pentecostal, Pentecostal religion, Pentecostalist, Plain People, Presbyterian, Protestant, Protestant, Protestant Church, Protestant denomination, WASP, Wesleyan, white Anglo-Saxon Protestant

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Prot"es*tant\, n. [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans,
    -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See {Protest}, v.]
    One who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered
    to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn
    declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles
    V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers,
    and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular
    sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the
    Roman Catholic or the Greek Church.
    
    
    
    
  2. \Prot"es*tant\, a. [Cf. F. protestant.]
    1. Making a protest; protesting.
    
    2. Of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those
       Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic
       Church; as, Protestant writers.
    
    
 

 

COPYRIGHT © 2000-2013 HYPERDICTIONARY.COM HOME | ABOUT HYPERDICTIONARY