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Meaning of BELIEVER

Pronunciation:  bee'leevur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who has religious faith
  2. [n]  a supporter who accepts something as true
 

BELIEVER is a 8 letter word that starts with B.

 

 Synonyms: truster, worshiper, worshipper
 
 See Also: abiogenist, admirer, apostle, booster, champion, colonialist, Confucian, denomination, devil worshiper, friend, imperialist, Malthusian, monotheist, mystic, numerologist, pantheist, pilgrim, protagonist, religionist, religious mystic, religious person, sun worshiper, supporter, theist, theosophist, vitalist

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Be*liev"er\, n.
1. One who believes; one who is persuaded of the truth or
   reality of some doctrine, person, or thing.

2. (Theol.) One who gives credit to the truth of the
   Scriptures, as a revelation from God; a Christian; -- in a
   more restricted sense, one who receives Christ as his
   Savior, and accepts the way of salvation unfolded in the
   gospel.

         Thou didst open the Kingdom of Heaven to all
         believers.                            --Book of Com.
                                               Prayer.

3. (Eccl. Hist.) One who was admitted to all the rights of
   divine worship and instructed in all the mysteries of the
   Christian religion, in distinction from a catechumen, or
   one yet under instruction.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: accepter, catechumen, Christian, churchgoer, churchite, churchman, communicant, convert, cultist, daily communicant, devotee, devotionalist, disciple, fanatic, fideist, follower, God-fearing man, good Christian, ist, neophyte, pietist, proselyte, receiver, religioner, religionist, religious believer, saint, the assured, the believing, the faithful, theist, true believer, truster, votary, zealot
 

 

 

 

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