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Meaning of CHAMPION

Pronunciation:  'champeeun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  someone who fights for a cause
  2. [n]  someone who has won first place in a competition
  3. [n]  a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
  4. [adj]  holding first place in a contest; "a champion show dog"; "a prizewinning wine"
  5. [adj]  clearly superior or having the attributes of a winner; "a champion at teaching"
  6. [v]  protect or fight for as a champion

CHAMPION is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 Synonyms: admirer, best, booster, champ, defend, fighter, friend, hero, paladin, prizewinning, protagonist, superior, supporter, title-holder
 See Also: advocate, advocator, anglophil, anglophile, back, believer, Boswell, challenger, competition, competitor, Confederate, contender, convert, defender, endorse, endorser, enthusiast, exponent, Francophil, Francophile, free trader, functionalist, Graecophile, guardian, Jacobite, loyalist, mainstay, maintainer, New Dealer, partisan, partizan, philhellene, philhellenist, pillar, plump for, plunk for, proponent, protector, ratifier, record-breaker, record-holder, rival, Roundhead, seconder, Shavian, shielder, stalwart, subscriber, support, sustainer, sympathiser, sympathizer, toaster, truster, upholder, verifier, voucher, wassailer, well-wisher, Whig



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cham"pi*on\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Championed}; p. pr.
& vb. n. {Championing}.] [Obs.] --Shak.
2. To furnish with a champion; to attend or defend as
   champion; to support or maintain; to protect.

         Championed or unchampioned, thou diest. --Sir W.

Easton Bible Dictionary

(1 Sam. 17:4, 23), properly "the man between the two," denoting the position of Goliath between the two camps. Single combats of this kind at the head of armies were common in ancient times. In ver. 51 this word is the rendering of a different Hebrew word, and properly denotes "a mighty man."

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