Jesus Christ


Jesus Christ
noun
a teacher and prophet born in Bethlehem and active in Nazareth; his life and sermons form the basis for Christianity (circa 4 BC - AD 29) (Freq. 6)
Syn:
Derivationally related forms: ↑deliver (for: ↑Deliverer), ↑redeem (for: ↑Redeemer), ↑christly (for: ↑Christ), ↑christian (for: ↑Christ), ↑Christian (for: ↑Christ)
Instance Hypernyms:
Son, ↑Word, ↑Logos, ↑Jew, ↑Hebrew, ↑Israelite, ↑prophet
Instance Hyponyms: ↑El Nino

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Christ [kraɪst] [kraɪst] (also Jesus, ˌJesus ˈChrist) noun, exclamation
the man that Christians believe is the son of God and on whose teachings the Christian religion is based
 
Word Origin:
Old English Crīst, from Latin Christus, from Greek Khristos, noun use of an adjective meaning ‘anointed’, from khriein ‘anoint’, translating Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘Messiah’.
 
exclamation (taboo, informal) a swear word that many people find offensive, used to show that you are angry, annoyed or surprised

Christ! Look at the time— I'm late!

 
Word Origin:
[Christ] Old English Crīst, from Latin Christus, from Greek Khristos, noun use of an adjective meaning ‘anointed’, from khriein ‘anoint’, translating Hebrew māšīaḥ ‘Messiah’.
 
See also:Jesus

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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