Definition of Disciple

1. Noun. Someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another.




Definition of Disciple

1. n. One who receives instruction from another; a scholar; a learner; especially, a follower who has learned to believe in the truth of the doctrine of his teacher; an adherent in doctrine; as, the disciples of Plato; the disciples of our Savior.

2. v. t. To teach; to train.

Definition of Disciple

1. Noun. Any of the followers of Jesus Christ. ¹

2. Noun. One of the twelve disciples of Jesus sent out as Apostles. ¹

3. Noun. A person who learns from another, especially one who then teaches others. ¹

4. Noun. An active follower or adherent of someone, or some philosophy etc. ¹

5. Noun. (Ireland) miserable-looking creature of a man ¹

6. Verb. (obsolete) To train, educate, teach. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Disciple

1. to cause to become a follower [v -PLED, -PLING, -PLES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disciple

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Literary usage of Disciple

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1. The New Testament of Our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ: Translated Out of by American Bible Society (1880)
"... not die: yet Jesus said not unto him, He shall not die; hut, If I will that he tarry till I come, what ;.< that to thee? 24 This is the disciple which ..."

2. Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Standard Work of Reference in Art, Literature (1907)
""John the disciple of the Lord and the other apostles with whom he was ... 11) describe» him not only as the "disciple of the Lord," but abo as the Г had ..."

3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"St. Maximus (662), his disciple the monk Anastasius (also 662), ... been the pupil of Abbot Stephen, the disciple "or rather leader" of Macarius of Antioch. ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"It is said that he brought from Rome a copy of the Vulgate and from this his disciple Columba transcribed the Psalter. Finnian then claimed the ..."

5. The Works of Hannah More: With a Sketch of Her Life by Hannah More (1827)
"... greater full and complete commentary on the histor- i boldness, that Saint Paul was not a disciple, ical books, which the Epistles, more espe- —Granted. ..."

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