Definition of Catechetic

1. Adjective. Of or relating to or resembling a rigorous catechism. "The catechistic method"

Exact synonyms: Catechistic
Partainyms: Catechism, Catechism
Derivative terms: Catechism



2. Adjective. Of or relating to or involving catechesis.
Exact synonyms: Catechetical
Category relationships: Divinity, Theology
Partainyms: Catechesis, Catechesis
Derivative terms: Catechesis, Catechesis

Definition of Catechetic

1. a. Relating to or consisting in, asking questions and receiving answers, according to the ancient manner of teaching.

Definition of Catechetic

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to catechesis. ¹

2. Adjective. In accordance with the catechism of a church. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Catechetic

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catechetic (current term)
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Literary usage of Catechetic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Christian Remembrancer by William Scott (1846)
"It seems they were taught twenty days in Baptisteries, or catechetic Schools, by catechists (answering to our Church Schools); and eight days publicly in ..."

2. Theological Propædeutic: A General Introduction to the Study of Theology by Philip Schaff, Samuel Macauley Jackson (1893)
"Liturgic, in the wider sense, includes Homiletic and catechetic; in the narrower sense, only the acts of worship proper and the administration of the ..."

3. A catalogue of the library of the College of st. Margaret and st. Bernard by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1827)
"catechetic Divinity. i. Creeds, Histories and Explanations of them. CONSIDERATIONS on the Nature and Use of Human Creeds, and Confessions of Faith. 8vo. ..."

4. A Catalogue of the Library of the College of St. Margaret and St. Bernard by Thomas Hartwell Horne (1827)
"catechetic Divinity. i. Creeds, Histories and Explanations of them. CONSIDERATIONS on the Nature and Use of Human Creeds, and Confessions of Faith. Svo. ..."

5. Origines Ecclesiasticæ: Or, The Antiquities of the Christian Church, and by Joseph Bingham (1834)
"That there were such sort of catechetic schools joining to the Church in many places, ... Of the Succession in the catechetic School at Alexandria. ..."

6. A Church Dictionary by Walter Farquhar Hook (1854)
"It is certain they did it in a private way, as catechists, in their catechetic schools at Alexandria and other places ; but this was a different thing from ..."

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