Definition of Christ

1. 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).

2. Noun. Any expected deliverer.
Exact synonyms: Messiah
Generic synonyms: Deliverer, Rescuer, Savior, Saviour
Derivative terms: Messiahship, Messianic

Definition of Christ

1. n. The Anointed; an appellation given to Jesus, the Savior. It is synonymous with the Hebrew Messiah.

Definition of Christ

1. Proper noun. (Judaism) The anointed one or messiah predicted in Jewish prophecy. ¹

2. Proper noun. (Christianity) A title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as the fulfiller of the messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name. ¹

3. Noun. (arts) A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ. ¹

4. Interjection. (non-gloss definition An expletive.) ¹

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Medical Definition of Christ

1. J., German dermatologist, 1871-1948. See: Christ-Siemens-Touraine syndrome. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Christ

Chow dynasty
Chris Evert
Chrissie Evert
Christ's Resurrection
Christ Within
Christ alive
Christ almighty
Christ child
Christ on a bike
Christ on a cracker
Christ plant
Christ the Redeemer
Christ thorn

Literary usage of Christ

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

1. The Confessions of St. Augustine by Augustine, Edward Bouverie Pusey, William Benham (1909)
"THE IMITATION OF christ THE FIRST BOOK ADMONITIONS PROFITABLE FOR THE SPIRITUAL LIFE CHAPTER I Of the imitation of christ, and of contempt of the world and ..."

2. Institutes of the Christian Religion by Jean Calvin (1921)
"kingdom ; that hence it is plain, as we have before asserted that there can be no saving knowledge of God without christ, and consequently that from the ..."

3. The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth: Extracted Textually from the Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson (1904)
"Slip mounted on t.-p.: House of representatives. Document no. 755. 58th Congress, 2d session. Lacking in c. 2."

4. Sermons by Matthew Simpson (1885)
"For I am in a strait betwixt two, having a desire to depart, and to be with christ; which is far better: Nevertheless, to abide in the flesh is more needful ..."

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