Definition of Good samaritan

1. Noun. A person who voluntarily offers help or sympathy in times of trouble.

Generic synonyms: Benefactor, Helper



Definition of Good samaritan

1. Noun. (biblical) (non-gloss definition The subject of a particular New Testament parable.) ¹

2. Noun. A person who gives help or sympathy to someone in distress. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Good Samaritan

good-looking
good-lookingness
good-natured
good-naturedly
good-naturedness
good-neighborliness
good-neighbourliness
good-sized
good-tempered
good-temperedness
good-time
good-time Charlie
good God
good Lord
good Samaritan
good afternoon
good and
good as gold
good authority
good cholesterol
good condition
good continuation
good cop bad cop
good day
good deal
good drunk
good egg
good ending
good endings

Literary usage of Good samaritan

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1915)
"House of the good samaritan. separate buildings of varying size and disposition for the different classes of patients. Non- restraint, much open air freedom ..."

2. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"The Jewish traveller lies on the ground ' half dead,' the good samaritan i- binding up his ... On the right hand, the good samaritan is seen on the steps, ..."

3. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1881)
"The Jewish traveller lies on the ground ' half dead,' the good samaritan is binding up his ... On the right hand, the good samaritan is seen on the steps, ..."

4. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"The Jewish traveller lies on the ground ' half dead,' the good samaritan is binding up his ... On the right hand, the good samaritan is seen on the steps, ..."

5. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1868)
"THREE cases of tumour of the brain have come under my charge iu the wards of the Hospital of the good samaritan, during the past year; unfortunately, ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"THE PARABLE OF THE good samaritan From the Gospel according to St. Luke AND behold, a certain lawyer stood up and tempted him, saying, Master, ..."

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