Definition of Methodist

1. Noun. A follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church.

Group relationships: Methodist Church, Methodists
Generic synonyms: Protestant
Specialized synonyms: Wesleyan
Derivative terms: Methodism

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley. "Methodist theology"
Exact synonyms: Wesleyan
Category relationships: Faith, Religion, Religious Belief
Partainyms: Methodist Church
Derivative terms: Wesley, Wesleyan

Definition of Methodist

1. n. One who observes method.

2. a. Of or pertaining to the sect of Methodists; as, Methodist hymns; a Methodist elder.

Definition of Methodist

1. Noun. A member of the Methodist Church; A Wesleyan ¹

2. Adjective. Of or pertaining to the branch of Christianity that adheres to the views of Wesley (1703-1791) ¹

¹ Source:

Definition of Methodist

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Methodist

1. 1. One who observes method. 2. One of an ancient school of physicians who rejected observation and founded their practice on reasoning and theory. 3. One of a sect of Christians, the outgrowth of a small association called the "Holy Club," formed at Oxford University, A.D. 1729, of which the most conspicuous members were John Wesley and his brother Charles; originally so called from the methodical strictness of members of the club in all religious duties. 4. A person of strict piety; one who lives in the exact observance of religious duties; sometimes so called in contempt or ridicule. Origin: Cf. F. Methodiste. See Method. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

Methodist Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Methodist Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Methodist

method of accounting
method of choice
method of fluxions
method of least squares
methodist (current term)
methodological analysis

Literary usage of Methodist

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

1. 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)
"(5) The United methodist Free Churches represent the combination of the Wesleyan ... The Wesleyan methodist Association was organized in 1836 by Dr. Samuel ..."

2. The American Year Book: A Record of Events and Progress by Francis Graham Wickware, (, Albert Bushnell Hart, (, Simon Newton Dexter North (1916)
"methodist union came into greater prominence in discussion during 11)15 than in any ... The plan for the organic union of the methodist Episcopal Church, ..."

3. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Tbc methodist Church b governed primarily by the Conference, ... Tbc methodist Church was founded In 1739 by the two brothers Wesley and rapidly spread ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"At the conference of 1828 the methodist churches located in Canada, by the consent of the general conference of the methodist Episcopal Church, ..."

5. Negro Education: A Study of the Private and Higher Schools for Colored by United States Office of Education, Thomas Jesse Jones, Phelps-Stokes Fund (1917)
"The conferences of the African methodist Episcopal Zion Church own and ... COLORED methodist EPISCOPAL SCHOOLS.1 The General Board of Education of the ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1905)
"G. methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review. See methodist Review. ... See methodist Review. methodist Review. Edited successively by Teck, McClintock, ..."

7. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"The Wesleyan methodist Connection or Church of America ... In tbc methodist Episcopal Church slavery was always a cause of contention. ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Methodist

Search for Methodist on!Search for Methodist on!Search for Methodist on Google!Search for Methodist on Wikipedia!