Christian

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈkɹɪstʃən/
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Noun[change]

Singular
Christian

Plural
Christians

  1. (countable) A Christian is a person who believes in salvation from sin through Jesus of Nazareth, called Jesus Christ or Jesus the Christ.
    He is a conservative Christian.
  2. (Evangelical Christian) To some religions, a Christian is someone who has a certain spiritual way of being. This is said to be from being spiritually born with the help of Jesus Christ. This is someone who has been saved from sin.
    The Baptist preacher said that most Baptists are not really Christians.

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Proper noun[change]

Proper noun
Christian

  1. Christian is a male given name.
    Hans Christian Andersen is famous for writing books of fairy tales.

Adjective[change]

Positive
Christian

Comparative
none

Superlative
none

  1. If you are Christian then you are a Christian. (See noun above.)
    Yes, she is Christian.
  2. If something is Christian, it has to do with Christianity.
    Being saved from sin by Christ is a Christian idea.
    Christmas is a Christian holiday.
    They went to a Christian church.
  3. If something you do is Christian it something Christians are supposed to do.
    The way you forgave them was very Christian.
    It is not Christian to steal from people.