Christ


Christ

noun \ˈkrīst\

Definition of CHRIST

1
:  messiah
2
:  jesus
3
:  an ideal type of humanity
4
Christian Science :  the ideal truth that comes as a divine manifestation of God to destroy incarnate error
Christ·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective
Christ·ly \-lē\ adjective

Origin of CHRIST

Middle English Crist, from Old English, from Latin Christus, from Greek Christos, literally, anointed, from chriein
First Known Use: before 12th century

Christ

biographical name

Definition of CHRIST

Jesus — see jesus

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