Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

communicant

play
noun com·mu·ni·cant \-ˈmyü-ni-kənt\

Simple Definition of communicant

  • : a person who is a member of a usually specified Christian church

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of communicant

  1. 1 :  a church member entitled to receive Communion; broadly :  a member of a fellowship

  2. 2 :  one that communicates; specifically :  informant

communicant

adjective

Examples of communicant in a sentence

  1. He was a communicant of Holy Cross Church.



1552

First Known Use of communicant

1552


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up communicant? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a talk on a religious or moral theme

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

lavender-fields-in-france

Which of these is a synonym of caesura?

rebellion megillah torrent interruption
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ