Satan

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

Sa·tan

noun \ˈsā-tən\

Definition of SATAN

1
:  the angel who in Jewish belief is commanded by God to tempt humans to sin, to accuse the sinners, and to carry out God's punishment
2
:  the rebellious angel who in Christian belief is the adversary of God and lord of evil

Examples of SATAN

  1. <some people believe that Satan can successfully tempt almost anyone with lies and flattery>

Origin of SATAN

Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew śāṭān adversary
First Known Use: before 12th century

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