Christ

noun
\ ˈkrīst \

Definition of Christ 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

biographical name

Definition of Christ (Entry 2 of 2)

Jesus — see jesus

Other Words from Christ

Noun

Christlike \ ˈkrīst-​ˌlīk \ adjective
Christly \ ˈkrīst-​lē \ adjective

First Known Use of Christ

Noun

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Christ

Noun

Middle English Crist, from Old English, from Latin Christus, from Greek Christos, literally, anointed, from chriein

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Christ

noun
\ ˈkrīst \

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