variants or less commonly Kadarite
plural -s
: a member of an early Muslim philosophical school asserting the doctrine of free will in opposition to the Jabarites

Word History


Arabic qadarīy qadarite (from qadar fate, destiny, divine preordination) + English -ite

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“Qadarite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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