accept/take as gospel

Definition of accept/take as gospel

  1. :  to believe (something) to be true These myths are accepted/taken as gospel by many teenagers.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to receive (something offered) willingly

    :  to be able or designed to take or hold (something applied or added)

    :  to give admittance or approval to

  1. :  to get into one's hands or into one's possession, power, or control: such as

    :  to seize or capture physically

    :  to get possession of (fish or game) by killing or capturing

  1. :  a distinct or personal point of view, outlook, or assessment

    :  a distinct treatment or variation

    :  an act or the action of taking: such as

  1. :  the message concerning Christ, the kingdom of God, and salvation

    :  one of the first four New Testament books telling of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus Christ

    :  a similar apocryphal (see apocrypha 2) book

  1. :  having a basis in or being in accordance with the gospel (see 1gospel 1) :  evangelical

    :  marked by special or fervid emphasis on the gospel

    :  of, relating to, or being religious songs of American origin associated with evangelism and popular devotion and marked by simple melody and harmony and elements of folk songs and blues

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