Definitions for Amenˈɑ mən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

a•menˈeɪˈmɛn, ˈɑˈmɛn(interj.)

  1. it is so; so be it (used after a prayer, creed, or other formal statement to express solemn ratification or agreement).

  2. (n.)an utterance of the interjection “amen.”

  3. an expression of concurrence or assent:

    The committee gave its amen to the proposal.

Origin of amen:

bef. 1000; ME, OE < LL < Gk < Heb āmēn

A•menˈɑ mən(n.)

or A•mon

  1. a primeval Egyptian deity, worshiped, esp. at Thebes, as the personification of air or breath and represented as either a ram or a goose: later identified with Amen-Ra.

    Category: Eastern Religions

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Amen, Amon, Amun(noun)

    a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. amen(interjection)ˈɑ mən

    indicates the end of a prayer

    We thank you, Lord. Amen.

Wiktionary

  1. amen(Noun)

    An instance of saying u2018amenu2019.

  2. amen(Noun)

    A title of Christ; the Faithful One (especially with reference to Revelation 3:14)

  3. amen(Verb)

    To say Amen.

    The whole congregation amened in unison.

  4. amen(Adverb)

    At the end of Judeo-Christian prayers: so be it.

  5. amen(Adverb)

    At the end of a creed or in Biblical translations: truly, verily.

  6. amen(Interjection)

    An expression of strong agreement.

  7. Amen(ProperNoun)

    An English surname.

  8. Origin: From amen, from ἀμήν, from אמן (cognate with Arabic آمين, Syriac ܐܡܝܢ)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Amen

    an expression used at the end of prayers, and meaning, So be it. At the end of a creed, it is a solemn asseveration of belief. When it introduces a declaration, it is equivalent to truly, verily

  2. Amen(verb)

    to say Amen to; to sanction fully

Freebase

  1. Amen

    The word amen is a declaration of affirmation found in the Hebrew Bible and New Testament. Its use in Judaism dates back to its earliest texts. It has been generally adopted in Christian worship as a concluding word for prayers and hymns. In Islam, it is the standard ending to Dua. Common English translations of the word amen include "verily" and "truly". It can also be used colloquially to express strong agreement, as in, for instance, amen to that.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

amen(noun)

(usually Amen ) said or sung by Jews or Christians to express a wish that the prayer should be fulfilled.

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