What does Amen mean?

Definitions for Amenˈɑ mən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Amen.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Amen, Amon, Amun(noun)

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


  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

  3. Origin: [L. amen, Gr. 'amh`n, Heb. mn certainly, truly.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Amen

    ā′men′, or ä′men′, interj. so let it be!—v.t. to say amen to anything, to ratify solemnly. [Gr.—Heb. āmēn, firm, true.]

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Anagrams for Amen »

  1. name, NAmE

  2. NMEA

  3. NEMA

  4. mean

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Amen in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Amen in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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