Definitions for Baptistˈbæp tɪst
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Baptist
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a member of a Christian denomination that baptizes believers by immersion.
(l.c.) a person who baptizes.
Category: Bible, Religion
Ref: John the Baptist.
(adj.)of or pertaining to Baptists.
Origin of Baptist:
1150–1200; ME < OF < LL < Gk
follower of Baptistic doctrines
A person who baptizes
A Protestant denomination of Christianity, which believes in the baptism of believers, as opposed to the baptism of infants.
An adherent of this denomination.
Of, relating to, or adhering to the Baptist religious denomination.
one who administers baptism; -- specifically applied to John, the forerunner of Christ
one of a denomination of Christians who deny the validity of infant baptism and of sprinkling, and maintain that baptism should be administered to believers alone, and should be by immersion. See Anabaptist
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