What does Methodist mean?

Definitions for Methodistˈmɛθ ə dɪst

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Methodist(adj)

    a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church

  2. Methodist, Wesleyan(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley

    "Methodist theology"


  1. Methodist(Noun)

    A member of the Methodist Church; A Wesleyan

  2. Methodist(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the branch of Christianity that adheres to the views of Wesley (1703-1791)

Webster Dictionary

  1. Methodist(noun)

    one who observes method

  2. Methodist(noun)

    one of an ancient school of physicians who rejected observation and founded their practice on reasoning and theory

  3. Methodist(noun)

    one of a sect of Christians, the outgrowth of a small association called the "Holy Club," formed at Oxford University, A.D. 1729, of which the most conspicuous members were John Wesley and his brother Charles; -- originally so called from the methodical strictness of members of the club in all religious duties

  4. Methodist(noun)

    a person of strict piety; one who lives in the exact observance of religious duties; -- sometimes so called in contempt or ridicule

  5. Methodist(adj)

    of or pertaining to the sect of Methodists; as, Methodist hymns; a Methodist elder

  6. Origin: [Cf. F. mthodiste. See Method.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Methodist

    A member or group of a form of Christian religion.

    She attended the local Methodist church which was a Christian religious building.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Methodist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Methodist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Jim McGrath:

    He will remain at the Houston Methodist Hospital tonight pending final approval from his doctors to return home.

  2. Jim McGrath:

    President Bush remains in high spirits and continues to make progress, but he will remain at the Houston Methodist Hospital this evening.

  3. Jim McGrath:

    President Bush's condition has improved to the point that doctors have begun discussing dates for his discharge. He will remain at the Houston Methodist Hospital through the weekend for further observation.

  4. Franklin Graham:

    This is a Methodist school and the money for that chapel was given by Christian people over the years so that the student body would have a place to worship the God of the Bible, i hope the alumni and the supporters of the school withhold their contributions until this is reversed.

  5. Robert Jeffress:

    Methodist parishioners who believe the Bible is the word of God ought to demand that their denomination cut off any support to Duke, i think John Wesley would be turning over in his grave. This is certainly not the Methodism of John Wesley – a faith that was firmly founded on the Bible.

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