What does Protestant mean?

Definitions for Protestantˈprɒt ə stənt or, for 4,6 , prəˈtɛs tənt

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Protestant(noun)

    an adherent of Protestantism

  2. Protestant Church, Protestant(adj)

    the Protestant churches and denominations collectively

  3. Protestant(adj)

    of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism

    "Protestant churches"; "a Protestant denomination"

  4. protestant(adj)

    protesting

Wiktionary

  1. Protestant(ProperNoun)

    Any of several denominations of Christianity that separated from the Roman Catholic Church based on theological or political differences during the Reformation.

  2. Protestant(ProperNoun)

    Someone who is a member of such a denomination.

  3. Protestant(ProperNoun)

    A modern Christian denomination not belonging to the Catholic or Orthodox traditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protestant

    one who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church

  2. Protestant(adj)

    making a protest; protesting

  3. Protestant(adj)

    of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers

  4. Origin: [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans, -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See Protest, v.]

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Protestant' in Adjectives Frequency: #955

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protestant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protestant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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