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

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word Protestant

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

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

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

Translation

Find a translation for the Protestant definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these Protestant definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Protestant." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 28 Jan. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/Protestant>.

Are we missing a good definition for Protestant?


The Web's Largest Resource for

Definitions & Translations


A Member Of The STANDS4 Network


Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for Protestant: