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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Sa•tanˈseɪt n(n.)

  1. the chief evil spirit and adversary of God and humanity; the devil.

Origin of Satan:

bef. 900; < LL < Gk Satân, Satán < Heb śātān adversary

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Satan, Old Nick, Devil, Lucifer, Beelzebub, the Tempter, Prince of Darkness(noun)

    (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. Satanˈseɪt n

    the name of the most powerful evil being, especially in Christianity

Wiktionary

  1. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The supreme evil spirit in Christianity, Islam and Judaism; the Devil, Lucifer or Beelzebub.

    in which you used to live when you followed the ways of this world and of the ruler of the kingdom of the air, the spirit who is now at work in those who are disobedient. (Ephesians 2:2)

  2. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The great opponent, adversary, accuser and tempter of humanity and the constant rival of God and heaven.

    The Hebrew word Satan, is an "adversary" used in (1 Samuel 29:4; 2 Samuel 19:22; 1 Kings 6:4; 1 Kings 11:14 1 Kings 11:23 1 Kings 11:25; Numbers 22:22 Numbers 22:33; Psalms 109:6)

  3. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The malevolent cosmocrat, full of falsehood and malice.

  4. Satan(ProperNoun)

    The leader of fallen angels; the prince of demons.

  5. Satan(ProperNoun)

    An ultimate higher power based in sin.

  6. Satan(ProperNoun)

    A deity of profound iniquity with supernatural force.

  7. Satan(ProperNoun)

    A detestable person or animal.

  8. Origin: Satan, from Satan, from Σατάν, from שטן).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satan(noun)

    the grand adversary of man; the Devil, or Prince of darkness; the chief of the fallen angels; the archfiend

Freebase

  1. Satan

    Satan is a character appearing in the texts of the Abrahamic religions, who personifies evil and temptation, and is known as the deceiver that leads humanity astray. The term is often applied to an angel who fell out of favor with God, seducing humanity into the ways of sin, and who now rules over the fallen world. Satan is primarily understood as an "accuser" or "adversary" in the Hebrew Bible, and is not necessarily the personification of evil that he would become in later Abrahamic religions. In the New Testament, Satan is a name that refers to a decidedly malevolent entity who possesses demonic god-like qualities. In Theistic Satanism, Satan is considered a positive force and deity who is either worshipped or revered. In LaVeyan Satanism, Satan is regarded as holding virtuous characteristics.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Satan

    an archangel who, according to the Talmud, revolted against the Most High, particularly when required to do homage to Adam, and who for his disobedience was with all his following cast into the abyss of hell. See Devil.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

Satan(noun)

the Devil; the spirit of evil.

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