What does apostolic mean?

Definitions for apostolicˌæp əˈstɒl ɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word apostolic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. apostolic, apostolical(adj)

    of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings

  2. papal, apostolic, apostolical, pontifical(adj)

    proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles

    "papal dispensation"


  1. apostolic(Adjective)

    pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit

  2. apostolic(Adjective)

    according to the doctrines of the apostles; delivered or taught by the apostles

    apostolic faith or practice

  3. Origin: From apostolicus, from ἀποστολικός: compare with French apostolique.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Apostolic(adj)

    alt. of Apostolical

  2. Apostolic(noun)

    a member of one of certain ascetic sects which at various times professed to imitate the practice of the apostles

  3. Origin: [L. apostolicus.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of apostolic in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of apostolic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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