Definitions for biblicalˈbɪb lɪ kəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Bib•li•cal*ˈbɪb lɪ kəl(adj.)

  1. of or in the Bible:

    a Biblical name.

  2. in accord with the Bible.

  3. evocative of or suggesting the Bible or Biblical times, esp. in size or extent:

    disaster on a biblical scale; a biblical landscape.

    Category: Religion

* (often l.c.).

Origin of Biblical:

1780–90; < ML


Princeton's WordNet

  1. biblical, scriptural(adj)

    of or pertaining to or contained in or in accordance with the Bible

    "biblical names"; "biblical Hebrew"

  2. biblical(adj)

    in keeping with the nature of the Bible or its times or people

    "biblical styles in writing"; "a beard of biblical proportions"; "biblical costumes"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. biblical(adjective)ˈbɪb lɪ kəl

    from or relating to the Bible


  1. biblical(Adjective)

    Of, or relating to, the Bible

  2. biblical(Adjective)

    In accordance with the teachings of the Bible (according to some interpretation of the later)

  3. biblical(Adjective)

    In the expression "of biblical proportions", very large, exceeding previous records.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Biblical(adj)

    pertaining to, or derived from, the Bible; as, biblical learning; biblical authority

Translations for biblical

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


(often with capital) of or like the Bible

biblical references.

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