Definitions for guardian angel

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word guardian angel

Princeton's WordNet

  1. guardian spirit, guardian angel(noun)

    an angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual

Wiktionary

  1. guardian angel(Noun)

    A spirit believed to protect and to guide a particular person.

  2. Origin: guardian + angel

Freebase

  1. Guardian angel

    A guardian angel is an angel assigned to protect and guide a particular person or group. Belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity. The concept of tutelary angels and their hierarchy was extensively developed in Christianity in the 5th century by Pseudo-Dionysius the Areopagite. The theology of angels and tutelary spirits has undergone many refinements since the 400s. Belief in both the East and the West is that guardian angels serve to protect whichever person God assigns them to, and present prayer to God on that person's behalf.


Translations for guardian angel

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for guardian angel »

Translation

Find a translation for the guardian angel definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these guardian angel 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

"guardian angel." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 5 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/guardian angel>.

Are we missing a good definition for guardian angel? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for guardian angel:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.