Definitions for paracleteˈpær əˌklit

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  1. paraclete(Noun)

    An advocate, especially the Holy Spirit.

  2. Origin: From paraclit, from paraclet, from paracletus, from παράκλητος, from παρά + καλέω

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  1. Paraclete(noun)

    an advocate; one called to aid or support; hence, the Consoler, Comforter, or Intercessor; -- a term applied to the Holy Spirit

  2. Origin: [L. paracletus, Gr. para`klhtos, from parakalei^n to call to one, to exhort, encourage; para` beside + kalei^n to call.]

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  1. Paraclete

    Paraclete means advocate or helper. In Christianity, the term Holy Spirit most commonly refers to the paraclete.

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