What does semite mean?

Definitions for semiteˈsɛm aɪt; esp. Brit. ˈsi maɪt

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Semite(adj)

    a member of a group of Semitic-speaking peoples of the Middle East and northern Africa

  2. Semite, Semitic(adj)

    of or relating to or characteristic of Semites

    "Semite peoples"


  1. Semite(Noun)

    A member of any of a number of peoples of ancient southwestern Asia including the Akkadians, Phoenicians, Hebrews, and Arabs.

  2. Semite(Noun)

    A descendant of these peoples.

  3. Semite(Noun)

    A member of a modern people speaking a Semitic language.

  4. Semite(Noun)

    A descendant of the biblical Patriarch Shem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Semite(noun)

    one belonging to the Semitic race. Also used adjectively

Anagrams for semite »

  1. Timese

  2. mesite


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of semite in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of semite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Efraim Zuroff:

    He was a notorious, fanatical anti-Semite.

  2. Charlton Heston:

    I marched for civil rights with Dr. Martin Luther King in 1963 - long before Hollywood found it fashionable. But when I told an audience last year that white pride is just as valid as black pride or red pride or anyone else's pride, they called me a racist. I've worked with brilliantly talented homosexuals all my life. But when I told an audience that gay rights should extend no further than your rights or my rights, I was called a homophobe. I served in World War II against the Axis powers. But during a speech, when I drew an analogy between singling out innocent Jews and singling out innocent gun owners, I was called an anti-Semite. Everyone I know knows I would never raise a closed fist against my country. But when I asked an audience to oppose this cultural persecution, I was compared to Timothy McVeigh

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