spiritual being attendant upon God
saint, holy man, holy person, angel(noun)
person of exceptional holiness
invests in a theatrical production
Angel, Angel Falls(noun)
the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally
A divine and supernatural messenger from a deity, or other divine entity.
In Christian angelology, the lowest order of angels, below virtues.
A selfless person.
You made me breakfast in bed, you little angel.
An altitude, measured in thousands of feet.
Climb to angels sixty.
An affluent individual who provides capital for a startup, usually in exchange for convertible debt or ownership equity.
To support by donating money.
used since 16th century, from Angelus or an anglicized spelling of Ángel.
originating as a nickname or, rarely, as a patronymic.
of modern usage from the English noun angel.
A player on the team the "Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim".
Origin: From angel, aungel, ængel, engel, from ængel, engel, from angelus, from ἄγγελος. Cognate with angel, ingel, engel, engel, Engel, ängel, engill, 0330033203320339033B033F0343.
a spiritual, celestial being, superior to man in power and intelligence. In the Scriptures the angels appear as God's messengers
one of a class of "fallen angels;" an evil spirit; as, the devil and his angels
a minister or pastor of a church, as in the Seven Asiatic churches
attendant spirit; genius; demon
an appellation given to a person supposed to be of angelic goodness or loveliness; a darling
an ancient gold coin of England, bearing the figure of the archangel Michael. It varied in value from 6s. 8d. to 10s
Origin: [AS. ngel, engel, influenced by OF. angele, angle, F. ange. Both the AS. and the OF. words are from L. angelus, Gr. 'a`ggelos messenger, a messenger of God, an angel.]
An angel is a supernatural being or spirit, usually humanoid in form, found in various religions and mythologies. The theological study of angels is known as "angelology". In Zoroastrianism and Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as benevolent celestial beings who act as intermediaries between Heaven and Earth, or as guardian spirits or a guiding influence. The term "angel" has also been expanded to various notions of spirits found in many other religious traditions. Other roles of angels include protecting and guiding human beings, and carrying out God's tasks. In art, angels are often depicted with wings on their back, a halo, robes and various forms of glowing light.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ān′jel, n. a divine messenger: a ministering spirit: an attendant or guardian spirit: a person possessing the qualities attributed to such—gentleness, purity, &c.: one supposed to have a special commission, as the head of the Church in Rev. ii. and iii., or the angel of the Catholic and Apostolic Church, who corresponds in a limited sense to the bishop of other Christian denominations: (poet.) a messenger generally: in art, the conventional figure attributed to the angel—a figure of great beauty, youthful, clothed in flowing garments, with wings: an old Eng. coin = 10s., bearing the figure of an angel.—n. An′gel-fish, a voracious fish, allied to the shark, from six to eight feet long, with large, wing-like pectoral fins.—adjs. Angel′ic (an-), Angel′ical.—adv. Angel′ically.—ns. Angelol′atry (ān-), angel-worship; Angelol′ogy, the doctrine regarding angels; Angeloph′any, the manifestation of an angel to man. [Gr. angelos, a messenger.]
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
an old English coin, with the archangel Michael piercing the dragon on the obverse of it.
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
A heavenly ineligible, with wings and a harp; or, an earthly eligible, with money and a heart.
A man or servant of the most high GOD.
Man or servant of GOD.
Etymology and Origins
An inn sign, originally the “Angel and Salutation,” depicting the visit of the angel who announced to the Virgin that she was to be the mother of the Redeemer.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'Angel' in Nouns Frequency: #1742
The numerical value of Angel in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of Angel in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of Angel in a Sentence
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Translations for Angel
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- ангел, анёлBelarusian
- àngelCatalan, Valencian
- анъгелъOld Church Slavonic, Church Slavonic, Old Bulgarian
- angel, angylesWelsh
- ingelWestern Frisian
- aingealScottish Gaelic
- מַלְאָךְ, מלאךHebrew
- फ़रिश्ता, एंजेलHindi
- angyal, AngelHungarian
- malaikat, bidadariIndonesian
- 天使, エンゼル, 天の使いJapanese
- 천사, 天使Korean
- EngelLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
- bidadara, malaikat, malak, bidadariMalay
- engelNorwegian Nynorsk
- God bidiyin naalʼaʼí, diyin naalʼaʼíNavajo, Navaho
- зӕдOssetian, Ossetic
- aunghel, aungel, ànghel, anguelRomansh
- анђео, anđeoSerbo-Croatian
- දේවදූතයාSinhala, Sinhalese
- தேவதூதர், தேவதைTamil
- เทวดา, นางฟ้าThai
- melek, perişdeTurkmen
- 'angeloTonga (Tonga Islands)
- ангел, янголUkrainian
- thiên thầnVietnamese
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