What does Buddha mean?

Definitions for Buddha
ˈbu də, ˈbʊd əBud·dha

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Buddha, Siddhartha, Gautama, Gautama Siddhartha, Gautama Buddha(noun)

    founder of Buddhism; worshipped as a god (c 563-483 BC)

  2. Buddha(noun)

    one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment


  1. Buddha(Noun)

    Shakyamuni Buddha, Nepalese spiritual and philosophical teacher and founder of Buddhism; Siddhartha Gautama.

  2. Buddha(Noun)

    Any of the other Buddhas named in Buddhist scriptures.

  3. Buddha(Noun)

    An enlightened or awakened sentient being.

  4. Buddha(Noun)

    A statue or image of any Buddha.

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  5. buddha(Noun)

    An enlightened human being.

  6. buddha(Noun)

    A statue or image of the Buddha.

  7. buddha(Noun)

    Siddhartha Gautama.

  8. buddha(Noun)


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Webster Dictionary

  1. Buddha(noun)

    the title of an incarnation of self-abnegation, virtue, and wisdom, or a deified religious teacher of the Buddhists, esp. Gautama Siddartha or Sakya Sinha (or Muni), the founder of Buddhism

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Buddha

    bōōd′da, n. an epithet applied to Sakyamuni or Gautama, the founder of the Buddhist religion.—ns. Bud′dhism, the religion founded by Buddha; Bud′dhist, a believer in Buddhism.—adjs. Buddhist′ic, Bud′dhist, pertaining to Buddhism.—Esoteric Buddhism (see Theosophy). [Sans. buddha, wise, from budh, to know.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Buddha

    The black face

    Submitted by anonymous on August 1, 2020  

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  1. Buddha

    (Bud′dha). Primitively, a pagan deity, the Vishnu of the Hindoos.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Buddha in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Buddha in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Buddha in a Sentence

  1. Mary Shea:

    It's human nature. People are always looking for spiritual leaders. When you have traditional churches failing and people are looking for spiritual guidance, it is not surprising that people go to other arenas, he told them he is on the same level as Buddha and Jesus Christ.

  2. The Dalai Lama:

    If Buddha happened, he certainly would protect those Muslim brothers and sisters.

  3. Tensho Goto:

    Artificial intelligence has developed to such an extent we thought it logical for the Buddha to transform into a robot, obviously a machine doesnt have a soul, but Buddhist faith isnt about believing in God. Its about following Buddhas path, so it doesnt matter whether it is represented by a machine, a scrap of iron or a tree.

  4. Phra Maha Pranom:

    I'm practicing the Buddha's teachings, which also align with solving the global environmental crisis.

  5. Seán O'Casey:

    Jesus, Buddha, Mohammed, great as each may be, their highest comfort given to the sorrowful is a cordial introduction into another's woe. Sorrow's the great community in which all men born of woman are members at one time or another.

Images & Illustrations of Buddha

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