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 Buddhanoun

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

  2. Buddhanoun

    one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment


  1. Buddhanoun

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

  2. Buddhanoun

    Any of the other Buddhas named in Buddhist scriptures.

  3. Buddhanoun

    An enlightened or awakened sentient being.

  4. Buddhanoun

    A statue or image of any Buddha.

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  5. buddhanoun

    An enlightened human being.

  6. buddhanoun

    A statue or image of the Buddha.

  7. buddhanoun

    Siddhartha Gautama.

  8. buddhanoun


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Webster Dictionary

  1. Buddhanoun

    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.

Who Was Who?

  1. Buddha

    A prince of India who tired of good times and turned reformer. Advised his congregations to adopt the recall and referendum. Nailed several anti-saloon and burlesque planks in his platform. After B.'s death his friends filled the Orient with his bronzes. He was fat and wore a fascinating wart on his forehead.

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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. Monika Kiss-Stefan:

    The Buddha statue belongs to a Dutch private collector and when he bought it, he had no idea what it was hiding inside.

  2. Isadora Duncan:

    Art is not necessary at all. All that is necessary to make this world a better place to live in is to love --to love as Christ loved, as Buddha loved.

  3. Paiboon Nititawan:

    Our party is not even talking about religion per se, but rather about applying the teaching of the Buddha.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Standing or sitting beside the statue of Mahatma Buddha and taking own picture along with it or selfie does not help anyway a person to project oneself a gentleman.

  5. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Are you feeling helpless when you think about the dark roads of the future? Then read the biographies of the great men! Learn their life stories; they will lead you to the light! Buddha will lead you to the light; Gandhi will lead you to the light! Men of wider horizons will broaden our own horizons!

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