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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Luke, Saint Luke, St. Luke(noun)

    (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel

  2. Luke, Gospel of Luke, Gospel According to Luke(noun)

    one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life


  1. Luke(ProperNoun)


  2. Luke(ProperNoun)

    Luke the Evangelist, an early Christian credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Luke and the Acts of the Apostles.

  3. Luke(ProperNoun)

    The Gospel of St. Luke, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the third of the four gospels.

  4. luke(Adjective)


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  5. Origin: From luke, leuke, lewke, from an unexplained variant or extension of lewe, from hleow, perhaps due to confusion with wlæc.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Luke(adj)

    moderately warm; not hot; tepid

  2. Origin: [Prob. fr. lew, perh. influenced by AS. wlc warm, lukewarm, remiss. Cf. Lew.]


  1. Luke

    Luke is a town in Allegany County, Maryland, United States located on the Potomac River just upstream of Williamsport. Known originally as West Piedmont, the town is part of the Cumberland, MD-WV Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 65 at the 2010 census.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Luke

    or Lucanus, author of the third Gospel, as well as the Acts, born in Antioch, a Greek by birth and a physician by profession, probably a convert, as he was a companion, of St. Paul; is said to have suffered martyrdom and been buried at Constantinople; is the patron saint of artists, and represented in Christian art with an ox lying near him, or in the act of painting; his Gospel appears to have been written before the year 63, and shows a Pauline interest in Christ, who is represented as the Saviour of Jew and Gentile alike; it was written for a Gentile Christian and in correspondence with eye-witnesses of Christ's life and death.

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British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Luke' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #2819


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Luke in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Luke in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

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  2. Governor Andrew Cuomo:

    This plot was 'Shawshank Redemption' meets 'Cool Hand Luke,'.

  3. Lucy Somers:

    We ask that all of Luke's family members be allowed to mourn in peace.

  4. Blake Shelton:

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  5. Paula Somers:

    Please show mercy and give us an opportunity to see our Luke again. He is all that we have.

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