What does Presbyterian mean?

Definitions for Presbyterian
ˌprɛz bɪˈtɪər i ən, ˌprɛs-Pres·by·te·ri·an

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Presbyterian(noun)

    a follower of Calvinism as taught in the Presbyterian Church

Wiktionary

  1. presbyterian(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed.

  2. Presbyterian(Noun)

    A person belonging to the Presbyterian Church.

  3. Presbyterian(Noun)

    A person set in their ways, or who doesn't drink, smoke or have sex.

  4. Presbyterian(Adjective)

    Relating to the Presbyterian Church.

  5. Presbyterian(Adjective)

    (also with lower case p) Describing a person set in their ways or doesn't smoke, drink or have sex, particularly one religious and/or Scottish; a Puritan.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Presbyterian(adj)

    of or pertaining to a presbyter, or to ecclesiastical government by presbyters; relating to those who uphold church government by presbyters; also, to the doctrine, discipline, and worship of a communion so governed

  2. Presbyterian(noun)

    one who maintains the validity of ordination and government by presbyters; a member of the Presbyterian church

  3. Origin: [Cf. F. presbytrien.]

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How to say Presbyterian in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Presbyterian in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Presbyterian in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Presbyterian in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump:

    People are so shocked when they find ... out I am Protestant. I am Presbyterian. And I go to church and I love God and I love my church.

  2. Donald Trump:

    I'm Presbyterian, boy, that's down the middle of the road folks, in all fairness. I mean, Seventh-day Adventist, I don't know about. I just don't know about.

  3. Howard Thurman:

    Whether I'm black, white, Presbyterian, Baptist, Buddhist, Hindu, Muslim -- in the presence of God all of these categories by which we relate to each other fade away.

  4. Donald Trump:

    Ben hit me on my faith, and you don't hit a person on faith, i don't know him; he knows nothing about me. I'm Protestant; I'm Presbyterian. I believe strongly, I believe in the Bible strongly.

  5. Margo Cowan:

    There is no doubt in my mind that the amazing courage of Rosa and the steadfast support from thousands of Tucsonans have brought us to a resolution that ensures Rosa will be safe outside of the walls of Southside Presbyterian Church.

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