What does Protestant mean?

Definitions for Protestantˈprɒt ə stənt or, for 4,6 , prəˈtɛs tənt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Protestant.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Protestant(noun)

    an adherent of Protestantism

  2. Protestant Church, Protestant(adj)

    the Protestant churches and denominations collectively

  3. Protestant(adj)

    of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism

    "Protestant churches"; "a Protestant denomination"

  4. protestant(adj)

    protesting

Wiktionary

  1. Protestant(ProperNoun)

    Any of several denominations of Christianity that separated from the Roman Catholic Church based on theological or political differences during the Reformation.

  2. Protestant(ProperNoun)

    Someone who is a member of such a denomination.

  3. Protestant(ProperNoun)

    A modern Christian denomination not belonging to the Catholic or Orthodox traditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Protestant

    one who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church

  2. Protestant(adj)

    making a protest; protesting

  3. Protestant(adj)

    of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers

  4. Origin: [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans, -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See Protest, v.]

Editors Contribution

  1. Protestant

    one who opposes Roman Catholicism on the basis of a conviction that Catholicism is contrary to the Bible

    I would not be a Protestant if I were not a protestor against Roman Catholicism.

British National Corpus

  1. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Protestant' in Adjectives Frequency: #955

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protestant in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Protestant in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Richard Land:

    In the interest of pluralism, it's about time we had a Protestant on the Supreme Court.

  2. Meg Mott:

    Most of our white Protestant leaders have made it a point of pride to keep their feelings buttoned up.

  3. Gary Brackett:

    The same concerns would have been raised whether it was a Catholic, or Jewish, or Protestant cemetery.

  4. 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.

  5. Daniel Radcliffe:

    I'm not a religious person. My mom was of Jewish blood and my dad was Protestant... I'm very interested in religion as something to study, but I'm not a religious person in the slightest.

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