What does Trinity mean?

Definitions for Trinity
ˈtrɪn ɪ tiTrin·i·ty

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. three, 3, III, trio, threesome, tierce, leash, troika, triad, trine, trinity, ternary, ternion, triplet, tercet, terzetto, trey, deuce-acenoun

    the cardinal number that is the sum of one and one and one

  2. Trinity, Holy Trinity, Blessed Trinity, Sacred Trinitynoun

    the union of the Father and Son and Holy Ghost in one Godhead

  3. trio, threesome, triad, trinitynoun

    three people considered as a unit


  1. trinitynoun

    A group or set of three people or things; triad; trio; trine.

  2. trinitynoun

    The state of being three; threeness.

  3. Trinitynoun

    In Christian belief, the three persons (personae) of the Godhead: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.

  4. Trinitynoun

    used since the 1970s, from the religious term trinity, or translated from its long-established Spanish equivalent.

  5. Etymology: From trinité (French: trinité), from trinitas, from trini, from tres.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. TRINITYnoun

    The incomprehensible union of the three persons in the Godhead.

    Etymology: trinitas, Lat. trinité, Fr.

    Touching the picture of the trinity, I hold it blasphemous and utterly unlawful. Henry Peacham.

    In my whole essay there is not any thing like an objection against the trinity. John Locke.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Trinitynoun

    the union of three persons (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost) in one Godhead, so that all the three are one God as to substance, but three persons as to individuality

  2. Trinitynoun

    any union of three in one; three units treated as one; a triad, as the Hindu trinity, or Trimurti

  3. Trinitynoun

    any symbol of the Trinity employed in Christian art, especially the triangle


  1. Trinity

    The Christian doctrine of the Trinity defines God as three divine persons or hypostases: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; "one God in three persons". The three persons are distinct, yet are one "substance, essence or nature". A nature is what one is, while a person is who one is. The Trinity is considered to be a mystery of Christian faith. According to this doctrine, there is only one God in three persons. Each person is God, whole and entire. They are distinct from one another in their relations of origin: as the Fourth Lateran Council declared, "it is the Father who generates, the Son who is begotten, and the Holy Spirit who proceeds". While distinct in their relations with one another, they are one in all else. The whole work of creation and grace is a single operation common to all three divine persons, who at the same time operate according to their unique properties, so that all things are from the Father, through the Son and in the Holy Spirit. The three persons are co-equal, co-eternal and consubstantial. Trinitarianism contrasts with nontrinitarian positions which include Binitarianism, Unitarianism, Oneness Pentecostalism or Modalism, and social trinitarianism.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Trinity

    trin′i-ti, n. the union of three in one Godhead: the persons of the Godhead: any symbolical representation of the persons of the Trinity.—adj. Trinitā′rian, pertaining to the Trinity, or to the doctrine of the Trinity.—n. one who holds the doctrine of the Trinity: a member of the Trinitarian order.—n. Trinitā′rianism, the tenets of Trinitarians.—n.pl. Trinitā′rians, a religious order founded at Rome in 1198 to redeem Christian captives from the infidels—also Mathurins and Redemptionists.—ns. Trin′ity-house, a corporation entrusted with the regulation and management of the lighthouses and buoys of the shores and rivers of England, and with the licensing and appointing of pilots for the English coast, founded at Deptford in 1518; Trin′ity-Sun′day, the Sunday next after Whitsunday, the Festival of the Holy Trinity; Trin′ity-term, formerly one of the fixed terms of the English law-courts that commenced on Friday next after Trinity Sunday. [L. trinitas, three—trini, three each—tres, three.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Trinity

    the doctrine, variously interpreted, that in the godhead or divine nature there are three persons, respectively denominated Father, Son, and Spirit—Father, from whom; Son, to whom; and Spirit, through whom are all things; is essentially triunity in unity.

Rap Dictionary

  1. trinity

    Trinity (Banks/Grinda) Recording artist, part-time producer, as well as the co-CEO of "On De Grind enterprise" with his cousine Crazy8, member of "Hood Klick" that's related to "52 Entertainment," Toronto Rap Artist Trinity, aged 19, has been building a reputation upon the streets of Toronto by performing at local events, house jams, and block parties to create an amazing buzz. Recording his first verse for "On De Grind" in 2003 with his cousin Crazy8 on Cloud9 and Lokz, Trinity has now recorded a large amount of songs together over the years with Hood Klick, which now consists of rappers Siddie, J-Roc, Iffy, Syse, and Miles. Trinity has not yet set the release date for his solo album titled "Accept Reality" saying quote "No release date for my solo project Accept Reality, right now it's about Hood Klick, On De Grind enterprise and projects with my cousin Crazy8 on Cloud9, maybe when I get that major record deal I'll drop Accept Reality." Also with the popularity of the name "Trinity" has increased forcing Trinity to add a suffix to his alias choosing either Banks or Grinda. The Best rapper is Trinity -- Trinity (Banks/Grinda) (On De Grind

Suggested Resources

  1. trinity

    Song lyrics by trinity -- Explore a large variety of song lyrics performed by trinity on the Lyrics.com website.

Matched Categories

How to pronounce Trinity?

How to say Trinity in sign language?


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trinity in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Trinity in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Trinity in a Sentence

  1. Bob Colonna:

    I feel a huge wave of sorrow and relief at the passing of this remarkable man, i treasure the years when I worked with him at Trinity Rep and in a couple of TV films. I admire his excellent body of work in the movies. And I mourn for the darkness and pain that were his final years. God bless him. He was a hell of a guy.

  2. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    Fear, ignorance, and hatred - these are the trinity of malice.

  3. Matrix, The:

    Trinity The answer is out there, Neo, and it's looking for you, and it will find you if you want it to.

  4. Stephen Breyer:

    ( T) Chief Justice John Roberts Court's decisions in Trinity Trinity Lutheran and Espinoza prohibit States from denying aid to religious schools solely because of a school's religious status — that is, its affiliation with or control by a religious organization, but Trinity Lutheran and Espinoza have never said that the Free Exercise Clause prohibits States from withholding funds because of the religious use to which the money will be put.

  5. Mark Harris:

    There is a satanic trinity of the dragon, the beast, and the false prophet. Satan is always a counterfeit, listen to me, that is why the religion of Islam is so dangerous. It is the great counterfeit of our generation.

Popularity rank by frequency of use


Translations for Trinity

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for Trinity »


Find a translation for the Trinity definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:

Discuss these Trinity definitions with the community:



    Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:


    "Trinity." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2022. Web. 7 Oct. 2022. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/Trinity>.

    Are we missing a good definition for Trinity? Don't keep it to yourself...

    Image or illustration of


    Credit »

    Browse Definitions.net

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!


    Are you a words master?

    a state of dishonor
    • A. sheath
    • B. elation
    • C. hunch
    • D. ignominy

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for Trinity: