What does magician mean?

Definitions for magician
məˈdʒɪʃ ənma·gi·cian

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. magician, prestidigitator, conjurer, conjuror, illusionist(noun)

    someone who performs magic tricks to amuse an audience

  2. sorcerer, magician, wizard, necromancer, thaumaturge, thaumaturgist(noun)

    one who practices magic or sorcery

GCIDE

  1. Magician(n.)

    An entertainer who produces seemingly magical effects by clever illusions; most magicians admit that the craft is mere illusion, rather than a true supernatural art.

    Etymology: [F. magicien. See Magic, n.]

Wiktionary

  1. magician(Noun)

    A person who plays with or practices allegedly supernatural magic.

  2. magician(Noun)

    A spiritualist or practitioner of mystic arts .

  3. magician(Noun)

    A performer of tricks or an escapologist.

  4. magician(Noun)

    An amazingly talented craftsman or scientist.

  5. magician(Noun)

    A person who astounds, is an enigma.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Magician(noun)

    one skilled in magic; one who practices the black art; an enchanter; a necromancer; a sorcerer or sorceress; a conjurer

    Etymology: [F. magicien. See Magic, n.]

Freebase

  1. Magician

    A magician is a practitioner of magic that has the ability to attain objectives or acquire knowledge wisdom using supernatural or nonrational means. Some modern magicians, such as Aleister Crowley and those who follow the traditions of the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn and Ordo Templi Orientis, describe magic in rational terms, using definitions, postulates and theorems. Aleister Crowley said "the magician of the future will use mathematical formulas". The paranormal kind of magician can also be referred to as an enchanter, wizard, mage, magus, or thaumaturgist. These overlapping terms may be distinguished by some traditions or some writers. When such distinctions are made, sorcerers are more often practitioners of evocations or black magic, and there may be variations on level and type of power associated with each name. Some names, distinctions, or aspects may have more of a negative connotation than others, depending on the setting and the context.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of magician in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of magician in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of magician in a Sentence

  1. The Buddha:

    A brahmin once asked the Blessed One: Are you a God? No, brahmin, said the Blessed One. Are you a saint? No, brahmin, said the Blessed One. Are you a magician? No, brahmin, said the Blessed One. What are you then? ''I am awake.

  2. The Teachings of Ebenezum, Volume VIII:

    A wizard cannot do everything; a fact most magicians are reticent to admit, let alone discuss with prospective clients. Still, the fact remains that there are certain objects, and people, that are, for one reason or another, completely immune to any direct magical spell. It is for this group of beings that the magician learns the subtleties of using indirect spells. It also does no harm, in dealing with these matters, to carry a large club near your person at all times.

  3. Pope Francis:

    God is not a magician with a magic wand.

  4. Debasish Mridha, M.D.:

    A good writer is a magician; she unfolds the dark secrets of the mind.

  5. Raymond Smullyan:

    Because I have been a magician for many years, people have often asked me whether I ever have sawn a woman in half. I reply, Oh, yes I've sawn over seventy women in half in my lifetime, and I'm learning the second half of the trick now.

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