Antichrist meaning

ăntĭ-krīst, ăntī-
The great enemy of Christ expected by the early Church and historically by many branches of Christianity to rise to power in the last days before the Second Coming.
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(religion) One under the direct control of the Devil, who will lead the abomination in the end times.
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A false Christ.
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One who actively denies or opposes Christianity.
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(bible, person, proper) The great antagonist of Christ, expected to spread universal evil before the end of the world but finally to be conquered at Christ's second coming: 1 John 2:18
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An opponent of or disbeliever in Christ.
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A false Christ.
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One who works against the teachings of Christ.
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Origin of antichrist

  • Middle English Antecrist from Old French and from Old English both from Late Latin Antichrīstus from Late Greek Antikhrīstos Greek anti- anti- Greek Khrīstos Christ Christ

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • anti- +‎ Christ

    From Wiktionary