Christian meaning

krĭschən
Of or representing Christians or Christianity.
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A Christian is defined as a person who believes in the teachings of Jesus Christ and who has accepted Christ as his/her savior.

The pope is an example of a Christian.

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The definition of Christian is something related to the teachings of Jesus Christ or related to the practice of following Jesus Christ.

Acts of charity that are commonly done by people who follow the teachings of Jesus Christ are examples of something that would be described as Christian.

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Professing belief in Jesus as Christ or following the religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
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A masculine name: dim. Chris; fem. Christina, Christine.
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One who professes belief in Jesus as Christ or follows a religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus.
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Having the qualities demonstrated and taught by Jesus Christ, as love, kindness, humility, etc.
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Humane, decent, etc.
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Relating to or derived from Jesus or Jesus's teachings.
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Manifesting the qualities or spirit of Jesus, especially in showing concern for others.
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Relating to or characteristic of Christianity or its adherents.
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One who lives according to the teachings of Jesus.
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A person professing belief in Jesus as the Christ, or in the religion based on the teachings of Jesus.
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A decent, respectable person.
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Origin of christian

  • Middle English Cristen from Old English cristen from Latin Chrīstiānus from Chrīstus Christ Christ

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