"gospel" Definition

  1. v. Glad tidings; especially, the good news concerning Christ, the Kingdom of God, and salvation.
  2. v. One of the four narratives of the life and death of Jesus Christ, written by Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
  3. v. A selection from one of the gospels, for use in a religious service; as, the gospel for the day.
  4. v. Any system of religious doctrine; sometimes, any system of political doctrine or social philosophy; as, this political gospel.
  5. v. Anything propounded or accepted as infallibly true; as, they took his words for gospel.
  6. a. Accordant with, or relating to, the gospel; evangelical; as, gospel righteousness.
  7. v. t. To instruct in the gospel.

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Position in dictionary: 42766 of 111710 words.
Word Type: v., v., v., v., v., a., v. t.,
Words that start with "gospel": 5
Words that end with "gospel": 2
Words that contain "gospel": 6
Next words in dictionary: gospeler, gospelize, gospelized, gospelizing, goss, gossamer, gossamery, gossan, gossaniferous, gossaries
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English Dictionary Definition of gospel

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