Anabaptist

Anabaptist
noun Date: 1532 a Protestant sectarian of a radical movement arising in the 16th century and advocating the baptism and church membership of adult believers only, nonresistance, and the separation of church and state • Anabaptist adjective

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  • anabaptist — ANABAPTÍST, Ă, anabaptişti, ste, s.m. şi f., adj. 1. s.m. şi f. Adept al anabaptismului. 2. adj. Care aparţine anabaptismului, privitor la anabaptism. – Din fr. anabaptiste. Trimis de ana zecheru, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  anabaptíst s …   Dicționar Român

  • Anabaptist — An a*bap tist, n. [LL. anabaptista, fr. Gr. as if anabaptisth s: cf. F. anabaptiste.] A name sometimes applied to a member of any sect holding that rebaptism is necessary for those baptized in infancy. [1913 Webster] Note: In church history, the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anabaptist — (n.) 1530s, one who baptizes over again, from Mod.L. anabaptista, from L. anabaptismus second baptism (used in literal sense from 4c.; see ANABAPTISM (Cf. anabaptism)). Originally in English in reference to sect that practiced adult baptism and… …   Etymology dictionary

  • anabaptist — anabàptist m DEFINICIJA v. baptist …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Anabaptist — [an΄ə bap′tist] n. [ModL anabaptista < LL(Ec) anabaptismus < Gr(Ec) anabaptismos, second baptism < anabaptizein < ana , again + baptizein, BAPTIZE] a member of a radical 16th cent. sect of the Reformation originating in Switzerland,… …   English World dictionary

  • Anabaptist — Anabaptists (Greek ανα (again, twice) + βαπτιζω (baptize), thus re baptizers [ [http://www.answers.com/topic/anabaptist Anabaptist] at answers.com] ) are Christians of the Radical Reformation. Various groups at various times have been called… …   Wikipedia

  • Anabaptist — Anabaptism, n. Anabaptistically, adv. /an euh bap tist/, n. 1. a member of any of various Protestant sects, formed in Europe after 1520, that denied the validity of infant baptism, baptized believers only, and advocated social and economic… …   Universalium

  • Anabaptist — noun adherent of Anabaptism (Freq. 2) • Derivationally related forms: ↑Anabaptism • Hypernyms: ↑Protestant • Hyponyms: ↑Mennonite • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Anabaptist — noun a) a member of a radical wing of Christians during the Protestant Reformation b) a member of any of several present day churches …   Wiktionary

  • anabaptist — noun A pickpocket caught in the act, and punished with the discipline of the pump or horse pond. (1811 Dictionary of Vulgar Tongue) …   Wiktionary

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