Buddhist
noun or adjective see Buddhism

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Buddhist — Bud dhist, n. One who accepts the teachings of Buddhism. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buddhist — Bud dhist, a. Of or pertaining to Buddha, Buddhism, or the Buddhists. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Buddhist — 1810, from BUDDHA (Cf. Buddha) + IST (Cf. ist). An earlier word in this sense was a direct borrowing of Skt. Bauddha follower of Buddha (1801 in Eng.), hence early erroneous hybrid forms such as Boudhist, Bauddhist …   Etymology dictionary

  • Buddhist — [[t]b ʊdɪst[/t]] Buddhists 1) N COUNT A Buddhist is a person whose religion is Buddhism. 2) ADJ: usu ADJ n Buddhist means relating or referring to Buddhism. ...Buddhist monks. ...Buddhist philosophy …   English dictionary

  • Buddhist — Buddha Statue in der Seokguram Grotte Der Buddhismus ist eine Lehrtradition und Religion, die mit weltweit etwa 375 bis 500 Millionen[1] Anhängern die viertgrößte Religion der Erde ist und ihren Ursprung in Indien hat. Vor allem in Süd , Südost… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Buddhist — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ devout ▪ Zen ▪ Tibetan, Western ▪ practising/practicing {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj. Buddhist …   Collocations dictionary

  • Buddhist — Bud·dhist || bÊŠdɪst n. one who believes in Buddhism, member of the Buddhist religion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • buddhist — Bud·dhist || bÊŠdɪst adj. of the Buddhist religion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Buddhist — Buddhism ► NOUN ▪ a religion or philosophy, founded by Siddartha Gautama (Buddha; c.563 c.460 BC), which teaches that elimination of the self is the route to enlightenment. DERIVATIVES Buddhist noun & adjective Buddhistic adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Buddhist — I noun one who follows the teachings of Buddha (Freq. 1) • Derivationally related forms: ↑Buddhism • Hypernyms: ↑religious person • Hyponyms: ↑Mon …   Useful english dictionary

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