sainted

  • 1 Sainted — Saint ed, a. 1. Consecrated; sacred; holy; pious. A most sainted king. Shak. [1913 Webster] Amongst the enthroned gods on sainted seats. Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. Entered into heaven; a euphemism for {dead}. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 sainted — sainted; un·sainted; …

    English syllables

  • 3 sainted — index sacrosanct Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 sainted — [sān′tid] adj. 1. of, like, or suitable for a saint; saintly 2. regarded or venerated as a saint 3. holy; sacred; hallowed …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 sainted — saint|ed [ˈseıntıd] adj literary 1.) having been made a saint by the Christian church 2.) old fashioned used when talking about a dead person ▪ my sainted mother, God rest her soul 3.) my sainted aunt! BrE old fashioned used to express surprise… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 6 Sainted — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Sainted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Sainting}.] To make a saint of; to enroll among the saints by an offical act, as of the pope; to canonize; to give the title or reputation of a saint to (some one). [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 sainted — adjective Of or pertaining to a saint; saint like, reverenced. Pope John Paul II, of sainted memory, is a candidate for beatification. Syn: blessed, holy, of blessed memory, late, late lamented …

    Wiktionary

  • 8 sainted — adjective 1 having been made a saint by the Christian church 2 old fashioned used when talking about a dead person 3 my sainted aunt! old fashioned spoken used to express surprise or shock …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 sainted — adjective marked by utter benignity; resembling or befitting an angel or saint angelic beneficence a beatific smile a saintly concern for his fellow men my sainted mother • Syn: ↑angelic, ↑angelical, ↑beatific, ↑ …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 10 sainted — adjective Date: 1593 1. saintly, pious 2. befitting or relating to a saint 3. entered into heaven ; dead 4. much admired ; idolized …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 11 sainted — /sayn tid/, adj. 1. enrolled among the saints. 2. being a saint in heaven. 3. sacred or hallowed. 4. like a saint; saintly. [1590 1600; SAINT + ED2] * * * …

    Universalium

  • 12 sainted — Synonyms and related words: aggrandized, angelic, apotheosized, archangelic, asleep, asleep in Jesus, at rest, awesome, beatified, bereft of life, big, blessed, breathless, called home, canonized, carrion, celestial, cherubic, consecrated,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 13 sainted — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) adj. saintly; hallowed, sacred. See piety, virtue …

    English dictionary for students

  • 14 sainted — saint|ed [ seıntəd ] adjective 1. ) officially made a SAINT by the Christian church 2. ) OLD FASHIONED dead and believed to be in heaven …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 15 sainted — saint·ed || seɪntɪd adj. canonized, officially recognized as a saint; holy, sacred, hallowed; deceased, gone to heaven seɪnt n. person canonized by the Christian Church for his holy qualities; extremely holy person, very righteous person v.… …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 16 sainted — detains …

    Anagrams dictionary

  • 17 sainted — adjective worthy of being a saint; very virtuous: → saint …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 18 sainted — a. 1. Consecrated, sacred, holy, hallowed. 2. Canonized. 3. Holy, pious, virtuous …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 19 sainted — UK [ˈseɪntɪd] / US [ˈseɪntəd] adjective officially made a saint by the Christian church …

    English dictionary

  • 20 sainted — saint•ed [[t]ˈseɪn tɪd[/t]] adj. 1) rel enrolled among the saints 2) rel sacred; hallowed 3) rel pious; saintly • Etymology: 1590–1600 …

    From formal English to slang