amen: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ā'men', ä'men'), [key]
— interj.
  1. it is so; so be it (used after a prayer, creed, or other formal statement to express solemn ratification or agreement).
  1. verily; truly.
  1. an utterance of the interjection “amen.”
  2. a musical setting for such an utterance.
  3. an expression of concurrence or assent: The committee gave its amen to the proposal.


Pronunciation: (ä'mun), [key]
— n. Egyptian Myth.
  1. a primeval deity worshiped esp. at Thebes, the personification of air or breath represented as either a ram or a goose (later identified with Amen-Ra).
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