Christ: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (krīst), [key]
- Jesus of Nazareth, held by Christians to be the fulfillment of prophecies in the Old Testament regarding the eventual coming of a Messiah.
- the Messiah prophesied in the Old Testament (used chiefly in versions of the New Testament).
- someone regarded as similar to Jesus of Nazareth.
- christ (Thesaurus)