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.
Sometimes Offensive. (used as an oath or strong expression of disbelief, dismay, awe, disappointment, pain, etc.)
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How to use Christ in a sentence
But a closer look reminds us how little Christ there really is in Christmas.
It was like, he was the anti-Christ and we came from a snobby, purist direction.How Questlove Is Bringing Music Back to Television | Kevin Fallon | July 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
(To which the obvious retort was: the Christ-like thing to do would be to forgive me).Sympathy for the Devils: Scenes From the Social Conservative Collapse | Olivia Nuzzi | June 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
As for me, I am not worried about meeting Christ one day and hearing firsthand what he has to say about that prayer.
After knocking, I heard Mrs. Goode say, ‘Holy Fucking Christ.’The Teen Love Letters that Led to a Tragic Murder-Suicide in Florida | Michael Daly | March 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The blessings of time and eternity constitute the part of the promise offered to believers, through Christ.
Only they who are without Christ, are aliens from the commonwealth of Israel and strangers from the covenants of promise.
Had this stupendous miracle no effect upon the Jewish priests who had crucified Christ as an impostor?God and my Neighbour | Robert Blatchford
The Gentiles shall seek and find Christ, but the Jews will persecute him, and be rejected, only a remnant shall be reserved.The Bible, Douay-Rheims Version | Various
The bisection of the victim symbolized Christ slain and affording access to God through himself.
British Dictionary definitions for Christ
Jesus of Nazareth (Jesus Christ), regarded by Christians as fulfilling Old Testament prophecies of the Messiah
the Messiah or anointed one of God as the subject of Old Testament prophecies
an image or picture of Christ
taboo, slang an oath expressing annoyance, surprise, etc
- See also Jesus
- Christly, adjective
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