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angel

[ eyn-juhl ]
/ 藞e瑟n d蕭蓹l /
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noun
verb (used with object), an路geled, an路gel路ing or, especially British an路gelled, an路gel路ling.
Informal. to provide financial backing for: Two wealthy friends angeled the Broadway revival of his show.
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Origin of angel

before 950; 1890鈥95 for def. 9; Middle English a(u)ngel (<Anglo-French, Old French ) <Late Latin angelus<New Testament Greek 谩ngelos messenger of God, special use of Greek 谩ngelos messenger; replacing Old English engel<Latin, as above

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH angel

angel , angle

Other definitions for angel (2 of 2)

Angel
[ eyn-juhl; Spanish ahn-hel ]
/ 藞e瑟n d蕭蓹l; Spanish 蓱n藞h蓻l /

noun
a male or female given name.
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British Dictionary definitions for angel

angel
/ (藞e瑟nd蕭蓹l) /

noun

Word Origin for angel

Old English, from Late Latin angelus, from Greek angelos messenger
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