Om

[ awm ]
/ ɔm /

noun Hinduism.

a mantric word thought to be a complete expression of Brahman and interpreted as having three sounds representing Brahma or creation, Vishnu or preservation, and Siva or destruction, or as consisting of the same three sounds, representing waking, dreams, and deep sleep, along with the following silence, which is fulfillment.
Also Aum.

Origin of Om

Borrowed into English from Sanskrit around 1780–90
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British Dictionary definitions for oms (1 of 5)

OMS


abbreviation for

Organisation Mondiale de la Santé

Word Origin for OMS

French: World Health Organization

British Dictionary definitions for oms (2 of 5)

om


the internet domain name for

Oman

British Dictionary definitions for oms (3 of 5)

Om

/ (əʊm) /

noun

Hinduism a sacred syllable typifying the three gods Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva, who are concerned in the threefold operation of integration, maintenance, and disintegration

Word Origin for Om

from Sanskrit

British Dictionary definitions for oms (4 of 5)

OM


abbreviation for

Oman (international car registration)

British Dictionary definitions for oms (5 of 5)

OM


abbreviation for

Order of Merit (a Brit title)

symbol for

currency (the former) Ostmark
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Medicine definitions for oms

OMS


abbr.

organic mental syndrome
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