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1. A member of an evangelical Protestant church of congregational polity, following the Reformed tradition in worship and believing in freedom of conscience, separation of church and state, and baptism only of voluntary, conscious believers.
2. baptist One that baptizes.
[Middle English, baptizer, from Old French baptiste, from Late Latin baptista, from Greek baptistēs, from baptizein, to baptize; see baptize.]
1. (Protestantism) a member of any of various Christian sects that affirm the necessity of baptism (usually of adults and by immersion) following a personal profession of the Christian faith
2. (Bible) the Baptist See John the Baptist
(Protestantism) denoting, relating to, or characteristic of any Christian sect that affirms the necessity of baptism following a personal profession of the Christian faith
1. a member of a Christian denomination that baptizes believers by immersion.
2. (l.c.) a person who baptizes.
3. the Baptist, John the Baptist.adj.
4. of or pertaining to Baptists.
[1150–1200; Middle English < Old French < Late Latin < Greek]
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|Noun||1.||Baptist - follower of Baptistic doctrines |
Baptist Church, Baptists - any of various evangelical Protestant churches that believe in the baptism of voluntary believers
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Northern Baptist - a member of the American Baptist Convention
Southern Baptist - a member of the Southern Baptist Convention
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