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A·men

 (ä′mən)
n. Mythology
Variant of Amun.

a·men

 (ā-mĕn′, ä-mĕn′)
interj.
Used at the end of a prayer or a statement to express assent or approval.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin āmēn, from Greek, from Hebrew 'āmēn, certainly, verily, from 'āman, to be firm; see ʔmn in Semitic roots.]

Amen

(ˈɑːmən) ,

Amon

or

Amūn

n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) Egyptian myth a local Theban god, having a ram's head and symbolizing life and fertility, identified by the Egyptians with the national deity Amen-Ra

Amen

(ˈɑːmən) ,

Amon

or

Amūn

n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) Egyptian myth a local Theban god, having a ram's head and symbolizing life and fertility, identified by the Egyptians with the national deity Amen-Ra

a•men

(ˈeɪˈmɛn, ˈɑˈmɛn)

interj.
1. it is so; so be it (used after a prayer, creed, or other formal statement to express solemn ratification or agreement).
n.
2. an utterance of the interjection “amen.”
3. an expression of concurrence or assent: The committee gave its amen to the proposal.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English < Late Latin < Greek < Hebrew āmēn]

A•men

or A•mon

(ˈɑ mən)

n.
a primeval Egyptian deity, worshiped, esp. at Thebes, as the personification of air or breath and represented as either a ram or a goose: later identified with Amen-Ra.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amen - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breathAmen - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
Egyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
Translations
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amen

[ˈɑːˈmen]
A. EXCLamén
amen to thatasí sea, ojalá sea así
B. Namén m

amen

[ˌɑːˈmɛn] excl
(RELIGION)amen
(endorsing a comment) amen to that! → tout à fait !

amen

interjamen; amen to that! (fig inf)ja, wahrlich or fürwahr! (hum)
nAmen nt; we’ll all say amen to that (fig inf)wir befürworten das alle, wir sind alle dafür

amen

[ˈɑːˈmɛn] exclcosì sia, amen

amen

(ˌaːgmen) , (ˌeiˈmen) interjection, noun
(usually Amen) said or sung by Jews or Christians to express a wish that the prayer should be fulfilled.
References in classic literature ?
I, whom you behold in these black garments of the priesthood -- I, who ascend the sacred desk, and turn my pale face heavenward, taking upon myself to hold communion in your behalf with the Most High Omniscience -- I, in whose daily life you discern the sanctity of Enoch -- I, whose footsteps, as you suppose, leave a gleam along my earthly track, whereby the Pilgrims that shall come after me may be guided to the regions of the blest -- I, who have laid the hand of baptism upon your children -- I, who have breathed the parting prayer over your dying friends, to whom the Amen sounded faintly from a world which they had quitted -- I, your pastor, whom you so reverence and trust, am utterly a pollution and a lie
But I must be content with only one more and a concluding illustration; a remarkable and most significant one, by which you will not fail to see, that not only is the most marvellous event in this book corroborated by plain facts of the present day, but that these marvels (like all marvels) are mere repetitions of the ages; so that for the millionth time we say amen with Solomon --Verily there is nothing new under the sun.
Yes, with plenty of creature comforts and her old place in the amen corner in her possession again, she would be perfectly happy and at peace thenceforward to the end.
When she had read the first words, "In the name of God, Amen," he turned the sheet, and pointed to the end of the next page.
What they may believe, I know not,'' said Malvoisin, calmly; ``but I know well, that in this our day, clergy and laymen, take ninety-nine to the hundred, will cry amen to the Grand Master's sentence.
while the trumpets sounded and the people cried amen.
On all occasions, the bystanders listen with profound attention; and at the end of every sentence respond one word in unison, apparently equivalent to an amen.
She, no less pale, no less like a statue, had hardly noticed that they had placed in her hand a heavy, lighted candle of yellow wax; she had not heard the yelping voice of the clerk reading the fatal contents of the apology; when they told her to respond with Amen, she responded Amen.
John Grueby,' said the long-winded gentleman, in a tone of mild reproof, 'his lordship said Amen.
Capital Intelligence (CI) has affirmed the Ratings for Amen Bank, based in Tunis, Tunisia, but revised the Outlook on all Ratings from 'Positive' to 'Stable'.
AMEN BANK undertakes to dedicate 10% of the credit line made available by the EIB to Tunisian micro-enterprises, which will receive a preferential rate of interest.
Thus, the objective of the current study was to evaluate the ability of the described prediction equations previously generated by meta-analysis to estimate the AMEn values of protein and energy concentrate feedstuffs of alternative diets containing more than two types of feed for male broilers.