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Mat·thew

 (măth′yo͞o)
n.
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[Late Latin Matthaeus, from Greek Matthaios, from Hebrew Mattayyāh, gift of Yahweh : mattān, gift (from nātan, to give; see ntn in Semitic roots) + yāh, Yahweh; see hwy in Semitic roots.]

Matthew

, Saint fl. first century ad.
One of the 12 Apostles and the traditionally accepted author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.

Matthew

(ˈmæθjuː)
n
1. (Bible) Saint Matthew Levi a tax collector of Capernaum called by Christ to be one of the 12 apostles (Matthew 9:9–13; 10:3). Feast day: Sept 21 or Nov 16
2. (Bible) the first Gospel, traditionally ascribed to him

Mat•thew

(ˈmæθ yu)

n.
1. one of the four Evangelists; one of the 12 apostles.
2. the first Gospel.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Matthew - (New Testament) disciple of JesusMatthew - (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally considered to be the author of the first Gospel
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.Matthew - one of the Gospels in the New TestamentMatthew - one of the Gospels in the New Testament; includes the Sermon on the Mount
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
Translations
Matej
MadsMathiasMatthæus
MatthiasMatthäus
MateoMatias
MatiasMatteusMatti
MatejMatija
MátéMátyás
Matthías
Matthaeus
Matteüs
MathiasMatteus
MaciejMateusz
Mateus
Matej
Matej
MatteusMattias

Matthew

[ˈmæθjuː] NMateo

Matthew

nMatthias m; (Bibl) → Matthäus m
References in classic literature ?
Thomas Lynde-- a meek little man whom Avonlea people called "Rachel Lynde's husband"--was sowing his late turnip seed on the hill field beyond the barn; and Matthew Cuthbert ought to have been sowing his on the big red brook field away over by Green Gables.
And yet here was Matthew Cuthbert, at half-past three on the afternoon of a busy day, placidly driving over the hollow and up the hill; moreover, he wore a white collar and his best suit of clothes, which was plain proof that he was going out of Avonlea; and he had the buggy and the sorrel mare, which betokened that he was going a considerable distance.
Her name was Hannah and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great Carbuncle.
"Nay, forsooth," observed Matthew, the young rustic, who sat hand in hand with his bride, "the gentleman has bethought himself of a profitable use for this bright stone.
Her name was Hannah, and her husband's Matthew; two homely names, yet well enough adapted to the simple pair, who seemed strangely out of place among the whimsical fraternity whose wits had been set agog by the Great Carbuncle.
'Nay, forsooth,' observed Matthew, the young rustic, who sat hand in hand with his bride, 'the gentleman has bethought himself of a profitable use for this bright stone.
A natural spring of soft and pleasant water--a rare treasure on the sea-girt peninsula where the Puritan settlement was made--had early induced Matthew Maule to build a hut, shaggy with thatch, at this point, although somewhat too remote from what was then the centre of the village.
Old Matthew Maule, in a word, was executed for the crime of witchcraft.
Sir Matthew Pupker takes the chair, and three members of Parliament are positively coming.
Just at this moment, a waiter, feverish with agitation, tore into the room, and throwing the door open with a crash, shouted 'Sir Matthew Pupker!'
She went to Matthew's grave, in the little poplar-shaded Avonlea graveyard, and there kept a silent tryst with old memories and immortal loves.
"How glad Matthew would be tomorrow if he were here," she whispered.