Methodist


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Meth·od·ist

 (mĕth′ə-dĭst)
n.
1. A member of an evangelical Protestant church founded on the principles of John and Charles Wesley in England in the early 1700s and characterized by active concern with social welfare and public morals.
2. methodist One who emphasizes or insists on systematic procedure.

Meth′od·is′tic adj.

Methodist

(ˈmɛθədɪst)
n
(Protestantism) a member of any of the Nonconformist denominations that derive from the system of faith and practice initiated by John Wesley and his followers
adj (also without capital)
(Protestantism) of or relating to Methodism or the Church embodying it (the Methodist Church)
ˌMethodˈistically adv

Meth•od•ist

(ˈmɛθ ə dɪst)

n.
1. a member of a Protestant denomination that developed out of John Wesley's religious revival and has an Arminian doctrine and, in the U.S., a modified episcopal polity.
adj.
2. Also, Meth`od•is′tic, Meth`od•is′ti•cal. of or pertaining to the Methodists or Methodism.
[1730–40]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Methodist - a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist ChurchMethodist - a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church
Methodist Church, Methodists - a Protestant denomination founded on the principles of John Wesley and Charles Wesley
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Wesleyan - a follower of Wesleyanism
Adj.1.Methodist - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of WesleyMethodist - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the branch of Protestantism adhering to the views of Wesley; "Methodist theology"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations
metodista
metodistisk
metodisti-
metodistički
メソジスト派の
감리교 신자의
metodistisk
สมาชิกนิกายโปรเตสแตนต์นิกายหนึ่ง
theo Hội Giám lý

Methodist

[ˈmeθədɪst] ADJ & Nmetodista mf

Methodist

[ˈmɛθədɪst]
adj [church, minister] → méthodiste
nméthodiste m/f
I'm a Methodist → Je suis méthodiste.method of payment payment method nmode m or méthode f de paiement

Methodist

nMethodist(in) m(f)

Methodist

[ˈmɛθədɪst] adj & nmetodista (m/f)

Methodist

ميثوديّ metodista metodistisk methodistisch μεθοδικός metodista metodisti- méthodiste metodistički metodista メソジスト派の 감리교 신자의 methodist metodist- Metodysa metodista методистский metodistisk สมาชิกนิกายโปรเตสแตนต์นิกายหนึ่ง Methodist mezhebine ait theo Hội Giám lý 循道宗信徒的
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"Just keep quiet and go to the Methodist church until you get big, and then you can go where you please."
You see, it was a Methodist revival father got converted in, and so of course he joined the Methodist church.
In August, 1832, my master attended a Methodist camp-meeting held in the Bay-side, Tal- bot county, and there experienced religion.
Covey, he was a professor of religion--a pious soul--a member and a class-leader in the Methodist church.
The mulatto woman was a member of the Methodist church, and had an unenlightened but very sincere spirit of piety.
It's a harrowing tale of the wanderings of a Methodist minister's wife.
As I passed the Methodist Church, I saw three white figures ahead of me, pacing up and down under the arching maple trees, where the moonlight filtered through the lush June foliage.
First, then, the mistress of the house where these lovers had hitherto met, and who had been for some years a pensioner to that lady, was now become a methodist, and had that very morning waited upon her ladyship, and after rebuking her very severely for her past life, had positively declared that she would, on no account, be instrumental in carrying on any of her affairs for the future.
I'm not a-going to turn Methodist any more nor you are--though it's like enough you'll turn to something worse.
She jest seems to have been born with a sort of chronic spite agin men and Methodists. She's got the bitterest tongue and the kindest heart in Four Winds.
My state of depression would have gratified the most exacting of Methodists; and my penitent face would have made my fortune if I could only have been exhibited by a reformatory association on the platform of Exeter Hall.
Dean; and they call the Methodists' or Baptists' place (I can't say which it is) at Gimmerton, a chapel.