Satan


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Sa·tan

 (sāt′n)
n.
In Abrahamic religions, a powerful spiritual being, the tempter and persecutor of humanity, sometimes considered as an angel who rebelled against God and became the Devil.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin Satān, from Greek Satanas, Satān, from Hebrew śāṭān, devil, adversary, from śāṭan, to accuse, act as adversary; see śṭn in Semitic roots.]

Satan

(ˈseɪtən)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the devil, adversary of God, and tempter of mankind: sometimes identified with Lucifer (Luke 4:5–8)
[Old English, from Late Latin, from Greek, from Hebrew: plotter, from sātan to plot against]

Sa•tan

(ˈseɪt n)

n.
the chief evil spirit and adversary of God and humanity; the devil.
[before 900; < Late Latin < Greek Satân, Satán < Hebrew śātān adversary]

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Another name for the Devil.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Satan - (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of GodSatan - (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell
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"
Mohammedanism, Muhammadanism, Muslimism, Islam, Islamism - the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran; "Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion"; "the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion"

Satan

Related words
fear Satanophobia
Translations
شَيْطان، إبْليس
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Satan

(ˈseitən) noun
the Devil; the spirit of evil.
satanic (səˈtӕnik) , ((American) sei-) adjective
References in classic literature ?
Captain Young had landed Satan at the moment when the bridge-building gang had started along the beach.
In this the poet begins by telling of how Satan, in his pride, rebelled against God, and of how he was cast forth from heaven with all those who had joined with him in rebelling.
The chapters best adapted to female perusal are "Satan in the Hair Brush;" "Satan behind the Looking Glass;" "Satan under the Tea Table;" "Satan out of the Window'-- and many others.
For Satan, with sly preface to return, Had left him vacant, and with speed was gone Up to the middle region of thick air, Where all his Potentates in council sate.
'Stay, Satan, stay!' cried the preacher, as Kit was moving off.
"You'll take another whiskey and milk now," Kraft persuaded, with Satan's smile.
And may she feel, too -- what, methinks, is the very truth -- that this boon was meant, above all things else, to keep the mother's soul alive, and to preserve her from blacker depths of sin into which Satan might else have sought to plunge her!
He observed that, to him, this trance looked more like a visitation of Satan than a proof of divine favour, and exhorted his friend to see that he hid no accursed thing within his soul.
When I feel Satan near me--it will be such a means of grace to think of Mercy Merrick!
To whom th' Arch-Enemy, And thence in Heav'n call'd Satan, with bold words Breaking the horrid silence thus began.
"Should earth against my soul engage, And hellish darts be hurled, Then I can smile at Satan's rage, And face a frowning world.
It may be so, to such as you who know no righteousness, and no appointment except Satan's.