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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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[ˈseɪtən] nSatan m

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Satan

(ˈseitən) noun
the Devil; the spirit of evil.
satanic (səˈtӕnik) , ((American) sei-) adjective