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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]

Satan


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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
satan
Satan
sátán
satan
sātans
satan

Satan

[ˈseɪtn] NSatanás m

Satan

[ˈseɪtən] nSatan m

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Satan

[ˈseɪtn] nSatana m

Satan

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