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A·men

 (ä′mən)
n. Mythology
Variant of Amun.

a·men

 (ā-mĕn′, ä-mĕn′)
interj.
Used at the end of a prayer or a statement to express assent or approval.

[Middle English, from Old English, from Late Latin āmēn, from Greek, from Hebrew 'āmēn, certainly, verily, from 'āman, to be firm; see ʔmn in Semitic roots.]
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amen

(ˌeɪˈmɛn; ˌɑːˈmɛn)
interj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) so be it!: a term used at the end of a prayer or religious statement
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the use of the word amen, as at the end of a prayer
2. say amen to to express strong approval of or support for (an assertion, hope, etc)
[C13: via Late Latin via Greek from Hebrew āmēn certainly]

Amen

(ˈɑːmən) ,

Amon

or

Amūn

n
(Non-European Myth & Legend) Egyptian myth a local Theban god, having a ram's head and symbolizing life and fertility, identified by the Egyptians with the national deity Amen-Ra
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a•men

(ˈeɪˈmɛn, ˈɑˈmɛn)

interj.
1. it is so; so be it (used after a prayer, creed, or other formal statement to express solemn ratification or agreement).
n.
2. an utterance of the interjection “amen.”
3. an expression of concurrence or assent: The committee gave its amen to the proposal.
[before 1000; Middle English, Old English < Late Latin < Greek < Hebrew āmēn]

A•men

or A•mon

(ˈɑ mən)

n.
a primeval Egyptian deity, worshiped, esp. at Thebes, as the personification of air or breath and represented as either a ram or a goose: later identified with Amen-Ra.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.amen - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breathAmen - a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath; worshipped especially at Thebes
Egyptian deity - a deity worshipped by the ancient Egyptians
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Translations
آمين
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アーメン
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amen

[ˈɑːˈmen]
A. EXCLamén
amen to thatasí sea, ojalá sea así
B. Namén m
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amen

[ˌɑːˈmɛn] excl
(RELIGION)amen
(endorsing a comment) amen to that! → tout à fait !
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amen

interjamen; amen to that! (fig inf)ja, wahrlich or fürwahr! (hum)
nAmen nt; we’ll all say amen to that (fig inf)wir befürworten das alle, wir sind alle dafür
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amen

[ˈɑːˈmɛn] exclcosì sia, amen
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amen

(ˌaːgmen) , (ˌeiˈmen) interjection, noun
(usually Amen) said or sung by Jews or Christians to express a wish that the prayer should be fulfilled.
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--An angry drummer, because they rob me of thy Yea and Amen!--thou heaven above me, thou pure, thou luminous heaven!
-- A-a-MEN!" And so he went on, and the people groaning and crying and saying amen:
Of heaven imperial That Philip may fly Above the starry sky To greet the pretty wren That is our Lady's hen, Amen, amen, amen.
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So Jesus said again, "Amen, amen, I say to you, I am the gate for the sheep.
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