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Ju·das

 (jo͞o′dəs)
n.
1. One who betrays another under the guise of friendship.
2. judas A one-way peephole in a door.

[Middle English, from Late Latin Iūdas, Judas Iscariot, from Greek Ioudas, from Hebrew yəhûdâ, Judah.]
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Judas

(ˈdʒuːdəs)
n
1. (Bible) New Testament the apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver (Luke 22:3–6, 47–48). Full name: Judas Iscariot
2. a person who betrays a friend; traitor
3. (Bible) a brother or relative of James and also of Jesus (Matthew 13:55). This figure, Thaddaeus, and Jude were probably identical
adj
(Hunting) denoting an animal or bird used to lure others of its kind or lead them to slaughter

judas

(ˈdʒuːdəs)
n
(sometimes capital) a peephole or a very small window in a door. Also called: judas window or judas hole
[C19: after Judas Iscariot]
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Ju•das

(ˈdʒu dəs)

n.
1. Judas Iscariot, the disciple who betrayed Jesus. Mark 3:19.
2. a person treacherous enough to betray a friend; traitor.
3. Also called Saint Judas or Saint Jude. one of the 12 apostles (not Judas Iscariot). Luke 6:16; Acts 1:13; John 14:22.
4. a brother of James and possibly of Jesus. Matt. 13:55; Mark 6:3.
5. (usu. l.c.) Also called ju′das hole`. a peephole, as in the door of a prison cell.
adj.
6. used as a decoy to lead other animals to slaughter: a Judas goat.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Judas - (New Testament) supposed brother of St. JamesJudas - (New Testament) supposed brother of St. James; one of the Apostles who is invoked in prayer when a situation seems hopeless
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
2.Judas - (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silverJudas - (New Testament) the Apostle who betrayed Jesus to his enemies for 30 pieces of silver
New Testament - the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible
3.Judas - someone who betrays under the guise of friendship
double-crosser, double-dealer, traitor, two-timer, betrayer - a person who says one thing and does another
4.judas - a one-way peephole in a door
eyehole, peephole, spyhole - a hole (in a door or an oven etc) through which you can peep
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Judas

noun traitor, betrayer, deceiver, renegade, turncoat The first time I left Sheffield Wednesday, they accused me of being a Judas.
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Judas

noun
One who betrays:
Informal: rat.
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Translations

Judas

[ˈdʒuːdəs] N (= name) → Judas; (= traitor) → judas m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Judas

[ˈdʒuːdəs] n (= traitor) → Judas m
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Judas

n (Bibl, fig) → Judas m

judas (hole)

nGuckloch nt
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Judas

[ˈdʒuːdəs] nGiuda m (fig) (traitor) → giuda m
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