Synonyms

1. Apostle

noun. any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people.

Synonyms

  • Christian

Featured Games

Words that Rhyme with Apostle

  • microfossil
  • colossal
  • trostle
  • stossel
  • vasile
  • rossell
  • possehl
  • jostle
  • fossil
  • fossel
  • docile
  • basile

Example sentences of the word apostle


1. Noun, singular or mass
The apostle Paul wrote in Corinthians I about what a real marriage should be.

2. Adjective
The author of the book is believed to be the apostle John.

Quotes containing the word apostle


1. A book is a mirror: if an ape looks into it an apostle is hardly likely to look out.
- Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Sudelbücher.

2. A poet is not an apostle; he drives out devils only by the power of the devil.
- Søren Kierkegaard, Fear And Trembling / Repetition

2. Apostle

noun. (New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel.

Synonyms

  • disciple
  • Christian

Antonyms

  • nonadhesive
  • nonreligious person

3. apostle

noun. ['əˈpɔsəl'] an ardent early supporter of a cause or reform.

Synonyms

  • truster

Etymology

  • apostle (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • ἀπόστολος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Synonym.com