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1. disciple

noun. ['dɪˈsaɪpəl'] someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another.

Synonyms

  • adherent
  • Lutheran
  • Donatist
  • Lamaist
  • Shintoist
  • Manichean
  • Taoist
  • votary
  • Bahai
  • clericalist
  • Monophysite
  • Tao
  • Trinitarian
  • Druse
  • absolutist
  • Unitarian
  • Satanist
  • follower
  • Rastafarian
  • diabolist
  • Druze
  • dualist
  • Manichaean
  • totalitarian
  • Mahdist
  • Zoroastrian
  • amoralist
  • Apostle
  • Peripatetic
  • Arminian
  • Aristotelean
  • Neoplatonist
  • Hussite
  • Ismaili
  • Mithraist
  • Zen Buddhist
  • Rasta
  • Ismailian
  • Aristotelian
  • Mahayanist
  • antinomian
  • Hinayanist
  • Manichee
  • Sikh
  • Socinian
  • Jainist
  • Tantrist

Antonyms

  • nonadhesive
  • superior
  • democratic
  • commander

Etymology

  • discipul (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
  • discipulus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Disciple

  • archetypal
  • siple
  • seipel
  • heiple

How do you spell disciple? Is it diciple ?

A common misspelling of disciple is diciple

Example sentences of the word disciple


1. Noun, singular or mass
He even made Matthew, a former tax collector, his disciple.

2. Adjective
He selects the disciple worthy of attaining level five, which is the position of the next lineage holder.

Quotes containing the word disciple


1. I'm a disciple of Raymond Chandler, who said in his essays that there's a quality of redemption in anything that can be called art.
- Michael Connelly

2. It is related that Sakyamuni [the historical Buddha] once dismissed as of small consequence a feat of levitation on the part of a disciple, and cried out in pity for a yogin by the river who had spent twenty years of his human existence learning to walk on water, when the ferryman might have taken him across for a small coin.
- Peter Matthiessen, The Snow Leopard

3. A disciple: I am worried about human suffering all over the world. What is the solution?Spiritual leader: The solution to our miseries lie within central atom of our being, ‘I’. Once this central atom transcends to ‘WE’, human sufferings can be resolved.
- Santosh Kalwar, Quote Me Everyday

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