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1. saint

noun. ['ˈseɪnt'] a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization.

Synonyms

  • divinity
  • sainthood
  • god
  • immortal
  • deity

Antonyms

  • finite
  • deny
  • derestrict
  • enable

Etymology

  • saint (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saint (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Saint

  • constraint
  • restraint
  • complaint
  • repaint
  • acquaint
  • quaint
  • taint
  • paint
  • feint
  • faint
  • ain't

How do you pronounce saint?

Pronounce saint as seɪnt.

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Sentences with saint


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes about saint


1. Every saint has a past, and every sinner has a future.
- Oscar Wilde

2. 'You are no saint,' says the devil. Well, if I am not, I am a sinner, and Jesus Christ came into the world to save sinners. Sink or swim, I go to Him; other hope, I have none.
- Charles Spurgeon

3. O serpent heart hid with a flowering face!Did ever a dragon keep so fair a cave?Beautiful tyrant, feind angelical, dove feather raven, wolvish-ravening lamb! Despised substance of devinest show, just opposite to what thou justly seemest - A dammed saint, an honourable villain!
- William Shakespeare, Romeo and Juliet

2. Saint-Bernards-lily

noun. southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers.

Synonyms

  • Anthericum
  • genus Anthericum
  • liliaceous plant

3. Saint-Johns-bread

noun. powder from the ground seeds and pods of the carob tree; used as a chocolate substitute.

Synonyms

  • algarroba
  • locust pod
  • carob bean
  • locust bean
  • carob
  • algarroba bean
  • food product
  • foodstuff

4. Saint-Mihiel

noun. a battle in the Meuse-Argonne operation in World War I (1918); the battle in which American troops launched their first offensive in France.

Synonyms

  • Argonne
  • Meuse River
  • Meuse
  • Argonne Forest
  • Meuse-Argonne operation
  • battle of St Mihiel
  • St Mihiel

5. Saint-Saens

noun. French pianist and composer (1835-1921).

6. Saint-Bernard's-lily

noun. southern European plant commonly cultivated for its spikes of small starry greenish-white flowers.

Synonyms

  • Anthericum
  • genus Anthericum
  • liliaceous plant

7. saint

noun. ['ˈseɪnt'] person of exceptional holiness.

Synonyms

  • faqir
  • holy person
  • holy man
  • angel
  • fakir
  • faquir
  • good person
  • Buddha

Antonyms

  • bad egg
  • liar
  • inferior
  • mortal

Etymology

  • saint (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saint (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

8. saint

noun. ['ˈseɪnt'] model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal.

Synonyms

  • class act
  • model
  • apotheosis
  • paragon
  • nonesuch
  • jimdandy
  • crackerjack
  • nonsuch
  • nonpareil
  • humdinger
  • jimhickey
  • ideal

Antonyms

  • unworthy
  • comparable
  • imperfect
  • concrete

Etymology

  • saint (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saint (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

9. saint

verb. ['ˈseɪnt'] hold sacred.

Synonyms

  • reverence
  • enshrine
  • venerate
  • fear

Antonyms

  • exclude
  • start
  • let
  • uncover

Etymology

  • saint (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saint (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. saint

verb. ['ˈseɪnt'] declare (a dead person) to be a saint.

Synonyms

  • adjudge
  • canonise
  • hold
  • declare

Antonyms

  • lose
  • discontinue
  • let go of
  • defy

Etymology

  • saint (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • saint (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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