communicant


communicant
Synonyms and related words:
Christian, God-fearing man, accepter, adorer, adviser, announcer, annunciator, authority, beadsman, believer, brother, catechumen, celebrant, channel, chapelgoer, church member, churchgoer, churchite, churchman, churchwoman, communicator, congregation, convert, daily communicant, devotee, devotionalist, disciple, enlightener, evangelist, expert witness, fanatic, follower, good Christian, gossipmonger, grapevine, idolater, informant, information center, information medium, informer, interviewee, laic, lay brother, lay sister, layman, laywoman, monitor, mouthpiece, neophyte, newsmonger, notifier, parishioner, petitioner, pietist, prayer, press, proselyte, public relations officer, publisher, radio, receiver, religionist, reporter, revivalist, saint, secular, sister, source, spokesman, suppliant, supplicant, supplicator, television, teller, theist, tipster, tout, truster, venerator, votary, witness, worshiper, zealot

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • communicant — communicant, ante [ kɔmynikɑ̃, ɑ̃t ] adj. et n. • 1761; « communautaire » (d une secte) 1690; de communiquer 1 ♦ Qui communique. Chambres communicantes, avec une porte de communication. Principe des vases communicants. 2 ♦ Qui participe… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Communicant — Com*mu ni*cant (k[o^]m*m[=u] n[i^]*kant), n. [L. communicans, p. pr.] 1. One who partakes of, or is entitled to partake of, the sacrament of the Lord s supper; a church member. [1913 Webster] A never failing monthly communicant. Atterbury. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • communicant — communicant, ante 1. (ko mu ni kan, kant ) adj. Terme didactique. Qui communique, qui établit une communication. Deux artères, toutes deux situées dans le crâne, ont reçu le nom d artères communicantes.    Tubes ou vases communicants, appareil… …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • Communicant — Com*mu ni*cant (k[o^]m*m[=u] n[i^]*kant), a. Communicating. [R.] Coleridge. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • communicant — index deponent, informant, informer (a person who provides information) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • communicant — ► NOUN ▪ a person who receives Holy Communion …   English terms dictionary

  • communicant — [kə myo͞o′ni kənt] n. [< L communicans, prp.: see COMMUNICATE] 1. a person who receives Holy Communion or belongs to a church that celebrates this sacrament 2. Rare a person who communicates information; informant adj. Rare communicating …   English World dictionary

  • communicant — UK [kəˈmjuːnɪkənt] / US [kəˈmjunɪkənt] noun [countable] Word forms communicant : singular communicant plural communicants formal someone who receives communion in a Christian church ceremony …   English dictionary

  • communicant — noun Date: 1552 1. a church member entitled to receive Communion; broadly a member of a fellowship 2. one that communicates; specifically informant • communicant adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • communicant — /keuh myooh ni keuhnt/, n. 1. a person who partakes or is entitled to partake of the Eucharist; a member of a church. 2. a person who communicates. adj. 3. communicating; imparting. [1545 55; < L communicant (s. of communicans), equiv. to… …   Universalium


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