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gospel

gos·pel

gospel

 
pronunciation:
gas pl
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
features:
Word History
part of speech: noun
definition 1: (often cap.) the teachings of Jesus Christ and his apostles.
similar words:
word
definition 2: (cap.) any of the four accounts of Jesus Christ's life, death, and teachings in the New Testament books of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.
similar words:
word
definition 3: (often cap.) a portion of or reading from any of the four Gospels, esp. as used in a Christian religious service.
definition 4: any doctrine, belief, principle, or the like that is held on faith to be inarguably true or of exceptional importance.
similar words:
belief, doctrine
definition 5: a rhythmic and intensely emotional American music, developed from folk music and spirituals, that is written or sung for or as if for a Christian religious service; gospel music.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: of, concerning, promoting, or in accord with the gospel.
the gospel trutha gospel lesson
Word History
Gospel comes from two early English words that together mean "a good story."