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catholic

cath·o·lic

catholic

 
pronunciation:
kae th lihk [or] kaeth lihk
parts of speech:
adjective, noun
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: all-encompassing or wide-ranging.
a catholic taste in literature
synonyms:
inclusive
antonyms:
parochial, provincial
similar words:
broad, comprehensive, ecumenical, general, universal, wide
definition 2: (cap.) of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church.
synonyms:
Roman Catholic
similar words:
ultramontane
 
part of speech: noun
definition: (cap.) a member of the Catholic Church.
synonyms:
Roman Catholic
similar words:
Ultramontane
derivations: catholically (adv.), catholicly (adv.)
Word Parts
The word catholic contains the following part:
cata- Greek prefix that means down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to