Definition of Prophet

1. Noun. An authoritative person who divines the future.

Exact synonyms: Oracle, Prophesier, Seer, Vaticinator
Specialized synonyms: Augur, Auspex, Prophetess, Sibyl
Generic synonyms: Diviner
Derivative terms: Oracular, Prophetic, Vaticinate, Vaticinate



2. Noun. Someone who speaks by divine inspiration; someone who is an interpreter of the will of God.

Definition of Prophet

1. n. One who prophesies, or foretells events; a predicter; a foreteller.

Definition of Prophet

1. Proper noun. any of the prophets mentioned in the Bible, especially an author of one of the Prophets ¹

2. Proper noun. Jesus ¹

3. Proper noun. Muhammad (used with ''The'') ¹

4. Noun. Someone who speaks by divine inspiration. ¹

5. Noun. Someone who predicts the future; a soothsayer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Prophet

1. one who predicts [n -S] - See also: predicts

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Literary usage of Prophet

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Prophecy, prophet, and prophetess.—I. IN B. General Idea and the Hebrew Names. (1) General Idea.—The Hebrew prophet was not merely, as the word commonly ..."

2. The Holy Bible by Canadian Bible Society (1851)
"7 Nevertheless, hear thou now this word that I speak in thine ears, and in the ears oí all the people ; 9 The prophet which ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1908)
"He would have seen it if he had gone with the disposition of a prophet of Yahweh, for he would then have had an eye open to that which his God sent him. ..."

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