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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Angel mean? 

ANGEL (noun)
  The noun ANGEL has 4 senses:

1. spiritual being attendant upon God
2. person of exceptional holiness
3. invests in a theatrical production
4. the highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally

  Familiarity information: ANGEL used as a noun is uncommon.

 Dictionary entry details 

ANGEL (noun)

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Spiritual being attendant upon God

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("angel" is a kind of...):

spiritual being; supernatural being (an incorporeal being believed to have powers to affect the course of human events)

Meronyms (parts of "angel"):

wing (a movable organ for flying (one of a pair))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "angel"):

archangel (an angel ranked above the highest rank in the celestial hierarchy)

cherub (an angel of the second order whose gift is knowledge; usually portrayed as a winged child)

seraph (an angel of the first order; usually portrayed as the winged head of a child)

guardian angel; guardian spirit (an angel believed to have special affection for a particular individual)

divine messenger (a messenger from God)

Holonyms ("angel" is a member of...):

celestial hierarchy (the collective body of angels)

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Person of exceptional holiness

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


holy man; holy person; angel; saint

Hypernyms ("angel" is a kind of...):

good person (a person who is good to other people)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "angel"):

Buddha (one who has achieved a state of perfect enlightenment)

fakeer; fakir; faqir; faquir (a Muslim or Hindu mendicant monk who is regarded as a holy man)

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Invests in a theatrical production

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people


backer; angel

Hypernyms ("angel" is a kind of...):

patron; sponsor; supporter (someone who supports or champions something)

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The highest waterfall; has more than one leap; flow varies seasonally

Classified under:

Nouns denoting natural objects (not man-made)


Angel Falls; Angel

Instance hypernyms:

falls; waterfall (a steep descent of the water of a river)

Holonyms ("Angel" is a part of...):

Republic of Venezuela; Venezuela (a republic in northern South America on the Caribbean; achieved independence from Spain in 1811; rich in oil)

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