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LUKE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Luke mean? 

LUKE (noun)
  The noun LUKE has 2 senses:

1. (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel
2. one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life

  Familiarity information: LUKE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LUKE (noun)


Sense 1Luke [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Luke; Saint Luke; St. Luke

Instance hypernyms:

Apostelic Father; Apostle (any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people)

Evangelist ((when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John)

saint (a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization)

Domain category:

New Testament (the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible)


Sense 2Luke [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

One of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents

Synonyms:

Gospel According to Luke; Gospel of Luke; Luke

Instance hypernyms:

book (a major division of a long written composition)

evangel; Gospel; Gospels (the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings)

Domain member category:

Abraham's bosom; bosom of Abraham (the place where the just enjoy the peace of heaven after death)

Magnificat ((Luke) the canticle of the Virgin Mary (from Luke 1:46 beginning 'Magnificat anima mea Dominum'))

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

New Testament (the collection of books of the Gospels, Acts of the Apostles, the Pauline and other epistles, and Revelation; composed soon after Christ's death; the second half of the Christian Bible)


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