Sectary

  • 1 Sectary — Sec ta*ry, n.;pl. {Sectaries}. [F. sectaire. See {Sect}.] A sectarian; a member or adherent of a sect; a follower or disciple of some particular teacher in philosophy or religion; one who separates from an established church; a dissenter. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 sectary — index advocate (espouser), backer, pariah, partisan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 sectary — (n.) 1550s, from Fr. sectaire or directly from M.L. sectarius, from secta (see SECT (Cf. sect)) …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 sectary — 1 adherent, *follower, disciple, partisan, henchman, satellite Analogous words: devotee, votary, *addict 2 also …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 5 sectary — [sek′tər ē] n. pl. sectaries [ML sectarius < L secta: see SECT2] 1. a member of a sect 2. [often S ] a Dissenter; Nonconformist …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 sectary — noun (plural ries) Date: 1556 a member of a sect …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 7 sectary — /sek teuh ree/, n., pl. sectaries. 1. a member of a particular sect, esp. an adherent of a religious body regarded as heretical or schismatic. 2. a Protestant of nonconformist denomination, esp. a minor one. 3. a person zealously devoted to a… …

    Universalium

  • 8 sectary — noun a) A sectarian b) A Protestant dissenter or nonconformist …

    Wiktionary

  • 9 sectary — Synonyms and related words: Bohemian, Maecenas, Young Turk, abettor, adherent, admirer, advocate, aficionado, alienated, angel, antiestablishment, apologist, apostate, appendage, at odds with, at variance with, attendant, backer, beatnik, bigot,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 sectary — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun 1. One zealously devoted to a religion: devotee, enthusiast, fanatic, votary, zealot. See BELIEF, LOVE, RELIGION. 2. A person who dissents from the doctrine of an established church: dissenter, dissident, heretic,… …

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  • 11 sectary — n. member of a religious sect (esp. one viewed as heretical) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 12 sectary — [ sɛktəri] noun (plural sectaries) a member of a religious or political sect …

    English new terms dictionary

  • 13 sectary — n. 1. Dissenter, non conformist. 2. Separatist, schismatic, seceder, sectarian …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 14 sectary — sec·ta·ry …

    English syllables

  • 15 sectary —  Сектант …

    Вестминстерский словарь теологических терминов

  • 16 sectary — /ˈsɛktəri/ (say sektuhree) noun (plural sectaries) a member of, or one zealously devoted to, a particular sect. {Medieval Latin sectārius, from Latin secta sect} …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 17 sectary — n. (pl. ies) a member of a religious or political sect. Etymology: med.L sectarius adherent (as SECT) …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 18 Sectaries — Sectary Sec ta*ry, n.;pl. {Sectaries}. [F. sectaire. See {Sect}.] A sectarian; a member or adherent of a sect; a follower or disciple of some particular teacher in philosophy or religion; one who separates from an established church; a dissenter …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 19 Dissent — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Dissent >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 dissent dissent Sgm: N 1 discordance discordance &c.(disagreement) 24 Sgm: N 1 difference diversity of opinion difference diversity of opinion GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 nonconformity… …

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  • 20 Heterodoxy — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Sectarianism. < N PARAG:Heterodoxy >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 heterodoxy heterodoxy Sgm: N 1 error error &c. 495 Sgm: N 1 false doctrine false doctrine heresy schism Sgm: N 1 schismaticism schismaticism …

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