What is another word for apostle?

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[ ɐpˈɒsə͡l], [ ɐpˈɒsə‍l], [ ɐ_p_ˈɒ_s_əl]

Synonyms for the word "apostle" include messenger, disciple, evangelist, preacher, ambassador, follower, envoy, missionary, delegate, and representative. These words are often used interchangeably with apostle to describe someone who is sent to spread a particular message or doctrine, often with religious connotations. While apostle specifically refers to one of the 12 followers of Jesus Christ, these other words can be used to describe religious figures from various faiths or people who spread ideas in a more secular context. Regardless of the specific word chosen, all these synonyms suggest someone with a specific purpose and calling to disseminate a particular message.

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What are the opposite words for apostle?

The word "apostle" refers to a person who is sent on a mission or considered as a messenger. Its antonyms are those words that have the opposite meaning of the word apostle. These may include terms like heretic, infidel, heathen, nonbeliever, and agnostic. Each of these words represents a different understanding of religious beliefs and the role of the messenger within those beliefs. While an apostle is seen as a person who carries a certain message, a heretic is seen as someone who rejects that message. The term infidel is typically used to describe a person who does not follow the dominant religion or belief system of a particular culture or society.

What are the antonyms for Apostle?

  • n.

    preacher; supporter

Usage examples for Apostle

Reserving the symbolic meaning of this event for a future study, we have to remember meanwhile the warning which the apostle here discovered.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Book of Exodus"
G. A. Chadwick
They must have been ashamed to find how much more capable an apostle the woman was than they.
"The Expositor's Bible: The Gospel of St. John, Vol. I"
Marcus Dods
There is a separate head of St. John, in oils, in the same collection, which shows how fixed was this noble originality of type in Holbein's conception of "the beloved apostle."
Beatrice Fortescue

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