Definition of Abrahamic in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌābrəˈhamik/

Entry from US English dictionary


1Denoting any or all of the religions (Judaism, Christianity, and Islam) that revere Abraham, the Biblical patriarch: the monotheistic faiths that grew out of the Abrahamic heritage
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  • Many Muslim women are quick to point out that Islam is an Abrahamic faith.
  • I don't understand why they become quiet when I tell them it's an Abrahamic religion like Judaism and Christianity.
  • And I think that the only thing that will move people to each other is the compassion that comes from some belief, whether it's an Abrahamic belief or a non-Abrahamic belief, or even a secular humanist belief, but a belief in other people.
2Relating specifically to the Biblical patriarch Abraham.
Example sentences
  • Abraham had other sons, but Isaac was the unique son of the Abrahamic Covenant, born when his parents were old.

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Syllabification: A·bra·ham·ic

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