saint has definitions from the fields of religion,Christianity,Roman Catholic
[ noun ] (religion,Christianity) a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

Used in print

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

The English saints are widely venerated , quite naturally , and now there is great hope that the Forty_Martyrs and Cardinal_Newman will soon be canonized .

(John Michael Ray, "Rhode Island's Reactions...)

Barstow concluded that as Rhode_Island 's John_Brown became a canonized hero , if not a saint , so would it be with John_Brown of Harper_'s_Ferry .

[ noun ] (religion) person of exceptional holiness

Used in print

(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)

Everyone in Salem , saint and sinner alike , is swept_up by it .

[ noun ] model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

Used in print

(Bell I. Wiley, "Home Letters of Johnny Reb and Billy...)

An Alabama soldier whose feminine associations were of the more admirable type wrote boastfully of his achievements among the Virginia belles : `` They thout I was a saint .

[ verb ] (religion) hold sacred



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[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 21927
[ verb ] (Roman Catholic) in the Catholic church; declare (a dead person) to be a saint


"After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"

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declare canon canonization