(noun, verb)


1. a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization

Definition categories: person, deity, divinity, god, immortal

2. person of exceptional holiness

Similar word(s): angel

Definition categories: person

3. model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal

Similar word(s): apotheosis, ideal, nonesuch, nonpareil, nonsuch, paragon

Definition categories: person, model

Sentences with saint as a noun:

- Kateri Tekakwitha was proclaimed a saint.

- Dorothy Day was a living saint.

- Thanks for looking after the house while I'm away. You're a saint!

- It is ruine to a man to deuour saints, and afterward to retract the vowes. (Proverbs 20:25) - Douay Rheims 1635 printing


1. hold sacred

Similar word(s): enshrine

Definition categories: emotion, fear, revere, reverence, venerate

2. declare (a dead person) to be a saint

Similar word(s): canonise, canonize

Definition categories: communication, adjudge, declare, hold

Sentences with saint as a verb:

- Many wish to see Pope John Paul II sainted immediately.