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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
disciple (noun)
1.
one who accepts and assists in spreading the doctrines of another as
a) one of the twelve in the inner circle of Christ's followers according to the Gospel accounts
b) a convinced adherent of a school or individual
2.
capitalized a member of the Disciples of Christ founded in the United States in 1809 that holds the Bible alone to be the rule of faith and practice, usually baptizes by immersion, and has a congregational polity follower
Merriam-Webster Online Thesaurus
disciple (noun)
one who follows the opinions or teachings of another
SYNONIMS:
acolyte, adherent, convert, disciple, epigone, liege man, partisan ( partizan), pupil, votarist, votary
RELATED WORDS:
apostle, missionary, proselytizer, soldier; faithful, loyalist; advocate, backer, champion, supporter; protégé, scholar, student; ideologist, ideologue ( idealogue), sectarian; admirer, cultist, devotee, enthusiast, fan, idolater ( idolator), worshipper ( worshiper), zealot; apparatchik, camp follower, flunky ( flunkey flunkie), hanger-on, henchman, lackey, lickspittle, minion, myrmidon, satellite, stooge, sycophant, toady, yes-man
NEAR ANTONYMS:
apostate, defector, renegade, traitor, turncoat
coryphaeus, leader
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