What does Advent mean?

Advent meaning in General Dictionary

the time scale like the four Sundays before Christmas

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  • (Christian theology) the reappearance of Jesus as judge the past Judgment
  • the growing season like the four Sundays preceding Christmas
  • arrival which has been anticipated (especially of anything momentous)
  • the time such as the four Sundays before Christmas.
  • the initial or even the anticipated second coming of Christ.
  • Coming; any crucial arrival; approach.

Advent meaning in Names Dictionary

Born during Advent.
Name Origin: French
Name Gender: Male

Advent meaning in Law Dictionary

time frame acquiesced by the English common and ecclesiastical law, beginning in the Sunday that falls either upon St. Andrew's day, being the 30th of November, and/or alongside it. and continuing to Christmas time. Whartou.

Advent meaning in Etymology Dictionary

"important arrival," 1742, an extended sense of Advent "season before Christmas time" (Old English), from Latin adventus "a coming, strategy, arrival," in Church Latin "the following of Savior," from previous participle stem of advenire "arrive, started to," from ad- "to" (see ad-) + venire "to come" (see location). In English, in addition sometimes extended to your Pentecost.

Advent - German to English


Advent meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) The period such as the four Sundays before xmas.

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  • (n.) The first or the expected 2nd coming of Christ.
  • (letter.) Coming; any essential arrival; strategy.

Sentence Examples with the word Advent

S' With the advent to power of the Disraeli ministry in 1874 the nascent Imperial spirit grew in strength.

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