Associations to the word «Abraham»


ABRAHAM, proper noun. (Judaism) (Christianity) (Islam) (Baha'i) A prophet in the Old Testament, Qur'an and Aqdas; a Semitic patriarch who preached monotheism, father of the Jewish patriarch Isaac and the Arab patriarch Ishmael. [First attested prior to 1150.]
ABRAHAM, proper noun. A male given name. [First attested prior to 1150.]
ABRAHAM, proper noun. A patronymic surname​. [First attested prior to 1150.]
ABRAHAM, proper noun. The 14th sura (chapter) of the Quran
ABRAHAM LINCOLN, noun. An emancipator or analogous reformer.
ABRAHAM LINCOLNS, proper noun. Plural of Abraham Lincoln
ABRAHAM MAN, noun. (slang when it was current) (now obsolete or historical) One of a set of vagabonds / vagrants who, in the 1700s and 1800s, roamed through England, feigning mental illnesses to obtain alms.
ABRAHAM MEN, noun. Plural of Abraham man

Dictionary definition

ABRAHAM, noun. The first of the Old Testament patriarchs and the father of Isaac; according to Genesis, God promised to give Abraham's family (the Hebrews) the land of Canaan (the Promised Land); God tested Abraham by asking him to sacrifice his son; "Judaism, Christianity, and Islam each has a special claim on Abraham".

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