Associations to the word «Benedict»


BENEDICT, noun. (rare) A newly married man, especially one who was previously a confirmed bachelor.
BENEDICT, adjective. (obsolete) Having mild and salubrious qualities.
BENEDICT, proper noun. A male given name, particularly of the sixth-century founder of the Benedictine order, and of several popes.
BENEDICT, proper noun. A patronymic surname​.
BENEDICT ARNOLD, noun. (US) A traitor.
BENEDICT ARNOLDS, noun. Plural of Benedict Arnold

Dictionary definition

BENEDICT, noun. United States anthropologist (1887-1948).
BENEDICT, noun. Italian monk who founded the Benedictine order about 540 (480-547).
BENEDICT, noun. A newly married man (especially one who has long been a bachelor).

Wise words

It is better wither to be silent, or to say things of more value than silence. Sooner throw a pearl at hazard than an idle or useless word; and do not say a little in many words, but a great deal in a few.