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Meaning of "Demeter" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF DEMETER

Demeter  [dɪˈmiːtə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF DEMETER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Demeter is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES DEMETER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Demeter

Demeter

Festivals: ▪ Daphnephoria ▪ Dionysia ▪ Dionysian Mysteries ▪ Eleusinian Mysteries ▪ Panathenaic Games ▪ Panhellenic Games ▪ Thesmophoria Sacred places ▪ Eleusis ▪ Delphi ▪ Delos ▪ Dodona ▪ Mount Olympus ▪ Olympia Texts ▪ ArgonauticaBibliothecaCorpus HermeticumDelphic MaximsDionysiacaEpic CycleHomeric HymnsIliadOdysseyOrphic HymnsTheogonyWorks and Days History and organisation ▪ Mycenaean gods ▪ Decline of Hellenistic polytheism ▪ Julian restoration ▪ Hellenic Polytheistic Reconstructionism ▪ Supreme Council of Ethnikoi Hellenes Hellenismos portal v t e In ancient Greek religion and myth, Demeter is the goddess of the harvest, who presided over grains and the fertility of the earth. Her cult titles include Sito, "she of the Grain", as the giver of food or grain and Thesmophoros, "Law-Bringer," as a mark of the civilized existence of agricultural society.

Definition of Demeter in the English dictionary

The definition of Demeter in the dictionary is the goddess of agricultural fertility and protector of marriage and women Roman counterpart: Ceres.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH DEMETER


ammeter
ˈæmˌmiːtə
autometer
ˈɔːtəʊˌmiːtə
centimeter
ˈsentɪmiːtə
decimeter
ˈdɛsɪˌmiːtə
dosimeter
dəʊˈsɪmiːtə
flowmeter
ˈfləʊˌmiːtə
hectometer
ˈhɛktəʊˌmiːtə
meeter
ˈmiːtə
meter
ˈmiːtə
metre
ˈmiːtə
millimeter
ˈmɪlɪmiːtə
mismetre
ˌmɪsˈmiːtə
multimeter
ˈmʌltɪˌmiːtə
nanometer
ˈnænəʊˌmiːtə
ohmmeter
ˈəʊmˌmiːtə
picometre
ˈpiːkəʊˌmiːtə
psychometer
ˌsaɪkəʊˈmiːtə
submillimeter
sʌbˈmɪlɪˌmiːtə
voltmeter
ˈvəʊltˌmiːtə
wattmeter
ˈwɒtˌmiːtə

WORDS THAT END LIKE DEMETER

accelerometer
altimeter
barometer
diameter
diffractometer
electricity meter
hydrometer
inclinometer
manometer
mass spectrometer
micrometer
odometer
parameter
perimeter
peter
potentiometer
spectrometer
spectrophotometer
speedometer
tachometer
thermometer

Synonyms and antonyms of Demeter in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Demeter» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF DEMETER

Find out the translation of Demeter to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of Demeter from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «Demeter» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

得墨忒耳
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Demeter
570 millions of speakers

English

Demeter
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

Demeter
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ديميتر
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Деметра
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Demeter
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Demeter
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Demeter
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Demeter
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Demeter
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

デメテル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

데메테르
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Demeter
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Demeter
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

டிமிடிர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

डीमिटर
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Demeter
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Demetra
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Demeter
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Деметра
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Demeter
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Δήμητρα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Demeter
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Demeter
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Demeter
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Demeter

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «DEMETER»

The term «Demeter» is quite widely used and occupies the 35.774 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «DEMETER» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about Demeter

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «DEMETER»

Discover the use of Demeter in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Demeter and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Demeter and Persephone: Lessons from a Myth
The Hymn to Demeter as translated by Helene Foley is included as an appendix in order to provide a basis for the discussion in the text. Notes and a bibliography also follow the text.
Tamara Agha-Jaffar, 2002
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Mysteries of Demeter: Rebirth of the Pagan Way
A practical manual for recreating the Rites and Mysteries of Demeter and Persephone, an ancient Earth-based religion that celebrates not only the Great Mother Goddess and Her Daughter, but a respect for life, for the Earth, and for the ...
Jennifer Reif, 2000
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The Homeric "Hymn to Demeter": Translation, Commentary, and ...
Helene Foley presents the Greek text and an annotated translation of this poem, together with selected essays that give the reader a rich understanding of the Hymn's structure and artistry, its role in the religious life of the ancient ...
Helene P. Foley, 2013
4
The Sanctuary of Demeter and Kore: Terracotta Figurines of ...
If this is true, the figurines provide a glimpse of the mostly lost bronze production of that period. The figurines are also important because they help to explicate the meaning and conduct of the cult of Demeter and Kore in Corinth.
Gloria S. Merker, 2000
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The Demeter Cookbook: Recipes Based on Biodynamic ...
The Demeter Cookbook collects a selection of Spindler¿s delicious lacto-vegetarian, wholefood recipes¿based on the core principles of anthroposophic nutrition¿all in an easy-to-use presentation.
Hermann Spindler, 2008
6
Callimachus: Hymn to Demeter
Dr Hopkinson here thoroughly analyses Callimachus' Sixth Hymn, The Hymn to Demeter providing the first full edition and commentary on the work in English.
Callimachus, Neil Hopkinson, 2004
7
The Lost Girls: Demeter-Persephone and the Literary ...
This book, in addition to scrutinising canonical and less well-known texts by male authors such as Thomas Hardy, E. M. Forster, and D. H. Lawrence, also focuses on unjustly neglected women writers - Mary Webb and Mary Butts - who utilised ...
Andrew D. Radford, 2007
8
Demeter and Persephone in Ancient Corinth
When the Roman tourist Pausanias visited Corinth around A.D. 160, he saw many shrines and buildings high up to the south of the city, on the slopes of Acrocorinth.
Nancy Bookidis, Ronald S. Stroud, 1987
9
Demeter and Persephone: Spring Held Hostage, a Greek Myth
In graphic novel format, retells the Greek myth which offers an explanation for the Earth's seasons.
Justine Fontes, Ron Fontes, 2008
10
Demeter's Dilemma: The Story of Virgo
This book is the second in a series of constellation stories. The emphasis is on the constellation Virgo. They mythical story is told about how Virgo was placed in the sky. It is the story of the explanation of the seasons.
Lucinda Mitchell, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «DEMETER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Demeter is used in the context of the following news items.
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Demeter the Cat Reacts as School of Rock—The Musical Takes …
School of Rock—The Musical will arrive on Broadway this fall, and the marquee is up! Demeter the cat (Gayle Holsman Seay)was on hand as the signage was ... «Playbill.com, Jul 15»
2
Demeter From Cats Welcomes Andrew Lloyd Webber's School of …
Demeter from Cats, of course. (Cats, for those of you don't remember, was Lloyd Webber's last meowsical at the Winter Garden, and it might be ... «TheaterMania.com, Jul 15»
3
A New Group Is Bringing A Far-Right Hungarian MP To Congress
The list includes László Kucsák, a member of parliament for ruling party Fidesz, Márta Demeter, a member of parliament for MSZP, the socialist ... «BuzzFeed News, Jul 15»
4
Boost for US eventers taking on Aachen horse trials
... To Aachen, these horses and riders, in ranked order, will join Dutton and Kieffer: Lynn Symansky and Donner; Marilyn Little and RF Demeter; ... «Horsetalk, Jul 15»
5
Zalemark Projects Second Quarter Revenue to Exceed over 649.8%
Zalemark also operates stevenzale.com, Luxury Brands Group, Demeter(R) Brand, Divas Choice(TM) Brand, Dog Boxer Brand(TM), and ... «Baystreet.ca, Jul 15»
6
Steve Saka Returns With New Cigar: Sobremesa
The image, which has the look of U.S. currency, depicts Greek gods Demeter and Hermes flanking an ovular scene of people tending a tobacco ... «Cigar Aficionado, Jul 15»
7
Cats -- Cast Announced for New Production
... Cats will be international touring cast Amy Berrisford (Demeter), Madeline Cain (swing), Emma Delmenico (Resident Choreographer/swing), ... «Scoop.co.nz, Jul 15»
8
Expansion Packs For BIAS FX iPad
... Electro Harmonix® Big Muff, Fulltone® OCD v4, Voodoo Lab® Micro Vibe, Demeter® Tremulator Tremolo, Electro Harmonix® Small Clone ... «Sonic State, Jul 15»
9
Nellie McClung: After the Dust Bowl, green grows the prairie grass
It is the Feast of Demeter, the goddess of Earth, the Mother of Grain — who has turned to us after a long absence, with no questions asked. «Times Colonist, Jul 15»
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Skateboarder Charlie Bowins' memory lives on through new skate …
... Demeter join the ribbon cutting ceremony of the official re-opening of McNabb Park and Charlie Bowins skate park on Saturday, July 4, 2015. «Ottawa Citizen, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Demeter [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/demeter>. Nov 2020 ».
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