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Meaning of "Theophilus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD THEOPHILUS

After Theophilus (died 842 ad), Byzantine emperor and patron of learning.
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PRONUNCIATION OF THEOPHILUS

Theophilus  [θɪˈɒfɪləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF THEOPHILUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Theophilus 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 THEOPHILUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Theophilus

Theophilus is a male given name with a range of alternative spellings. Its origin is the Greek word Θεόφιλος from θεός and φιλία can be translated as "Love of God" or "Friend of God", i.e., it is a theophoric name, synonymous with the name Amadeus which originates from Latin. Theophilus may refer to...

Definition of Theophilus in the English dictionary

The definition of Theophilus in the dictionary is a conspicuous crater in the SE quadrant of the moon, 100 kilometres in diameter.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH THEOPHILUS


acidophilous
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
acidophilus
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
ammophilous
æˈmɒfɪləs
anemophilous
ˌænɪˈmɒfɪləs
endophyllous
ɛnˈdɒfɪləs
eosinophilous
ˌiːəʊsɪˈnɒfɪləs
geophilous
dʒiːˈɒfɪləs
heliophilous
ˌhiːlɪˈɒfɪləs
Herophilus
hɪəˈrɒfɪləs
lithophilous
lɪˈθɒfɪləs
myiophilous
maɪˈɒfɪləs
myophilous
maɪˈɒfɪləs
rhizophilous
raɪzˈɒfɪləs
sclerophyllous
sklɛˈrɒfɪləs
thermophilous
θɜːˈmɒfɪləs
thermophyllous
θɜːmˈɒfɪləs
tropophilous
trəʊˈpɒfɪləs
xerophilous
zɪˈrɒfɪləs
xiphophyllous
zɪˈfɒfɪləs
zoophilous
zəʊˈɒfɪləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE THEOPHILUS

Theophrastus

WORDS THAT END LIKE THEOPHILUS

Angelus
bacillus
calculus
chambered nautilus
cumulus
hilus
modulus
nautilus
oculus
paper nautilus
pearly nautilus
pilus
plus
stimulus
strobilus
stylus
surplus
Tellus
trochilus
Troilus

Synonyms and antonyms of Theophilus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «Theophilus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF THEOPHILUS

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

Translator English - Chinese

提阿
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Teófilo
570 millions of speakers

English

Theophilus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

थियोफिलस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ثيوفيلوس
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Феофил
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Theophilus
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

থিওফিলাস
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Théophile
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Theophilus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Theophilus
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

テオフィロス
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

데오빌로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Theophilus
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

Theophilus
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

தியோப்பிலு
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

थियोफिलस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Theophilus
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Teofilo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Teofil
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Феофіл
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Teofil
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

Θεόφιλος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Theophilus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Theophilus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Theophilus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of Theophilus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «THEOPHILUS»

The term «Theophilus» is quite widely used and occupies the 52.462 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «THEOPHILUS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «Theophilus» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «Theophilus» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «THEOPHILUS»

Discover the use of Theophilus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to Theophilus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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On Divers Arts: The Foremost Medieval Treatise on Painting, ...
First printed in the 12th century, here is the earliest treatise on the arts written by a practicing artist.
Theophilus (Presbyter.), John G. Hawthorne, Cyril Stanley Smith, 1963
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Theophilus of Edessa's Chronicle and the Circulation of ...
This is important, because this chronicle underlies much of our historical knowledge about the seventh and eighth century Near East, which was a crucial period in the region, witnessing as it did the devastating war between the two ...
‎2011
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Theophilus North: A Novel
Marking the thirtieth anniversary of Theophilus North, this beautiful new edition features Wilder's unpublished notes for the novel and other illuminating documentary material, all of which is included in a new Afterword by Tappan Wilder.
Thornton Wilder, 2014
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Theophilus North: Based on the Novel by Thornton Wilder
It is the spring of 1926. Thirty year old Theophilus North quits his teaching post in New Jersey and embarks on a quest for fun, adventure and his place in the world.
Matthew Burnett, 2004
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Memoir of Theophilus Parsons
This scarce antiquarian book is included in our special Legacy Reprint Series.
Theophilus Parsons, 2009
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Theophilus of Antioch: The Life and Thought of a ...
Theophilus of Antioch was a second-century Syrian bishop who sought to promote in three books, collectively known as Ad Autolycum, a moralistic form of Christianity.
Rick Rogers, 2000
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Widows by the Thousand: The Civil War Letters of Theophilus ...
Conversely, Harriet Perry's writings allow the reader to witness the everyday life of an upper-class woman enduring home front deprivations, facing the hardships and fears of childbearing and child-rearing alone, and coping with other ...
M. Jane Johansson, 2000
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John Theophilus Desaguliers: A Natural Philosopher, Engineer ...
John Theophilus Desaguliers made his mark on the eighteenth century in several diverse ways.
Audrey T. Carpenter, 2011
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Code of Theophilus
Baltimore newspaper editor Peter McDermott races a band of drug runners to track down clues to a long-buried pirate treasure in the Chesapeake Watershed.
Jay Zimmer, 2008
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The Letters of Theophilus Lindsey (1723-1808): 1789-1808
Letters of an important clergyman that provide a well-informed and lively commentary upon the religion, politics and society of the time.
G. M. Ditchfield, 2012

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «THEOPHILUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term Theophilus is used in the context of the following news items.
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On Theophilus London's Unrequited B.U.M. Equipment Love
You know Theophilus London—kind of. He's the stylish dude with the wide brim hat who you see front row at Chanel fashion shows and who you hear blips of as ... «Racked, Jun 15»
2
Danjuma Decries Marginalisation of Northern Christians
Former Minister of Defence, Lt. General Theophilus Danjuma (rtd.) on Saturday condemned the manner in which northern Christians were always humiliated ... «THISDAY Live, May 15»
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President Jonathan Meets With Theophilus Danjuma Behind Closed …
Goodluck Jonathan Nigeria Will Not Go To war over Election Former Minister of Defence and Chairman of the Victims Support Fund, Gen. Theophilus Danjuma ... «CHANNELS TELEVISION, Mar 15»
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Theophilus London Says He Wrote a Song for Kanye West's 'So …
Theophilus London is one of the few people who has heard music from Kanye West's latest album So Help Me God. West and London have had a working ... «XXLMAG.COM, Mar 15»
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Suspect Identified as Theophilus 'Theo' Wilson in Marin City Shooting
MARIN (KRON) — Theophilus “Theo” Wilson has been identified by the Marin County Sheriff's office as a person of interested in Friday's Marin City shooting. «KRON 4, Feb 15»
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Theophilus London at Tattoo
Theophilus London is often described as an eclectic pop musician who skips between hip-hop, electro-funk, dance music, rare groove and new wave. He sings ... «NOW Magazine, Feb 15»
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Last Best Show: Theophilus London's Vibes Tour at Brighton Music …
Theophilus London performed music from his new album "Vibes," last night at Brighton Music Hall. 1. Thursday, February 19, 2015. Print Email 0 Comments ... «Boston Herald, Feb 15»
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Des McDonogh strikes again as Theophilus makes winning debut
Des McDonogh unleashed a second smart debutant in the space of two days as Theophilus made a smooth introduction to the winter game in the Paddy Power ... «Irish Times, Dec 14»
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Police: Intoxicated man slashes tires of more than 60 vehicles
Police identified the suspect as Theophilus Johnson, 19, West Lafayette. He was arrested on charges of felony mischief and public intoxication. Investigators ... «Fox 59, Nov 14»
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Do First Week Album Sales Matter? Theophilus London Doesn't …
Theophilus London released his second album Vibes on November 4, and since it was executive produced by Kanye West, some people assumed that it would ... «MTV.com, Nov 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Theophilus [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/theophilus>. Nov 2019 ».
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