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Synonyms for catholic
ˈkæθ ə lɪk, ˈkæθ lɪkcatholic

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  1. catholicadjective


  2. catholicadjective

    Of the Western Christian church, as opposed to the Orthodox church.

    Christmas is celebrated at different dates in the Catholic and Orthodox calendars.


  3. Catholicadjective

    Of the Roman Catholic church.

    The Church of the Sacred Heart is a Catholic one.


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Catholicadjective

    a member of a Catholic church

    narrow-minded, narrow

  2. Catholicadjective

    of or relating to or supporting Catholicism

    "the Catholic Church"

    narrow, narrow-minded

  3. catholicadjective

    free from provincial prejudices or attachments

    "catholic in one's tastes"

    narrow-minded, narrow

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. catholicadjective

    universal, general

  2. catholicadjective

    liberal, tolerant, not bigoted, not exclusive, not sectarian

  3. catholicadjective

    roman catholic

  4. catholicnoun

    papist, roman Catholic

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. catholicadjective

    universal, general, world-wide, liberal, tolerant, unsectarian, broad-minded, roman catholic, romish

    uncatholic, sectarian, local, narrow, noncatholic

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "catholic":

    catholique, católica, catholicism, katholieke, universiteit

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How to use catholic in a sentence?

  1. Nedyt Lescano:

    Unlike the Catholic church, we don’t receive any subsidies. We do it all by our own efforts here.

  2. Jill Biden:

    I think Joe's faith is so strong, it's something that I think he got from his mother, who was a very devout Catholic. Joe is really devout, and he never misses a Sunday service.

  3. Pope Francis:

    They stole the most sacred thing I had, and Roman Catholic Church was my Roman Catholic Church.

  4. Joseph Trinh:

    The church in Philadelphia has been very good to us, there's something unique about Vietnamese Catholics. The church is the center of their lives. ... They would pay more to buy a house near a church. They send their children to Catholic schools. They are willing to sacrifice for their children and their church.

  5. Jerry Brown:

    I agree with the Catholic bishops who have said that local, state and federal officials should' work collaboratively and prudently in the implementation of this deployment, ensuring that the presence of National Guard is measured and not disruptive to community life,'.

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