Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who believes in the existence of a God; especially, one who believes in a God who sustains a personal relation to his creatures. In the former sense opposed to atheist, in the latter to deist.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who believes in the existence of a God; especially, one who believes in a personal God; -- opposed to atheist.

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  • noun One who believes in the existence of a god, goddess, gods and/or goddesses.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to theism
  • noun one who believes in the existence of a god or gods

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek θεός ("god") + -ist.

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