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Definition of "amen" []

  • Used at the end of a prayer or a statement to express assent or approval. (interjection)
  • So be it!: a term used at the end of a prayer or religious statement (exclamation)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The use of the word amen, as at the end of a prayer (noun)

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Use "amen" in a sentence
  • "Then again, he did use the word "mellifluous" just for flare -- maybe saying, "amen" is just some literary device we don't understand yet ..."
  • "Hell if you go back and look at the comments you will see ALL of what you term his amen corner saying he should write about G Gordon Liddy whom IS an equivalent of Bill Ayers instead of continuing to get on the tireswing and yearn for the McCain of old."
  • "The word amen means truly, certainly, so be it -- from the verb to confirm, to establish, to be true."