counter

Advertisement - Continue reading below

Definition of "crucifix" []

  • An image or figure of Jesus on the cross. (noun)
  • A cross viewed as a symbol of Jesus's crucifixion. (noun)

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.

Use "crucifix" in a sentence
  • "Not understanding the meaning of the crucifix is at least as stupid."
  • "Judge Alejandro Valentin Sastre ruled that “the presence of religious symbols such as a crucifix is an element of aggression which infringes rights and freedoms”."
  • "Directly below the crucifix is the door that leads to the chamber of the nuns."