amen Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “amen” in the English Dictionary

"amen" in British English

See all translations

amenexclamation

uk   us   /ˌɑːˈmen/ /ˌeɪ-/ formal
said or ​sung at the end of a ​prayer or a ​religioussong to ​expressagreement with what has been said
(Definition of amen from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"amen" in American English

See all translations

amenexclamation, noun [C]

 us   /ɑˈmen, eɪ-/
(said or ​sung at the end of some ​prayers or ​religioussongs) it is so You can say amen to show that you ​agreestrongly with something that someone has just said: “Two ​publicservice announcements will ​address the ​habit of ​runningredlights.” “Amen to that!”
(Definition of amen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “amen”
in Spanish amén…
in Vietnamese Amen…
in Malaysian amin…
in Thai ขอให้เป็นเช่นนั้นเทอญ, สาธุ…
in French amen…
in German Amen…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于祈祷或圣歌的结束,表示诚心许愿)阿门…
in Turkish amin…
in Russian аминь…
in Indonesian amin…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於祈禱或聖歌的結束,表示誠心許願)阿門…
in Polish amen…
What is the pronunciation of amen?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

float

a large vehicle with a flat surface that is decorated and used in festivals

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More