Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “amen”

See all translations

amen

exclamation, noun [C]  /ɑˈmen, eɪ-/ us  
(said or sung at the end of some prayers or religious songs) it is so You can say amen to show that you agree strongly with something that someone has just said: “Two public service announcements will address the habit of running red lights.” “Amen to that!”
Translations of “amen”
in Spanish amén…
in French amen…
in German Amen…
in Chinese (Traditional) (用於祈禱或聖歌的結束,表示誠心許願)阿門…
in Russian аминь…
in Turkish amin…
in Chinese (Simplified) (用于祈祷或圣歌的结束,表示诚心许愿)阿门…
in Polish amen…
(Definition of amen from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of amen?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “amen” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

lamb

a young sheep, or the flesh of a young sheep eaten as meat

Word of the Day

The way we move (Verbs for walking and running)

by Kate Woodford,
March 25, 2015
​​​ This week we’re looking at interesting ways to describe the way that people move. Most of the verbs that we’ll be considering describe how fast or slow people move. Others describe the attitude or state of mind of the person walking or running. Some describe both. Starting with verbs for walking slowly,

Read More 

crossfit noun

March 23, 2015
high-intensity strength training Two women in strappy dresses discussed how much weight they could snatch

Read More