Definitions of Luke
  1. noun
    (New Testament) the Apostle closely associated with St. Paul and traditionally assumed to be the author of the third Gospel
    synonyms: Saint Luke, St. Luke
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    Apostelic Father, Apostle
    any important early teacher of Christianity or a Christian missionary to a people
    (when capitalized) any of the spiritual leaders who are assumed to be authors of the Gospels in the New Testament: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John
    a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization
  2. noun
    one of the four Gospels in the New Testament; contains details of Jesus's birth and early life
    synonyms: Gospel According to Luke, Gospel of Luke
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    a major division of a long written composition
    Gospel, Gospels, evangel
    the four books in the New Testament (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John) that tell the story of Christ's life and teachings
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