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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [churcht]
    • /tʃɜrtʃt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [churcht]
    • /tʃɜrtʃt/

Definitions of churched word

  • adjective churched formally presented or taught at church. 1
  • adjective churched belonging to a church. 1
  • noun churched a building for public Christian worship. 1
  • noun churched public worship of God or a religious service in such a building: to attend church regularly. 1
  • noun churched (sometimes initial capital letter) the whole body of Christian believers; Christendom. 1
  • noun churched (sometimes initial capital letter) any division of this body professing the same creed and acknowledging the same ecclesiastical authority; a Christian denomination: the Methodist Church. 1

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Origin of churched

First appearance:

before 900
One of the 4% oldest English words
before 900; Middle English chir(i)che, Old English cir(i)ce ≪ Greek kȳri(a)kón (dôma) the Lord's (house), neuter of kȳriakós of the master, equivalent to kȳ́ri(os) master (kŷr(os) power + -ios noun suffix) + -akos, variant of -ikos -ic; akin to Dutch kerk, German Kirche, Old Norse kirkja. See kirk

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Parts of speech for Churched


churched popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 66% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

churched usage trend in Literature

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Synonyms for churched

noun churched

  • bodied — of or relating to the body; bodily.
  • ordered — neatly or conveniently arranged; well-organized: an ordered office.

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