Philip meaning

  • Philip may refer to:
  • Philip (name), a given name, derived from the Greek Φίλιππος (Philippos, lit. "horse-loving" or "fond of horses"). Philip, Phillip, Phil, Philippe, Felipe, Philippus, etc. may also refer to:

    Definition of Philip in English Dictionary

  • Proper nounPREphil-
    1. One of the twelve disciples of Jesus in the Bible; one of the seven deacons.
      1. A male given name.
        1. (rare compared to given name) A patronymic surname​.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Thy conquest meet to be historified. — Sir Philip Sidney.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Philip takes a dim view of people calling him "Flip".
            • Philip Miles, defending, said: "This was a single instance, there was no allegation of continuing behaviour over a long period of time."
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • But the real excitement is to be found in Erith and Thamesmead, where the Blairites in exile are channelling their hopes on Georgia Gould, 22, daughter of Mr Tony's famed pollmeister Philip.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Proper nouns
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          1. en Philips
          2. en Philipp.
          3. en Philipps
          4. en Philippa
          5. fr Philippe
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          Meaning of Philip for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "Philip" is a noun, more specifically, a proper noun.
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