Language: Old English
Origin: godspel, from god 'good' + spell 'story, news'


Related topics: Music


[countable]RRC one of the four books in the Bible about Christ's life:
2 also Gospel [singular] the life of Christ and the ideas that he taught
preach/spread the gospel (=tell people about it)
Missionaries were sent to preach the Gospel.
gospel stories
3 [countable usually singular] a set of ideas that someone believes in very strongly and tries to persuade other people to accept
spread/preach the gospel
spreading the gospel of science
4 also gospel truth [uncountable] something that is completely true:
Don't take everything she says as gospel (=don't believe everything she says).
5 also gospel music [uncountable]APM a type of Christian music in which religious songs are sung very loudly:
a gospel choir

Dictionary results for "gospel"
Dictionary pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
What is the word for picture 1? What is the word for picture 2? What is the word for picture 3? What is the word for picture 4?
Click on any of the pictures above to find out what it is called.