Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun john

5 senses of john

Sense 1
toilet, lavatory, lav, can, john, privy, bathroom -- (a room or building equipped with one or more toilets)
       => room -- (an area within a building enclosed by walls and floor and ceiling; "the rooms were very small but they had a nice view")

Sense 2
John, King John, John Lackland -- (youngest son of Henry II; King of England from 1199 to 1216; succeeded to the throne on the death of his brother Richard I; lost his French possessions; in 1215 John was compelled by the barons to sign the Magna Carta (1167-1216))
       INSTANCE OF=> King of England, King of Great Britain -- (the sovereign ruler of England)

Sense 3
John, Saint John, St. John, Saint John the Apostle, St. John the Apostle, John the Evangelist, John the Divine -- ((New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation)
       INSTANCE OF=> Apostle -- ((New Testament) one of the original 12 disciples chosen by Christ to preach his gospel)
       INSTANCE OF=> Evangelist -- ((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)
       INSTANCE OF=> saint -- (a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization)

Sense 4
whoremaster, whoremonger, john, trick -- (a prostitute's customer)
       => customer, client -- (someone who pays for goods or services)

Sense 5
John, Gospel According to John -- (the last of the four Gospels in the New Testament)
       INSTANCE OF=> 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)
       INSTANCE OF=> book -- (a major division of a long written composition; "the book of Isaiah")

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