Word Focus

focusing on words and literature





Definitions and Synonyms of islam | Another word for islam | What is islam?

Definition 1: the monotheistic religious system of Muslims founded in Arabia in the 7th century and based on the teachings of Muhammad as laid down in the Koran - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where islam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Islam is a complete way of life, not a Sunday religion
  • the term Muhammadanism is offensive to Muslims who believe that Allah, not Muhammad, founded their religion

Synonyms for islam in the sense of this definition

(islam is a kind of ...) belief in a single God

(... is a kind of islam ) the branch of Islam that regards Ali as the legitimate successor to Mohammed and rejects the first three caliphs

(... is a kind of islam ) a militant group of extremist Sunnis who believe themselves the only correct interpreters of the Koran and consider moderate Muslims to be infidels; seek to convert all Muslims and to insure that its own fundamentalist version of Islam will dominate the world

(... is a kind of islam ) belief in the appearance of the Mahdi; devotion to a Mahdi

(... is a kind of islam ) a conservative and intolerant form of Islam that is practiced in Saudi Arabia

"Osama bin Laden and his followers practice Wahhabism"

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) the principal evil jinni in Islamic mythology

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) the will of Allah

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a messianic leader who (according to popular Muslim belief) will appear before the end of the world and restore justice and religion

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) the man who leads prayers in a mosque; for Shiites an imam is a recognized authority on Islamic theology and law and a spiritual guide

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) a heathen; a person who is not a Christian (especially a Muslim)

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) meat from animals that have been slaughtered in the prescribed way according to the shariah

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) the Muslim community or people, considered to extend from Mauritania to Pakistan

"moderate Muslims urge the Ummah to reject the terrorism of radical Muslims"

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) one of the dark-eyed virgins of perfect beauty believed to live with the blessed in Paradise

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) an invisible spirit mentioned in the Koran and believed by Muslims to inhabit the earth and influence mankind by appearing in the form of humans or animals

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a rebellious jinni who leads men astray

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Judeo-Christian and Islamic religions) chief spirit of evil and adversary of God; tempter of mankind; master of Hell

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a form of Iranian musical pageant that is the theatrical expression of religious passion; based on the Battle of Kerbala and performed annually (in Farsi)

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) the way of life prescribed as normative for Muslims on the basis of the teachings and practices of Muhammad and interpretations of the Koran

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) serious crimes committed by Muslims and punishable by punishments established in the Koran

"Had crimes include apostasy from Islam and murder and theft and adultery"

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) minor crimes committed by Muslims; crimes that are not mentioned in the Koran so judges are free to punish the offender in any appropriate way

"in some Islamic nations Tazir crimes are set by legislation"

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a fast (held from sunrise to sunset) that is carried out during the Islamic month of Ramadan

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a black stone building in Mecca that is shaped like a cube and that is the most sacred Muslim pilgrim shrine; believed to have been given by Gabriel to Abraham; Muslims turn in its direction when praying

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a Muslim place of worship

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a design in the shape of niche in a Muslim prayer rug; during worship the niche must be pointed toward Mecca

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a tradition based on reports of the sayings and activities of Muhammad and his companions

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) one of the five religious obligations accepted by all Muslims

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) conforming to dietary laws

"halal meat" "a halal kitchen"

Definition 2: the civilization of Muslims collectively which is governed by the Muslim religion - [noun denoting group]

Samples where islam or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Islam is predominant in northern Africa, the Middle East, Pakistan, and Indonesia

Synonyms for islam in the sense of this definition

(islam is a kind of ...) a society in an advanced state of social development (e.g., with complex legal and political and religious organizations)

"the people slowly progressed from barbarism to civilization"

(islam is a member of ...) one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran

(islam is a member of ...) one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam

(islam is a member of ...) a believer in or follower of Islam

(islam is a member of ...) an orthodox Muslim

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) (Islam) a legal opinion or ruling issued by an Islamic scholar

"bin Laden issued three fatwahs calling upon Muslims to take up arms against the United States"

(islam is the domain which ... is member of) a Shiite tradition of temporary marriage permitted in Iran that allows a couple to specify the terms of their relationship; can last from a few minutes to 99 years

"sigeh legally wraps premarital sex in an Islamic cloak"

More words

Another word for iskcon

Another word for isis

Another word for isinglass

Another word for isidore auguste marie francois comte

Another word for isidor feinstein stone

Another word for islam nation

Another word for islamabad

Another word for islamic

Another word for islamic army of aden

Another word for islamic army of aden-abyan


Other word for islamic army of aden-abyan

islamic army of aden-abyan meaning and synonyms

How to pronounce islamic army of aden-abyan