Of or pertaining to Arminius of his followers, or to their doctrines. See note under Arminian, n.
One who holds the tenets of Arminius, a Dutch divine (b. 1560, d. 1609).
Generally used as a reference to subscribers of a theological view held by Arminius, A Dutch Protestant theologian (1560 - 1609). Arminius refuted Calvin's doctrine of unconditional predestination, limited atonement and unresistable grace, and stood for universal salvation for all.
a system of belief, named after the Dutch theologian Arminius (1560-1609), whose chief tenets were (in opposition to Calvinist beliefs) that God's sovereignty is not incompatible with man's free will, and that Jesus Christ died for all, not for an elect few.
a follower of Jacobus Arminius, who preached the doctrine of free will, opposed to absolute predestination
a heretic, and Calvinists are not to associate with them ecclesiastically