Search Result for "sabbatical":
1. a leave usually taken every seventh year;
[syn: sabbatical, sabbatical leave]
1. of or relating to the Sabbath;
- Example: "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims"
[syn: sabbatical, sabbatic]
2. of or relating to sabbatical leave;
- Example: "sabbatical research project"
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Sabbatic \Sab*bat"ic\, Sabbatical \Sab*bat"ic*al\, a. [Gr. ?: cf. F. sabbatique.] Of or pertaining to the Sabbath; resembling the Sabbath; enjoying or bringing an intermission of labor. [1913 Webster] Sabbatical year (Jewish Antiq.), every seventh year, in which the Israelites were commanded to suffer their fields and vineyards to rest, or lie without tillage. [1913 Webster]WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
sabbatical adj 1: of or relating to the Sabbath; "Friday is a sabbatical day for Muslims" [syn: sabbatical, sabbatic] 2: of or relating to sabbatical leave; "sabbatical research project" n 1: a leave usually taken every seventh year [syn: sabbatical, sabbatical leave]Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
18 Moby Thesaurus words for "sabbatical": comfortable, festal, furlough, holiday, leave, leave of absence, liberty, paid holiday, paid vacation, quiet, restful, sabbatical leave, sabbatical year, shore leave, time off, vacation, vacational, weekend