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Definition of the noun alpha and omega

What does alpha and omega mean as a name of something?


  1. the first and last; signifies God's eternity
    • lexical domain: Time - nouns denoting time and temporal relations
    • more generic words: eternity / infinity = time without end
  2. the basic meaning of something; the crucial part

Alternative definition of the noun alpha and omega


  1. The first and last; the beginning and end.
  2. The first and last letters in the Greek alphabet, quotation


  1. "Alpha and Omega" is a 2010 3D American-Canadian computer-animated comedy-drama film produced by Crest Animation Productions. The film is directed by Anthony Bell and Ben Gluck, starring the voices of Justin Long, Hayden Panettiere, Dennis Hopper, Danny Glover and Christina Ricci. It is based on a story by Steve Moore and Ben Gluck.
  2. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega": Alpha & Omega is a 2011 short film written by Alfonso R. Miller and directed by Mane González.


  1. "Alpha and Omega" is a collection of essays, lectures, and letters written by Jane Ellen Harrison and published for Harrison during the outbreak of World War I.
  2. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a book by Ernlé W. D. Young.
    • also known as "Alpha & Omega: ethics at the frontiers of life and death"


"Alpha and Omega" is a video game.

  • genre: Action game
  • released on (4 years ago)


  1. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Bizzy Bone.
    • released in (11 years ago)
  2. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Phuture.
  3. "Alpha and Omega" is the soundtrack album of 2010 film.
    • also known as Alpha and Omega soundtrack
    • artist: Chris P. Bacon
    • genre: Soundtrack
    • released on (4 years ago)
  4. "Alpha and Omega" is Tonus Peregrinus's second album of unaccompanied choral works by Antony Pitts released on Hyperion Records. The album contains the coda from the oratorio Jerusalem-Yerushalayim and the complete cycle of The I AM Sayings of Jesus. Tracks from the album have been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and Classic FM in the UK.
    • released in (7 years ago)
  5. "Alpha and Omega" is a composition.
  6. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical single of John Orr Franklin Project.
    • released on
  7. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Arne Weinberg.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  8. "Alpha and Omega" is a musical EP of Anagnorisis.
    • released on (6 years ago)
  9. "Alpha and Omega" is a composition.
  10. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Medwyn Goodall.
    • released in (21 years ago)
  11. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Penance.
    • released in (14 years ago)
  12. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Empire State Human.
    • released on (12 years ago)
  13. "Alpha And Omega" a.k.a. "Alpha & Omega" is a musical album of Iannis Xenakis.
  14. "Alpha and Omega" is a musical album of Adrian Snell.
  15. "Alpha and Omega" is a composition.


  1. Alpha and Omega a.k.a. Alpha & Omega: Alpha And Omega are a roots dub duo that mix both analogue and digital elements, comprising bassist Christine Woodbridge and keyboard player John Sprosen, both of whom had played in reggae bands previously, Sprosen also having worked with the Roaring Lion Sound System. They began working together in the mid-1980s, splitting their time between their home towns of London and Plymouth, and issued their debut home-recorded cassette in 1988. They were picked up by Greensleeves Records, who acted as a parent company to the duo's A&O label, and also worked with Jah Shaka, for whom they supplied rhythm tracks. Although they are strongly influenced by artists such as Lee "Scratch" Perry, King Tubby and Augustus Pablo, they have developed a sound that has been described as "uniquely British". In a review of their Mystical Things album, Rick Anderson, writing for Allmusic, wrote: "This prolific London-based duo is responsible for some of the most convincing old-school reggae to come from the first world.
  2. Alpha And Omega a.k.a. Alpha & Omega: Alpha & Omega is a musical group.
    • albums: "Life Swallower", "No Rest, No Peace"


  1. Alpha And Omega a.k.a. Alpha & Omega: Alpha & Omega: The Search for the Beginning and End of the Universe is a nonfiction book by Charles Seife, published by Viking, a division of Penguin Putnam, in 2003. It is a survey of historic and contemporary efforts at cosmology: to describe the universe, trace the universe back to its origins, including the Big Bang Theory, and to determine the universe's eventual end-state. The books title refers to the Alpha and Omega appellation for Christ, as found in the Book of Revelation. A paperback reprint was published in 2004, also from Penguin.
  2. Alpha and Omega: Alpha is the name of a fictional computer in Mike Walker's radio drama of the same name.
    • also known as Alpha

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Google previewGobbledegook. Foreignisms in English. Абракадабра. Иностранные идиомы в английском языке (2017)

by Лариса Шитова

Alpha and omega – альфа и омега Alpha and omega is a fancy way of saying ' the beginning and the ending,' with both...

Google previewThe Apocalypse Revealed (1791)

Wherein are Disclosed the Arcana There Foretold, which Have Hitherto Remained Concealed by Emanuel Swedenborg

The Lord is called Alpha and Omega, because Alpha is the first, and Omega is the last Letter in the Greek Alphabet, and therefore signify All in the Complex ; the Reason is, because each Letter of the Alphabet in the spiritual World signifies ...

Google previewBloomsbury Dictionary of Idioms (2009)

by Gordon Jarvie

alpha and omega the first and the last, beginning and end. The battle against inflation is the alpha and omega of the government's economic policy. Alpha and omega are the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. Used in the King ...

Google previewThe Continuum Encyclopedia of Symbols (2000)

by Udo Becker

See ALPHA AND OMEGA; OMEGA; and TAU. Alphabet - See LETTERS. Alpha and Omega - A and W, the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, "encompass " all other letters. They are thus a symbol for the Comprehensive, the Totality, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of God (2003)

An A-Z Guide to Thoughts, Ideas, and Beliefs about God by Constance Victoria Briggs

Alpha and Omega The first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. The term is used to mean “the first and the last.” In the Bible, God referred to Himself as the Alpha and Omega. The term “the Alpha and Omega” is used three times in Revelation ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Idioms (2005)

by Judith Siefring

alpha and omega the beginning and the end. the essence or most important features. Alpha and omega are respectively the first and last letters of the Greek alphabet. Christians use the phrase as a title for Jesus Christ, taking it from ...

Google previewThe Student Bible Dictionary--Expanded and Updated Edition (2015)

by Johnnie Godwin, Phyllis Godwin, Karen Dockrey

See ALPHA AND OMEGA, OMICRON. Greek has two letters for O: omicron (Ο) and omega (Ω). Omicron is always short in pronunciation; omega has the sound of a long O. OMER. A dry measure equal to onetenth of an ephah, four pints, ...

Google previewThe Facts On File Dictionary of Classical and Biblical Allusions (2003)

by Martin H. Manser, David Pickering

alpha and omega (alfa ̆,o ̄mayga ̆) The entirety or most important part of something; the first and last of something.The phrase ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Symbols (2013)

by J. E. Cirlot

Alpha and Omega The first and last letters of the Greek alphabet, standing, therefore, for the beginning and end of all things. They are very frequently used in this sense in Romanesque art. Because of its shape, alpha is related to the pair of ...

Google previewThe Ezzrath Metaphysical and Biblical Encyclopedia (2001)

by Ezzrath Baht Shem

Alpha and Omega — Two letters from the Greek alphabet representing the beginning (Alpha) and the end (Omega). Amazon — The Amazon River is located in South America where the most extraordinary Shamanist* on the planet lives.

Google previewYoung Reader's Bible Dictionary (2011)

by Peg Augustine

See Alpha and Omega. OMER. (OH-mur) In the OT a measure for dry substances equal to OIL ...

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