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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 amen /(ˈ)ɑˈmɛn, (ˈ)e; ˈɑ ||/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·men interj., adv., & n.  An expression used at the end of prayers, and meaning, So be it. At the end of a creed, it is a solemn asseveration of belief. When it introduces a declaration, it is equivalent to truly, verily.
 Note: It is used as a noun, to denote: (a) concurrence in belief, or in a statement; assent; (b) the final word or act; (c) Christ as being one who is true and faithful.
    And let all the people say, Amen.   --Ps. cvi. 48.
    Amen, amen, I say to thee, except a man be born again, he can not see the kingdom of God.   --John ii. 3. Rhemish Trans.
 To say amen to, to approve warmly; to concur in heartily or emphatically; to ratify; as, I say Amen to all.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 A·men, v. t. To say Amen to; to sanction fully.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a primeval Egyptian personification of air and breath;
          worshipped especially at Thebes [syn: Amon]

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    This Hebrew word means firm, and hence also faithful (Rev.
    3:14). In Isa. 65:16, the Authorized Version has "the God of
    truth," which in Hebrew is "the God of Amen." It is frequently
    used by our Saviour to give emphasis to his words, where it is
    translated "verily." Sometimes, only, however, in John's Gospel,
    it is repeated, "Verily, verily." It is used as an epithet of
    the Lord Jesus Christ (Rev. 3:14).
      It is found singly and sometimes doubly at the end of prayers
    (Ps. 41:13; 72:19; 89:52), to confirm the words and invoke the
    fulfilment of them. It is used in token of being bound by an
    oath (Num. 5:22; Deut. 27:15-26; Neh. 5:13; 8:6; 1 Chr. 16:36).
    In the primitive churches it was common for the general audience
    to say "Amen" at the close of the prayer (1 Cor. 14:16).
      The promises of God are Amen; i.e., they are all true and sure
    (2 Cor. 1:20).