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A layperson having spiritual charge over a person or group.
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  1. A layperson having spiritual charge over a person or group.
  2. A Christian minister or priest having spiritual charge over a congregation or other group.
  3. A person, as a priest or minister, in spiritual and jurisdictional charge of a parish, church, congregation, or community
A member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister.
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  1. A member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister.
  2. An Anglican minister in charge of a parish; rector
  3. An Anglican cleric with full legal control of a parish under ecclesiastical law; a rector.
Someone who preaches a worldview, philosophy, or religion, especially someone who preaches the Quran or the gospel; a clergyman.
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  1. Someone who preaches a worldview, philosophy, or religion, especially someone who preaches the Quran or the gospel; a clergyman.
  2. Alternative name for Ecclesiastes, the twenty-first book of the Old Testament.
  3. A person who preaches; esp., a member of the Protestant clergy
A man who is a member of the clergy.
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  1. A man who is a member of the clergy.
  2. A member of the clergy; minister, priest, rabbi, etc.
(Obs.) A ruler, governor, or leader
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  1. (Obs.) A ruler, governor, or leader
  2. In the Church of England,
  3. A Roman Catholic priest appointed to be managerial as well as spiritual head of a church or other institution, such as a seminary or university.
A man who is a member of a brotherhood living in a monastery and devoted to a discipline prescribed by his order:
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  1. A man who is a member of a brotherhood living in a monastery and devoted to a discipline prescribed by his order:
Used as a title for such a person.
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  1. Used as a title for such a person.
  2. The superior of a monastery.
  3. A man who is head of an abbey of monks
A high-ranking member of the clergy, especially a bishop.
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  1. A high-ranking member of the clergy, especially a bishop.
  2. A high-ranking ecclesiastic, as a bishop
A cleric, especially one who has charge of a parish.
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  1. A cleric, especially one who has charge of a parish.
  2. (Archaic) Any clergyman
  3. A clergyman who assists a vicar or rector
An Anglican parish priest in a parish where historically someone other than the priest was entitled to the tithes.
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  1. An Anglican parish priest in a parish where historically someone other than the priest was entitled to the tithes.
  2. (Anglican Ch.) A parish priest who is not a rector and receives a stipend instead of the tithes
  3. (R.C.Ch.) A church officer acting as a deputy of a bishop
A cleric ranking just below a priest in the Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, and Roman Catholic churches.
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  1. A cleric ranking just below a priest in the Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, and Roman Catholic churches.
  2. An officer who helps the minister in matters not having to do with worship
  3. A lay assistant to a Protestant minister.
A member of the clergy, or sometimes a layperson, appointed to perform religious functions in a public institution, club, etc.
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  1. A member of the clergy, or sometimes a layperson, appointed to perform religious functions in a public institution, club, etc.
  2. A member of the clergy who conducts religious services for an institution, such as a prison or hospital.
  3. A minister, priest, or rabbi serving in a religious capacity with the armed forces, or in a prison, hospital, etc.
(Derogatory) One who speaks in a pulpit; a preacher.
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  1. (Derogatory) One who speaks in a pulpit; a preacher.
  1. German shepherd
  2. A male given name
  3. A leader of a group; esp., a minister
A clergyman
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  1. A clergyman
  2. A person (originally a man) of authority in a religious organization; a cleric.
  3. A man who is a member of a church.
A member of the clergy
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  1. A member of the clergy
Father: the title of a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America
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  1. Father: the title of a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America
  2. Father. Used as a form of address for a priest in Italy, Spain, Portugal, and Latin America.
  3. (Informal) A priest or chaplain
A member of the clergy
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  1. A member of the clergy
  2. A minister or priest; a cleric.
(Games) A usually miter-shaped chess piece that can move diagonally across any number of unoccupied spaces.
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  1. (Games) A usually miter-shaped chess piece that can move diagonally across any number of unoccupied spaces.
  2. A high-ranking Christian cleric, in modern churches usually in charge of a diocese and in some churches regarded as having received the highest ordination in unbroken succession from the apostles.
  3. A high-ranking member of the Christian clergy having authority, variously, over other clergy and usually supervising a diocese or church district
A bishop of the highest rank, heading an archdiocese or province.
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  1. A bishop of the highest rank, heading an archdiocese or province.
  2. A bishop of the highest rank, who presides over an archbishopric or archdiocese
A bishop regarded in position as subordinate to an archbishop or a metropolitan.
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  1. A bishop regarded in position as subordinate to an archbishop or a metropolitan.
  2. A bishop appointed to assist the bishop of a diocese
  3. Any bishop in his capacity as a subordinate to his archbishop
A Christian who suffered for his or her faith
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  1. A Christian who suffered for his or her faith
  2. A priest who is one's spiritual mentor.
  3. A priest authorized to hear confessions
A cleric or minister. Used with the.
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  1. A cleric or minister. Used with the.
  2. (Informal) A member of the clergy
The senior member of a body or group:
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  1. The senior member of a body or group:
  2. (Ecclesiastical) The head of the chapter of canons governing a cathedral or collegiate church.
  3. A title afforded to a dean.
In the Anglican and Eastern Orthodox systems, a senior administrative official in a diocese, just under the bishop, often in charge of an archdeaconry. As a title, it can be filled by either a deacon or priest.
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  1. In the Anglican and Eastern Orthodox systems, a senior administrative official in a diocese, just under the bishop, often in charge of an archdeaconry. As a title, it can be filled by either a deacon or priest.
  2. A church official ranking just below a bishop or an archpriest: in the Anglican Church, an archdeacon has supervisory duties under the bishop
A member of the Anglican clergy who receives a prebend.
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  1. A member of the Anglican clergy who receives a prebend.
  2. An Anglican cleric holding the honorary title of prebend without a stipend.
  3. In the Church of England, an honorary canon with only the title of a prebend
A member of a clerical group living according to a canon, or rule
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  1. A member of a clerical group living according to a canon, or rule
  2. A list of recognized saints as in the Roman Catholic Church
  3. An ecclesiastical law or code of laws established by a church council.
An inhabitant of a diocese.
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  1. An inhabitant of a diocese.
  2. The bishop of a diocese.
Any of various mammals of the order Primates, which consists of the lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans, and is characterized by nails on the hands and feet, a short snout, and a large brain.
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  1. Any of various mammals of the order Primates, which consists of the lemurs, lorises, tarsiers, New World monkeys, Old World monkeys, and apes including humans, and is characterized by nails on the hands and feet, a short snout, and a large brain.
  2. A bishop of highest rank in a province or country.
  3. An archbishop, or the highest-ranking bishop in a province, etc.
In the Western Christian churches, a bishop with provincial powers, with some authority over suffragan bishops.
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  1. In the Western Christian churches, a bishop with provincial powers, with some authority over suffragan bishops.
  2. In the Greek Orthodox church, a bishop ranking next below an archbishop.
  3. (--- Eastern Ch.) A bishop ranking just below a patriarch
That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.
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  1. That which deserves or exacts manifestations of reverence; reverend character; dignity; state.
  2. Used as a form of address for certain members of the Christian clergy:
  3. An act showing respect, especially a bow or curtsy.
An assistant who reads and marks examinations, themes, etc. for a professor
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  1. An assistant who reads and marks examinations, themes, etc. for a professor
  2. (Brit.) A university teacher ranking below a professor: approximately equivalent to an associate professor in the U.S.
  3. A person appointed or elected to read lessons, prayers, etc. aloud in church
The academic rank held by such a faculty member.
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  1. The academic rank held by such a faculty member.
  2. A faculty member ranking below an assistant professor.
  3. A member of the faculty of a college or university usually having qualified status without rank or tenure.
A cleric.
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  1. A cleric.
  2. A theologian
  3. A member of the clergy
One who is sent on a mission, especially one sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country.
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  1. One who is sent on a mission, especially one sent to do religious or charitable work in a territory or foreign country.
  2. A person sent on a mission, esp. on a religious mission
Used as a disparaging term for a Christian, especially a fundamentalist or evangelical Christian, considered to be overly zealous in haranguing or censuring others.
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  1. Used as a disparaging term for a Christian, especially a fundamentalist or evangelical Christian, considered to be overly zealous in haranguing or censuring others.
One who practices evangelism, especially a Protestant preacher or missionary.
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  1. One who practices evangelism, especially a Protestant preacher or missionary.
  2. (Biblical) A writer of a gospel, especially the four New Testament Gospels (Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John), (also evangelist.)
  3. Any of the four writers of the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John
(Slang) A member of the clergy; esp., a chaplain
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  1. (Slang) A member of the clergy; esp., a chaplain
  2. A member of the clergy, especially a military chaplain.
An official agent with a special mission
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  1. An official agent with a special mission
  2. A diplomatic official of the highest rank appointed and accredited as representative in residence by one government or sovereign to another, usually for a specific length of time.
  3. An unofficial representative:
Either of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, elected for a term of one year.
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  1. Either of the two chief magistrates of the Roman Republic, elected for a term of one year.
  2. Any of the three chief magistrates of the French Republic from 1799 to 1804.
  3. An official appointed by a government to reside in a foreign country and represent his or her government's commercial interests and assist its citizens there.
(With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
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  1. (With to) To look after (e.g. an ill person.) [from the early 14th c.]
  2. To accompany as an assistant or protector; to care for the wants of; to look after; to watch; to guard.
  3. To manage the activities and transactions of; run:
To serve someone.
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  1. To serve someone.
  2. (Colloquial) To wait for an event.
A man who is a member of a church.
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  1. A man who is a member of a church.
  2. A person (originally a man) of authority in a religious organization; a cleric.
  3. A clergyman
The female equivalent of a churchman.
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  1. The female equivalent of a churchman.
  2. A woman who is a cleric.
  3. A woman member of a church, esp. an active member
A member of the clergy; minister, priest, rabbi, etc.
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  1. A member of the clergy; minister, priest, rabbi, etc.
  2. A man who is a member of the clergy.
A woman who is a member of the clergy.
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  1. A woman who is a member of the clergy.
A member of the clergy
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  1. A member of the clergy
A member of the clergy
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  1. A member of the clergy
  2. Garments worn by the clergy.
  3. An advocate of clericalism.
(--- Law) A law clerk, as for a judge.
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  1. (--- Law) A law clerk, as for a judge.
  2. (Archaic) A clergyman
  3. (Archaic) A scholar.
A cleric.
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  1. A cleric.
  2. A member of the clergy
  3. A theologian
A member of the clergy
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  1. A member of the clergy
  2. A minister or priest; a cleric.
An Anglican minister in charge of a parish; rector
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  1. An Anglican minister in charge of a parish; rector
  2. A member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister.
  3. An Anglican cleric with full legal control of a parish under ecclesiastical law; a rector.
(Rare) A male given name.
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  1. (Rare) A male given name.
  2. Alternative name for Ecclesiastes, the twenty-first book of the Old Testament.
  3. A person who preaches; esp., a member of the Protestant clergy
(Informal) A member of the clergy
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  1. (Informal) A member of the clergy
  2. A cleric or minister. Used with the.
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