Minister synonyms

mĭn'ĭ-stər
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In the Anglican Church, a cleric in charge of a parish and who owns the tithes of it.
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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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A high servant of the state
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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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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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A member of a parish
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A Christian minister or priest having spiritual charge over a congregation or other group.
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An official messenger and representative.
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To be a formal servant for (a god or deity); to worship in an official capacity. [from 12th c.]
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A member of the clergy, especially a Protestant minister.
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An ordained (male) Christian minister, a male member of the clergy.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
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Used as a title for such a person.
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A clergyman of high rank and authority, having jurisdiction over an area or a group of people; normally a bishop.
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An Anglican parish priest in a parish where historically someone other than the priest was entitled to the tithes.
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A cleric ranking just below a priest in the Roman Catholic and Anglican churches
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(Derogatory) One who speaks in a pulpit; a preacher.
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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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A person (originally a man) of authority in a religious organization; a cleric.
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A clergy member.
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(Informal) A military chaplain.
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A minister or priest; a cleric.
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A high-ranking member of the Christian clergy having authority, variously, over other clergy and usually supervising a diocese or church district
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A bishop elected or appointed as an assistant to the bishop or ordinary of a diocese, having administrative and episcopal responsibilities but no jurisdictional functions.
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(Roman Catholicism) A priest who hears confession and then gives absolution
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Reverend means a clergy person.
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The definition of a dean is the head of a school department or church, or the senior member or expert of a group.
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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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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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A member of the Anglican clergy who receives a prebend.
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A list of recognized saints as in the Roman Catholic Church
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An inhabitant of a diocese.
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(Ecclesiastical) In the Catholic Church, a rare title conferred to or claimed by the sees of certain archbishops, or the highest-ranking bishop of a present or historical, usually political circonscription.
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An archbishop having authority over the bishops of a church province
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A feeling of profound awe and respect and often love.
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An assistant who reads and marks examinations, themes, etc. for a professor
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(Chiefly British) A university teacher, especially one ranking next below a reader.
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A cleric.
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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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A person who travels attempting to spread a religion or a creed.
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Any of the four writers of the Gospels: Matthew, Mark, Luke, or John
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(Slang) A clergyman, especially a military chaplain or padre.
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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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The definition of a consul is a person who is appointed by a government to serve the citizens of that country in a foreign city.
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A high servant of the state
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To attend to the wants and needs of others:
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(Followed by a to infinitive) To be likely, or probable to do something, or to have a certain characteristic. [from the mid-14th c.]
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(Colloquial) To wait for an event.
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Lay-sister or lay-brother, person received into a convent of monks, following the vows, but not being member of the order
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One authorized to conduct Christian worship
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In the early Christian church, a presbyter, or elder
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The definition of a diplomat is a person chosen by a government to represent the country with other governments.
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The definition of a representative is a person or thing that is an example or someone who is authorized to speak for someone else.
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A male political leader who promotes the public good or who is recognized for probity, leadership, or the qualities necessary to govern a state.
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(Intransitive) To provide assistance.
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(Law) To act as executor or administrator of (an estate)
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To act or work as an agent (on)
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To create, found, or originate:
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To perform from a position of authority (an official duty or function).
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To cause (a creature) physical pain and/or injury.
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To cause physical harm to; hurt:
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The female equivalent of a churchman.
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An advocate of clericalism.
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(Archaic) In the Church of England, the layman that assists in the church service, especially in reading the responses (also called parish clerk).
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The life or condition of a person in a religious order:
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a person authorized to conduct religious worship
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a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
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a person appointed to a high office in the government
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In the Roman Catholic Church and other churches, a senior bishop who is in charge of an archdiocese, and presides over a group of dioceses called a province.
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