Associations to the word «Emeritus»


EMERITUS, adjective. Retired, but retaining an honorific version of previous title (especially "professor").
EMERITUS, noun. A person retired in this sense (feminine form emerita).

Dictionary definition

EMERITUS, noun. A professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties.
EMERITUS, adjective. Honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title `emeritus' as in `professor emeritus'.

Wise words

The chief difference between words and deeds is that words are always intended for men for their approbation, but deeds can be done only for God.
Leo Tolstoy