Associations to the word «Minister»


MINISTER, noun. A person who is trained to perform religious ceremonies at a Protestant church.
MINISTER, noun. A politician who heads a ministry (national or regional government department for public service).
MINISTER, noun. At a diplomacy, the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador.
MINISTER, noun. A servant; a subordinate; an officer or assistant of inferior rank; hence, an agent, an instrument.
MINISTER, verb. (transitive) To attend to (the needs of); to tend; to take care (of); to give aid; to give service.
MINISTER, verb. To function as a clergyman or as the officiant in church worship
MINISTER, verb. (transitive) (archaic) To afford, to give, to supply.
MINISTER WITHOUT PORTFOLIO, noun. (politics) A member of a government having the rank of cabinet minister, but not assigned to oversee a particular government department or other permanent area of responsibility.

Dictionary definition

MINISTER, noun. A person authorized to conduct religious worship; "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches".
MINISTER, noun. A person appointed to a high office in the government; "Minister of Finance".
MINISTER, noun. A diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador.
MINISTER, noun. The job of a head of a government department.
MINISTER, verb. Attend to the wants and needs of others; "I have to minister to my mother all the time".
MINISTER, verb. Work as a minister; "She is ministering in an old parish".

Wise words

Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
Mohandas Gandhi