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".

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