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Synonyms and Antonyms of priest

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priest

synonym (synonym of priest)

  • (noun.person)
    a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion (noun.person)
     

hypernym (priest IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders (noun.person)
    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy (noun.state)
     
  • a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion (noun.person)
    a leader in religious or sacred affairs (noun.person)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF priest relation)

  • a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders (noun.person)
    a senior clergyman and dignitary (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a priest who is a member of a cathedral chapter (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    an officiating priest celebrating the Eucharist (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a priest who hears confession and gives absolution (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Roman Catholic Church) a priest who is an honorary member of the papal household (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    `Father' is a term of address for priests in some churches (especially the Roman Catholic Church or the Orthodox Catholic Church); `Padre' is frequent more.. (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Roman Catholic Church) an ecclesiastical title of honor bestowed on some priests (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a member of the highest council of priests in ancient Rome (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a woman priest (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman (noun.person)
     
  • a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion (noun.person)
    a pre-Christian priest among the Celts of ancient Gaul and Britain and Ireland (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a priest who served a particular deity in ancient Rome (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a practitioner of voodoo (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a Tibetan or Mongolian priest of Lamaism (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a member of the Zoroastrian priesthood of the ancient Persians (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    in societies practicing shamanism: one acting as a medium between the visible and spirit worlds; practices sorcery for healing or divination (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult (noun.person)
     

instance hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF priest relation (represent specific [usually real-world] instances of something))

  • a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders (noun.person)
    (Old Testament) elder brother of Moses and first high priest of the Israelites; created the golden calf (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    (Roman Catholic Church) Spanish priest who founded an order whose members became known as Dominicans or Black Friars (circa 1170-1221) (noun.person)
     
  • a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion (noun.person)
    a Jewish priest and scribe sent by the Persian king to restore Jewish law and worship in Jerusalem (noun.person)
     

derivation (.... is derived from priest)

  • a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders (noun.person)
    the body of ordained religious practitioners (noun.group)
     
  • (adj.all)
    befitting or characteristic of a priest or the priesthood (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym instance hyponym derivation non-christian priest clergyman man of the cloth reverend holy order order spiritual leader archpriest hierarch bishop canon celebrant confessor aaron domingo de guzman dominic ezra priesthood priestlike priestly

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