1. [ noun ] (religion,Christianity) a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Synonyms: clergyman man_of_the_cloth
Related terms: layman spiritual_leader curate priest preacher bishop cleric shepherd archpriest acolyte vicar vicar King dominus deacon archdeacon beecher Donne roger_williams Wesley officiant postulator anagnost john_keble ordinary ordinand lector charles_wesley subdeacon doorkeeper chaplain clergy
2. [ adjective ] (religion) worthy of adoration or reverence
Synonyms: sublime reverenced venerated revered
Related terms: sacred
3. [ noun ] a title of respect for a clergyman
Related terms: title
Similar spelling:   reverenced