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Synonyms for bishop
ˈbɪʃ əp

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bishop(noun)

    a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ

  2. bishop(noun)

    port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

  3. bishop(noun)

    (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bishop(n.)


  2. bishop(n.)

    bustle, tournure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bishop(n)

    diocesan, prelate, suffragan, coadjutor, metropolitan

    Associated words:
    episcopal, episcopacy, bishopdom, episcopicide, crosier, chimere, episcopate, rochet, gremial

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    piispa, mgr, archbishop, monsignor, monseigneur, msgr., reverend

How to pronounce bishop?

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How to use bishop in a sentence?

  1. Thomas Tobin:

    As a Roman Catholic Bishop, however, my obligation before God is to lead the faithful entrusted to my care and to teach the faith, clearly and compassionately, even on very difficult and sensitive issues.

  2. Henrik Lundqvist:

    Obviously, we all knew Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop record, you saw it all over the TV, and there wasn't many people picking us, so it's nice.

  3. Peter Kleigel:

    We're convinced that this appointment is not correct because, following canon law, a bishop must be well-regarded, we need a bishop who's credible.

  4. Donald Trump:

    We're very happy with the way we've done. The'18 election, the big thing was I wasn't running. People were running. But I will go and help Dan Bishop.

  5. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    If the bishop is doing his job, the people have a certain security in their relationship to Christ. If we are all faithful, Christ himself will forgive our sins and heal our wounds. That is all that is possible, and that is more than enough.

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