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Synonyms for bishop
ˈbɪʃ əpbish·op

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. bishopnoun

    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. bishopnoun

    port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

  3. bishopnoun

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. bishopnoun


  2. bishopnoun

    bustle, tournure

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. bishopnoun

    diocesan, prelate, suffragan, coadjutor, metropolitan

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

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "bishop":

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


  1. List of known nicknames for "Bishop":

    Sam Tanielu

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  1. Bishop Sycamore coach Andre Peterson:

    There’s nothing that I’ve gotten out of this that would constitute Bishop Sycamore as a scam because I ’m not gaining anything financially from what we’re doing. The reality of Bishop Sycamore is that I have a son( Javan) that’s also in the program and has been in the program for four years.

  2. 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.

  3. Pope Francis:

    The bishop said the blood is only half liquefied. It appears the saint only loves us half-way. We have to convert ourselves (to good) more so he loves us more.

  4. Daniel DiNardo:

    The first criterion is genuine independence, any mechanism for addressing any complaint against a bishop must be free from bias or undue influence by a bishop. Our structures must preclude bishops from deterring complaints against them, from hampering their investigation, or from skewing their resolution.

  5. Juan Carlos Cruz:

    I would like those bishops to get fired. Not to be taken to a golden retreat, not to be given another job, like the Vatican library. If they covered up abuse they don't deserve to be working as a bishop and running a diocese.

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