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Synonyms for minister
ˈmɪn ə stərmin·is·ter

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. ministernoun

    servant, officer, delegate, official, ambassador, subordinate, ecclesiastic, clergyman, priest, parson, divine, preacher, pastor, shepherd, reverend, curate, vicar

    monarch, government, master, superior, principal, head, layman, told, flock, congregation

  2. ministerverb

    attend, subserve, wait, supply

    lead, rule, command, exact

Princeton's WordNet

  1. curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rectornoun

    a person authorized to conduct religious worship

    "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"

    subgenus Pastor, government minister, rector, pastor, curate, parson, diplomatic minister, minister of religion

  2. minister, government ministernoun

    a person appointed to a high office in the government

    "Minister of Finance"

    government minister, rector, minister of religion, pastor, curate, diplomatic minister, parson

  3. minister, diplomatic ministernoun

    a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador

    government minister, rector, minister of religion, pastor, curate, diplomatic minister, parson

  4. ministerverb

    the job of a head of a government department

    government minister, minister of religion, parson, pastor, rector, curate, diplomatic minister

  5. ministerverb

    attend to the wants and needs of others

    "I have to minister to my mother all the time"

  6. ministerverb

    work as a minister

    "She is ministering in an old parish"

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Editors Contribution

  1. wazir

    rulers of mughal empire

    a high officer in a muslim government

    Submitted by rinat on June 1, 2017  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ministernoun

    administrator (of executive authority), executive officer (of a sovereign or of a government)

  2. ministernoun

    ambassador, envoy, plenipotentiary

  3. ministernoun

    clergyman, divine, priest, parson, ecclesiastic, churchman

  4. ministerverb

    give, afford, supply, furnish

  5. ministerverb

    serve, perform service, do service

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. ministernoun

    ambassador, envoy, plenipotentiary, delegate, ecclesiastic, parson, divine, rector

  2. ministerverb

    administer, serve, officiate

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  1. Goldman Sachs:

    We think the prime minister will re-engage in Brexit negotiations with the EU, aiming to confront MPs in late October with a binary choice between a Brexit deal and a pre-Brexit general election.

  2. New South:

    The prime minister was attending an event at Albury Entertainment Centre, when a woman approached him from behind and allegedly struck him with an egg to the back of his head.

  3. John Kennedy:

    I think both Russia and Ukraine meddled in the 2016 election. I think it's been well documented in the Financial Times, in Politico, in The Economist, in the Washington Examiner, even on CBS, that the prime minister of Ukraine, the interior minister, the Ukrainian ambassador to the United States, the head of the Ukrainian Anti-Corruption League, all meddled in the election on social media and otherwise.

  4. Jeremy Ben-Ami:

    There's been a lot of damage done that's continued through the summer and the fight over the Iran deal, there's some hope by the Prime Minister that he can begin to repair some of that damage. It's going to take a little more than a photo op at the White House or a couple of speeches at Washington think tanks to try to actually mend some of these fences.

  5. Beata Szydlo:

    The Polish government will never allow for anyone to impose their will on Poles, i am the prime minister of the Polish government, and my compatriots' opinion is and always will be supreme. I am a European, but above all I am a Pole.

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