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Synonyms for minister
ˈmɪn ə stər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rector(noun)

    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 minister(noun)

    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 minister(noun)

    a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador

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

  4. minister(verb)

    the job of a head of a government department

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

  5. minister(verb)

    attend to the wants and needs of others

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

  6. minister(verb)

    work as a minister

    "She is ministering in an old parish"

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. minister(n)

    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. minister(v)

    attend, subserve, wait, supply

    lead, rule, command, exact

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. minister(n.)

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

  2. minister(n.)

    ambassador, envoy, plenipotentiary

  3. minister(n.)

    clergyman, divine, priest, parson, ecclesiastic, churchman

  4. minister(v. a.)

    give, afford, supply, furnish

  5. minister(v. n.)

    serve, perform service, do service

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. minister(n)

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

  2. minister(v)

    administer, serve, officiate

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How to use minister in a sentence?

  1. Syed Akbaruddin:

    Last night, the Maldives foreign minister contacted us saying they were facing a grave emergency, for the next seven to eight days they are going to face extreme difficulty with water so they requested all assistance.

  2. Barack Obama:

    The prime minister didn't offer any viable alternatives.

  3. The PAC:

    The prime minister should be made accountable for ... his failure to execute his constitutional duties.

  4. Christian Estrosi:

    When the interior minister says there were enough police, it constitutes a blatant lie, he said there were 64 national policemen on duty. It's false and the investigation will show it.

  5. Philip Hammond:

    One way or another Parliament is going to have the opportunity this week to decide what it is in favor of, and I hope that it will take that opportunity -- if it can't get behind the Prime Minister's deal -- to say clearly and unambiguously what it can get behind.

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