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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. Johann Bjornsson:

    To appoint Sigurður Ingi as Prime Minister is no solution.

  2. The President:

    It seems to me to be an odd thing to say at this point in the process, she's not in The President jurisdiction. She's in Canadian jurisdiction. Intervening in the process means he would talk to [ Canadian Prime Minister Justin ] Trudeau, who has said more than once the normal judicial process will go ahead. It just creates another point of friction with Canada.

  3. Camilla Fjeldsoe of pollsters:

    It is completely 50-50 in Denmark so it will be those four who decide who will be the prime minister.

  4. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott:

    The Liberal Party has dealt with the spill motion and now this matter is behind us, we think that when you elect a government, when you elect a prime minister, you deserve to keep that government and that prime minister until you have a chance to change your mind.

  5. President Trump:

    I was with Prime Minister Modi two weeks ago and we talked about this subject, and he actually said,' Would you like to be a mediator or arbitrator ?' I said,' Where ?' He said,' Azad Kashmir.' Because this has been going on for many, many years.

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