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Princeton's WordNet1.5 / 2 votes

  1. priestnoun

    a clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites; one of the Holy Orders

    Synonyms:
    non-Christian priest

  2. priest, non-Christian priestnoun

    a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

    Synonyms:
    non-Christian priest

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Dictionary of English Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. priestnoun

    Synonyms:
    clergyman, divine, minister, pastor, parson, ecclesiastic, churchman

PPDB, the paraphrase database1.0 / 1 vote

  1. List of paraphrases for "priest":

    priester, preacher, pastor, clergyman, vicar, parson, padre, shepherd, pasteur, father

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#1692father
#7708priest
#9023pastor
#9849shepherd
#18982preacher
#24462padre
#29409vicar
#36615pasteur
#37294parson
#47912clergyman
#149079priester

How to use priest in a sentence?

  1. Oscar Wilde:

    There is a luxury in self-reproach. When we blame ourselves, we feel that no one else has a right to blame us. It is the confession, not the priest, that gives us absolution.

  2. Edward Kwon:

    Please don't laugh about it -- I wanted to be a priest when I was a kid.

  3. Lauri Quimby:

    I’m telling you, it was right after the priest did his thing, i believe that that kind of played into it.

  4. Saint Francis Xavier:

    It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” -St. Francis Xavier, Priest “It is not the actual physical exertion that counts towards a one’s progress, nor the nature of the task, but by the spirit of faith with which it is undertaken.” -St. Francis Xavier, Priest

  5. Henry Boubard:

    I felt dirty inside here, from what that priest did to me. Even later on when I was growing up I just, I don't know it seemed like I just lost my mind, to be a person, a human being. I lost that, it seems like, who I was. What I was.


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