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Synonyms for shepherd
ˈʃɛp ərd

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shepherd(noun)

    a clergyman who watches over a group of people

    Synonyms:
    sheepherder, sheepman

  2. sheepherder, shepherd, sheepman(verb)

    a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock

    Synonyms:
    sheepherder, sheepman

  3. shepherd(verb)

    watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils

  4. shepherd(verb)

    tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats

Wiktionary

  1. shepherd(noun)

    Synonyms:
    sheepherder

  2. shepherd(noun)

    To watch over; to guide

    Synonyms:
    sheepherder

  3. shepherd(noun)

    For a player to obstruct an opponent from getting to the ball, either when a teammate has it or is going for it, or if the ball is about to bounce through the goal or out of bounds.

    The Lord is my shepherd, I shall not want; -- The Bible, Psalms 23:1

    Synonyms:
    sheepherder

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. shepherd(n.)

    Synonyms:
    herdsman (of sheep)

  2. shepherd(n.)

    Synonyms:
    swain, rural lover

  3. shepherd(n.)

    Synonyms:
    pastor, minister, clergyman

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. shepherd(n)

    Synonyms:
    pastor, pastoralist

    Associated words:
    bucolic, pastoral, staff, crook

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "shepherd":

    berger, pastor, pasteur, preacher, priest

How to pronounce shepherd?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
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Indian

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How to use shepherd in a sentence?

  1. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Are you a sheep? Do you want to get rid of your shepherd? I say forget it till you develop wild teeth and grow paw; and until then, enjoy the sound of flageolet!

  2. Tim Sabol:

    A lot of times, the company wants you there to shepherd your old employees into the new system.

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Morning in the city is not a real morning; morning of the shepherd, that is the real morning!

  4. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    When the sun sleeps, the darkness awakens! When the shepherd disappears, the wolf appears on the horizon!

  5. Martin Luther:

    A preacher must be both soldier and shepherd. He must nourish, defend, and teach he must have teeth in his mouth, and be able to bite and fight.

Images & Illustrations of shepherd

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