- (in certain countries) a head of a government department；a member of the clergy, especially in the Presbyterian and Nonconformist Churches
- attend to the needs of (someone)；provide (something necessary or helpful)
noun: minister, plural noun: ministers
verb: minister, 3rd person present: ministers, gerund or present participle: ministering, past tense: ministered, past participle: ministered
- 1. (in certain countries) a head of a government department the Defence Minister 同義詞
- 2. a member of the clergy, especially in the Presbyterian and Nonconformist Churches a minister of the Lutheran church a Unitarian minister 同義詞
- ▪ the superior of some religious orders.
- 3. a diplomatic agent, usually ranking below an ambassador, representing a state or sovereign in a foreign country. 同義詞
- 4. archaic a person or thing used to achieve or convey something the Angels are ministers of the Divine Will
- 1. attend to the needs of (someone) her doctor was busy ministering to the injured
- ▪ archaic provide (something necessary or helpful) the story was able to minister true consolation
- 2. act as a minister of religion will these women be permitted to minister as priests?
- ▪ administer (a sacrament) bishops in England were faced with a loss of priests to minister the sacraments
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...black veil lies in the physical and mental barrier thatit creates between the minister and his environment, and the guilt that it expresses.Many people...
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