Definitions for ecclesiasticɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪk

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•cle•si•as•ticɪˌkli ziˈæs tɪk(n.)

  1. a member of the clergy or other person in religious orders.

    Category: Religion

  2. (adj.)ecclesiastical.

    Category: Religion

Origin of ecclesiastic:

1475–85; < LL ecclēsiasticus < Gk ekklēsiastikós. See Ecclesiastes , -ic

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cleric, churchman, divine, ecclesiastic(adj)

    a clergyman or other person in religious orders

  2. ecclesiastical, ecclesiastic(adj)

    of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church)

    "ecclesiastic history"


  1. ecclesiastic(Noun)

    One who adheres to a church-based philosophy.

  2. ecclesiastic(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to the church; ecclesiastical.

  3. Origin: From ecclesia, originally from ἐκκλησία

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecclesiastic(verb)

    of or pertaining to the church. See Ecclesiastical

  2. Ecclesiastic(noun)

    a person in holy orders, or consecrated to the service of the church and the ministry of religion; a clergyman; a priest


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