Definitions for hierarchˈhaɪ əˌrɑrk, ˈhaɪ rɑrk

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hierarch(noun)

    a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy

  2. archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate, primate(noun)

    a senior clergyman and dignitary

Wiktionary

  1. hierarch(Noun)

    One who has high and controlling authority in sacred things; the chief of a sacred order; as, princely hierarchs.

  2. Origin: Late Latin hierarcha, Greek , hierarchēs; sacred (akin to Sanskrit ishiras vigorous, fresh, blooming) + leader, ruler, from to lead, rule: compare French hiérarque

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hierarch(noun)

    one who has high and controlling authority in sacred things; the chief of a sacred order; as, princely hierarchs

  2. Origin: [LL. hierarcha, Gr. ; "iero`s sacred (akin to Skr. ishiras vigorous, fresh, blooming) + leader, ruler, fr. to lead, rule: cf. F. hirarque.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hierarch

    hī′ėr-ärk, n. a ruler in sacred matters.—adjs. Hi′erarchal, Hierarch′ical.—adv. Hierarch′ically.—ns. Hī′erarchism; Hī′erarchy, rule in sacred matters: persons that so rule: the body of the clergy: a government by priests: a series of successive terms of different rank; Hieroc′racy, government by priests.—Celestial hierarchy, the collective body of angels, grouped in three divisions and nine orders of different power and glory: (1) seraphim, cherubim, thrones; (2) dominations or dominions, virtues, powers; (3) principalities, archangels, angels. [Gr. hierarchēshieros, sacred, archein, to rule.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hierarch in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hierarch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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