curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rector(noun)
a person authorized to conduct religious worship
"clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"
Pastor, subgenus Pastor(noun)
only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus
A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.
A minister or a priest in a Christian church.
To serve a congregation as pastor
Origin: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.
a shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds
a guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish
a species of starling (Pastor roseus), native of the plains of Western Asia and Eastern Europe. Its head is crested and glossy greenish black, and its back is rosy. It feeds largely upon locusts
Origin: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]
A pastor is usually an ordained leader of a Christian congregation. When used as an ecclesiastical styling or title, the term may be abbreviated to "Pr" or often "Ps."
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pas′tur, n. one who has care of a flock: a shepherd: a clergyman.—adj. Pas′toral, relating to shepherds or to shepherd life: rustic: of or pertaining to the pastor of a church: addressed to the clergy of a diocese by their bishop.—n. a poem which describes the scenery and life of the country: a letter or an address by a pastor to his people, or by a bishop to his clergy: (mus.) a simple melody.—n. Pas′toralism, pastoral character.—adv. Pas′torally.—ns. Pas′torate, Pas′torship, the office of a pastor: the time during which one has been a pastor: the whole body of pastors in one church or district.—adj. Pas′torly, becoming a pastor.—Pastoral address, or letter (see Pastoral, n.); Pastoral charge, position of a pastor: the church, &c., over which a pastor is placed: an address to a newly ordained minister; Pastoral epistles, those in the New Test. to Timothy and Titus; Pastoral staff, a tall staff borne as an emblem of episcopal authority, headed like a shepherd's crook, or having a T-shaped head; Pastoral theology, that part of theology which treats of the duties of pastors; Pastoral work, the work of a pastor in visiting his people. [L., pascĕre, pastum, to feed.]
pas′tur, n. a beautiful bird allied to the starlings, native to Western Asia.
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The numerical value of pastor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of pastor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
When God wants to speak and deal with us, he does not avail himself of an angel but of parents, or the pastor, or of our neighbor.
I always tell them to start with the core values of a religion -- love and acceptance and non-judgment, there may be an inclination to go talk to a pastor or some other leader.
In Christianity, the sheep tends to follow their shepherd. They will trust the wisdom and trust the decision of their pastor, so when my pastor thinks highly of him to endorse him, there must be something there.
A man may be a heretic in the truth; and if he believe things only because his pastor says so, or the assembly so determines, without knowing other reason, though his belief be true, yet the very truth he holds becomes his heresy.
President Obama told the Abedini family face-to-face that President Obama considered the release of Pastor Saeed a ‘ top priority, ’ how could that be a ‘ top priority ’ when a deal is reached and Pastor Saeed is left behind ?
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