one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service
"monasteries of votaries"
a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult
"a votary of Aphrodite"
a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity
"the cultured votary of science"
A person, such as a monk or nun, who lives a religious life according to vows they have made
A devotee of a particular religion or cult
A devout or zealous worshipper
Someone who is devoted to a particular pursuit etc; an enthusiast.
consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised
one devoted, consecrated, or engaged by a vow or promise; hence, especially, one devoted, given, or addicted, to some particular service, worship, study, or state of life
Origin: [From L. votus, p. p. vovere to vow, to devote. See Vote, Vow.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
vō′ta-ri, adj. bound or consecrated by a vow.—n. one devoted as by a vow to some service, worship, or way of life:—fem. Vō′taress.—n. Vō′tarist, a votary. [Low L. votarius—L. votum, to vow.]
The numerical value of votary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of votary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
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