Definitions for votaryˈvoʊ tə ri

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. votary(noun)

    one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service

    "monasteries of votaries"

  2. votary(noun)

    a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult

    "a votary of Aphrodite"

  3. votary(noun)

    a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity

    "the cultured votary of science"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. votary(Noun)

    A person, such as a monk or nun, who lives a religious life according to vows they have made

  2. votary(Noun)

    A devotee of a particular religion or cult

  3. votary(Noun)

    A devout or zealous worshipper

  4. votary(Noun)

    Someone who is devoted to a particular pursuit etc; an enthusiast.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Votary(adj)

    consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised

  2. Votary(noun)

    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

  3. Origin: [From L. votus, p. p. vovere to vow, to devote. See Vote, Vow.]

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