What does Acolyte mean?

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ˈæk əˌlaɪtAcolyte

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. acolyte(noun)

    someone who assists a priest or minister in a liturgical service; a cleric ordained in the highest of the minor orders in the Roman Catholic Church but not in the Anglican Church or the Eastern Orthodox Churches

Wiktionary

  1. acolyte(Noun)

    One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic Church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and lights at Mass.

  2. acolyte(Noun)

    An attendant, assistant or follower.

  3. Origin: From acolythus, acoluthus, from ἀκόλουθος: compare French acolyte

Webster Dictionary

  1. Acolyte(noun)

    one who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic church, being ordained to carry the wine and water and the lights at the Mass

  2. Acolyte(noun)

    one who attends; an assistant

  3. Origin: [LL. acolythus, acoluthus, Gr. following, attending: cf. F. acolyte.]

Freebase

  1. Acolyte

    In many Christian denominations, an acolyte is anyone who performs ceremonial duties such as lighting altar candles. In others, the term is used for one who has been inducted into a particular liturgical ministry, even when not performing those duties.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Acolyte

    ak′o-līt, Acolyth, ak′o-lith, n. an inferior church officer: an attendant or assistant: (R. C. Church) one ordained to the fourth of the minor orders, next to the sub-deacon. [Gr. akolouthos, an attendant.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acolyte in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Acolyte in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Acolyte in a Sentence

  1. Andrew Gillum:

    They become bullies. And Ron DeSantis is Ron DeSantis acolyte. Ron DeSantis's trying out to be the Trump apprentice.

  2. Andrew Gillum:

    So, no, Jake Tapper's not. Donald Trump is weak. And Donald Trump performs as all weak people do, they become bullies. And Ron DeSantis is Ron DeSantis acolyte. Ron DeSantis's trying out to be the Trump apprentice.

  3. Matthew Shepards:

    It's so important that we now have a home for Matt, a home that others can visit, a home that is safe from haters, a home that he loved dearly from his younger days in Sunday school and as an acolyte in the church back home.

  4. Andrew Gillum:

    Donald Trump is weak, and Republican Ron DeSantis performs as all weak people do : they become bullies and Republican Ron DeSantis is Republican Ron DeSantis acolyte. Republican Ron DeSantis's trying out to be the Donald Trump apprentice at every turn. Republican Ron DeSantis's tweeting at Republican Ron DeSantis and Republican Ron DeSantis's talking to Republican Ron DeSantis. Republican Ron DeSantis's showing up. Republican Ron DeSantis's complimenting Republican Ron DeSantis.

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