What does Pastor mean?

Definitions for Pastor
ˈpæs tər, ˈpɑ stərPas·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. curate, minister of religion, minister, parson, pastor, rector(noun)

    a person authorized to conduct religious worship

    "clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches"

  2. Pastor, subgenus Pastor(noun)

    only the rose-colored starlings; in some classifications considered a separate genus

Wiktionary

  1. pastor(Noun)

    A shepherd; someone who tends to a flock of animals.

    Etymology: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.

  2. pastor(Noun)

    A minister or a priest in a Christian church.

    Etymology: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.

  3. pastor(Verb)

    To serve a congregation as pastor

    Etymology: pastor (Modern French pasteur), from pastor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pastor(noun)

    a shepherd; one who has the care of flocks and herds

    Etymology: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]

  2. Pastor(noun)

    a guardian; a keeper; specifically (Eccl.), a minister having the charge of a church and parish

    Etymology: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]

  3. Pastor(noun)

    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

    Etymology: [L., fr. pascere, pastum, to pasture, to feed. Cf. Pabulum, Pasture, Food.]

Freebase

  1. Pastor

    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

  1. Pastor

    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.]

  2. Pastor

    pas′tur, n. a beautiful bird allied to the starlings, native to Western Asia.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pastor in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Pastor in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Pastor in a Sentence

  1. Jordan Rice:

    I pastor in New York City, we don't have unanimous support for many things at my church, other than Jesus is awesome and Donald Trump's viewpoints do not represent ours.

  2. Aretha Franklin:

    My aunt did not ask Jasper Williams Jr. to eulogize her before she passed away because dying is a topic that she never discussed with anyone, however, there were several people that my aunt admired that would have been outstanding individuals to deliver her eulogy including Dr. William J. Barber, Rev. Al Sharpton, Dr. Michael Eric Dyson, Rev. James Holley and Pastor E.L. Branch.

  3. New Mexico Pastor Steve Smothermon:

    We want to help people, but we are not going to be forced by the government and society or the politically correct to say we are going to believe in it, if they said,' Listen pastor, we are going to put you in jail if you don't honor this.' I am going to say,' Then put me in jail.'.

  4. Pope Francis on Wednesday:

    Now you are facing this stream of Latin immigration which affects many of your dioceses, not only as the Bishop of Rome, but also as a pastor from the South, I feel the need to thank and encourage you.

  5. Tuesday President Obama:

    Jay Sekulow, the chief counsel for the American Center for Law and Justice, denounced the Obama Administration's deal with Iran and called it unconscionable that the agreement did not secure the freedom of Pastor Saeed.

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