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ˈrɛv ər ənd, ˈrɛv rəndRev·erend

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. clergyman, reverend, man of the clothnoun

    a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

  2. Reverendadjective

    a title of respect for a clergyman

  3. reverend, sublimeadjective

    worthy of adoration or reverence


  1. reverendnoun

    a member of the Christian clergy

  2. reverendadjective

    worthy of reverence or respect

  3. Reverendnoun

    A title warranting great respect, prefixed to the names of Christian clergy.

  4. Reverendnoun

    A person who has earned the designation and is entitled to use it publicly; minister.

  5. Etymology: From Latin future passive participle reverendus, from deponent verb revereri, honor or revere.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Reverendadjective

    Etymology: reverend, Fr. reverendus, Lat.

    Let his lack of years be no impediment, to let him lack a reverend estimation. William Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice.

    Reverend and gracious senators. William Shakespeare.

    Onias, who had been high priest, reverend in conversation, and gentle in condition, prayed for the Jews. 2 Mac. xv. 12.

    Rev’rend old man! lo here confest he stands. Alexander Pope.

    A reverend sire among them came,
    Who preach’d conversion and repentance. John Milton.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Reverendadjective

    worthy of reverence; entitled to respect mingled with fear and affection; venerable

  2. Etymology: [F. rvrend, L. reverendus, fr. revereri. See Revere.]


  1. Reverend

    Reverend is the 1989 EP debut by the American heavy metal band of the same name. This was Reverend's only studio EP until 2001's A Gathering of Demons.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Reverend

    a title of respect given to the clergy, Very Reverend to deans, Right Reverend to bishops, and Most Reverend to archbishops.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reverend in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Reverend in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of Reverend in a Sentence

  1. Coming to America:

    Reverend Brown Girl, you look so good, someone ought to put you on a plate and sop you up with a biscuit.

  2. Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King:

    Its changed the way everybodys looking at this. Look at the millions of people marching around the world. George Floyds last moments before George Floyds May 25 death while in police custody were captured on video and has sinceprompteda worldwide movement to combat racial injustice and calls for police reform. Protests have occurred almost daily in many cities across the world, with some devolving to looting and rioting early on. George Floyds was killed unjustly. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed unjustly. My father Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King was killed unjustly, my grandmother, Reverend Alfred Daniel Williams King, was killed unjustly. I mourn and grieve with the family of George Floyds. I still miss my beloved family members.

  3. Erick Erickson:

    I think Herschel Walker is more likely to win by not debating, god help him against Reverend Warnock onstage.

  4. President Biden:

    If Georgia Democrat Oscar Zaro send Jon Ossoff and the reverend to Washington, those $ 2,000 checks will go out the door, restoring hope and decency for so many people who are struggling right now.

  5. Jimmy Carter:

    Rosalynn and I are deeply saddened to learn of the death of The Reverend Billy Graham.

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