What does episcopal mean?

Definitions for episcopalɪˈpɪs kə pəl

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word episcopal.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. Episcopal, Episcopalian(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church

    "the Episcopal hierarchy"; "married by an Episcopalian minister"

  2. episcopal, pontifical(adj)

    denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops


  1. episcopal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the affairs of a bishop in various Christian churches.

  2. Episcopal(Noun)

    An adherent of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States; properly, an Episcopalian.

  3. Episcopal(Adjective)

    Of or relating to the affairs of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States.

  4. Origin: From episcopus, from

Webster Dictionary

  1. Episcopal(adj)

    governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church

  2. Episcopal(adj)

    belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system

  3. Origin: [L. episcopalis, fr. episcopus: cf. F. piscopal. See Bishop.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of episcopal in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of episcopal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Melania Trump:

    We are very excited for our son to attend St. Andrew's Episcopal School, the mission of St. Andrew's is 'to know and inspire each child in an inclusive community dedicated to exceptional teaching, learning, and service,' all of which appealed to our family. We look forward to the coming school years at St. Andrew's.

  2. Brady Boyd:

    We feel the open carrying of weapons is part of a violent culture and we kind of want to push back against open carry and gun violence, we welcome you to worship. We love the fact that you’re here, but please leave the gun in the car. Church shootings have been a disturbing fact for decades, according to BuckeyeFirearms.org, which listed instances dating back to 1974. The most notorious shooting occurred last June, when a 21-year-old white supremacist named Dylann Storm Roof gunned down nine strangers at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal church in Charleston, South Carolina, after praying with them for more than an hour. Last month, the FBI provided security training for 165 faith leaders at its Dallas headquarters. The key is to be proactive and plan for it ahead of time and train for it ahead of time, so in the unlikely event something does happen, you're ready and prepared to deal with that situation, John Smith, risk management director with the Catholic Diocese of Dallas, said. Michael Lanford, co-owner of SC Firearms Training, provides firearm training and consulting for churches throughout South Carolina. Michael Lanford helps clients hiring outside security teams or to form their own. Michael Lanford, who has a background in the military and law enforcement, said taking down an active shooter in a church requires unique reactions, and that safety and training are critical.

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