What does episcopate mean?

Definitions for episcopate
ɪˈpɪs kə pɪt, -ˌpeɪtepis·co·pate

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bishopry, episcopatenoun

    the office and dignity of a bishop

  2. episcopacy, episcopatenoun

    the collective body of bishops

  3. diocese, bishopric, episcopatenoun

    the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

  4. episcopatenoun

    the term of office of a bishop

Wiktionary

  1. episcopatenoun

    Bishops seen as a group.

    The American Roman Catholic episcopate regularly meets together.

  2. episcopatenoun

    The tenure in office of a bishop.

    Bishop Smith's episcopate ran for more than 30 years.

  3. episcopatenoun

    A bishop's jurisdiction, the extent of his diocese.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Episcopatenoun

    A bishoprick; the office and dignity of a bishop.

    Etymology: episcopatus, Latin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Episcopatenoun

    a bishopric; the office and dignity of a bishop

  2. Episcopatenoun

    the collective body of bishops

  3. Episcopatenoun

    the time of a bishop's rule

  4. Episcopateverb

    to act as a bishop; to fill the office of a prelate

  5. Etymology: [L. episcopatus, fr. episcopus: cf. F. piscopat. See Bishop.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of episcopate in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of episcopate in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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