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Definitions for ministration
ˌmɪn əˈstreɪ ʃənmin·is·tra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. relief, succor, succour, ministrationnoun

    assistance in time of difficulty

    "the contributions provided some relief for the victims"


  1. ministrationnoun

    the act of ministering

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Ministrationnoun

    Etymology: from ministro, Latin.

    God made him the instrument of his providence to me, as he hath made his own land to him, with this difference, that God, by his ministration to me, intends to do him a favour. Jeremy Taylor, living holy.

    Though sometimes effected by the immediate fiat of the divine will, yet I think they are most ordinarily done by the ministration of angels. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.

    If the present ministration be more glorious than the former, the minister is more holy. Francis Atterbury, Sermons.


  1. ministration

    Ministration refers to the provision of assistance or care, often in a religious context. It can also refer to the act of serving or ministering.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ministrationnoun

    the act of ministering; service; ministry

  2. Etymology: [L. ministratio, fr. ministrare.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ministration in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ministration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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