What does votary mean?

Definitions for votaryˈvoʊ tə ri

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. votary(noun)

    one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service

    "monasteries of votaries"

  2. votary(noun)

    a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult

    "a votary of Aphrodite"

  3. votary(noun)

    a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity

    "the cultured votary of science"


  1. votary(Noun)

    A person, such as a monk or nun, who lives a religious life according to vows they have made

  2. votary(Noun)

    A devotee of a particular religion or cult

  3. votary(Noun)

    A devout or zealous worshipper

  4. votary(Noun)

    Someone who is devoted to a particular pursuit etc; an enthusiast.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Votary(adj)

    consecrated by a vow or promise; consequent on a vow; devoted; promised

  2. Votary(noun)

    one devoted, consecrated, or engaged by a vow or promise; hence, especially, one devoted, given, or addicted, to some particular service, worship, study, or state of life

  3. Origin: [From L. votus, p. p. vovere to vow, to devote. See Vote, Vow.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Votary

    vō′ta-ri, adj. bound or consecrated by a vow.—n. one devoted as by a vow to some service, worship, or way of life:—fem. Vō′taress.—n. Vō′tarist, a votary. [Low L. votarius—L. votum, to vow.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of votary in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of votary in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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