What is minister?

  • (verb): Work as a minister.
    Example: "She is ministering in an old parish"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "minister":

  • (noun): The job of a head of a government department.
  • (noun): A person appointed to a high office in the government.
    Example: "Minister of Finance"
    Synonyms: government minister
  • (noun): A diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador.
    Synonyms: diplomatic minister
  • (verb): Attend to the wants and needs of others.
    Example: "I have to minister to my mother all the time"

Famous quotes containing the word minister:

    Before any woman is a wife, a sister or a mother she is a human being. We ask nothing as women but everything as human beings.
    Ida C. Hultin, U.S. minister and suffragist. As quoted in History of Woman Suffrage, vol. 4, ch. 17, by Susan B. Anthony and Ida Husted Harper (1902)

    Just let him be minister if that’s what he desires, but without his brother and his brother-in-law.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)