Definitions of minister

  1. To perform service in any office, sacred or secular; to afford supplies; to give medicines.
  2. To furnish: - pr. p. ministering; pa. p. ministered.
  3. To supply.
  4. To act as a servant, attendant, or agent; to attend and serve; to perform service in any office, sacred or secular.
  5. To supply or to things needful; esp., to supply consolation or remedies.
  6. To serve; to give aid by doing helpful things; to serve as pastor of a church.
  7. To attend, as a servant: to perform duties: to give things needful.
  8. To attend.
  9. attend to the wants and needs of others; " I have to minister to my mother all the time"
  10. To attend; contribute.
  11. To perform a rite of worship.
  12. To give; to supply.
  13. To give aid or relief, as to the sick or poor; to perform, as the duties of an office.
  14. a person appointed to a high office in the government; " Minister of Finance"
  15. ( British) the job of a head of a government department
  16. work as a minister; " She is ministering in an old parish"
  17. A clergyman.
  18. A servant; a subordinate; an officer or assistant of inferior rank; hence, an agent, an instrument.
  19. An officer of justice.
  20. One to whom the sovereign or executive head of a government intrusts the management of affairs of state, or some department of such affairs.
  21. A representative of a government, sent to the court, or seat of government, of a foreign nation to transact diplomatic business.
  22. One who serves at the altar; one who performs sacerdotal duties; the pastor of a church duly authorized or licensed to preach the gospel and administer the sacraments.
  23. To furnish or apply; to afford; to supply; to administer.
  24. One intrusted by the head of a government with the direction of affairs of state; an ambassador sent to a foreign government; a clergyman or pastor of a church.
  25. A servant; clergyman; agent; manager of state affairs; representative of a government at a foreign court.
  26. The head of a governmental department; the representative of a foreign government.
  27. A servant; agent.
  28. A servant; an agent who transacts business under the authority of another; one intrusted with the direction of affairs of state; the representative of a government at a foreign court; one who serves at the altar; a elergyman who is the paster of a church.
  29. A pastor; a clergyman; in any country, the head of a department of government appointed by the sovereign; a sovereign's representative at a foreign state, but without the dignity of an ambassador.