ministering


ministering
min·is·ter || 'mɪnɪstə(r) n. person authorized to conduct a religious service, pastor, cleric; one appointed to a high government office, official, emissary, delegate; head of a government department; clerk v. conduct a religious service, perform a rite; officiate; hold a government office; administer, supply, provide; fulfill the duties of a minister

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  • Ministering — Minister Min is*ter, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Ministered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ministering}.] [OE. ministren, OF. ministrer, fr. L. ministrare. See {Minister}, n.] To furnish or apply; to afford; to supply; to administer. [1913 Webster] He that… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • ministering — adj. Ministering is used with these nouns: ↑angel …   Collocations dictionary

  • ministering — Synonyms and related words: accessory, adjuvant, agential, agentival, agentive, ancillary, assistant, assisting, attendant, attending, auxiliary, conducive, employable, facilitating, favoring, forwarding, fostering, handy, helpful, helping,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ministering — minˈistering adjective Attending and serving • • • Main Entry: ↑minister …   Useful english dictionary

  • ministering angel — index Samaritan Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • ministering angels — angels that serve God …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ministering angel — /mɪnəstərɪŋ ˈeɪndʒəl/ (say minuhstuhring aynjuhl) noun Colloquial someone who is attentive to another in a time of trouble, especially in a time of illness …   Australian English dictionary

  • a ministering angel shall my sister be — Meaning Origin From Shakespeare s Hamlet …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • ANGELS AND ANGELOLOGY — ANGELS AND ANGELOLOGY. The entry is arranged according to the following outline: bible terminology angels as a group the angel of the lord in the hagiographa silence of the prophets ezekiel and zechariah daniel apocrypha among the jewish sects… …   Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • Unión Espiritista Cristiana de Filipinas, Inc. — Unión Espiritista Cristiana de Filipinas, Inc. is a religious organization with about a thousand affiliated local centers (churches) with more than a million members and believers in the Philippines. Fact|date=January 2008 There are also… …   Wikipedia


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