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Definition 1: a clergyman or other person in religious orders - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ecclesiastic in the sense of this definition

(ecclesiastic is a kind of ...) a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church

(... is a kind of ecclesiastic ) a cleric who ordains; a cleric who admits someone to holy orders

(... is a kind of ecclesiastic ) a medieval cleric who raised money for the church by selling papal indulgences

(... is a kind of ecclesiastic ) a cleric who holds more than one benefice at a time

(... is an instance of ecclesiastic) German ecclesiastic (1380-1471)

(... is an instance of ecclesiastic) (Roman Catholic Church) a French cleric (born in Germany) who founded the Carthusian order in 1084 (1032-1101)

Definition 2: of or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church) - [adjective denoting pert]

Samples where ecclesiastic or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • ecclesiastic history

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