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Definition 1: one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service - [noun denoting person]

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

  • monasteries of votaries

(votary is a kind of ...) a member of a religious order who is bound by vows of poverty and chastity and obedience

Definition 2: a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult - [noun denoting person]

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

  • a votary of Aphrodite

(votary is a kind of ...) a person who performs religious duties and ceremonies in a non-Christian religion

(... is a kind of votary ) (Roman mythology) one of the virgin priestesses consecrated to the Roman goddess Vesta and to maintaining the sacred fire in her temple

(... is a kind of votary ) (classical mythology) a priest or votary of Bacchus

(... is a kind of votary ) (classical mythology) a priestess or votary of Bacchus

Definition 3: a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity - [noun denoting person]

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

  • the cultured votary of science

(votary is a kind of ...) someone who believes and helps to spread the doctrine of another

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