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Meaning of "acolyth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ACOLYTH

acolyth  [ˈækəˌlɪθ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ACOLYTH

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Acolyth is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ACOLYTH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

acolyth

Acolyte

In many Christian denominations, an acolyte is anyone who performs ceremonial duties such as lighting altar candles. In others, the term is used for one who has been inducted into a particular liturgical ministry, even when not performing those duties.

Definition of acolyth in the English dictionary

The definition of acolyth in the dictionary is an acolyte or follower. Other definition of acolyth is a clergyman's attendent who assists with alter duties.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ACOLYTH


aerolith
ˈɛərəʊˌlɪθ
cholelith
ˈkɒləˌlɪθ
cyclolith
ˈsaɪkləʊˌlɪθ
enterolith
ˈɛntərəʊˌlɪθ
eolith
ˈiːəʊˌlɪθ
granolith
ˈɡrænəʊˌlɪθ
microlith
ˈmaɪkrəʊˌlɪθ
oolith
ˈəʊəˌlɪθ
otolith
ˈəʊtəʊˌlɪθ
palaeolith
ˈpælɪəʊˌlɪθ
paleolith
ˈpælɪəʊˌlɪθ
peristalith
pəˈrɪstəˌlɪθ
phacolith
ˈfeɪkəˌlɪθ
pisolith
ˈpaɪsəʊˌlɪθ
rhinolith
ˈraɪnəʊˌlɪθ
sialolith
ˈsaɪələˌlɪθ
zoolith
ˈzəʊəˌlɪθ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ACOLYTH

acoelomate
acoelous
acoemeti
Acol
acold
acolouthic
acolouthite
acolouthos
acoluthic
acolyte
Aconcagua
aconite
aconitic
aconitine
aconitum
acorn
acorn barnacle
acorn cup
acorn shell
acorn tube

WORDS THAT END LIKE ACOLYTH

Aberystwyth
all up with
along with
bath
be done with
birth
Bluetooth
Blyth
both
come up with
could do with
countermyth
Forsyth
myth
Nasmyth
Smyth
solar myth
to do with
urban myth
with

Synonyms and antonyms of acolyth in the English dictionary of synonyms

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TRANSLATION OF ACOLYTH

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acolyth
1,325 millions of speakers

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acolyth
570 millions of speakers

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acolyth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

acolyth
380 millions of speakers
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acolyth
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

acolyth
278 millions of speakers

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acolyth
270 millions of speakers

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acolyth
260 millions of speakers

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acolyth
220 millions of speakers

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Acolyth
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Akolyth
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

acolyth
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

acolyth
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Acolyth
85 millions of speakers
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acolyth
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

acolyth
75 millions of speakers

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पदवी
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

acolyth
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

acolyth
65 millions of speakers

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acolyth
50 millions of speakers

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acolyth
40 millions of speakers

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acolyth
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

acolyth
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

acolyth
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

acolyth
10 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Norwegian

acolyth
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of acolyth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ACOLYTH»

The term «acolyth» is used very little and occupies the 188.076 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ACOLYTH» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about acolyth

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ACOLYTH»

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Selections from C. M. Merati on the Ceremonies of the Church
Thurifer, on his right the acolyth, with grains of incense. 2d. Subdeacon, on his left the acolyth with reed. 3d. Other acolyth. Last, deacon. During the Ea'ultet, the subdeacon stands to the right of the deacon (turning the crucifix towards the ...
Gaetano Maria MERATI, 1837
2
The Ecclesiologist
When the acolyth has put the cruet of wine in the ambry, he returns and stands at the left corner of the altar. The deacon then folds up the corporal, returns it to its wrapper, and places it on the chalice ; the paten he delivers to the acolyth ; the ...
3
Sacred archæology: a popular dictionary of ecclesiastical ...
ABRACADABRA ACOLYTH. 5 broad in their hands, washed them beforehand, — a discipline which died out between the sixth and ninth century, as appears by a canon of Tours. Abracadabra. An amulet used by the Basilidian heretics to cure ...
Mackenzie Edward Charles Walcott, 1868
4
The Religious Ceremonies and Customs of the Several Nations ...
On the ninth hour the old fire must be put out *, and at the fame time an acolyth must -j- light the new one without the church. -f-j- The officiating priest, dress'd in all his sacerdotal vestments, and attended by the ministers of the altar and the ...
Bernard Picart, Jean Frédéric Bernard, 1731
5
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review
1] The Priest, entering with the Acolyth, takes the sign of the Cross, ' saying, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Then follows the 43d Psalm, (numbered in the' Vulgate 42.) This was introduced a early as the ...
6
The History of Manchester: In Four Books
The retainers of the church consisted of six persons under the rector, the deacon, sub-deacon, and acolyth, the exorcist, lector, and ostiary 6. The office of the ostiary was to open the doors and ring the bells of the church ; of the lector, to read ...
John Whitaker, 1775
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A Manual of Christian Antiquities ... To which is prefixed ...
0F ACOLYTHS. Tun term dxokovdos', acolythus, acolyth, acolyte, acolyt/zist, denotes properly a servant who waits continually upon another, an attendant ( pedisequus) ; and the oflice corresponds to that of air apparitor or bedellus ( bedel).
Joseph Esmond Riddle, 1839
8
The Protestant: essays on the principal points of ...
The rest of the ministers range themselves round the mass-book in manner following: the cross-bearer stands with the cross turned towards the officiating priest, the thuriferary is at the deacon's right hand, the other acolyth, who has the reed in ...
William M'Gavin, 1835
9
The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical, ...
ORDINARY OF THE MASS. f The Priest, entering with the Acolyth, takes the sign of the Cross, saying, In the name of the Father, and of the Son, and of the Holy Ghost. Then follows the 43d Psalm, (numbered in the Vulgate 42.) This was ...
10
The Truths of the Catholic Religion: Proved from Scripture Alone
The fourth and last minor order is that of acolyth, whose duty it is to attend and serve those in holy orders, deacons and sub- deacons in the ministry of the altar. The acolyth also attends to the lights used at the celebration of the holy sacrifice,  ...
Thomas Butler (D.D.), 1841

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ACOLYTH»

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In Finland, Kauppi's clothes are only sold by the online store Acolyth and the designer himself. Currently, the biggest markets for Kauppi's brand ... «Helsinki Times, Dec 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Acolyth [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/acolyth>. Oct 2019 ».
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