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Meaning of "minister" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD MINISTER

Via Old French from Latin: servant; related to minus less.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF MINISTER

minister  [ˈmɪnɪstə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MINISTER

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Minister is a verb and can also act as 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.

The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb minister in English.

WHAT DOES MINISTER MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Minister

Minister may refer to: ▪ Minister, a Christian minister ▪ Minister, the rank of diplomat directly below ambassador ▪ Minister, a politician who heads a ministry ▪ Ministerialis, a member of a noble class in the Holy Roman Empire ▪ Shadow minister, a member of a Shadow Cabinet of the opposition...

Definition of minister in the English dictionary

The first definition of minister in the dictionary is a member of the clergy. Other definition of minister is a person appointed to head a government department. Minister is also any diplomatic agent accredited to a foreign government or head of state.

CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO MINISTER

PRESENT

Present
I minister
you minister
he/she/it ministers
we minister
you minister
they minister
Present continuous
I am ministering
you are ministering
he/she/it is ministering
we are ministering
you are ministering
they are ministering
Present perfect
I have ministered
you have ministered
he/she/it has ministered
we have ministered
you have ministered
they have ministered
Present perfect continuous
I have been ministering
you have been ministering
he/she/it has been ministering
we have been ministering
you have been ministering
they have been ministering
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I ministered
you ministered
he/she/it ministered
we ministered
you ministered
they ministered
Past continuous
I was ministering
you were ministering
he/she/it was ministering
we were ministering
you were ministering
they were ministering
Past perfect
I had ministered
you had ministered
he/she/it had ministered
we had ministered
you had ministered
they had ministered
Past perfect continuous
I had been ministering
you had been ministering
he/she/it had been ministering
we had been ministering
you had been ministering
they had been ministering
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will minister
you will minister
he/she/it will minister
we will minister
you will minister
they will minister
Future continuous
I will be ministering
you will be ministering
he/she/it will be ministering
we will be ministering
you will be ministering
they will be ministering
Future perfect
I will have ministered
you will have ministered
he/she/it will have ministered
we will have ministered
you will have ministered
they will have ministered
Future perfect continuous
I will have been ministering
you will have been ministering
he/she/it will have been ministering
we will have been ministering
you will have been ministering
they will have been ministering
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would minister
you would minister
he/she/it would minister
we would minister
you would minister
they would minister
Conditional continuous
I would be ministering
you would be ministering
he/she/it would be ministering
we would be ministering
you would be ministering
they would be ministering
Conditional perfect
I would have minister
you would have minister
he/she/it would have minister
we would have minister
you would have minister
they would have minister
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been ministering
you would have been ministering
he/she/it would have been ministering
we would have been ministering
you would have been ministering
they would have been ministering
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you minister
we let´s minister
you minister
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to minister
Past participle
ministered
Present Participle
ministering
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MINISTER


administer
ədˈmɪnɪstə
banister
ˈbænɪstə
Bannister
ˈbænɪstə
canister
ˈkænɪstə
ganister
ˈɡænɪstə
gannister
ˈɡænɪstə
genista
dʒɪˈnɪstə
lister
ˈlɪstə
maladminister
ˌmælədˈmɪnɪstə
manchester
ˈmæntʃɪstə
mister
ˈmɪstə
Mr
ˈmɪstə
register
ˈrɛdʒɪstə
Rochester
ˈrɒtʃɪstə
sinister
ˈsɪnɪstə
sister
ˈsɪstə
subminister
səbˈmɪnɪstə
superminister
ˈsuːpərˌmɪnɪstə
vista
ˈvɪstə
winchester
ˈwɪntʃɪstə

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MINISTER

miniskirted
Minister for Education and Employment
Minister of Health
minister of state
Minister of the Crown
minister plenipotentiary
minister resident
Minister without portfolio
ministeria
ministerial
ministerialist
ministerially
ministering angel
ministerium
ministers plenipotentiary
ministership
ministrant
ministration
ministrative
ministress

WORDS THAT END LIKE MINISTER

assister
at-risk register
barrister
blister
cash register
demister
deputy minister
faster
finance minister
foreign minister
glister
half-sister
health minister
kapellmeister
kid sister
klister
magister
prime minister
real-estate register
stepsister
twister

Synonyms and antonyms of minister in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «MINISTER»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «minister» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of minister

Translation of «minister» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MINISTER

Find out the translation of minister to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of minister from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «minister» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

牧师
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

pastor
570 millions of speakers

English

minister
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मंत्री
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كَاهِنٌ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

священник
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

pastor
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মন্ত্রী
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

pasteur
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Menteri
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Geistlicher
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

聖職者
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

목사
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Mentri
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

mục sư
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

அமைச்சர்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मंत्री
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

bakan
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sacerdote
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

duchowny
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

священик
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

preot
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ιερέας
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Minister
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

präst
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

prest
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of minister

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MINISTER»

The term «minister» is very widely used and occupies the 4.786 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MINISTER» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «minister» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «minister» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

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

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10 QUOTES WITH «MINISTER»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word minister.
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Shinzo Abe
I have to express sympathy from the bottom of my heart to those people who were taken as wartime comfort women. As a human being, I would like to express my sympathies, and also as prime minister of Japan I need to apologize to them.
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Minister and writer Barbara Kaufmann has addressed the subject of guerrilla decontextualization on both the 'Voices Compassionate Education' website and on 'Inner Michael', where she offers the kind of insights into the spiritual aspects of Michael Jackson's creative artistry that mainstream media mostly ignores.
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Michelle Bachelet
As a doctor, when I was minister of health and would go somewhere, little girls would come up to me and say, 'I want to be like you one day, I want to be a doctor.' Now, they tell me, 'I want to be president just like you.' All of us can dream as big as we want.
4
Sarah Bolger
I became a minister of the Eucharist when I was 17. My parents aren't very strict Catholics, but for some reason I decided this is what I want to do, and I have kept it up.
5
John Boyega
My dad's a Pentecostal minister, meaning that he's full of charisma. If he's telling a story about Noah's ark, you best know each tiger is going to be having their own little conversation and narrative.
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Elizabeth Barrett Browning
An ignorance of means may minister to greatness, but an ignorance of aims make it impossible to be great at all.
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Graydon Carter
Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi looks in the mirror and sees a playboy of the old school. And men such as Dominique Strauss-Kahn, Arnold Schwarzenegger, and Charlie Sheen no doubt look at Berlusconi and think, 'Role model!' Women, of course, know otherwise. They see him as an aging, pathetic buffoon.
8
Chiranjeevi
When I went to Spain, the tourism minister told me a lot of people want to come to India, as they love Bollywood, but they don't have direct flights and find it difficult to get visas on arrival that is currently offered to only citizens of nine countries.
9
Steve Coogan
Going to a grammar school, you mixed with all sorts of different types and I used to listen to how they talked. When I did my imitations, I could sound like someone really rough, or I could sound like a cabinet minister.
10
Colin Firth
One of my grandfathers, actually, having gone out there as a minister, decided he would better serve the people as a doctor. So at a very late age - at the age of 38 in fact - he changed course and decided to become a doctor.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MINISTER»

Discover the use of minister in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to minister and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Joseph Goebbels: Nazi Propaganda Minister
Relates the life of Nazi propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and his role in formulating Hitler's policy of exterminating the Jewish people.
Jeremy Roberts, 2000
2
The President, the Pope, And the Prime Minister: Three Who ...
The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister is a sweeping, dramatic account of how three great figures changed the course of history.
John O'Sullivan, 2006
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The Prime Minister: The Office and Its Holders Since 1945
The author analyzes the office of prime minister in England in the postwar period, profiling the eleven office-holders and discussing changes in the office.
Peter Hennessy, 2001
4
The Minister as Diagnostician: Personal Problems in Pastoral ...
In this book, Paul Pruyser explores the first step in the helping process: the diagnostic assessment.
Paul W. Pruyser, 1976
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The Prime Minister and Cabinet
These are presented in the context of the origins of the office of Prime Minister and the development of Cabinet government.Key issues covered include:*The nature of Prime Ministerial power*The continuing debate surrounding the nature of ...
Stephen Buckley, 2006
6
1965 War, the Inside Story: Defence Minister Y.B. Chavan's ...
The Inside Story Reveals:" Utter Failure Of Intelligence On Timing Of Pak Attack." How And Why Chavan Ordered Iaf To Launch Attack Without Even Informing The Pm." Why India Attacked Across The International Border?
R. D. Pradhan, Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan, 2007
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Madam Prime Minister: A Life in Power and Politics
The youngest person and first woman to ever hold the office of prime minister of Norway presents a lively foray into her life and career, detailing her childhood--where she grew up amidst strong role models--her rise to success in the ...
Gro Harlem Brundtland, 2005
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Minister's Bible-ESV
"Minister's Bible English Standard Version(R)--the Bible for Life(TM)" This volume perfectly complements the work or pastors and counselors; those engaged in the work of pastoral care, lay leaders--indeed, anyone active in the spectrum of ...
Hendrickson Publishing, 2009
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The Minister's Manual
For more than 80 years, The Minister's Manual has been the standard by which all other preaching annuals are measured.
Lee R. McGlone, 2010
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Lal Bahadur Shastri: Prime Minister of India, 9 June 1964-11 ...
The life of Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904-66), India's second prime minister and successor to Jawaharlal Nehru, is the absorbing saga of a little man who, while suffering the rigours of poverty in early life, rose to political eminence on the ...
Chandrika Prasad Srivastava, 1995

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MINISTER»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term minister is used in the context of the following news items.
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Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras Remains Popular Despite …
ATHENS—He brought home a punishingly harsh bailout deal from Europe and was forced to impose tough controls on bank withdrawals, but ... «Wall Street Journal, Jul 15»
2
Why has Sushma Swaraj removed 'Foreign Minister' from her Twitter …
Her first bio on Twitter according to BioIsChanged.com was "Fought 10 elections Six terms MP Chief Minister of Delhi Union Minister for Health ... «Firstpost, Jul 15»
3
Jharkhand education minister pays floral tribute to APJ Abdul Kalam …
Jharkhand Education Minister Neera Yadav has landed into a controversy after she reportedly paid floral tributes to former President APJ Abdul ... «The Indian Express, Jul 15»
4
Corrections Minister Sam Lotu-Iiga confirms police were not called …
Corrections bosses and their minister were told weeks ago a prison inmate may have been murdered but nothing was passed on to police. «Stuff.co.nz, Jul 15»
5
Tourism Minister for extending loan repayment schedule for hotels
Further, he said that during the last fourteen months, the Prime Minister has visited 25 countries and has mentioned about tourism over 100 ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
6
Uttarakhand Chief Minister's Secretary Suspended After BJP Airs …
"The Uttarakhand Chief Minister and his Personal Secretary (PS) were involved in a liquor scam and loot during Uttarakhand floods," said the ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
7
Justice Minister orders report after Callely wins court case
Justice Minister Frances Fitzgerald has asked the Prison Services for a report on a judge's ruling that she must reconsider her refusal to grant ... «Irish Independent, Jul 15»
8
Conservative plans for Mid and west Wales minister
Shadow Rural Affairs Minister Russell George said: "We've already called for a north Wales minister and these plans would ensure both put ... «BBC News, Jul 15»
9
Mexico interior minister down but not out after Guzman jailbreak
Humiliated by the escape of Mexico's most wanted criminal from a maximum security prison, President Enrique Pena Nieto is under pressure ... «Channel News Asia, Jul 15»
10
Labour federations denounce minister
TWO labour federations have written to Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa complaining about political interference by Labour Minister Mildred ... «BDlive, Jul 15»

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