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Meaning of PASTORATE

Pronunciation:  'pasturit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the position of pastor
  2. [n]  pastors collectively
 

PASTORATE is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: pastorship
 
 See Also: berth, clergy, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pas"tor*ate\, n. [Cf. F. pastorat. See {Pastor}.]
The office, state, or jurisdiction of a pastor.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: abbacy, administration, apostleship, archbishopric, archdeaconry, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, auspices, bishopdom, bishopric, call, canonicate, canonry, cardinalship, care, care of souls, chaplaincy, chaplainship, charge, church house, clergy house, curacy, cure, custodianship, custody, deaconry, deaconship, deanery, deanship, episcopacy, episcopate, glebe, governance, government, guardianship, guidance, hands, holy orders, jurisdiction, keeping, management, manse, ministry, oversight, parsonage, pastorage, pastoral care, pastorship, patronage, prebend, prebendaryship, prelacy, prelateship, prelature, presbyterate, presbytery, priesthood, priestship, primacy, protectorship, rabbinate, rectorate, rectorship, rectory, sacred calling, safe hands, stewardship, the church, the cloth, the desk, the ministry, the pulpit, tutelage, vicarage, vicariate, vicarship, vocation, ward, wardenship, wardship, watch and ward, wing
 

 

 

 

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