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Meaning of REVEREND

Pronunciation:  'revurund

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a title of respect for a clergyman
  2. [n]  a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
  3. [adj]  worthy of adoration or reverence

REVEREND is a 8 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: clergyman, man of the cloth, revered, reverenced, sacred, sublime, venerated
 Antonyms: layman, layperson
 See Also: archdeacon, archpriest, Beecher, Catholic deacon, chaplain, churchman, clergy, cleric, curate, deacon, divine, domine, dominee, dominie, dominus, Donne, ecclesiastic, Henry Ward Beecher, hierarch, high priest, John Donne, John Keble, John Wesley, Keble, King, Martin Luther King, Martin Luther King Jr., minister, officiant, ordinand, ordinary, parson, pastor, postulator, preacher, preacher man, prelate, priest, primate, rector, Roger Williams, sermoniser, sermonizer, shepherd, spiritual leader, title, vicar, Wesley, Williams



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Rev"er*end\, a. [F. r['e]v['e]rend, L. reverendus, fr.
revereri. See {Revere}.]
Worthy of reverence; entitled to respect mingled with fear
and affection; venerable.

      A reverend sire among them came.         --Milton.

      They must give good example and reverend deportment in
      the face of their children.              --Jer. Taylor.

Note: This word is commonly given as a title of respect to
      ecclesiastics. A clergyman is styled the reverend; a
      dean, the very reverend; a bishop, the right reverend;
      an archbishop, the most reverend.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing a reverend in your dream indicates that you are looking for respect and guidance. The dream may also mean that you need to be more selfless and reach out to others in their time of need.