HyperDic: bishop

English > 3 senses of the word bishop:
NOUNperson bishopa senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority
foodbishopport wine mulled with oranges and cloves
artifactbishop(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
bishop > pronunciation
Soundsbih'shahp
Rhymesarchbishop ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > bishop: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ.
CategoryAnglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of EnglandThe national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs)
Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Church, Eastern Orthodoxderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
InstancesAmbrose, Saint Ambrose, St. Ambrose(Roman Catholic Church) Roman priest who became bishop of Milan
Berkeley, Bishop Berkeley, George BerkeleyIrish philosopher and Anglican bishop who opposed the materialism of Thomas Hobbes (1685-1753)
Eusebius, Eusebius of CaesareaChristian bishop of Caesarea in Palestine
Ignatius, Saint Ignatius, St. Ignatiusbishop of Antioch who was martyred under the Roman Emperor Trajan (died 110)
Martin, St. MartinFrench bishop who is a patron saint of France (died in 397)
Nicholas, Saint Nicholas, St. NicholasA bishop in Asia Minor who is associated with Santa Claus (4th century)
Ulfilas, Bishop Ulfilas, Ulfila, Bishop Ulfila, Wulfila, Bishop WulfilaA Christian believed to be of Cappadocian descent who became bishop of the Visigoths in 341 and translated the Bible from Greek into Gothic
NarrowerarchbishopA bishop of highest rank
cardinal(Roman Catholic Church) one of a group of more than 100 prominent bishops in the Sacred College who advise the Pope and elect new Popes
diocesanA bishop having jurisdiction over a diocese
eparchA bishop or metropolitan in charge of an eparchy in the Eastern Church
exarchA bishop in eastern Christendom who holds a place below a patriarch but above a metropolitan
exarchA bishop in one of several Eastern Orthodox Churches in North America
primusThe presiding bishop of the Episcopal Church of Scotland
suffragan, suffragan bishopAn assistant or subordinate bishop of a diocese
vicar apostolicA titular Roman Catholic bishop in a non-Catholic area
BroaderpriestA clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites
Spanishobispo
Catalanbisbe, bisbo
Adjectivesepiscopal, pontificaldenoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops
English > bishop: 3 senses > noun 2, food
Meaningport wine mulled with oranges and cloves.
Broadermulled winewine heated with sugar and spices / spices and often citrus fruit
Spanishobispo
English > bishop: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
Meaning(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color.
Categorychess, chess gameA board game for two players who move their 16 pieces according to specific rules
Broaderchessman, chess pieceAny of 16 white and 16 black pieces used in playing the game / game of chess
Spanishalfil, arfil
Catalanalfil

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