HyperDic: primate

English > 2 senses of the word primate:
NOUNperson primate, archpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelatea senior clergyman and dignitary
animalprimateany placental mammal of the order Primates
primate > pronunciation
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Rhymesabate ... welterweight: 559 rhymes with eyt...
English > primate: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA senior clergyman and dignitary.
Synonymsarchpriest, hierarch, high priest, prelate
InstancesInge, William Ralph Inge, Gloomy DeanEnglish prelate noted for his pessimistic sermons and articles (1860-1954)
Jimenez de Cisneros, Francisco Jimenez de Cisnerosprelate who was the confessor of Isabella I and who was later appointed Grand Inquisitor (1436-1517)
Newman, John Henry Newman, Cardinal NewmanEnglish prelate and theologian who (with John Keble and Edward Pusey) founded the Oxford movement
Richelieu, Duc de Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, Cardinal RichelieuFrench prelate and statesman
Tutu, Desmond TutuSouth African prelate and leader of the antiapartheid struggle (born in 1931)
Ussher, James Ussher, Usher, James UsherIrish prelate who deduced from the Bible that Creation occurred in the year 4004 BC (1581-1656)
Wykeham, William of WykehamEnglish prelate and statesman
Wyszynski, Stefan WyszynskiPolish prelate who persuaded the Soviet to allow greater religious freedom in Poland (1901-1981)
BroaderpriestA clergyman in Christian churches who has the authority to perform or administer various religious rites
Spanisharcipreste, cardenal, jerarca, mitrado, prelado, prelatura, primado, sumo sacerdote
Catalanarxiprestat, arxipreste, cardenal, jerarca, mitrat, prelat, prelatura, primat
Nounsprimateshipthe office of primate
English > primate: 2 senses > noun 2, animal
MeaningAny placental mammal of the order Primates; has good eyesight and flexible hands and feet.
Member ofPrimates, order PrimatesAn animal order including lemurs and tarsiers and monkeys and apes and human beings
NarroweranthropoidAny member of the suborder Anthropoidea including monkeys and apes and hominids
apeAny of various primates with short tails or no tail at all
hominidA primate of the family Hominidae
hominoidA primate of the superfamily Hominoidea
lemurlarge-eyed arboreal prosimian having foxy faces and long furry tails
monkeyAny of various long-tailed primates (excluding the prosimians)
prosimianPrimitive primates having large ears and eyes and characterized by nocturnal habits
simianAn ape or monkey
tarsiernocturnal arboreal primate of Indonesia and the Philippines having huge eyes and digits ending in pads to facilitate climbing
Broaderplacental, placental mammal, eutherian, eutherian mammalmammals having a placenta
Spanishprimate, primates
Catalanprimat

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