HyperDic: archbishop

English > 1 sense of the word archbishop:
NOUNperson archbishopa bishop of highest rank
archbishop > pronunciation
Rhymesbackup ... worship: 69 rhymes with ahp...
English > archbishop: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA bishop of highest rank.
InstancesAnselm, Saint Anselm, St. AnselmAn Italian who was a Benedictine monk
Becket, Thomas a Becket, Saint Thomas a Becket, St. Thomas a Becket(Roman Catholic Church) archbishop of Canterbury from 1162 to 1170
NarrowermetropolitanIn the Eastern Orthodox Church this title is given to a position between bishop and patriarch
BroaderbishopA senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority
Adjectivesarchiepiscopal, archepiscopalof or associated with an archbishop

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