HyperDic: prelate

English > 1 sense of the word prelate:
NOUNperson prelate, archpriest, hierarch, high priest, primatea senior clergyman and dignitary
prelate > pronunciation
Soundspreh'liht; priy'ley.t
Rhymesacquit ... writ: 187 rhymes with iht...
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English > prelate: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA senior clergyman and dignitary.
Synonymsarchpriest, hierarch, high priest, primate
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

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