HyperDic: shepherd

English > 4 senses of the word shepherd:
NOUNperson shepherda clergyman who watches over a group of people
person shepherd, sheepherder, sheepmana herder of sheep (on an open range)
VERBsocialshepherdwatch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
socialshepherdtend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats
shepherd > pronunciation
Soundssheh'perd
RhymesAbelard ... word / Word: 269 rhymes with erd...
English > shepherd: 4 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA clergyman who watches over a group of people.
Broaderclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanishpastor
Catalanpastor
English > shepherd: 4 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock.
Synonymssheepherder, sheepman
NarrowershepherdessA woman shepherd
Broaderherder, herdsman, droversomeone who drives a herd
Spanishovejero, pastora, pastor de ovejas, pastor
Catalanpastora, pastor d'ovelles, pastor
Adjectivesbucolic, pastoralrelating to shepherds or herdsmen or devoted to raising sheep or cattle
Verbsshepherdtend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats
English > shepherd: 4 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningwatch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Broaderguard, wardwatch over or shield from danger / danger or harm
Spanishconducir, guiar, pastorear
Catalanconduir, guiar
English > shepherd: 4 senses > verb 2, social
Meaningtend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats.
PatternSomebody ----s something
BroadertendHave care of or look after
Spanishcuidar, pastorear
Catalancuidar, pasturar, péixer, tenir cura
Nounsshepherda herder of sheep (on an open range)

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