The definition of a minister is a person chosen to carry out given orders or church functions.(noun)
Minister is defined as to provide or give help.(verb)
An example of to minister is a therapist giving advice to a client.
See minister in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: OFr ministre < L minister, an attendant, servant, in LL(Ec), Christian preacher < base of L minor, minor: formed prob. after magister, master
Origin: ME ministren < OFr ministrer < L ministrare
See minister in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun Abbr. Min.
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French ministre
Origin: , from Latin minister, servant; see mei-2 in Indo-European roots.
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