Apostolate Definition

ə-pŏstə-lāt, -lĭt
noun
The office, duties, or mission of an apostle.
American Heritage
The office, duties, or period of activity of an apostle.
Webster's New World
An association of individuals for the dissemination of a religion or doctrine.
American Heritage
The office, or responsibilities of an apostle.
Wiktionary

A group of people that exists for the spreading of religious doctrine.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Apostolate

Noun

Singular:
apostolate
Plural:
apostolates

Origin of Apostolate

  • Late Latin apostolātus from apostolus apostle apostle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From apostle.

    From Wiktionary

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