Shepherd meaning

shĕpərd
To guide or lead on a course.

The counselors shepherded the campers toward the waterfront.

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To direct or instruct in a certain manner.

Shepherded the student through algebra.

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A leader of a group; esp., a minister.
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To tend, herd, guard, or lead as or like a shepherd.
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One who herds, guards, and tends sheep.
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One who cares for and guides a group of people, as a minister or teacher.
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A person who herds and takes care of sheep.
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A German shepherd.
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To shepherd is defined as to herd or guide.

An example of to lead a group of people such as minister leads his congregation.

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The definition of a shepherd is someone who cares for people or animals.

An example of a shepherd is someone who cares for sheep.

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To herd or tend as a shepherd.
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A surname​.
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A male given name.
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Origin of shepherd

  • Middle English shepherde from Old English scēaphierde scēap sheep hierde herdsman

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