Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One who ministers.
  • adjective Serving attendance on someone.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Ministering; performing service; exercising ministry of any kind.
  • noun One who ministers; a servant or dispenser.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Performing service as a minister; attendant on service; acting under command; subordinate.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun One who ministers.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective giving practical help to
  • noun someone who serves as a minister

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[From Latin ministrāns, ministrant-, present participle of ministrāre, to serve, from minister, servant; see minister.]

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