CURATE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for CURATE?

Need another word that means the same as “curate”? Find 5 synonyms and 30 related words for “curate” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Curate” are: minister, minister of religion, parson, pastor, rector

Curate as a Noun

Definitions of "Curate" as a noun

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “curate” as a noun can have the following definitions:

  • A member of the clergy engaged as assistant to a vicar, rector, or parish priest.
  • A minister with pastoral responsibility.
  • A person authorized to conduct religious worship.

Synonyms of "Curate" as a noun (5 Words)

ministerA person appointed to a high office in the government.
Clergymen are usually called ministers in Protestant churches.
minister of religionThe job of a head of a government department.
parsonA beneficed member of the clergy; a rector or a vicar.
pastorA person authorized to conduct religious worship.
rector(in the Church of England) the incumbent of a parish where all tithes formerly passed to the incumbent.

Associations of "Curate" (30 Words)

abbessA woman who is the head of an abbey of nuns.
abbotA man who is the head of an abbey of monks.
archbishopA bishop of highest rank.
The Archbishop of York.
archdeacon(Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop.
beneficeEndow with a benefice.
bishopA chess piece typically with its top shaped like a mitre that can move in any direction along a diagonal on which it stands Each player starts the game with two bishops one moving on white squares and the other on black.
cardinalA deep scarlet colour like that of a cardinal s cassock.
Cardinal numbers.
chaplainA clergyman ministering to some institution.
A prison chaplain.
churchTake a woman who has recently given birth to church for a service of thanksgiving.
Some people go to church every Sunday.
clergyIn Christianity clergymen collectively as distinguished from the laity.
All marriages were to be solemnized by the clergy.
clergymanA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church.
coadjutorA bishop appointed to assist and often to succeed a diocesan bishop.
congregationA flock of plovers.
Large congregations of birds may cause public harm.
diocesanBelonging to or governing a diocese.
dioceseA district under the pastoral care of a bishop in the Christian Church.
ecclesiasticA clergyman or other person in religious orders.
Ecclesiastic history.
ecclesiasticalOf or associated with a church (especially a Christian Church.
The ecclesiastical hierarchy.
holyDedicated or consecrated to God or a religious purpose; sacred.
I do not lead a holy life.
ministerWork as a minister.
A minister of the Lutheran church.
ordainOrder (something) officially.
The minister was ordained only last month.
ordinationA ceremony in which someone is ordained.
The ordination of women.
parishA local church community.
A parish councillor.
pastorBe pastor of a church or congregation.
He pastored Peninsula Bible Church in Palo Alto.
priestOrdain to the priesthood.
The plays were performed within the sacred area of Dionysus in the presence of his priest.
protestantOf or relating to Protestants or Protestantism.
rector(in other Anglican Churches) a member of the clergy who has charge of a parish.
rectoryA rector’s house.
saintFormally recognize as a saint canonize.
She s a saint to go on living with that man.
ultramontaneOf or relating to ultramontanism.
Ultramontane Catholicism.
vicarA clergyman in charge of a chapel.

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