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< Middle English ministre < Old French ministre < Latin minister (an attendant, servant, assistant, a priest's assistant or other under official) < minor (less) + -ter; see minor.

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Minister

Plural
Ministers

Minister (plural Ministers)
  1. A person who is trained to perform religious ceremonies at a Protestant church.
    The minister said a prayer on behalf of the entire congregation.
  2. A person who is commissioned by the government for public service.
    He was newly appointed to be Minister of the Interior.
  3. Someone who serves others.

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Infinitive
to Minister

Third person singular
Ministers

Simple past
Ministered

Past participle
Ministered

Present participle
Ministering

to Minister (third-person singular simple present Ministers, present participle Ministering, simple past and past participle Ministered)
  1. (transitive) To attend to; to tend.
    A newspaper headline: Couple leaves business world to minister to inner-city children

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minister

  1. A minister, a person who is commissioned by the government for public service.

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