Synonyms and Antonyms of clerk
1 an official whose job is to keep records <you'll need to get a copy of your birth certificate from the office of the town clerk> Synonyms register, registrar, scribe, secretary Related Words archivist, bookkeeper, recorder, reporter, transcriptionist; annalist, chronicler, documenter, historian
2 a person employed to sell goods or services especially in a store <the clerk suggested a different brand> Synonyms salesperson, salesclerk, salesmanRelated Words salespeople; salesgirl, saleslady, saleswoman, shopgirl; pitchman, pitchwoman; floorwalker
3 a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church <the clerks in the rural parishes were for the most part sons of merchants> Synonyms cleric, clerical, clergyperson, deacon, divine, dominie, ecclesiastic, minister, preacher, priest, reverendRelated Words churchman, clergyman, father, Holy Joe [slang], padre; clergywoman, deaconess, priestess; abbot, archbishop, archpriest, bishop, dean, diocesan, monsignor, pope, prelate, presbyter; abbé, curate, curé, parson, pastor, rector, shepherd, vicar; chaplain, confessor, sky pilot; evangelist, missionary, missioner, missionizer, revivalist; friar, mendicant, monastic, monk, oblate, religious; high priest, high priestessNear Antonyms lay reader, lectorAntonyms layman, layperson, secular
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