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reverend

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of reverend

  1. deserving honor and respect especially by reason of age <our reverend elders should be accorded a special place of honor at the ceremonies> Synonyms hallowed, revered, venerable, sacred, veneratedRelated Words honorable, reputable, respectable; considered, esteemed, honored, respected, reverenced; admirable, distinguished, estimable, redoubtable, worthy; good, moral, noble, righteousNear Antonyms bad, discreditable, disgraceful, dishonorable, disreputable, ignominious, infamous, loose, notorious, shameful; immoral, seamy, shadowy, shady, sordid, unsavory, vile, wicked; base, contemptible, despicable, detestable, dirty, low, mean, wretched




reverend

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of reverend

  1. a person specially trained and authorized to conduct religious services in a Christian church <called their reverend and asked if he could marry them next June> Synonyms cleric, clerical, clerk, deacon, divine, dominie, ecclesiastic, minister, preacher, priest, clergypersonRelated 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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