Definition of reverend
- the Reverend Mr. Doe
- the Reverend John Doe
- the Reverend Mrs. Jane Doe
our reverend elders should be accorded a special place of honor at the ceremonies
called their reverend and asked if he could marry them next June
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: a priest or minister in the Christian church
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to cause to suffer severely from hunger
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