Definition of votary
1 archaic : a sworn adherent
2 a : devotee b : a devoted admirer
3 a : a devout or zealous worshipper b : a staunch believer or advocate
Examples of votary in a sentence
<a votary of the religious leader>
Origin and Etymology of votary
Latin votum vow
First Known Use: 1546
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Definition of votary for English Language Learners
: a devoted follower of or believer in a religion, a cause, etc.
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