votary

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noun vo·ta·ry \ˈvō-tə-rē\

Definition of votary

plural

votaries

  1. 1a :  devoteeb :  a devoted admirer

  2. 2a :  a devout or zealous worshipperb :  a staunch believer or advocate

  3. 3 archaic :  a sworn adherent

Examples of votary in a sentence

  1. a votary of the religious leader

Origin and Etymology of votary

Latin votum vow


First Known Use: 1546


VOTARY Defined for English Language Learners

votary

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noun vo·ta·ry \ˈvō-tə-rē\

Definition of votary for English Language Learners

  • : a devoted follower of or believer in a religion, a cause, etc.



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