Synonyms and Antonyms of ministry
1 something used to achieve an end I don't care by what ministry it's accomplished, so long as it's done Synonyms of ministry agency, instrument, instrumentality, machinery, means, medium, agent, organ, vehicleWords Related to ministry determinant, expedient, factor, influence, ingredient, mechanism, tool; weapon; activator, animator, catalyst, driver, energizer, executor, generator, impetus, incentive, inspiration, instigation, instigator, launcher, mover, power, stimulus, trigger; antecedent, cause, occasion, reason; subagency, subagent
2 the group ordained to perform clerical functions in the Christian church the ranks of the ministry have dwindled considerably in recent years Synonyms of ministry church, cloth, first estate, clergy, spirituality, spiritualtyWords Related to ministry diaconate, episcopate, hierarchy, presbytery; clerkship, monkhood, priesthoodAntonyms of ministry laity
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