Holy Father


Holy Father
Synonyms and related words:
God the Father, Grand Penitentiary, Our Father, abuna, antipope, archbishop, archdeacon, archpriest, bishop, bishop coadjutor, canon, cardinal, cardinal bishop, cardinal deacon, cardinal priest, chaplain, coadjutor, curate, dean, diocesan, ecclesiarch, exarch, hierarch, high priest, metropolitan, papa, patriarch, penitentiary, pontiff, pope, prebendary, prelate, primate, rector, rural dean, subdean, suffragan, the All-father, the Creator, the Everlasting Father, the Father, the Holy Father, vicar

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Holy Father — Holy Ho ly, a. [Compar. {Holier}; superl. {Holiest}.] [OE. holi, hali, AS. h[=a]lig, fr. h[ae]l health, salvation, happiness, fr. h[=a]l whole, well; akin to OS. h?lag, D. & G. heilig, OHG. heilac, Dan. hellig, Sw. helig, Icel. heilagr. See… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Holy Father — may refer to:*God the Father *The Pope of the Coptic Orthodox Church *The Pope of the Roman Catholic Church …   Wikipedia

  • Holy Father — n [singular] used when speaking to or about the Pope …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Holy Father — noun used as a way of talking to or about the Pope …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Holy Father — ► NOUN ▪ the Pope …   English terms dictionary

  • Holy Father — n. a title of the pope …   English World dictionary

  • Holy Father — noun the head of the Roman Catholic Church (Freq. 1) • Syn: ↑pope, ↑Catholic Pope, ↑Roman Catholic Pope, ↑pontiff, ↑Vicar of Christ, ↑Bishop of Rome • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Holy Father — N PROPER: the N In the Catholic Church, the Holy Father is the Pope …   English dictionary

  • Holy Father — noun a) The God in various Christian religions. b) The title of the Pope of the Catholic Church. Syn: Creator, God, Heavenly Father, Jehovah, Lo …   Wiktionary

  • Holy Father — noun Date: 15th century pope 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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