Definition of Emeritus

1. Noun. A professor or minister who is retired from assigned duties.

Generic synonyms: Retired Person, Retiree



2. Adjective. Honorably retired from assigned duties and retaining your title along with the additional title 'emeritus' as in 'professor emeritus'.
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Definition of Emeritus

1. a. Honorably discharged from the performance of public duty on account of age, infirmity, or long and faithful services; -- said of an officer of a college or pastor of a church.

2. n. A veteran who has honorably completed his service.

Definition of Emeritus

1. Adjective. retired, but retaining an honorific version of previous title; especially used with professor. ¹

2. Noun. A person retired in this sense (feminine form emerita). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Emeritus

1. a retired person who retains an honorary title [n -TI]

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Literary usage of Emeritus

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1. Medical Record by George Frederick Shrady, Thomas Lathrop Stedman, Joseph Meredith Toner Collection (Library of Congress) (1902)
"The faculty are as follows: I. Solis-Cohen, emeritus professor of diseases of the throat; Charles H. Burnett, emeritus professor of diseases of the ear; ..."

2. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1922)
"JOHN LOVETT MORSE PROFESSOR OF PEDIATRICS, emeritus, HARVARD MEDICAL SCHOOL CHRONIC INDIGESTION IN EARLY CHILDHOOD THIS little boy is twenty-five months old ..."

3. Latex Allergies and the Health Care Industry by Charlie Norwood (2000)
"I am Charles Reed, emeritus professor of medicine at the Mayo Clinic. I have done considerable research on latex allergy and was honored to see that OSHA ..."

4. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1904)
"D., FRS, emeritus Professor of Physiology in the Owens College, Victoria University, and WALTER JONES, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physiological Chemistry ..."

5. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1896)
"By ARTHUR GAMGEE, MD, FRS, emeritus Professor of Physiology in the Owens College, Victoria University. Received March 12, 1896. ..."

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