Definition of Vicar

1. Noun. A Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman.

Generic synonyms: Priest
Derivative terms: Vicarial, Vicarship



2. Noun. (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel.
Category relationships: Episcopal Church, Protestant Episcopal Church
Generic synonyms: Clergyman, Man Of The Cloth, Reverend
Derivative terms: Vicarial, Vicarship

3. Noun. (Church of England) a clergyman appointed to act as priest of a parish.
Category relationships: Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church Of England
Generic synonyms: Clergyman, Man Of The Cloth, Reverend
Derivative terms: Vicarial, Vicarship

Definition of Vicar

1. n. One deputed or authorized to perform the functions of another; a substitute in office; a deputy.

2. n. One deputed or authorized to perform the functions of another; a substitute in office; a deputy.

Definition of Vicar

1. Noun. In the Church of England, the priest of a parish, receiving a salary or stipend but not tithes. ¹

2. Noun. In the Roman Catholic and some other churches, a cleric acting as local representative of a higher ranking member of the clergy. ¹

3. Noun. A person acting on behalf of, or is representing another person. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Vicar

1. a church official [n -S]

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