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Votary

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Noun

1. votary

one bound by vows to a religion or life of worship or service

Example Sentences:
'monasteries of votaries'

2. votary

a priest or priestess (or consecrated worshipper) in a non-Christian religion or cult

Example Sentences:
'a votary of Aphrodite'

3. votary

a devoted (almost religiously so) adherent of a cause or person or activity

Example Sentences:
'the cultured votary of science'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Votary

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noun plural -ries also: votarist
1. Roman Catholic Church, Eastern Churches
a person, such as a monk or nun, who has dedicated himself or herself to religion by taking vows
2. 
a devoted adherent of a religion, cause, leader, pursuit, etc
adjective
3. 
ardently devoted to the services or worship of God, a deity, or a saint

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Votary

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nounWord forms: plural ˈvotaries
1. 
a person bound by a vow or promise, esp. one bound to religious vows, as a monk or nun
2. 
a person devoted to a particular religion or object of worship; devout worshiper
3. 
a devoted or ardent supporter, as of a cause, ideal, etc.
4. 
a person who is devoted to any game, study, pursuit, etc.
: Also ˈvotarist
adjective
5. 
consecrated by a vow
6. 
of, or having the nature of, a vow

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Votary

see synonyms of votary
n. pl. vo·ta·ries
1.
a. A person bound by vows to live a life of religious worship or service.
b. A devout adherent of a cult or religion; a committed worshiper: the votaries of Aphrodite.
2. A person who is fervently devoted, as to a leader or ideal; a faithful follower.
3. A person who is filled with enthusiasm, as for a pursuit or hobby; an enthusiast.

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