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1. minister

noun. ['ˈmɪnəstɝ, ˈmɪnɪstɝ'] a person authorized to conduct religious worship.

Synonyms

  • minister of religion
  • curate
  • clergyman
  • rector
  • man of the cloth
  • ministrant
  • parson
  • reverend

Antonyms

  • refrain
  • esteem
  • respect
  • exclude

Etymology

  • ministre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ministre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Rhymes with Finance Minister

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2. minister

verb. ['ˈmɪnəstɝ, ˈmɪnɪstɝ'] attend to the wants and needs of others.

Synonyms

  • see
  • attend
  • look

Antonyms

  • disservice
  • studio
  • inactivity
  • fail

Etymology

  • ministre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ministre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

3. minister

verb. ['ˈmɪnəstɝ, ˈmɪnɪstɝ'] work as a minister.

Antonyms

  • disagree

Etymology

  • ministre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ministre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

4. minister

noun. ['ˈmɪnəstɝ, ˈmɪnɪstɝ'] a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador.

Synonyms

  • diplomatist
  • diplomatic minister

Antonyms

  • disesteem
  • literalize
  • spiritualize

Etymology

  • ministre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ministre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

5. minister

noun. ['ˈmɪnəstɝ, ˈmɪnɪstɝ'] a person appointed to a high office in the government.

Synonyms

  • executive director
  • government minister
  • minister of finance
  • executive
  • cabinet minister
  • secretary of state
  • foreign minister

Antonyms

  • suffer
  • miss
  • mistrust
  • distrust

Etymology

  • ministre (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • ministre (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

6. finance

verb. ['fəˈnæns, fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪˌnæns'] obtain or provide money for.

Synonyms

  • pay
  • fund
  • seed
  • back

Antonyms

  • stay in place
  • forward
  • veer
  • ahead

Etymology

  • finaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. finance

noun. ['fəˈnæns, fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪˌnæns'] the commercial activity of providing funds and capital.

Synonyms

  • floatation
  • banking
  • investing
  • high finance
  • investment
  • business enterprise
  • flotation
  • commercial enterprise
  • business
  • financing
  • funding

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • pay cash
  • charge
  • underpay

Etymology

  • finaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. finance

noun. ['fəˈnæns, fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪˌnæns'] the management of money and credit and banking and investments.

Synonyms

  • banking
  • management

Antonyms

  • take
  • default
  • divest

Etymology

  • finaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. finance

noun. ['fəˈnæns, fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪˌnæns'] the branch of economics that studies the management of money and other assets.

Synonyms

  • economics
  • political economy

Antonyms

  • front
  • fore
  • anterior

Etymology

  • finaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))

10. finance

verb. ['fəˈnæns, fɪˈnæns, ˈfaɪˌnæns'] sell or provide on credit.

Antonyms

  • current

Etymology

  • finaunce (Middle English (1100-1500))

Sentences with finance-minister


1. Noun Phrase
In the role of chancellor of the exchequer, Townshend served as Parliament's finance minister and was responsible for raising revenue.

2. Noun Phrase
Rather than step down from his position, as was the tradition when a finance minister was defeated on a money bill, Townshend doubled his efforts to solve England's financial crisis -- and preserve his political image.

3. Noun Phrase
Thanks to the important role that the monsoon plays in the economy, newspapers often refer to the monsoon as "India's true finance minister."

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