Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun lector

2 senses of lector

Sense 1
lector, reader -- (someone who reads the lessons in a church service; someone ordained in a minor order of the Roman Catholic Church)
       => clergyman, reverend, man of the cloth -- (a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church)
       => Holy Order, Order -- ((usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy; "theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order")

Sense 2
lector, lecturer, reader -- (a public lecturer at certain universities)
       => educator, pedagogue, pedagog -- (someone who educates young people)

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