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

2 senses of missionary

Sense 1
missionary -- (someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program)
       => teacher, instructor -- (a person whose occupation is teaching)

Sense 2
missionary, missioner -- (someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country)
       => religious person -- (a person who manifests devotion to a deity)

Similarity of adj missionary

1 sense of missionary

Sense 1
missionary, missional -- (relating to or connected to a religious mission)

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