What is another word for benefice?

Pronunciation: [bˈɛnɪfɪs] (IPA)

Benefice refers to a form of church appointment or endowment that entails a living. Synonyms for benefice include living, church appointment, incumbency, ecclesiastical living, cure of souls, spiritual oversight, ministry, and parish. In some contexts, the terms benefaction, donation, endowment, gift, and philanthropy are used in the place of benefice. While the term benefice is commonly used in religious contexts, it can also be used more broadly to refer to any form of appointment or office that comes with a living or stipend. The use of synonyms for benefice helps to convey the broader meaning of remuneration or support for a specific role or function in society.

Synonyms for Benefice:

What are the hypernyms for Benefice?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for benefice (as nouns)

What are the hyponyms for Benefice?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Benefice

I was grieved not to find Doctor Gozzi in Padua; he had been appointed to a benefice in the country, and he was living there with Bettina; she had not been able to remain with the scoundrel who had married her only for the sake of her small dowry, and had treated her very ill.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
We were therefore reduced to seeing what we could do for him in his character of priest, and the very next day my wife spoke to M. de Sauci, the ecclesiastical commissioner, begging him to give my brother an introduction to the Archbishop of Paris, who might give him something that might lead to his obtaining a good benefice.
"The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons"
Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
"And if you do, cousin Stephen," returned the vicar, with a smile; "your benefice in the parish of Wrexhill will be worth considerably more than mine."
"The Vicar of Wrexhill"
Mrs [Frances] Trollope

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