What is another word for rector?

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[ ɹˈɛktə], [ ɹˈɛktə], [ ɹ_ˈɛ_k_t_ə]

A rector is a person who is responsible for the administration and spiritual direction of a church or other religious institution. Synonyms for the word "rector" include minister, pastor, vicar, parson, cleric, prelate, and ecclesiastic. Each of these terms refers to a person who plays an important role in the spiritual life of a community. While they may have different titles and specific responsibilities within their respective denominations, all of these individuals are called upon to guide their congregations in matters of faith and morality. Whether leading worship services, providing pastoral care, or participating in community outreach, a rector or any of the other synonymous religious leaders plays an essential role in the lives of many people.

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Usage examples for Rector

Sometimes the rector would change the hymns, and then the choir must have one little rehearsal of them.
"The Eye of Dread"
Payne Erskine
The man had come from a neighbouring parish, as his own rector was ill.
"If Any Man Sin"
H. A. Cody
But the rector must be considered, and he had taken an instant and almost frantic dislike for the youth.
"Hetty Wesley"
Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

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