What does the word minister mean?

Usage examples for minister

  1. My father was a minister. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  2. The minister finished at last and Mary arose again to sing. – The Eagle's Heart by Hamlin Garland
  3. Said the minister, answering quietly, calmly: Brother Harricutt, we are not going to do anything about it just now. – The City of Fire by Grace Livingston Hill