AskDefine | Define rabbinate

Dictionary Definition

rabbinate n : rabbis collectively

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  1. The office or function of a rabbi
  2. Rabbis collectively


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Extensive Definition

The term rabbinate may refer to the office of a rabbi or rabbis as a group:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Sacred College, apostleship, call, care of souls, clergy, clerical order, clericals, holy orders, ministry, pastorage, pastoral care, pastorate, prelacy, presbytery, priestery, priesthood, priestship, sacred calling, the church, the cloth, the desk, the ministry, the pulpit, vocation
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