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See definition of suffragan on Dictionary.com
  • as inprimate
  • as inbishop

synonyms for suffragan

  • archpriest
  • bishop
  • cardinal
  • metropolitan
  • patriarch
  • priest
  • clergyperson
  • administrator
  • pontiff
  • pope
  • cleric
  • patriarch
  • director
  • priest
  • prelate
  • angel
  • metropolitan
  • primate
  • cap
  • coadjutor
  • overseer
  • diocesan
  • archer
  • mitre
  • miter
  • berretta
  • abba
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How to use suffragan in a sentence

Bishop Thornton, suffragan of Dover, was an indefatigable persecutor of the true church.
FOX'S BOOK OF MARTYRSJOHN FOXE
There is an archbishop at Buenos Aires and eight suffragan bishops, including one for Paraguay.
ARGENTINAW. A. HIRST
Desirous of counterbalancing these preachings, the Bishop of Augsburg ordered his suffragan and his chaplain to ascend the pulpit.
HISTORY OF THE GREAT REFORMATION, VOLUME IVJ. H. MERLE D'AUBIGN
The bishops are aided in their work by 36 suffragan and assistant bishops in England and Wales.
THE NEW GRESHAM ENCYCLOPEDIAVARIOUS
He was represented in the camp by his suffragan, the bishop of the Orkneys.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE MIDDLE AGESWILLIAM HUNT
His successor John became a suffragan to the Archbishop of Canterbury, and died such in 1420.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 189, JUNE 11, 1853VARIOUS
Dr. Radcliffe was therefore obliged to become a suffragan to the Bishop of Durham.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 189, JUNE 11, 1853VARIOUS
Next in rank and far more illustrious was his chief suffragan, the metropolitan of Palestine, the bishop of Cæsarea, Eusebius.
THE GREAT EVENTS BY FAMOUS HISTORIANS, VOLUME 03VARIOUS
In 1808 the papal brief was issued making Boston a bishopric, suffragan to Baltimore, and Cheverus its bishop.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 6, SLICE 1VARIOUS
The first archbishop was Adalbert, and he and his successors had six or seven suffragan bishops.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 17, SLICE 3VARIOUS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUFFRAGAN

  • abba
  • administrator
  • angel
  • archer
  • berretta
  • cap
  • cleric
  • coadjutor
  • diocesan
  • director
  • metropolitan
  • miter
  • mitre
  • overseer
  • patriarch
  • pontiff
  • pope
  • prelate
  • priest
  • primate
  • suffragan
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.