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Bishop (IPA: /ˈbɪʃəp/)


Bishop (n.)

A spiritual overseer, superintendent, or director.

Bishop (n.)

In the Roman Catholic, Greek, and Anglican or Protestant Episcopal churches, one ordained to the highest order of the ministry, superior to the priesthood, and generally claiming to be a successor of the Apostles. The bishop is usually the spiritual head or ruler of a diocese, bishopric, or see.

Bishop (n.)

In the Methodist Episcopal and some other churches, one of the highest church officers or superintendents.

Bishop (n.)

A piece used in the game of chess, bearing a representation of a bishop's miter; -- formerly called archer.

Bishop (n.)

A beverage, being a mixture of wine, oranges or lemons, and sugar.

Bishop (n.)

An old name for a woman's bustle.

Bishop (v. t.)

To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor.

Bishop (v. t.)

To make seem younger, by operating on the teeth; as, to bishop an old horse or his teeth.

Bishop ()

A wide sleeve, once worn by women.

Bishop

A piece in the board game chess

Bishop

Ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy (for Catholic bishops, use Q611644, for Orthodox bishops, use Q15283040)

Bishop

Piece in standard shogi; promotes to horse; move any number of squares diagonally

Bishop

Senior priest in The Church of Latter Day Saints

Bishop

City in Nueces County, Texas, United States

Bishop (Last Name / Surname)

Bishop is the #262 most common last name / surname from the 2010 United States Census. The census reported that 116,618 people had that surname.

Translations

Bishop in Spanish

Example Sentence (Quote)

" [to Charles Bishop Weyland] Alexa Woods: When I lead my team, I don't leave my team." - Alien vs. Predator (film)

Example Sentence (Quote)

"If you become a Nun, dear, The bishop Love will be; The Cupids every one, dear! Will chant"”'We trust in thee!'" - Love

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Robert Browning, Bishop Blougram's Apology, as reported in Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations (1922)" - Death

Example Sentence (Quote)

" When Bishop Berkeley said there was no matter, And proved it ,"”'Twas no matter what he said." - Mind

Example Sentence (Quote)

" When Bishop Berkeley said 'there was no matter,' And proved it 'twas no matter what he said." - Don Juan (Byron)


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