coadjutor definition

  • noun:
    • A coworker; an assistant. See Synonyms at assistant.
    • An assistant to a bishop, specially one designated to succeed the bishop.
    • An assistant or helper.
    • An assistant to a bishop.
    • a person who helps another; an assistant; a coworker.
    • The assistant of a bishop or of a priest keeping a benefice.
    • person who helps another; an assistant; a helper; an associate in occupation.
    • a person who is empowered or appointed to execute the obligations of another. Johnson. Particularly
    • The associate of a bishop or other prelate. A permanent coadjutor may or may not be appointed, with right of succession.
    • an assistant to a bishop

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