missionary definition

  • noun:
    • a person who is sent on a mission, specifically one provided for do religious or altruistic work in a territory or foreign nation.
    • one that attempts to sway or convert other people to a particular system, doctrine, or collection of maxims; a propagandist.
    • somebody who moves trying to spread a religion or a creed.
    • A religious messenger.
    • A common position for undertaking intercourse.
    • One who is delivered on a mission; specially, one provided for propagate religion.
    • One who is sent upon a mission; an envoy or messenger.
    • especially, someone sent by ecclesiastical expert to labor when it comes to propagation of their religious faith in a residential district where his chapel doesn't have self-supporting native company; hence, any propagandist.
    • someone who attempts to transform other individuals to a particular doctrine or program
    • someone delivered on a mission--especially a religious or charitable goal to a foreign nation
  • adjective:
    • Of or regarding missions or missionaries.
    • Engaged in the actions of a mission or missionary.
    • Tending to propagandize or utilize insistent persuasion: missionary fervor.
    • Of or related to missions
    • regarding or attached to a religious objective
  • others:
    • Relating or with respect to missions, especially Christian missions; appropriate to 1 sent on a mission; attribute of a propagandist: as, a missionary society or meeting; missionary resources; missionary work; missionary zeal or power.

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