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There are 9 meanings of the word Bishop.

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Bishop - as a noun

A senior member of the christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve apostles of christ

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Hyponyms (Broadly Related)

Port wine mulled with oranges and cloves

(chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color

Bishop - as a verb

To act as a bishop, to perform the duties of a bishop, especially to confirm another's membership in the church.

To make a bishop.

To provide with bishops.

To permit food (especially milk) to burn while cooking (from bishops' role in the inquisition or as mentioned in the quotation below, of horses).

(by extension, of horses) to make a horse seem younger, particularly by manipulation of its teeth.

To murder by drowning.

Example Sentences

"The bishop officiated the wedding ceremony."
"The bishop delivered an inspiring sermon."
"The bishop wore a purple cassock."
"The bishop serves as the head of the diocese."
"The bishop's residence is called a bishopric."
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Word Game Points

Is BISHOP a valid Scrabble word?
Yes, bishop is valid for both Scrabble US and EU
US/CA Valid UK/EU Valid

BISHOP has a SCRABBLE points total of 13.

Is BISHOP a valid Words With Friends word?
Yes, bishop is valid for Words With Friends
Valid Word
BISHOP has a WORDS WITH FRIENDS points total of 14.

Is BISHOP a valid WordFeud word?
Yes, bishop is valid for WordFeud
Valid Word
BISHOP has a WORDFEUD points total of 15.

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