Words Like VICAR
We have put together a list of words that are similar to VICAR.
1 Alternative Words Similar to vicar
10 definitions of vicar
One deputed or authorized to perform the functions of another; a substitute in office; a deputy.
The incumbent of an appropriated benefice.
(Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel
(Church of England) a clergyman appointed to act as priest of a parish
a Roman Catholic priest who acts for another higher-ranking clergyman
The priest of a parish in the Church of England who receives a stipend or salary but does not receive the tithes of a parish.
A cleric in charge of a chapel in the Episcopal Church of the United States.
A cleric acting in the place of a rector or bishop in the Anglican Communion generally.
Roman Catholic Church A priest who acts for or represents another, often higher-ranking member of the clergy.
A person deputed or authorized to perform the functions of another; a substitute in office: as, the Pope claims to be vicar of Jesus Christ on earth.