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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ministration mean? 

  The noun MINISTRATION has 1 sense:

1. assistance in time of difficulty

  Familiarity information: MINISTRATION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1ministration [BACK TO TOP]


Assistance in time of difficulty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


ministration; succor; succour; relief

Context example:

the contributions provided some relief for the victims

Hypernyms ("ministration" is a kind of...):

aid; assist; assistance; help (the activity of contributing to the fulfillment of a need or furtherance of an effort or purpose)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "ministration"):

comfort; consolation; solace (the act of consoling; giving relief in affliction)

mercy (alleviation of distress; showing great kindness toward the distressed)

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