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MINISTRATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does ministration mean? 

MINISTRATION (noun)
  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 


MINISTRATION (noun)


Sense 1ministration [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Assistance in time of difficulty

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

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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