Definition of Rabbi in English :

Define Rabbi in English

Rabbi meaning in English

Meaning of Rabbi in English

Pronunciation of Rabbi in English

Rabbi pronunciation in English

Pronounce Rabbi in English


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1. rabbi

spiritual leader of a Jewish congregation; qualified to expound and apply Jewish law

2. rabbi

a Hebrew title of respect for a Jewish scholar or teacher

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noun plural -bis
(in Orthodox Judaism) a man qualified in accordance with traditional religious law to expound, teach, and rule in accordance with this law
the religious leader of a congregation; the minister of a synagogue
3.  the Rabbis

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see synonyms of rabbi
nounWord forms: plural ˈrabbis
1.  Judaism
a scholar and teacher of the Jewish law; now, specif., an ordained Jew, usually the spiritual head of a congregation, qualified to decide questions of law and ritual and to perform marriages, supervise religious education, etc.
2.  Slang
a sponsor; influential friend

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n. pl. rab·bis
1. Abbr. R. A person trained in Jewish law, ritual, and tradition and ordained for leadership of a Jewish congregation, especially one serving as chief religious official of a synagogue.
2. A scholar qualified to interpret Jewish law.

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