Synonyms for Abbot:
n.bishopric, the Archbishop of Canterbury, archbishopric. •abbot (noun)
father, archbishop, archpriest, friar, chaplain, cleric, priest, pope, minister, prelate, Canoness, pilgrim, ecclesiastic, nun, sister, curate, clergyman, evangelist, bishop, archdeacon, rector, prioress, preacher, prior, brother, missionary, abbess, cardinal, vicar, reverend, novice, pastor, canon, monk.
landlord, mahatma, governor, dean, proprietress, kingpin, sire, ruler, headmaster, squire, proprietor, chief, authority, executive, director, maestro, guru, head, master, lord, mother, commander, commandant, star, captain, senior, landlady, quartermaster, leader, manager, titleholder, mandarin, principal, headmistress, officer, president.
rector, abbot-general, monk, archabbot, friar.
Usage examples for abbot
Of the four princes who have governed it, since the German War up to the day when the grey- headed Abbot closed his weary eyes in the monastery of Sans Souci, each one, with his virtues and failings, has acted as a necessary supplement to his predecessor. – Pictures of German Life in the XVIIIth and XIXth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag