The act of ministering; ministration; service.
- The act of serving; ministration.
- One that serves as a means; an instrumentality.
- The profession, duties, and services of a minister.
- The Christian clergy.
- The period of service of a minister.
- A governmental department presided over by a minister.
- The building in which such a department is housed.
- The duties, functions, or term of a governmental minister.
- Governmental ministers considered as a group.