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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program;

2. someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country;
[syn: missionary, missioner]


ADJECTIVE (1)

1. relating to or connected to a religious mission;
[syn: missionary, missional]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Missionary \Mis"sion*ary\, n.; pl. Missionaries. [Cf. F. missionnaire. See Mission, n.] One who is sent on a mission; especially, one sent to propagate religion. --Swift. [1913 Webster] Missionary apostolic, a Roman Catholic missionary sent by commission from the pope. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Missionary \Mis"sion*a*ry\, a. Of or pertaining to missions; as, a missionary meeting; a missionary fund. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

missionary adj 1: relating to or connected to a religious mission [syn: missionary, missional] n 1: someone who attempts to convert others to a particular doctrine or program 2: someone sent on a mission--especially a religious or charitable mission to a foreign country [syn: missionary, missioner]