Noun minister has 4 senses
  1. curate, minister, parson, pastor, rector - a person authorized to conduct religious worship
    --1 is a kind of clergyman, reverend, man of the cloth
    --1 has particulars: ministrant
    Derived form: verb minister2
  2. minister, government minister - a person appointed to a high office in the government; "Minister of Finance"
    --2 is a kind of executive, executive director
    --2 has particulars:
     cabinet minister; finance minister, minister of finance; foreign minister, secretary of state; Haman; Yamani, Ahmed Zoki Yamani
  3. minister, diplomatic minister - a diplomat representing one government to another; ranks below ambassador
    --3 is a kind of diplomat, diplomatist
  4. minister - the job of a head of a government department
    --4 is a kind of
    public service
    --4 has particulars: cabinet minister
,Verb minister has 2 senses
  1. minister - attend to the wants and needs of others; "I have to minister to my mother all the time"
    --1 is one way to
    attend, take care, look, see
    Derived form: noun ministration1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s to somebody
  2. minister - work as a minister; "She is ministering in an old parish"
    --2 is one way to
    Derived forms: noun minister1, noun ministrant1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s