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English definition of “minister to sb”

minister to sb

phrasal verb with minister     /ˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ US  /-stɚ/ verb
to give help to or care for someone, for example someone who is ill: formal The priest ministers to his flock (= the people who go to his church).humorous I spent most of the morning ministering to my sick husband.Treating and caring for people
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