Meaning of “minister to sb” in the English Dictionary

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"minister to sb" in British English

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minister to sb

phrasal verb with minister uk /ˈmɪn.ɪ.stər/ us /ˈmɪn.ə.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.

(Definition of “minister to sb” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)