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English noun: shepherd

1. shepherd (person) a clergyman who watches over a group of people


Broader (hypernym)clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend

2. shepherd (person) a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock


Synonymssheepherder, sheepman


Broader (hypernym)drover, herder, herdsman


Narrower (hyponym)shepherdess


English verb: shepherd

1. shepherd (social) watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)guard, ward

2. shepherd (social) tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)tend









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