Synonyms of shepherd


1. shepherd, clergyman, reverend, man of the cloth

usage: a clergyman who watches over a group of people

2. sheepherder, shepherd, sheepman, herder, herdsman, drover

usage: a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock


1. shepherd, guard, ward

usage: watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils

2. shepherd, tend

usage: tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats

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