minister to

Also found in: Dictionary, Legal.

minister to someone or something

to take care of someone or someone's needs. Sarah tried to minister to the people of the village. He sought to minister to the grief of the widow.
See also: minister
References in periodicals archive ?
Under this decision, all amounts designated as an MHA and used by a minister to provide a home may be excluded from income.
107 allows a minister to exclude from income the "allowance paid to him as part of his compensation, to the extent used by him to provide a home"
In a vain attempt to quiet the complaints, Netanyahu went on television recently to remind everyone that he was the first Israeli prime minister to be chosen by direct election.
Abderrazak Kilani Minister to the Prime Minister in charge of Relations with the NCA: Mr.
a garage); "rental allowance" means an amount paid to a minister to rent or otherwise provide a home if such amount is designated as a rental allowance pursuant to official action taken in advance of such payment by the employing church.
Elyes Jouini: Minister to the Prime Minister in charge of Economic and Social Reforms and Co-ordination with Concerned Ministries.
Full browser ?