Synonyms of pontificate


1. papacy, pontificate, government, authorities, regime

usage: the government of the Roman Catholic Church


1. pontificate, administer, administrate

usage: administer a pontifical office

2. pontificate, talk, speak

usage: talk in a dogmatic and pompous manner; "The new professor always pontificates"

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Definition and meaning of pontificate (Dictionary)