Pronunciation: (rev'ur-und, rev'rund), [key]
1. (cap.) (used as a title of respect applied or prefixed to the name of a member of the clergy or a religious order): Reverend Timothy Cranshaw; Reverend Mother.
2. worthy to be revered; entitled to reverence.
3. pertaining to or characteristic of the clergy.
Informal.a member of the clergy.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.