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shep·herd

 (shĕp′ərd)
n.
1. One who herds, guards, and tends sheep.
2. One who cares for and guides a group of people, as a minister or teacher.
3. A German shepherd.
tr.v. shep·herd·ed, shep·herd·ing, shep·herds
1. To herd or tend as a shepherd. See Synonyms at guide.
2. To guide or lead on a course: The counselors shepherded the campers toward the waterfront.
3. To direct or instruct in a certain manner: shepherded the student through algebra.

[Middle English shepherde, from Old English scēaphierde : scēap, sheep + hierde, herdsman.]

shepherd

(ˈʃɛpəd)
n
1. (Professions) a person employed to tend sheep. Female equivalent: shepherdess
2. (Agriculture) a person employed to tend sheep. Female equivalent: shepherdess
3. a person, such as a clergyman, who watches over or guides a group of people
vb (tr)
4. to guide or watch over in the manner of a shepherd
5. (Australian Rules Football) Australian rules football to prevent opponents from tackling (a member of one's own team) by blocking their path
[from Old English sceaphirde. See sheep, herd2]

Shepherd

n
(Celestial Objects) astronomy a small moon of (e.g.) Saturn orbiting close to the rings and partly responsible for ring stability

shep•herd

(ˈʃɛp ərd)

n.
1. a person who herds, tends, and guards sheep.
2. a person who protects, guides, or watches over other people.
3. a cleric or pastor.
v.t.
5. to tend or guard as a shepherd.
6. to watch over, guide, or lead.
[before 1050; Middle English, Old English scēphyrde. See sheep, herd2]
shep′herd•less, adj.
shep′herd•like`, adj.

shepherd


Past participle: shepherded
Gerund: shepherding

Imperative
shepherd
shepherd
Present
I shepherd
you shepherd
he/she/it shepherds
we shepherd
you shepherd
they shepherd
Preterite
I shepherded
you shepherded
he/she/it shepherded
we shepherded
you shepherded
they shepherded
Present Continuous
I am shepherding
you are shepherding
he/she/it is shepherding
we are shepherding
you are shepherding
they are shepherding
Present Perfect
I have shepherded
you have shepherded
he/she/it has shepherded
we have shepherded
you have shepherded
they have shepherded
Past Continuous
I was shepherding
you were shepherding
he/she/it was shepherding
we were shepherding
you were shepherding
they were shepherding
Past Perfect
I had shepherded
you had shepherded
he/she/it had shepherded
we had shepherded
you had shepherded
they had shepherded
Future
I will shepherd
you will shepherd
he/she/it will shepherd
we will shepherd
you will shepherd
they will shepherd
Future Perfect
I will have shepherded
you will have shepherded
he/she/it will have shepherded
we will have shepherded
you will have shepherded
they will have shepherded
Future Continuous
I will be shepherding
you will be shepherding
he/she/it will be shepherding
we will be shepherding
you will be shepherding
they will be shepherding
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shepherding
you have been shepherding
he/she/it has been shepherding
we have been shepherding
you have been shepherding
they have been shepherding
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shepherding
you will have been shepherding
he/she/it will have been shepherding
we will have been shepherding
you will have been shepherding
they will have been shepherding
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shepherding
you had been shepherding
he/she/it had been shepherding
we had been shepherding
you had been shepherding
they had been shepherding
Conditional
I would shepherd
you would shepherd
he/she/it would shepherd
we would shepherd
you would shepherd
they would shepherd
Past Conditional
I would have shepherded
you would have shepherded
he/she/it would have shepherded
we would have shepherded
you would have shepherded
they would have shepherded
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shepherd - a clergyman who watches over a group of people
clergyman, man of the cloth, reverend - a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
2.shepherd - a herder of sheep (on an open range)shepherd - a herder of sheep (on an open range); someone who keeps the sheep together in a flock
drover, herdsman, herder - someone who drives a herd
shepherdess - a woman shepherd
Verb1.shepherd - watch over like a shepherd, as a teacher of her pupils
ward, guard - watch over or shield from danger or harm; protect; "guard my possessions while I'm away"
2.shepherd - tend as a shepherd, as of sheep or goats
tend - have care of or look after; "She tends to the children"

shepherd

noun
1. drover, stockman, herdsman, grazier The shepherd was filled with terror.
verb
1. guide, conduct, lead, steer, convoy, herd, marshal, usher She was shepherded by her guards up the rear ramp of the aircraft.
Related words
adjectives pastoral, bucolic
Quotations
"The Lord is my shepherd; I shall not want" Bible: Psalm 23

shepherd

noun
Something or someone that shows the way:
verb
To show the way to:
Translations
راعٍراعي الغَنَميُرْشِد
pastýřvéstovčák
hyrdeledeføre
چوپان
paimenpaimentaakaitsea
pastir
pásztorjuhász
leiîa, leiîbeinasmali, fjárhirîir
羊飼い
양치기
piemuo
aitu gansgansvadītvest
pastir
čobanpastirпастирчобан
fårherde
คนเลี้ยงแกะ
người chăn cừu

shepherd

[ˈʃepəd]
A. N
1.pastor m
the Good Shepherdel Buen Pastor
2. (also shepherd dog) → perro m pastor
B. VT to shepherd children across a roadllevar niños a través de una calle, cruzar a los niños la calle
to shepherd sb in/outacompañar a algn al entrar/salir
to shepherd sb aroundhacer de guía para algn
C. CPD shepherd boy Nzagal m
shepherd's pie Npastel m de carne con patatas

shepherd

[ˈʃɛpərd]
nberger m
vt (= guide) → guider, escorter

shepherd

n
Schäfer m, → (Schaf)hirt m; the Good Shepherdder Gute Hirte
(US) = German shepherd (dog)
vtführen

shepherd

:
shepherd boy
nHütejunge m
shepherd dog
nSchäferhund m

shepherd

[ˈʃɛpəd]
1. npastore m
the Good Shepherd (Rel) → il buon Pastore
2. vt to shepherd sb in/outaccompagnare qn dentro/fuori
she shepherded the children across the road → ha aiutato i bambini ad attraversare la strada

shepherd

(ˈʃepəd) feminine ˈshepherdess noun
a person who looks after sheep. The shepherd and his dog gathered in the sheep.
verb
(often with around, ~in, ~out etc) to guide or lead carefully. He shepherded me through a maze of corridors.

shepherd

راعٍ pastýř hyrde Schäfer βοσκός pastor paimen berger pastir pastore 羊飼い 양치기 herder gjeter pasterz pastor пастух fårherde คนเลี้ยงแกะ çoban người chăn cừu 牧羊人
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I'll try to sing the song of the shepherd boy which the Pilgrims heard.
When the Son of man shall come in his glory, and all his holy angels with him, then shall he sit upon the throne of his glory: and before him shall be gathered all nations; and he shall separate them one from another, as a shepherd divideth his sheep from the goats.
In your country, brother, what is the wage of a master bailiff, master hind, carter, shepherd, swine- herd?
But I had fastened the door--I had the key in my pocket: I should have been a careless shepherd if I had left a lamb--my pet lamb--so near a wolf's den, unguarded: you were safe.
Miss Shepherd is a boarder at the Misses Nettingalls' establishment.
When I was a hired-out shepherd in a solitary hut, not seeing no faces but faces of sheep till I half forgot wot men's and women's faces wos like, I see yourn.
The shepherd himself, though he had good reason to believe that the bag held nothing but flaxen thread, or else the long rolls of strong linen spun from that thread, was not quite sure that this trade of weaving, indispensable though it was, could be carried on entirely without the help of the Evil One.
Of Mans First Disobedience, and the Fruit Of that Forbidden Tree, whose mortal tast Brought Death into the World, and all our woe, With loss of EDEN, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful Seat, Sing Heav'nly Muse, that on the secret top Of OREB, or of SINAI, didst inspire That Shepherd, who first taught the chosen Seed, In the Beginning how the Heav'ns and Earth Rose out of CHAOS: Or if SION Hill Delight thee more, and SILOA'S Brook that flow'd Fast by the Oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventrous Song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above th' AONIAN Mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in Prose or Rhime.
In Mr Hartshorne's collection, there is a romance on the same foundation, called King Edward and the Shepherd,* which, considered
It got about that he had made a poor job of the box; and as he, when taxed with this, emphatically confirmed it, he got no other commission; and his signboard served thenceforth only for the amusement of pedestrian tourists and of shepherd boys with a taste for stone throwing.
The hunter determined to become a shepherd, and his wife too became a shepherdess.
To all which his great friend Ambrosio the student, he who, like him, also went dressed as a shepherd, replies that everything must be done without any omission according to the directions left by Chrysostom, and about this the village is all in commotion; however, report says that, after all, what Ambrosio and all the shepherds his friends desire will be done, and to-morrow they are coming to bury him with great ceremony where I said.