Upholder vs Acolyte - What's the difference?

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Upholder is a related term of acolyte.


As nouns the difference between upholder and acolyte

is that upholder is someone who upholds something while acolyte is (ecclesiastical) one who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the catholic church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and lights at mass.

upholder

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • someone who upholds something
  • (obsolete) a dealer in secondhand furniture and clothes; an upholdster
  • English words with consonant pseudo-digraphs

    acolyte

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (ecclesiastical) One who has received the highest of the four minor orders in the Catholic Church, being ordained to carry the wine, water and lights at Mass.
  • An attendant, assistant or follower.
  • Synonyms

    : (assistant) sidekick