Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Monk"

The meaning of "Monk" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does monk mean?
A: A male member of a religious order - for example Catholic, Buddhist - usually living under certain religious rules and within a monastic community.
Q: What does monk mean?
A: A monk is a member religious community almost a like priest in some religion. Just that they have vows on poverty and their chastity.. Not allowed to marry..
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Synonyms of "Monk" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between a monk and a priest ?
A: I used google because I don't think this is the kind of thing most people know off the top of their head. It sounds like monks live together at a monastery, and priests don't.

priest
"a person, usually a man, who has been trained to perform religious duties in the Christian Church, especially the Roman Catholic Church, or a person with particular duties in some other religions: "
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/priest

monk
"a member of a group of religious men who do not marry and usually live together in a monastery"
https://dictionary.cambridge.org/us/dictionary/english/monk
Q: What is the difference between monk and priest ?
A: a “monk” lives in a monastery, usually somewhat separate from society

a “priest” conducts religious services for people, and may or may not also be a monk
Q: What is the difference between monk and friar ?
A: No. They both have the goal of becoming closer to God, but they take opposite approaches. It is a difference in philosophy. It's like two different positions on the same team; in baseball terms monks might be outfielders while friars might be the pitcher. The roles are different, but they don't outrank each other.
Q: What is the difference between monk and priest ?
A: Monk is someone who lives in church and stays there for the most time, they are very committed to their religion and that's why many of them choose to live and stay in their temple that is usually in places far from civilization, while priest is someone who interacts freely with the society and people outside the church and lives in a presbytery.

Translations of "Monk"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? monk
A: Monk like a Buddha / Buddhist monk?
Q: How do you say this in English (UK)? 暴燥, monk jien
A: Irascible or irritant
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? monk
A: @clydeyu: monk
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? monk
A: Monk. The 'o' is commonly pronounced more like a 'u'.

Other questions about "Monk"

Q: what is a monk
A: It is a member of a religious community of men typically living under vows of poverty, chastity, and obedience.
Q: It’s pretty funny to see a monk driving a car wearing a habit.
does this sound natural?
A: What do you mean " wearing a habit?"
Q: I’m glad that you decided to be a monk. does this sound natural?
Q: The monk looked austere and at the same time his eyes radiated kindness. does this sound natural?
A: "Austere" means, "lacking luxury; without frills; frugal." The way this is phrased, it sounds like the two should be opposed to eachother, but austerity and kindness aren't opposite.

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