/ (ræv, Hebrew rav) /

  1. a rabbi who is a person's religious mentor, or one to whom questions are addressed for authoritative decision

  2. the title preferred by many orthodox rabbis to distinguish them from the clergy of other brands of Judaism

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How to use Rav in a sentence

  • And the Rav knew about everything: about going on a journey, about business, about marrying, about purifying vessels for Passover.

    The Promised Land | Mary Antin