|n.||1.||An ecclesiastical benefice without the care of souls.|
|2.||Any office or position which requires or involves little or no responsibility, labor, or active service.|
|v. t.||1.||To put or place in a sinecure.|
|Noun||1.||sinecure - a benefice to which no spiritual or pastoral duties are attached|
|2.||sinecure - an office that involves minimal duties|
SINECURE. In the ecclesiastical law, this term is used to signify that an
ecclesiastical officer is without a charge or cure.
2. In common parlance it means the receipt of a salary for an office when there are no duties to be performed.