Church synonyms

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A building consecrated to worship
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A Roman Catholic religious society founded in 1575 by Saint Philip Neri and consisting of secular priests.
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A place, usually a building such as a church, mosque, synagogue or temple where believers can practise their faith.
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A monastery headed by an abbot, or a convent of nuns headed by an abbess
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A building consecrated to worship
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A building consecrated to worship
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The main church of a bishop's see, containing the cathedra
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The services held at a chapel:
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Any of the Jewish sacred edifices for worshiping Jehovah, successively built in ancient Jerusalem
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A chapel or altar endowed, esp. in the Middle Ages, for this
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The Jewish religion as organized or typified in local congregations.
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(Islam) mosque
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A building consecrated to worship
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(--- Chiefly British) A Nonconformist chapel, especially a Baptist or Methodist one.
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The consecrated (sacred) area of a church or temple around its tabernacle or altar.
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The definition of a shrine is a holy or sacred place, or a small area or monument dedicated to someone, or a place known as the site of a religious occurrence or a historical event.
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A building consecrated to worship
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A structure, such as a garden pavilion, built in imitation of a multistory Buddhist tower.
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A divine service
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Together with lauds, the earliest of the canonical hours; normally at sunrise, but often earlier
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Plural form of exercise
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An organized religious body
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A religious belief system.
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Religion is a set of beliefs about God or the supernatural.
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An organized religious body
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Something believed or accepted as true, especially a particular tenet or a body of tenets accepted by a group of persons.
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Appropriate to a church or to use in a church:
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A building where people meet for a purpose.
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A formalized period of communal worship, often but not exclusively occurring on Sunday, or Saturday in the case of those churches practicing Sabbatarianism.
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A divine service
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A ceremonial or formal, solemn act, observance, or procedure in accordance with prescribed rule or custom, as in religious use
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A divine service
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A governmental, now esp. municipal, statute or regulation
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Plural form of prayer
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A prescribed form or set of forms for public religious worship.
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Any meeting held for the purpose of praying together; specif., such a meeting in some Protestant denominations, usually in the evening and often on Wednesdays, for group prayer, testimonies of faith, singing of hymns, etc.
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The teachers and pupils of such a school.
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A lump or aggregate of coherent material:
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A divine service
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(Christianity) The Last Supper at Passover of Jesus with his disciples.
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The oath of allegiance taken by soldiers in Ancient Rome; hence, a sacred ceremony used to impress an obligation; a solemn oath-taking; an oath.
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A divine service
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A prayer said at morning, noon, and evening in commemoration of the Incarnation
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The time of day appointed for this service.
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(R.C.Ch.) The second of the canonical hours; lauds
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(Islam) isha
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(Archaic) Evening.
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An evangelistic gathering held in a tent or outdoors and often lasting several days.
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A divine service
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(Medicine) A period of supervised, sub-specialty medical training in the United States and Canada that a physician may undertake after completing a specialty training program or residency.
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Plural form of devotion
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A service or beneficial act done for another:
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An act or a course of action that is required of one by position, social custom, law, or religion:
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A divine service
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The study of liturgy
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The definition of a sermon is a lecture, speech or talk about moral or spiritual issues, especially when the talk is administered formally in a church or religious setting.
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The act or an instance of sharing, as of thoughts or feelings.
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A division of an order, made up of a group of monasteries
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(Uncountable) The act of naming or designating.
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(Religion) An organized community of people who live in some way set apart from society in accordance with their specific religious devotion, usually characterized by the principles of the founder's religious practice.
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The relationship resulting from affiliating one thing with another.
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A person's particular religion
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A form of literature, film etc., that treats real people or events as if they were fiction; a mix of fact and fiction
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The body of teachings of a religion, or a religious leader, organization, group or text.
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The definition of a creed is a belief, particularly a religious one.
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The formal means of expressing religious reverence; religious ceremony and ritual.
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A doctrine, theory, system, etc., esp. one whose name ends in -ism
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A formal act or set of formal acts established by custom or authority as proper to a special occasion, such as a wedding, religious rite, etc.
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A particular form or sect of the Christian religion:
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The act of one that gathers
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Of or having to do with ecumenism
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A group of persons or things arranged in order of rank, grade, class, etc.
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Pertaining to or relating to the church, its government, forms, or ceremonies; ecclesiastical.
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Of, concerned with, or teaching religion:
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Of or belonging to a religion; sacred:
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A building used as a place of Muslim worship.
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Any of various large churches or cathedrals
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(R.C.Ch.) A church granted certain ceremonial rights
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A small ornamented cupboard or box used for the reserved sacrament of the Eucharist, normally located in an especially prominent place in a Roman Catholic church.
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(ancient Rome) A shrine open to the sky, sometimes used for sacrificial purposes, or in honor of the divine
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A temple dedicated to all gods.
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A religious meeting, especially a secret or illegal one, such as those held by Dissenters in England and Scotland in the 16th and 17th centuries.
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A church associated with others under a joint body of pastors
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A mission established abroad.
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Work that is done for others as an occupation or business:
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Ritual acts or procedures collectively
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A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
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The chapter of US bankruptcy law by which insolvent businesses may reorganize under court supervision without ceasing business activity or liquidating their assets.
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The fleshly or corporeal nature of a human, as opposed to the spirit or soul. [from 13th c.]
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The prescribed form or customary procedure, as in a meeting or court of law:
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Of or relating to a succession of spiritual authority from the 12 Apostles, regarded by Anglicans, Roman Catholics, Eastern Orthodox, and some others to have been perpetuated by successive ordinations of bishops and to be requisite for valid orders and administration of sacraments.
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Of or relating to a bishop.
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Classified or arranged according to various criteria into successive ranks or grades.
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Of priests or the office of priest; priestly
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The quality of being apostolic, notably of preserving authenticity within the mission and tradition of the Christian church as founded by Jesus Christ and his twelve original Apostles, through their representatives and successors in the papacy and episcopate.
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Acknowledgment of belief; profession of one's faith.
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A church council or court, as the papal senate or a council of deacons
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A group of people convoked, especially the members of a college or university community who are assembled for a ceremony.
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The district or churches under the jurisdiction of a bishop; a bishopric.
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Strong attachment to these things
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A building consecrated to worship
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A building; a structure; an architectural fabric, especially an imposing one; a large or fine building, public or private.
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The tenure in office of a bishop.
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A temple or sacred place.
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A building consecrated to worship
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Alternative form of meetinghouse
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(US, law enforcement) A subdivision of a city under the jurisdiction of a specific group of police; the police station situated in that district.
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A building consecrated to worship
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A building consecrated to worship
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A high governing body in certain Christian churches
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A room in a church used for meetings and classes.
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a place for public (especially Christian) worship
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one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
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In the ancient Roman calendar, the ninth day (inclusively) before the ides of a month, falling on the seventh day of March, May, July, or October and the fifth day of the other months.
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A recitation of prayers and devotions for a special purpose during nine consecutive days.
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The time of day set aside for this service, usually the sixth hour, or noon.
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An exemption from a church law, a vow, or another similar obligation granted in a particular case by an ecclesiastical authority.
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