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Another word for prayer

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Noun
  1. The act of praying

    See also:

    religion

  2. A formula of words used in praying

      1. A law proposed in this manner.
      2. (Ecclesiastical) Solemn prayer or supplication, especially as chanted during the rites of a Rogation Day.
      3. The formal proposal of a law in ancient Rome by a tribune or consul to the people for acceptance or rejection.
      1. (Now Literary) A prayer
      1. (Christianity) A liturgical prayer consisting of a series of petitions recited by a leader alternating with fixed responses by the congregation.
      2. A repetitive recital, series, or list:
      3. A series of fixed invocations and responses, used as a prayer
      1. A brief formal prayer that is used in various Western liturgies before the epistle and that varies with the day.
      2. A short prayer suitable to the time or occasion, used in certain church services, as before the Epistle at Mass
    See also:

    religion

  3. An earnest or urgent request

    See also:

    ask

  4. An application to a higher authority, as for sanction or a decision

      1. A solemn supplication or request, especially to a superior authority; an entreaty.
      2. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
      3. (Law) A written formal request or plea in which specific court action is asked for
      1. The power of attracting or of arousing interest:
      2. A court decision thus submitted
      3. A resort to a higher authority or greater power, as for sanction, corroboration, or a decision:
    See also:

    law

    ask

  5. One who humbly entreats

    See also:

    request

Another word for prayer

Noun
  1. An earnest request

      1. (Law) A written formal request or plea in which specific court action is asked for
      2. A solemn, earnest supplication or request to a superior or deity or to a person or group in authority; prayer or entreaty
      3. (Law) A formal written application seeking a court's intervention and action on a matter:
      1. The extolling or exaltation of a deity, ruler, or hero.
      2. Expression of approval, commendation, or admiration.
      3. (Archaic) A reason or basis for praise
      1. An annual U.S. holiday observed on the fourth Thursday of November as a day of giving thanks and feasting: it commemorates the Pilgrims' celebration of the good harvest of 1621
      2. An expression of this; esp., a formal, often public, expression of thanks to God in the form of a prayer, etc.
      3. An act of giving thanks; an expression of gratitude, especially to God:
      1. Mediation in a dispute.
      2. The act of interceding; mediation, pleading, or prayer in behalf of another or others
      1. The act of asking, or expressing a desire, for something; solicitation or petition
      2. The state of being asked for or wanted; demand
      1. The act of entreating or beseeching; urgent prayer; earnest petition; pressing solicitation.
      2. An earnest request; supplication; prayer
      3. An earnest request or petition.
    See also:

    appeal

  2. An address to the deity