A prescribed form or set of forms for public religious worship.
A service or beneficial act done for another:
The act or practice of observing, or keeping, a law, duty, custom, rule, etc.
The serving of food or the manner in which it is served:
A set form or system of rites, religious or otherwise
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.
A social convention carried on by tradition and enforced by social disapproval of any violation
The consecrated elements of the Eucharist, especially the bread or host.
A set of ceremonies prescribed for an occasion; a ritual.
A system of religious worship or ritual
A formal or conventional act or requirement; ceremony or form, often without practical meaning
The process of being initiated.
A significant event, especially a large or important social gathering:
A governmental, now esp. municipal, statute or regulation
A series of steps taken to accomplish an end:
A commonly held system.
an established ceremony prescribed by a religion
Find another word for rite. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for rite, like: liturgy, office, observance, service, ritual, ceremony, custom, sacrament, celebration, ceremonial and cult.