(Law) A common tradition or usage so long established that it has the force or validity of law.
The definition of a cult is a group of people with extreme dedication to a certain leader or set of beliefs that are often viewed as odd by others, or is an excessive and misplaced admiration for someone or something, or is something that is popular among a certain segment of society.
Of, appropriate to, or characterized by ceremony; formal or ritual.
A formal act or set of acts performed as prescribed by ritual or custom:
An event, achievement, etc. in a person's life regarded as having great significance
Ritual acts or procedures collectively
Any of the Christian Churches, either historical or contemporary
The quality or state of being formal
A habitual or customary action or way of doing something:
The established way of carrying on the business of a legislature, law court, etc.
(By extension) An accepted code of conduct; acceptable behaviour in a given situation or group. [from 20th c.]
(Zoology) To cause (behavior) to have the form of a ritual:
A set of customary or unchanging and often mechanically performed activities or procedures:
A service or beneficial act done for another:
Work that is done for others as an occupation or business:
Manners or conduct as governed by etiquette, decorum, or custom:
Having the outward appearance but lacking in substance:
Of, relating to, or in accordance with liturgy:
A conventional social gesture or act without intrinsic purpose
Find another word for ritual. In this page you can discover 37 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for ritual, like: custom, cult, ritualistic, ceremonial, ceremonious, observance, ceremonialism, ceremony, consuetudinary, rite-of-passage and ritual.