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Another word for sect

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Noun
  1. Those who accept and practice a particular religious belief

      1. A building for public, especially Christian worship.
      2. The clerical profession; clergy.
      3. A specified Christian denomination:
      1. A body of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites; a denomination.
      2. A sharing in, or celebrating of, the Eucharist, or Holy Communion
      3. A group of Christians professing the same faith and practicing the same rites; denomination
      1. The act of denominating
      2. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
      3. A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
      1. Loyalty to a person or thing; allegiance:
      2. A religion or a system of religious beliefs
      3. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
      1. A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
      2. The act of persuading or the state of being persuaded:
      3. A person's particular religion
    See also:

    religion

  2. A system of religious belief

      1. In some Christian churches, the sacrament of Penance.
      2. A statement of religious beliefs, esp. as held by a Christian church, usually longer than a creed
      3. An avowal of belief in the doctrines of a particular faith; a creed.
      1. A system of belief, principles, or opinions:
      2. A specific statement of this kind, accepted by a church
      3. A brief statement of religious belief; confession of faith
      1. A large group of religious congregations united under a common faith and name, usually organized under a single administrative and legal hierarchy.
      2. One of a series of kinds, values, or sizes, as in a system of currency or weights:
      3. A particular religious body, with a specific name, organization, etc.
      1. Unquestioning belief in God, religious tenets, etc.
      2. A set of religious doctrines; a body of dogma:
      3. A religion or a system of religious beliefs
      1. A party, faction, or group holding to a particular set of ideas or beliefs.
      2. A body of religious beliefs; a religion:
      3. A person's particular religion
      1. A cause, principle, or activity pursued with zeal or conscientious devotion:
      2. Any specific system of belief and worship, often involving a code of ethics and a philosophy
      3. The belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers, regarded as creating and governing the universe:
    See also:

    religion

Another word for sect

Noun
  1. See also:

    church

    faction