HyperDic: lent

English > 1 sense of the word Lent:
NOUNtimeLent, Lententidea period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday
Lent > pronunciation
Soundsleh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > Lent: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA period of 40 weekdays from Ash Wednesday to Holy Saturday.
SynonymLententide
Part ofchurch calendar, ecclesiastical calendarA calendar of the Christian year indicating the dates of fasts and festivals
PartsAsh WednesdayThe 7th Wednesday before Easter
Good FridayFriday before Easter
BroaderseasonA recurrent time marked by major holidays
SpanishCuaresma
CatalanQuaresma
Adjectiveslentenof or relating to or suitable for Lent

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