HyperDic: orison

English > 1 sense of the word orison:
NOUNcommunicationorison, prayer, petitionreverent petition to a deity
English > orison: 1 sense > noun 1, communication
Meaningreverent petition to a deity.
Synonymsprayer, petition
Narrowerbenediction, blessingA ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection
collectA short / short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England
comminationprayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners
deprecationA prayer to avert or remove some evil or disaster
grace, blessing, thanksgivingA short prayer of thanks before a meal / meal
intercessionA prayer to God on behalf of another person
invocation, supplicationA prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
prayer wheelA cylinder with prayers written on it
requiescatA prayer for the repose of the soul of a dead person
Broaderrequest, askingThe verbal / verbal / verbal act of requesting / requesting / requesting
Spanishcomunión, oración, petición
Catalancomunió, oració, pregària

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