HyperDic: religious_ceremony

English > 1 sense of the expression religious ceremony:
NOUNactreligious ceremony, religious rituala ceremony having religious meaning / meaning
English > religious ceremony: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningA ceremony having religious meaning / meaning.
Synonymreligious ritual
NarrowerMass(Roman Catholic Church and Protestant Churches) the celebration of the Eucharist
Oblation, religious offeringThe act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
agape, love feastA religious meal shared as a sign of love and fellowship
confirmationA ceremony held in the synagogue (usually at Pentecost) to admit as adult members of the Jewish community young ... / young men and women who have successfully completed a course of study in Judaism
libationThe act of pouring a liquid offering (especially wine) as a religious ceremony
rite, religious riteAn established ceremony prescribed by a religion
sacramentA formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it
sanctificationA religious ceremony in which something is made holy
service, religious service, divine serviceThe act of public worship following prescribed rules
unction, inunctionanointing as part of a religious ceremony or healing ritual
BroaderceremonyThe proper or conventional behavior on some solemn occasion
Spanishceremonia religiosa, rito religioso
Catalancerimònia religiosa, ritu religiós

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