HyperDic: supplication

English > 3 senses of the word supplication:
NOUNcommunicationsupplication, invocationa prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
communicationsupplication, pleaa humble request for help from someone in authority
actsupplication, prayerthe act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)
English > supplication: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service.
Synonyminvocation
Part ofservice, religious service, divine serviceThe act of public worship following prescribed rules
NarrowerrogationA solemn supplication ceremony prescribed by the church
Broaderprayer, petition, orisonreverent petition to a deity
Spanishinvocación, súplica
Catalaninvocació
English > supplication: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA humble request for help from someone in authority.
Synonymplea
Broaderentreaty, prayer, appealearnest or urgent request
Spanishpetición, súplica
Catalansúplica
Verbssupplicateask humbly (for something)
English > supplication: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving).
Synonymprayer
Narrowerblessing, benedictionThe act of praying for divine protection
devotion(usually plural) religious observance or prayers (usually spoken silently)
BroaderworshipThe activity of worshipping
Spanishsuplicación, súplica
Catalansuplicació, súplica

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