HyperDic: organized_religion

English > 1 sense of the expression organized religion:
NOUNgrouporganized religion, religion, faithan institution to express belief in a divine power
English > organized religion: 1 sense > noun 1, group
MeaningAn institution to express belief in a divine power.
Synonymsreligion, faith
Category ofcanonize, canonise, saintdeclare (a dead person) to be a saint
confirmAdminister the rite of confirmation / confirmation to
covenantEnter into a covenant
deliver, redeem, savesave from sins
exorcise, exorcizeExpel through adjuration or prayers
NarrowerBuddhismA religion represented by the many groups (especially in Asia) that profess various forms of the Buddhist doctrine and that venerate Buddha
Hinduism, HindooismThe religion of most people in India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Nepal
Judaism, Hebraism, Jewish religionJews collectively who practice a religion based on the Torah and the Talmud
KhalsaThe group of initiated Sikhs to which devout orthodox Sikhs are ritually admitted at puberty
Scientology, Church of ScientologyA new religion founded by L. Ron Hubbard in 1955 and characterized by a belief in the power of a person's spirit to clear itself of past painful experiences through self-knowledge and spiritual fulfillment
ShintoThe native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
TaoismReligion adhering to the teaching of Lao-tzu
church, Christian churchOne of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship
cultFollowers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices
cultFollowers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader
established churchThe church that is recognized as the official church of a nation
sect, religious sect, religious orderA subdivision of a larger / larger / larger / larger religious group
Broaderinstitution, establishmentAn organization founded and united for a specific purpose
Spanishfe, iglesia, organización religiosa, religión
Catalanesglésia, fe, organizació religiosa, religió

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