HyperDic: religious_rite

English > 1 sense of the expression religious rite:
NOUNactreligious rite, ritean established ceremony prescribed by a religion
English > religious rite: 1 sense > noun 1, act
MeaningAn established ceremony prescribed by a religion.
Synonymrite
NarrowercircumcisionThe act of circumcising performed on males eight days after birth as a Jewish and Muslim religious rite
last ritesrites performed in connection with a death or burial
liturgyA rite or body of rites prescribed for public worship
officeA religious ... / religious rite or service prescribed by ecclesiastical authorities
orgySecret rite in the cults of ancient Greek or Roman deities involving singing and dancing and drinking and sexual activity
vigil, watchThe rite of staying awake for devotional purposes (especially on the eve of a religious festival)
Broaderreligious ceremony, religious ritualA ceremony having religious meaning / meaning
Spanishrito, rito religioso
Catalanritu, ritu religiós
Adjectivesritualof or relating to or characteristic of religious rituals

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