- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||in theology, a visible sign or symbol of God's grace conferred on humans, such as baptism.
||(usu. cap.) the Eucharist or its consecrated elements, esp. the bread or host.
- Communion, Eucharist, Holy Communion, Host, Oblation
- similar words:
||a sign, symbol, or rite regarded as having a holy or sanctifying character.
- ceremonial, rite, ritual, unction
||a solemn pledge, esp. the vows of marriage or holy orders.
- holy orders, pledge, vow
||ceremony, liturgy, mass, office
The word sacrament
contains the following parts:
sacr, sacri, secr
that means holy
that means act, process, or instance of
More about this word part:
The suffix -ment
attaches to Latin verb roots (e.g., doc, reg, sed) or to English verbs of Latin origin to form nouns.