Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
   
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
prayer1

prayer1

 
pronunciation:
preIr
part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act of appealing to and invoking the power of God or some spiritual being.
synonyms:
invocation, orison, petition, supplication
similar words:
appeal
definition 2: a form of communal worship with the object of adoring, confessing to, or giving thanks to God or an object of worship.
synonyms:
praise, worship
similar words:
doxology, thanksgiving
definition 3: a religious observance focused on public or private devotions.
synonyms:
worship
similar words:
devotion, service
definition 4: an earnest request.
synonyms:
adjuration, appeal, entreaty, invocation, plea
similar words:
petition, supplication