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religion

re·li·gion

religion

 
pronunciation:
rih lI jn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a set of beliefs about how the universe was made and what its purpose is. Religion usually involves worship of a god or gods, and the belief in certain ideas about right and wrong behavior.
synonyms:
faith
definition 2: the practice of one's religious beliefs.
He is very devout in his religion.
definition 3: anything that a person has an extreme devotion or commitment to.
Sports is his religion.
Word History
Religion comes from a Latin word that means "to bind or tie strongly" or "to place an obligation on."
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