|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