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church

church

 
pronunciation:
chuhrch
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a building for public Christian worship.
 
similar words:
basilica, cathedral, chapel, meetinghouse, tabernacle, temple
definition 2: such worship itself.
synonyms:
devotions, service, worship
similar words:
communion, compline, mass, matins, novena, office, vespers
definition 3: the congregation or membership of a religious denomination or sect.
synonyms:
communion, congregation, fold
similar words:
flock, laity, parish
definition 4: (often pl.) a particular Christian denomination or sect.
the Baptist Church
synonyms:
denomination, sect
similar words:
creed, cult, faith, persuasion, religion
definition 5: the local or national organization and authority of a particular religious denomination.
synonyms:
clergy, ministry
similar words:
Christendom, episcopacy, hierarchy, papacy, presbytery, religion, Vatican, vestry
definition 6: organized religion in general.
the role of the church in daily life
synonyms:
religion
similar words:
devotion, faith, worship
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