Definitions for prayer

Definitions for (noun) prayer

Main entry: prayer, supplication

Definition: the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)

Usage: the priest sank to his knees in prayer

Main entry: prayer

Definition: a fixed text used in praying

Main entry: appeal, entreaty, prayer

Definition: earnest or urgent request

Usage: an entreaty to stop the fighting; an appeal for help; an appeal to the public to keep calm

Main entry: prayer, petition, orison

Definition: reverent petition to a deity

Main entry: prayer, supplicant

Definition: someone who prays to God

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