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Engelsk navneord: prayer

1. prayer (om handling) the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving)


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe priest sank to his knees in prayer.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)supplication


Mindre specifikke termerworship


Mere specifikke termerbenediction, blessing, devotion

2. prayer (om kommunikation) reverent petition to a deity


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)orison, petition


Mindre specifikke termerasking, request


Mere specifikke termerbenediction, blessing, blessing, collect, commination, deprecation, grace, intercession, invocation, prayer wheel, requiescat, supplication, thanksgiving

3. prayer (om kommunikation) earnest or urgent request


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningAn entreaty to stop the fighting.
An appeal for help.
An appeal to the public to keep calm.


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)appeal, entreaty


Mindre specifikke termerasking, request


Mere specifikke termeradjuration, courting, courtship, demagoguery, demagogy, plea, solicitation, suit, suit, supplication, wooing

4. prayer (om kommunikation) a fixed text used in praying


Mindre specifikke termerreligious text, religious writing, sacred text, sacred writing


Mere specifikke termerAgnus Dei, Mass, Shema


Eksempler på forekomster af mere specifikke termerAngelus, Ave Maria, Canticle of Simeon, Evening Prayer, evensong, Hail Mary, Kol Nidre, Litany, Lord's Prayer, Nunc dimittis

5. prayer (om person) someone who prays to God


Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)supplicant


Mindre specifikke termerreligious person


Mere specifikke termerbeadsman, bedesman









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