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Synonyms for prayer
ˈpreɪ ər

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prayer, supplication(noun)

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

    "the priest sank to his knees in prayer"

    any longer, anymore

  2. prayer(noun)

    a fixed text used in praying


  3. entreaty, prayer, appeal(noun)

    earnest or urgent request

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

    finespun, hairsplitting, delicate

    imprecise, unrefined

  4. prayer, petition, orison(noun)

    reverent petition to a deity

    finger food

  5. prayer, supplicant(noun)

    someone who prays to God

    intifada, intifadah

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prayer

    petition, supplication, entreaty, orison, benediction, suit, request

Editors Contribution

  1. benediction

    Submitted by Jibtek180979 on July 3, 2020  
  2. namaz

    prayer to be performed by muslims 5 times a day.

    namaz is the second pillar of islam.

    Submitted by rinat on September 3, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. prayer(n.)

    supplication, entreaty, suit, petition, request, SUFFRAGE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prayer(n)

    invocation, orison, collect, suffrage, supplication, obsecration, litany, rogation, rosary, euchologion, secreta, entreaty, intercession

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "prayer":

    prayers, please, pray, praying, sentence, kindly, worship, salat

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How to use prayer in a sentence?

  1. Ronald Reagan:

    We seek a constitutional amendment to permit voluntary school prayer. God should never have been expelled from America's classrooms in the first place.

  2. Steve Vladeck:

    The first prayer of the elections administrator is,' Please, God, don't let it be close,' and that's increasingly the prayer of the elections lawyer as well.

  3. Raul Ruiz:

    It was one of those situations when you're in that situation, what would your prayer be ? and I prayed. It was one of those moments, where I said,' If you're going to take me home, take me home.'.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    After a great deal of time and thought, after a great deal of consideration and prayer, I have come to the conclusion that if I am nominated to be president of the United States that I will run on a ticket with my vice presidential nominee, Carly Fiorina.

  5. Jaylani Hussein:

    It came out of nowhere and the company did not want to listen to some suggestions and options to make the current breaks more flexible to align with the prayer schedule.

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