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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"

    entreaty, orison, supplication, supplicant, invocation, plea, appeal, petition

  2. prayer, petition, orison(noun)

    reverent petition to a deity

    entreaty, orison, postulation, supplication, supplicant, appeal, petition, request

  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"

    entreaty, orison, supplication, ingathering, supplicant, collection, charm, appeal, petition, solicitation, appealingness

  4. prayer(noun)

    a fixed text used in praying

    orison, supplicant, appeal, supplication, entreaty, petition

  5. prayer, supplicant(noun)

    someone who prays to God

    entreaty, orison, supplication, supplicant, requester, appeal, petition, petitioner, suppliant

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:

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

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How to use prayer in a sentence?

  1. Reinhold Niebuhr:

    Humor is a prelude to faith and laughter is the beginning of prayer.

  2. Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome:

    We'll come over here, have a moment of silence, say a prayer for the families, then add their pictures and names.

  3. Stevie Nicks:

    I felt that this was its time, its reason, i understood what it meant then and what it means now. Please God, show them Show Them The Way. Please God, on this day. Spirits all, give them the strength. Peace can come if you really want it. I think we're just in time to save it. I hope that this song and its words will be seen as a prayer. A prayer for our country. A prayer for our world.

  4. L. Gordon Cooper, Jr.:

    Father, we thank you, especially for letting me fly this flight ... for the privilege of being able to be in this position, to be in this wondrous place, seeing all these many startling, wonderful things that you have created. (Prayer while orbiting the earth in a space capsule)

  5. Yahya Al Hashemi:

    We just washed and were getting ready to head to the Masjid al-Haram for the Maghrib prayer( sunset prayer), it was a sandstorm which turned to rainstorm and lot of the construction covering boards were flying around, and lots of cracking noises which unfortunately ended with this tragedy. ... Everybody was pushing trying to escape from inside towards the exits.

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