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Synonyms for prayer
ˈpreɪ ərprayer

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. prayer

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

Princeton's WordNet

  1. prayer, supplicationnoun

    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, orisonnoun

    reverent petition to a deity

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

  3. entreaty, prayer, appealnoun

    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. prayernoun

    a fixed text used in praying

    orison, supplicant, appeal, supplication, entreaty, petition

  5. prayer, supplicantnoun

    someone who prays to God

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

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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. prayernoun

    supplication, entreaty, suit, petition, request, SUFFRAGE

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. prayernoun

    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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  1. Meghan McCain:

    I’m just going to rip the Band-Aid off, I am here to tell all of you, my wonderful co-hosts and the viewers at home, that this is going to be my last season here at ‘The View,’ this was not an easy decision, it took a lot of thought and counsel and prayer and talking to my family and close friends, and, you know, look, COVID has changed the world for all of us, and it changed the way I am looking at life, the way I am living my life, what I want my life to look like, and when I said ‘goodbye’ to all of you in the studio, over a year and a half ago, I had just found out I was pregnant. I left the city very quickly because my OB/GYN wanted me to leave because he wasn’t sure how COVID could possibly impact pregnant women.

  2. Nathan Bult:

    They know where their parents are, and their parents are saying,' We're not safe,' and they're trying to escape the Taliban. Between the fear of the unknown, and the fear of what they do know and can do nothing about, it's like a constant adverse childhood experience, my hope and prayer is that all of these children would be able to be reunited with their extended family or their immediate family, but knowing what we know about their histories, there are some children who are never going to reunited with family.

  3. Gail Bradbrook:

    It's an Extinction Rebellion mythic story that's out there, but it's true, i was very gobsmacked and at the time I remember thinking,' goodness me, if he hadn't used that phrase, I wouldn't have recognized that this was my prayer being answered.'.

  4. Sandra Peterson:

    Please join us in prayer for all those involved, their families, and those who are traumatized from witnessing the horrible scene.

  5. Jesse Jackson:

    Khloe was there, and his friends. We joined hands and we had prayer, he is in a real struggle, and I think the doctors are doing their task.

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