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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sect, religious sect, religious order(noun)

    a subdivision of a larger religious group

    Synonyms:
    religious order, religious sect, faction

  2. faction, sect(noun)

    a dissenting clique

    Synonyms:
    cabal, religious order, religious sect, junto, faction, camarilla

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sect(n.)

    Synonyms:
    denomination, school

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. sect(n)

    Synonyms:
    school, party, denomination

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  1. List of paraphrases for "sect":

    secc, sects, section, sec, cult, dry, art, chap, festival, etec

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How to use sect in a sentence?

  1. Edgar Quinet:

    Universal orthodoxy is enriched by every new discovery of truth: what at first appeared universal, by wishing to stand still, sooner or later becomes a sect.

  2. James Madison:

    Who does not see that the same authority which can establish Christianity, in exclusion of all other religions, may establish with the same ease any particular sect of Christians, in exclusion of all other sects

  3. Nadine Labaki:

    If you, like me are angry, forget the party, forget the sect, you are today Lebanese, a child of Beirut.

  4. Thomas Jefferson, letter to Elbridge Gerry, 1799:

    I am for freedom of religion, & against all maneuvres to bring about a legal ascendancy of one sect over another.

  5. Ralph Waldo Emerson:

    A sect or party is an elegant incognito devised to save a man from the vexation of thinking.

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