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Noun: prayer  prehr
  1. 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";
    - supplication
  2. Reverent petition to a deity
    - petition, orison [archaic]
  3. Earnest or urgent request
    - entreaty, appeal, suppliance
  4. A fixed text used in praying
  5. Someone who prays to God
    - supplicant

Derived forms: prayers

Type of: asking, religious person, religious text, religious writing, request, sacred text, sacred writing, worship

Encyclopedia: Prayer, the Lord's