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Noun: rite  rIt
  1. An established ceremony prescribed by a religion
    "the rite of baptism";
    - religious rite
  2. Any customary observance or practice
    - ritual

Sounds like: righte, rite

Derived forms: rites

Type of: custom, religious ceremony, religious ritual, usage, usance [archaic]

Encyclopedia: Rite