Synonyms for prayer


1. prayer, supplication, worship
usage: 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"
2. prayer, petition, orison, request, asking
usage: reverent petition to a deity
3. entreaty, prayer, appeal, request, asking
usage: earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"
4. prayer, sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text
usage: a fixed text used in praying
5. prayer, supplicant, religious person
usage: someone who prays to God
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