place+of+worship

  • 1 Place of worship — A place of worship or house of worship is a building or other location where a group of people (a congregation) comes to perform acts of religious praise, honour, or devotion. The form and function of religious architecture has evolved over… …

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  • 2 place of worship — noun any building where congregations gather for prayer • Syn: ↑house of prayer, ↑house of God, ↑house of worship • Hypernyms: ↑building, ↑edifice • Hyponyms: ↑ …

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  • 3 place of worship — A church. A place set apart for rites or services of any kind which express reverence for a deity. People v Stanley, 81 Colo 276, 255 P 610. The use of the Bible in a public school does not make the school a place of worship. Hackett v… …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 4 place of worship — house of worship, house of prayer (i.e. church, mosque, synagogue, etc.) …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 5 place of worship — formal a church or other building where people hold religious ceremonies …

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  • 6 worship — worshiper, n. worshipingly, adv. /werr ship/, n., v., worshiped, worshiping or (esp. Brit.) worshipped, worshipping. n. 1. reverent honor and homage paid to God or a sacred personage, or to any object regarded as sacred. 2. formal or ceremonious… …

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  • 7 worship — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ daily, regular ▪ evening, morning ▪ Sunday ▪ public ▪ …

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  • 8 worship — wor|ship1 [ˈwə:ʃıp US ˈwə:r ] v past tense and past participle worshipped present participle worshipping also worshiped worshiping AmE 1.) [I and T] to show respect and love for a god, especially by praying in a religious building ▪ They all… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 9 worship — I UK [ˈwɜː(r)ʃɪp] / US [ˈwɜrˌʃɪp] noun [uncountable] * a) the activity of showing respect and love for a god, for example by singing or praying The building has been a place of worship since the eighth century. The whole school meets for the… …

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  • 10 worship — [[t]wɜ͟ː(r)ʃɪp[/t]] worships, worshipping, worshipped (in AM, use worshiping, worshiped) 1) VERB If you worship a god, you show your respect to the god, for example by saying prayers. [V n] I enjoy going to church and worshipping God. ...Jews… …

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  • 11 worship — 1 verb worshipped, worshipping also worshiped, worshiping AmE 1 (I, T) to show respect and love for a god, especially by praying in a church, temple etc 2 (T) to admire and love someone very much: She absolutely worships those children. 3 worship …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 worship — wor|ship1 [ wɜr,ʃıp ] noun uncount * the activity of showing respect and love for a god, for example by singing or praying: The building has been a place of worship since the eighth century. The whole school meets for the daily act of worship. a …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 place — placeable, adj. placeless, adj. placelessly, adv. /plays/, n., v., placed, placing. n. 1. a particular portion of space, whether of definite or indefinite extent. 2. space in general: time and place. 3. the specific portion of space normally… …

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  • 14 place — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 particular position/area ADJECTIVE ▪ convenient, good, great, ideal, perfect ▪ horrible, terrible ▪ It …

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  • 15 place — place1 W1S1 [pleıs] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(area/space/building etc)¦ 2¦(home )¦ 3 take place 4¦(space to sit or put something)¦ 5¦(point in book/speech)¦ 6¦(opportunity to do something)¦ 7¦(role/position)¦ 8 in place 9 in place o …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 16 place — place1 [ pleıs ] noun count *** ▸ 1 area/position ▸ 2 town/country/building ▸ 3 opportunity to be in something ▸ 4 seat/position ▸ 5 position in a race etc. ▸ 6 right occasion for something ▸ 7 point in book etc. ▸ 8 importance to people ▸ 9… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 17 place — 1 (C) PLACE, POSITION, OR AREA 1 POINT/POSITION a) any area, point, or position in space: This is the place where the accident happened. | Make sure you keep it in a safe place. | We kept moving from place to place. | The whole place was covered… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 place */*/*/ — I UK [pleɪs] / US noun [countable] Word forms place : singular place plural places 1) a) an area, or a position I don t like crowded places. Let s find a quiet place where we can talk. Keep your credit cards in a safe place. Will had broken his… …

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  • 19 place — [[t]pleɪs[/t]] n. v. placed, plac•ing 1) a particular portion of space, whether of definite or indefinite extent 2) space in general: time and place[/ex] 3) the portion of space normally occupied by a person or thing 4) any part of a body or… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 20 place — /pleɪs / (say plays) noun 1. a particular portion of space, of definite or indefinite extent. 2. space in general (chiefly in connection with time). 3. the portion of space occupied by anything. 4. a space or spot, set apart or used for a… …

    Australian English dictionary