house of worship

  • 1 house of worship — n. A church or other building used for religious services. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …

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

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  • 3 house of worship. — See house of God. * * * …

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  • 4 house of worship. — See house of God …

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  • 5 house of worship — noun A religious edifice; a church, temple, or similar place where believers go to practice their faith …

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  • 6 house of worship — noun (C) especially AmE a church …

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  • 7 Bahá'í House of Worship — A map of the location of Bahá í Houses of Worship worldwide; green represents countries that currently have Bahá í Houses of Worship (with a blue dot for the city); red represents countries where a House of Worship existed, but no longer does;… …

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  • 8 house church — or house group noun A group of Christians meeting, usu in a house, for worship, prayer, Bible study, etc, usu in addition to Sunday church worship • • • Main Entry: ↑house * * * n. 1) a charismatic church independent of traditional denominations… …

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  • 9 house group — house church or house group noun A group of Christians meeting, usu in a house, for worship, prayer, Bible study, etc, usu in addition to Sunday church worship • • • Main Entry: ↑house house group see ↑house church above. • • • Main Entry: ↑house …

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  • 10 house — [hous; ] for v. [ houz] n. pl. houses [hou′ziz] [ME hous < OE hus, akin to Ger haus (OHG hūs) < IE * (s)keus < base * (s)keu , to cover, conceal > SKY] 1. a building for human beings to live in; specif., a) the building or part of a… …

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

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

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  • 13 worship — I n. 1) ancestor; hero; idol; nature; public worship 2) (misc.) a house of worship II v. 1) to worship reverently 2) (D; tr.) to worship as (to worship smb. as a god) 3) (misc.) I worship the ground you walk on * * * [ wɜːʃɪp] hero …

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  • 14 house — Structure that serves as living quarters for one or more persons or families. See also curtilage domicile home residence. A legislative assembly, or (where the bicameral system obtains) one of the two branches of the legislature; as the house of… …

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

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  • 17 house of God — 1. Also called house of worship, house of prayer. a building devoted to religious worship; a church, synagogue, temple, chapel, etc. 2. Also, House of God. Islam. Ka ba. * * * …

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  • 18 house — n., adj. /hows/; v. /howz/, n., pl. houses /how ziz/, v., housed, housing, adj. n. 1. a building in which people live; residence for human beings. 2. a household. 3. (often cap.) a family, including ancestors and descendants: the great houses of… …

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  • 19 house — I. noun /haʊs / (say hows) (plural houses /haʊzəz / (say howzuhz)) 1. a building for people to live in, usually one which is self contained and designed for a single family. 2. a place of lodgement, rest, etc., as of an animal. 3. a household. 4 …

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  • 20 House of Saint Ananias — Infobox religious building building name=House of Saint Ananias caption=Inside the Chapel of Saint Ananias location=Damascus, Syria geo= religious affiliation=Melkite district= consecration year= status= leadership= website= architect=… …

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