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Overview of noun prayer

The noun prayer has 5 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (5) prayer, supplication

(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. (4) prayer, petition, orison

(reverent petition to a deity)

3. (2) entreaty, prayer, appeal

(earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm")

4. (1) prayer

(a fixed text used in praying)

5. prayer, supplicant

(someone who prays to God) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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