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1. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship.

Synonyms

  • Catholic Church
  • Armenian Church
  • Protestant Church
  • Christianity
  • Coptic Church
  • Nestorian Church
  • Christendom
  • religion
  • Christian
  • Unification Church
  • organized religion
  • Protestant
  • faith
  • Armenian Apostolic Orthodox Church

Antonyms

  • artifact
  • thinness
  • breakableness
  • solidity

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Church

  • research
  • search
  • perch
  • lurch
  • lerche
  • gertsch
  • durch
  • burtch
  • burch
  • birch
  • bertsche
  • bertsch
  • bertch

How do you spell church? Is it curch ?

A common misspelling of church is curch

Example sentences of the word church


1. Noun, singular or mass
Don't expect people to invite you into their church right away.

Quotes containing the word church


1. Anyone who thinks sitting in church can make you a Christian must also think that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

2. And I ask why am I black, they say I was born in sin, and shamed inequity. One of the main songs we used to sing in church makes me sick, 'love wash me and I shall be whiter than snow.
- Peter Tosh

3. God tells me that I need to provide for my family, discipline and teach my children, and love my wife as Christ loves the church. If I don't do that, I'm being unfaithful and sinful.
- Kevin DeYoung

2. church-state

noun. a state ruled by religious authority.

3. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] a place for public (especially Christian) worship.

Synonyms

  • presbytery
  • church building
  • transept
  • apsis
  • side chapel
  • rood screen
  • kirk
  • amen corner
  • chancel
  • house of worship
  • duomo
  • church tower
  • abbey
  • nave
  • sanctuary
  • apse
  • sacristy
  • lady chapel
  • basilica
  • bema
  • house of prayer
  • cathedral
  • house of God
  • place of worship
  • vestry

Antonyms

  • Anglican
  • Nonconformist
  • disservice
  • malfunction

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

4. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] a service conducted in a house of worship.

Synonyms

  • church service
  • divine service
  • service

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

5. church

noun. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church.

Synonyms

  • Christendom
  • body

Antonyms

  • softness
  • thick
  • porosity

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

6. church

verb. ['ˈtʃɝːtʃ'] perform a special church rite or service for.

Antonyms

  • thin

Etymology

  • chirche (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • cirice (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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