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1. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] followers of an exclusive system of religious beliefs and practices.

Synonyms

  • Wicca
  • macumba
  • obeah
  • Rastafari
  • religion
  • Rastas
  • Rastafarian
  • obi
  • voodoo
  • organized religion
  • faith

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Cult

  • consult
  • result
  • insult
  • exult
  • adult
  • sult
  • schulte
  • schult
  • hult
  • bult

How do you pronounce cult?

Pronounce cult as kəlt.

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Example sentences of the word cult


1. Noun, singular or mass
And how do you choose between the cult classic Brita and the lesser-known brands?

Quotes containing the word cult


1. The only thing I'm addicted to is winning. This bootleg cult, arrogantly referred to as Alcoholics Anonymous, reports a 5 percent success rate. My success rate is 100 percent.
- Charlie Sheen

2. Stalinism is linked with a cult of personality and massive violations of the law, with repression and camps. There is nothing like that in Russia and, I hope, will never again be.
- Vladimir Putin

3. A cult is a religion with no political power.
- Tom Wolfe

2. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] an interest followed with exaggerated zeal.

Synonyms

  • fashion
  • fad
  • furor
  • craze
  • furore

Antonyms

  • unbelief
  • apophatism
  • doctrine of analogy
  • cataphatism

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

3. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] followers of an unorthodox, extremist, or false religion or sect who often live outside of conventional society under the direction of a charismatic leader.

Synonyms

  • religion
  • organized religion
  • cargo cult
  • faith

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

4. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] a religion or sect that is generally considered to be unorthodox, extremist, or false.

Synonyms

  • faith
  • religion

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)

5. cult

noun. ['ˈkʌlt'] a system of religious beliefs and rituals.

Synonyms

  • religious cult
  • obeah
  • voodooism
  • religion
  • Rastafarianism
  • vodoun
  • hoodooism
  • obi
  • voodoo
  • religious belief
  • cultus
  • cargo cult
  • faith

Etymology

  • culte (French)
  • cultus (Latin)
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