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1. prayer

noun. ['ˈprɛr, ˈpreɪɝ'] the act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving).

Synonyms

  • benediction
  • supplication
  • worship
  • blessing

Antonyms

  • give
  • undue
  • improperness
  • unseemliness

Etymology

  • preiere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • preiere (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Prayer

  • multilayer
  • mcbrayer
  • soothsayer
  • doomsayer
  • conveyor
  • conveyer
  • surveyor
  • strayer
  • sauter
  • purveyor
  • naysayer
  • trayer
  • steyer
  • stayer
  • speyer
  • slayer
  • schleyer
  • preyer
  • player
  • grayer
  • freyer
  • freier
  • frayer
  • dreyer
  • drayer
  • breyer
  • brayer
  • assayer
  • zaher
  • weyer

How do you pronounce prayer?

Pronounce prayer as prɛr.

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Sentences with prayer


1. Noun, singular or mass
Move down the bracelet as you switch to different topics or people during your prayer.

2. Adjective
The next two Pillars are prayer and fasting.

3. Verb, base form
Pristina's 85-foot-high clock tower has historically directed the faithful to prayer in this majority Muslim country.

Quotes about prayer


1. The Christian life is not a constant high. I have my moments of deep discouragement. I have to go to God in prayer with tears in my eyes, and say, 'O God, forgive me,' or 'Help me.'
- Billy Graham

2. Joy is prayer; joy is strength: joy is love; joy is a net of love by which you can catch souls.
- Mother Teresa

3. Never forget the three powerful resources you always have available to you: love, prayer, and forgiveness.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

2. prayer

noun. ['ˈprɛr, ˈpreɪɝ'] reverent petition to a deity.

Synonyms

  • deprecation
  • commination
  • collect
  • grace
  • petition
  • asking
  • benediction
  • intercession
  • thanksgiving
  • supplication
  • prayer wheel
  • requiescat
  • orison
  • blessing
  • request

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • uglify
  • repel
  • unattractiveness

Etymology

  • preiere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • preiere (Anglo-Norman)

3. prayer

noun. ['ˈprɛr, ˈpreɪɝ'] earnest or urgent request.

Synonyms

  • demagogy
  • adjuration
  • suit
  • courtship
  • entreaty
  • demagoguery
  • asking
  • supplication
  • solicitation
  • request
  • plea
  • courting
  • appeal

Antonyms

  • nonparticipation
  • disapproval
  • misfortune
  • bad luck

Etymology

  • preiere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • preiere (Anglo-Norman)

4. prayer

noun. ['ˈprɛr, ˈpreɪɝ'] a fixed text used in praying.

Synonyms

  • Mass
  • sacred text
  • sacred writing
  • Shema
  • religious writing
  • religious text

Antonyms

  • ill nature
  • maleficence
  • awkwardness
  • non-involvement

Etymology

  • preiere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • preiere (Anglo-Norman)

5. prayer

noun. ['ˈprɛr, ˈpreɪɝ'] someone who prays to God.

Synonyms

  • beadsman
  • supplicant
  • bedesman

Antonyms

  • hate
  • inactivity
  • miss
  • imperative

Etymology

  • preiere (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • preiere (Anglo-Norman)
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