noun. ['ˈraɪt'] an established ceremony prescribed by a religion.
- last rites
- religious rite
- religious ritual
Rhymes with Rite
Sentences with rite
1. Noun, singular or mass
Graduation is an exciting rite of passage for high school, trade school or college graduates.
Quotes about rite
1. Allowing yourself to stop reading a book - at page 25, 50, or even, less frequently, a few chapters from the end - is a rite of passage in a reader's life, the literary equivalent of a bar mitzvah or a communion, the moment at which you look at yourself and announce: Today I am an adult. I can make my own decisions.
- Sara Nelson, So Many Books, So Little Time: A Year of Passionate Reading
2. Religion is more than rite and ritual.
- Yann Martel, Life of Pi
noun. ['ˈraɪt'] any customary observance or practice.
- ceremonial dance
- marriage ceremony
- ritual dancing
- ritual dance