prayer

1. (noun) A request or wish made to a supernatural being or power.

Example: A requiescat, a prayer for the soul of a dead person such as rest in peace (R.I.P.).

2. (noun) The act or practice of communicating with supernatural beings or power.

Example: Bhakti, a devotional prayer in Buddhism and Hinduism.

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Usage Notes:

  • Plural: prayers
  • A (noun) prayer (verb) prays a (noun) prayer.

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