Associations to the word «Prayer»

Pictures for the word «Prayer»

Wiktionary

PRAYER, noun. A practice of communicating with one's God.
PRAYER, noun. The act of praying.
PRAYER, noun. The specific words or methods used for praying.
PRAYER, noun. A meeting held for the express purpose of praying.
PRAYER, noun. A request; a petition.
PRAYER, noun. One who prays.
PRAYER BEADS, noun. A string of beads used by members of various religions to count prayers, chants or devotions.
PRAYER BOOK, noun. A book containing religious prayers
PRAYER BOOK, noun. (when capitalized) The Book of Common Prayer
PRAYER BOOK, noun. (nautical) A small holystone
PRAYER BOOKS, noun. Plural of prayer book
PRAYER CIRCLE, noun. A ritual in which participants join hands in a circle and pray for something, often as part of a vigil.
PRAYER CIRCLES, noun. Plural of prayer circle
PRAYER FLAG, noun. A colourful rectangular cloth hung from a thread and strung along mountain ridges and peaks high in the Himalayas by practitioners of Tibetan Buddhism to bless the surrounding countryside or for other purposes.
PRAYER FLAGS, noun. Plural of prayer flag
PRAYER MAT, noun. A small rug on which Muslims kneel to pray
PRAYER MATS, noun. Plural of prayer mat
PRAYER OF MANASSEH, proper noun. (biblical) A book of the Apocrypha of the Bible.
PRAYER PLANT, noun. A tropical Brazilian plant related to arrowroot, Maranta leuconeura, grown as a houseplant for its attractive foliage.
PRAYER PLANTS, noun. Plural of prayer plant
PRAYER ROPE, noun. A loop made up of complex knots used by members of the Eastern Orthodox and Eastern Catholic churches to count the number of times they have prayed the Jesus Prayer.
PRAYER RUG, noun. A prayer mat
PRAYER RUGS, noun. Plural of prayer rug
PRAYER SHAWL, noun. A prayer shawl (e.g. a Jewish tallit).
PRAYER WHEEL, noun. (religion) A rotating cylinder either inscribed with or containing prayers, mainly used by Tibetan Buddhists.
PRAYER WHEELS, noun. Plural of prayer wheel

Dictionary definition

PRAYER, noun. The act of communicating with a deity (especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving); "the priest sank to his knees in prayer".
PRAYER, noun. Reverent petition to a deity.
PRAYER, noun. Earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm".
PRAYER, noun. A fixed text used in praying.
PRAYER, noun. Someone who prays to God.

Wise words

A blow with a word strikes deeper than a blow with a sword.
Robert Burton