Associations to the word «Temple»


TEMPLE, noun. A building for worship.
TEMPLE, noun. (often capitalized) The Jewish temple of Jerusalem, first built by Solomon.
TEMPLE, noun. Something regarded as holding religious presence.
TEMPLE, noun. Something of importance; something attended to.
TEMPLE, noun. (obsolete) A body.
TEMPLE, noun. Hands held together with forefingers outstretched and touching pad to pad, with the rest of the fingers clasped.
TEMPLE, noun. (Mormonism) A building dedicated to the administration of ordinances.
TEMPLE, noun. A local organization of Oddfellows.
TEMPLE, verb. (transitive) To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to.
TEMPLE, noun. (anatomy) The slightly flatter region, on either side of the head, back of the eye and forehead, above the zygomatic arch and in front of the ear.
TEMPLE, noun. (ophthalmology) Either of the sidepieces on a set of spectacles, extending backwards from the hinge toward the ears and, usually, turning down around them.
TEMPLE, noun. (weaving) A contrivance used in a loom for keeping the web stretched transversely.
TEMPLE, proper noun. A male given name.
TEMPLE, proper noun. A female given name.
TEMPLE, proper noun. Any of several towns in the United States or United Kingdom.
TEMPLE BLOCK, noun. An Asian percussion instrument made of hollow wood with a large slit.
TEMPLE BLOCKS, noun. Plural of temple block
TEMPLE GARMENT, noun. A form of underwear worn by Latter-day Saints after taking part in the endowment ceremony; they are a symbolic reminder of the covenants made in temple ceremonies.
TEMPLE GARMENTS, noun. Plural of temple garment
TEMPLE IN JERUSALEM, proper noun. A particular building complex once in Jerusalem, then a center of Jewish religious life.
TEMPLE MOUNT, proper noun. One of the hills in Jerusalem, where the Biblical king Solomon built his great temple, which the Roman emperor Vespasian's son and successor Titus levelled (except for the Wailing Wall) in 70 CE during a failed Jewish rebellion.
TEMPLE OF HEAVEN, proper noun. A complex of religious buildings situated in the southeastern part of central Beijing.
TEMPLE OF IMMENSITY, noun. (archaic) (idiomatic) (usually preceded by the) The universe or the complete overhead expanse of the heavens, especially as conceived as an object of religious reverence.
TEMPLE OF IMMENSITY, noun. Alternative form of temple of immensity
TEMPLE ORANGE, noun. Tangor (citrus fruit)
TEMPLE ORANGES, noun. Plural of temple orange

Dictionary definition

TEMPLE, noun. Place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity.
TEMPLE, noun. The flat area on either side of the forehead; "the veins in his temple throbbed".
TEMPLE, noun. An edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes.
TEMPLE, noun. (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation.

Wise words

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