Synonyms of prayer


1. prayer, supplication, worship

usage: 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"

2. prayer, petition, orison, request, asking

usage: reverent petition to a deity

3. entreaty, prayer, appeal, request, asking

usage: earnest or urgent request; "an entreaty to stop the fighting"; "an appeal for help"; "an appeal to the public to keep calm"

4. prayer, sacred text, sacred writing, religious writing, religious text

usage: a fixed text used in praying

5. prayer, supplicant, religious person

usage: someone who prays to God

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Definition and meaning of prayer (Dictionary)