prayer
[prɛː]
NOUN
prayers (plural noun)
  1. a solemn request for help or expression of thanks addressed to God or another deity.
    "I'll say a prayer for him" ·
    "the peace of God is ours through prayer"
    synonyms:
    • (prayers)
      a religious service, especially a regular one, at which people gather in order to pray together.
      "500 people were detained as they attended Friday prayers"
      synonyms:
      religious worship · worship · religious observance · prayers · vespers · matins · prayer meeting · church service
    • an earnest hope or wish.
      "it is our prayer that the current progress on human rights will be sustained"
Origin
Middle English: from Old French preiere, based on Latin precarius ‘obtained by entreaty’, from prex, prec- ‘prayer’.
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How to use prayer in a sentence?
it is our prayer that the current progress on human rights will be sustained.
a prayer recommended for lay people at the elevation of the Host.
he collected the prayer books and straightened the hassocks.
an organized life of prayer including the canonical hours.
500 people were detained as they attended Friday prayers.
an ascetic life of prayer, fasting, and manual labour.
he retains a firm belief in the efficacy of prayer.
a Latin prayer used by traditionalist Catholics.
strict adherence to Shabbat as a day of prayer.
a muezzin called the faithful to prayer.
the peace of God is ours through prayer.
he intoned a short Latin prayer.
an earnest and thankful prayer.
the fringes of a prayer shawl.
I'll say a prayer for him.
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How to say prayer in other languages?
Laguages Translations
Afrikaans (NOUN)gebed
Arabic (NOUN)الصلاة, صلاة, صلاتي, دعاء, الصلوات, الدعاء
Bangla নামায
Bosnian (Latin) molitva
Bulgarian (NOUN)молитва
(VERB)молите
Cantonese (Traditional) 祈禱
Catalan (NOUN)pregària, oració
Chinese Simplified 祈祷
Chinese Traditional 祈禱
Croatian (NOUN)molitva
Czech (NOUN)modlitba, pomodlit
Danish (NOUN)bøn, bønnen, forbøn
Dutch (NOUN)gebed, bidden
Estonian (NOUN)palve
Fijian masu
Filipino panalangin
Finnish (NOUN)rukous
French (NOUN)prière, oraison
German (NOUN)Gebet, Gebets, beten
Greek (NOUN)προσευχή
Haitian Creole lapriyè
Hebrew (NOUN)תפילה, התפילה, תפילת, להתפלל, תפילות
Hindi (NOUN)प्रार्थना, नमाज़
Hmong Daw lus thov piv yeem
Hungarian (NOUN)ima, imádság, imát, imája, imában, imám
Icelandic (NOUN)bæn, fyrirbæn, bænir
Indonesian (NOUN)doa, shalat, sembahyang, sholat, berdoa, salat
Italian (NOUN)preghiera, orazione, pregare
Japanese (NOUN)祈り, 祈祷, 礼拝, 祈る
Kiswahili (NOUN)maombi, sala, ombi, kusali, kuomba
Korean (NOUN)기도, 기도가, 기도하, 가기도, 한기도, 이기도
Latvian (NOUN)lūgšanu
Lithuanian (NOUN)malda
Malagasy vavaka
Malay (Latin) (NOUN)doa, sembahyang, solat
Maltese misteru
Norwegian Bokmål bønn
Persian (NOUN)نماز, دعا, دعای
Polish (NOUN)modlitwy
Portuguese (NOUN)oração, prece, orações, rezar, orar, reza
Querétaro Otomi oración
Romanian (NOUN)rugăciune
Russian (NOUN)молитвы
Samoan tatalo
Serbian (Cyrillic) молитва
Serbian (Latin) molitva
Slovak (NOUN)modlitba
Slovenian (NOUN)molitev
Spanish (NOUN)oración, rezo, plegaria, orar, rezar
Swedish (NOUN)bön, bönen, bönehus, böner
Tahitian te pure
Tamil பிரார்த்தனை
Telugu ప్రార్థన
Thai (NOUN)ละหมาด, อธิษฐาน
Tongan lotu
Turkish (NOUN)dua, namaz, duası, duayı, duaya, dua etmek, dualar, ibadet
Ukrainian (NOUN)молитва, намазу
Urdu (NOUN)نماز, دعا
Vietnamese (NOUN)cầu nguyện
Welsh (NOUN)gweddi, weddi
Yucatec Maya payalchi'
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