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EUCHARIST

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Eucharist mean? 

EUCHARIST (noun)
  The noun EUCHARIST has 1 sense:

1. a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine

  Familiarity information: EUCHARIST used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


EUCHARIST (noun)


Sense 1Eucharist [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

Eucharist; Eucharistic liturgy; Holy Eucharist; Holy Sacrament; Liturgy; Lord's Supper; sacrament of the Eucharist

Hypernyms ("Eucharist" is a kind of...):

sacrament (a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction)

Meronyms (parts of "Eucharist"):

Offertory (the part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God)

Communion; Holy Communion; manduction; sacramental manduction (the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist)


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