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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Holy Communion mean? 

  The noun HOLY COMMUNION has 1 sense:

1. the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist

  Familiarity information: HOLY COMMUNION used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


Sense 1Holy Communion [BACK TO TOP]


The act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


Communion; Holy Communion; manduction; sacramental manduction

Context example:

the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation

Hypernyms ("Holy Communion" is a kind of...):

ritual (the prescribed procedure for conducting religious ceremonies)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "Holy Communion"):

intercommunion (participation in Holy Communion by members of more than one church (eg Catholic and Orthodox))

Holonyms ("Holy Communion" is a part of...):

Eucharist; Eucharistic liturgy; Holy Eucharist; Holy Sacrament; Liturgy; Lord's Supper; sacrament of the Eucharist (a Christian sacrament commemorating the Last Supper by consecrating bread and wine)

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