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OBLATION

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Oblation mean? 

OBLATION (noun)
  The noun OBLATION has 2 senses:

1. the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
2. the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist

  Familiarity information: OBLATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


OBLATION (noun)


Sense 1oblation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

oblation; offering

Context example:

oblations for aid to the poor

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

gift; giving (the act of giving)


Sense 2Oblation [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

religious offering; Oblation

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

religious ceremony; religious ritual (a ceremony having religious meaning)

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

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


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