Definition of Rite

1. Noun. An established ceremony prescribed by a religion. "The rite of baptism"

Exact synonyms: Religious Rite
Generic synonyms: Religious Ceremony, Religious Ritual
Specialized synonyms: Vigil, Watch, Last Rites, Orgy, Circumcision, Liturgy, Office
Derivative terms: Ritual



2. Noun. Any customary observance or practice.
Exact synonyms: Ritual
Generic synonyms: Custom, Usage, Usance
Terms within: Ceremonial Dance, Ritual Dance, Ritual Dancing
Specialized synonyms: Betrothal, Espousal, Marriage, Marriage Ceremony, Wedding, Rite Of Passage
Derivative terms: Ritual, Ritual, Ritualize

Definition of Rite

1. n. The act of performing divine or solemn service, as established by law, precept, or custom; a formal act of religion or other solemn duty; a solemn observance; a ceremony; as, the rites of freemasonry.

Definition of Rite

1. Noun. A religious custom. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rite

1. a ceremonial act or procedure [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rite

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ristras
ristretto
ristrettos
risus
risus caninus
risus sardonicus
risuses
rit
rit.
ritanserin
ritard
ritardando
ritardandos
ritards
rite (current term)
riteless
ritenuto
ritenutos
rites
ritodrine
ritonavir
ritonavirs
ritornel
ritornelli
ritornello
ritornellos
ritornels

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