Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun congregation

3 senses of congregation

Sense 1
congregation, fold, faithful -- (a group of people who adhere to a common faith and habitually attend a given church)
       => social group -- (people sharing some social relation)

Sense 2
congregation -- (an assemblage of people or animals or things collected together; "a congregation of children pleaded for his autograph"; "a great congregation of birds flew over")
       => collection, aggregation, accumulation, assemblage -- (several things grouped together or considered as a whole)

Sense 3
congregation, congregating -- (the act of congregating)
       => assembly, assemblage, gathering -- (the social act of assembling; "they demanded the right of assembly")

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