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

1 sense of sacrament

Sense 1
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)
       => religious ceremony, religious ritual -- (a ceremony having religious meaning)

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