Thesaurus.com
Thesaurus / altar
FEEDBACK

altar

See definition of altar on Dictionary.com

synonyms for altar

  • shrine
  • chantry
  • font
  • reredos
  • tabernacle
  • retable
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
Meet Grammar Coach
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar Coach
Improve Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

TRY USING altar

See how your sentence looks with different synonyms.

Characters: 0/140
QUIZ
This Quiz Is Bubbling With Powerful Potion Ingredients
START THE QUIZ

How to use altar in a sentence

So as we cook, our kitchens can become temples and our pantries can transform into altars, which opens our space for the feelings, emotions, memories and questions that arise.
MEET FOUR CRAFT CHOCOLATE MAKERS DECOLONIZING THE INDUSTRYJINJI FRASEROCTOBER 22, 2020EATER
Yet at the same time, her refusal to sacrifice her personal life at the altar of her career flouts many of the old “rules” for getting to the top.
HOW JANE FRASER BROKE BANKING’S HIGHEST GLASS CEILINGCLAIRE ZILLMAN, REPORTEROCTOBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Under normal circumstances, my family’s Chuseok celebrations are mostly focused on the food and gathering aspects — but still, we’re hit with the realization that those we love could one day be a name before an altar of food we set.
THE MEANING OF CHUSEOK DURING A PANDEMIC YEARNINA YUNOCTOBER 9, 2020EATER
It also held a large, flat stone like an altar, with traces of human and animal blood.
AN ANCIENT SITE WITH HUMAN SKULLS ON DISPLAY - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDEJO MARCHANTSEPTEMBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
As you drink your coffee you guide your mind back to the opera, the cross-dressing Cain and Abel, the upside-down altar.
THE FIRST MURDERKATIE MCLEANAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Ramona had covered the box with white cloth, and the lace altar-cloth thrown over it fell in folds to the floor.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
After a few seconds Ramona rose, went into the house, brought out the white altar-cloth, and laid it over the mutilated face.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
And one of the seraphims flew to me, and in his hand was a live coal, which he had taken with the tongs off the altar.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
In return, each of the priests placed an image of Buddha on a tree-root, turning it into an altar.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
Inside its darkened walls a single monk chanted his monotonous prayer before an altar.
OUR LITTLE KOREAN COUSINH. LEE M. PIKE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
Choose the synonym for future
capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO ALTAR

  • Lord's table
  • altar
  • chancel table
  • holy table
  • table of the Lord
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.