Definition for prayer

noun as in pleading, especially with a deity;

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Example Sentences

Our prayers are with Ron’s wife, Susan, their three children, and their nine grandchildren.

You give prayers to the families that were involved, and especially the child that was involved.

One officer removed his hat, covered his face with the palm of his left hand and seemed to offer a silent prayer.

Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues during this difficult time.

Hall, who has had covid, said a prayer and made the decision.

Before I go out on tour, I ask for prayer and to help my family.

After the Thursday prayer, the crowd of Congressional staff and lawmakers posed in the iconic, "Hands Up, Don't Shoot" pose.

At the end of his prayer, the grand mufti whispered aloud: “May God accept it.”

Highway safety flares provided light as the clans joined by loss sought solace in prayer and song.

You are also not allowed to film or photograph a royal ‘at prayer’.

The Alcalde remained kneeling for a short time by the side of the corpse, his lips moving in prayer.

He that adoreth God with joy, shall be accepted, and his prayer shall approach even to the clouds.

I will praise thy name continually, and will praise it with thanksgiving, and my prayer was heard.

The cow happily recovered, which the widow entirely attributed to the efficacy of her pastor's prayer.

As we learn more and more of the laws of Nature we put less and less reliance on the effect of prayer.


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On this page you'll find 52 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to prayer, such as: appeal, invocation, plea, service, worship, and application.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.