call [kawl] Show IPA
|Part of Speech:||verb|
|Definition:||demand or announce action|
|Synonyms:||appeal to, appoint, ask, challenge, charge, claim, command, declare, decree, elect, entreat, exact, ordain, order, postulate, pray to, proclaim, require, requisition, set apart, solicit, summon|
|Category:||4. Acts of religion|
worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation; kneeling, genuflection, prostration., prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing; petition (request); collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster; beadroll; latria, dulia, hyperdulia, vigils; revival; cult; anxious meeting, camp meeting; ebenezer, virginal., thanksgiving; giving thanks, returning thanks; grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna; hallelujah, allelujah; Te Deum, non nobis Domine, nunc dimittis; paean; benschen; Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus, The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion., psalm, psalmody; hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet; antiphon, antiphony., oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation; burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering; offertory., discipline; self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial; fasting., divine service, office, duty; exercises; morning prayer; mass, matins, evensong, vespers; undernsong, tierce; holyday (rites)., worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant.
worship, lift up the heart, aspire; revere; adore, do service, pay homage; humble oneself, kneel; bow the knee, bend the knee; fall down, fall on one's knees; prostrate oneself, bow down and worship., pray, invoke, supplicate; put up, offer up prayers, offer petitions; beseech (ask); say one's prayers, tell one's beads., return thanks, give thanks; say grace, bless, praise, laud, glorify, magnify, sing praises; give benediction, lead the choir, intone; deacon, deacon off [U.S.], propitiate, offer sacrifice, fast, deny oneself; vow, offer vows, give alms,, work out one's salvation; go to church; attend service, attend mass; communicate (rite).
worshipping; devout, devotional, reverent, pure, solemn; fervid (heartfelt).
"making their lives a prayer" [Whitter]; ora et labora; "prayers ardent open heaven" [Young].
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