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Definition of Prayer


  1. One who prays; a supplicant.
  2. The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request or entreaty; hence, a petition or memorial addressed to a court or a legislative body.
  3. The act of addressing supplication to a divinity, especially to the true God; the offering of adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving to the Supreme Being; as, public prayer; secret prayer.
  4. The form of words used in praying; a formula of supplication; an expressed petition; especially, a supplication addressed to God; as, a written or extemporaneous prayer; to repeat one's prayers.
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Prayer Translations

prayer in Afrikaans is gebed
prayer in Dutch is gebed
prayer in German is Gebet
prayer in Italian is preghiera
prayer in Latin is votum, prex precis