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Definition of Sect


  1. A cutting; a scion.
  2. Those following a particular leader or authority, or attached to a certain opinion; a company or set having a common belief or allegiance distinct from others; in religion, the believers in a particular creed, or upholders of a particular practice; especially, in modern times, a party dissenting from an established church; a denomination; in philosophy, the disciples of a particular master; a school; in society and the state, an order, rank, class, or party.

Sect Translations

sect in Dutch is sekte
sect in French is secte
sect in German is Sekte
sect in Hungarian is szekta
sect in Italian is setta
sect in Spanish is secta
sect in Swedish is sekt