Noun(1) an established ceremony prescribed by a religion(2) any customary observance or practice
(1) The recipient must be an American boy or girl celebrating a religious rite : a first communion, confirmation, bar or bat mitzvah.(2) As I have mentioned, the sacrificial rite of kirasudj is held one month after the burial by adherents of traditional religion.(3) The Church of England still does not sanction remarriage of divorcees - i.e. they cannot be remarried using the full religious rite , though their civil marriages can be blessed by the church, and they can be admitted to communion.(4) the family Christmas rite(5) the Byzantine rite(6) The earth is sacred, and no ploughing or sowing or reaping can take place without some religious rite .(7) the rite of communion(8) the British family Christmas rite(9) A second springtime fertility rite , in which unmarried women perform dances and songs, coincides with St. Lazar's Day, eight days before Easter.(10) Hundreds of thousands of students have been educated in Britain, Australia, and the United States; the experience of leaving Malaysia for training abroad is an important rite of passage for many of the elite.(11) Baptism, first communion, and marriage are considered rites of passage for Andorrans, as they are for most Roman Catholics.(12) School graduation ceremonies are a primary rite of passage for most children and young adults.(13) The most important rite of passage for a boy is circumcision(14) Though suggestive of mystic, pagan rites of purification and primitivism, the film, like all true surrealism, outrageously defies attempts at pigeonholing analysis and close reading.(15) From ancient times, the rites and rituals associated with bathing have assumed a special place in human culture and consciousness.(16) The village was unable to help him, however, despite the number of religious rites they enacted.
(1) rite of passage :: deurgangsrite
1. ceremony ::
2. religious rite ::
3. ritual ::
Different Formsrite, rites
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