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Definition 1: reverent petition to a deity - [noun denoting communication]

Synonyms for orison in the sense of this definition

(orison is a kind of ...) the verbal act of requesting

(... is a kind of orison ) a cylinder with prayers written on it; each revolution counts as uttering the prayers; used especially by Buddhists in Tibet

(... is a kind of orison ) a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service

(... is a kind of orison ) a prayer to God on behalf of another person

(... is a kind of orison ) a short prayer of thanks before a meal

"their youngest son said grace"

(... is a kind of orison ) a prayer to avert or remove some evil or disaster

(... is a kind of orison ) prayers proclaiming God's anger against sinners; read in the Church of England on Ash Wednesday

(... is a kind of orison ) a short prayer generally preceding the lesson in the Church of Rome or the Church of England

(... is a kind of orison ) a ceremonial prayer invoking divine protection

(... is a kind of orison ) a prayer for the repose of the soul of a dead person

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