Simple Definition of catechism
: a collection of questions and answers that are used to teach people about the Christian religion
: a book that explains the beliefs of the Christian religion by using a list of questions and answers
Full Definition of catechism
1 : oral instruction
2 : a manual for catechizing; specifically : a summary of religious doctrine often in the form of questions and answers
3 a : a set of formal questions put as a test b : something resembling a catechism especially in being a rote response or formulaic statement
catechismalplay \ˌka-tə-ˈkiz-məl\ adjective
catechisticplay \-ˈkis-tik\ adjective
Examples of catechism in a sentence
They went to school to learn their catechism.
He taught catechism at Sunday school.
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CATECHISM Defined for Kids
Definition of catechism for Students
1 : a series of questions and answers used in giving religious instruction
2 : a set of formal questions
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