church


church

noun

Definition of CHURCH

1
a building for public worship and especially Christian worship <a city that is noted for its many historic churches>
Synonyms kirk [chiefly Scottish], tabernacle, temple
2
a body of persons gathered for religious worship <spoke to the whole church at once>
Synonyms assembly, church
3
the group ordained to perform clerical functions in the Christian church <a time when few young men seem to want to join the church>
Antonyms laity

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