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cult

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of cult

  1. 1 a group of people showing intense devotion to a cause, person, or work (as a film) <long after it had gone off the air, the TV series continued to have a huge cult> Synonyms audience, followership, following Related Words discipleship; fandom

  2. 2 a body of beliefs and practices regarding the supernatural and the worship of one or more deities <an ancient cult that centered on the worship of the earth as the source of all life> Synonyms credo, creed, religion, faith, persuasionRelated Words church, communion, denomination, sect; doctrine, dogma, theology; deism, heathenism, monotheism, paganism, pantheism, polytheism, theismNear Antonyms agnosticism, know-nothingism; atheism, godlessness, nonbelief, secularism, unbelief




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