find/get religion

Definition of find/get religion

informal + sometimes disapproving
1 :to become religious :to decide to follow a particular religion
  • My dad found religion after surviving a car accident.
2 :to stop doing something that others think is wrong and begin to do something others think is good or correct
  • The mayor got religion on public transit and is now pushing plans to build a new subway.

Word by Word Definitions

find play
  1. : to come upon often accidentally : encounter

  2. : to meet with (a particular reception)

  3. : to come upon by searching or effort

  1. : an act or instance of finding

  2. : something found: such as

  3. : a valuable discovery

get play
  1. : to gain possession of

  2. : to receive as a return : earn

  3. : to obtain by concession or entreaty

  1. : something begotten:

  2. : offspring

  3. : the entire progeny of a male animal

  1. : a document of release from obligation in Jewish law

  2. : a religious divorce by Jewish law

religion play
  1. : the state of a religious

  2. : the service and worship of God or the supernatural

  3. : commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance


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