place/house of worship

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of place/house of worship

: a church, synagogue, etc.

Word by Word Definitions

place play
  1. : physical environment : space

  2. : a way for admission or transit

  3. : physical surroundings : atmosphere

  1. : to put in or as if in a particular place or position : set

  2. : to present for consideration

  3. : to put in a particular state

house play
  1. : a building that serves as living quarters for one or a few families : home

  2. : a shelter or refuge (such as a nest or den) of a wild animal

  3. : a natural covering (such as a test or shell) that encloses and protects an animal or a colony of zooids

  1. : to provide with living quarters or shelter

  2. : to store in a building

  3. : to encase, enclose, or shelter as if by putting in a house (see 1house)

worship play
  1. : to honor or reverence as a divine being or supernatural power

  2. : to regard with great or extravagant respect, honor, or devotion

  3. : to perform or take part in worship or an act of worship

  1. : reverence offered a divine being or supernatural power

  2. : a form of religious practice with its creed and ritual

  3. : extravagant respect or admiration for or devotion to an object of esteem


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