Definition of sacrament
- saw voting as a sacrament of democracy
They stood in line to receive the Sacrament.
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First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
: an important Christian ceremony (such as baptism or marriage)
the Sacrament : the bread and wine that are eaten and drunk during the Christian ceremony of Communion
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