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Definitions of sacrament:

part of speech: adjective


part of speech: noun

A holy or sacred ceremony, as baptism; the Eucharist; the Lord's Supper.

part of speech: adverb


part of speech: noun

A solemn religious rite instituted by Christ to be observed by His followers; the Lord's Supper; the Eucharist; baptism; an outward and visible sign of an inward and spiritual grace; in the R. Cath. and Gr. Ch., baptism, the Eucharist, marriage, penance, confirmation, orders, and extreme unction, are called sacraments.

part of speech: noun

One of the solemn religious rites in the Christian Church, esp. the Lord's Supper: one of the seven " outward signs of inward signs of inward grace" by which, in the R. Cath. Church, grace is conveyed to the soul- they are Baptism, Confirmation, Holy Eucharist, Penance, Extreme Unction, Holy Orders and Matrimony.

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