Search Result for "prayer meeting":
Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a service at which people sing hymns and pray together;
[syn: prayer meeting, prayer service]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prayer \Prayer\ (?; 277), n. [OE. preiere, OF. preiere, F. pri[`e]re, fr. L. precarius obtained by prayer, fr. precari to pray. See Pray, v. i.] 1. The act of praying, or of asking a favor; earnest request or entreaty; hence, a petition or memorial addressed to a court or a legislative body. "Their meek preyere." --Chaucer [1913 Webster] 2. The act of addressing supplication to a divinity, especially to the true God; the offering of adoration, confession, supplication, and thanksgiving to the Supreme Being; as, public prayer; secret prayer. [1913 Webster] As he is famed for mildness, peace, and prayer. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The form of words used in praying; a formula of supplication; an expressed petition; especially, a supplication addressed to God; as, a written or extemporaneous prayer; to repeat one's prayers. [1913 Webster] He made those excellent prayers which were published immediately after his death. --Bp. Fell. [1913 Webster] Prayer book, a book containing devotional prayers. Prayer meeting, a meeting or gathering for prayer to God. [1913 Webster] Syn: Petition; orison; supplication; entreaty; suit. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

prayer meeting n 1: a service at which people sing hymns and pray together [syn: prayer meeting, prayer service]