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religions, plural;
  1. The belief in and worship of a superhuman controlling power, esp. a personal God or gods
    • - ideas about the relationship between science and religion
  2. Details of belief as taught or discussed
    • - when the school first opened they taught only religion, Italian, and mathematics
  3. A particular system of faith and worship
    • - the world's great religions
  4. A pursuit or interest to which someone ascribes supreme importance
    • - consumerism is the new religion

  1. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
  2. an institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
  3. (religious) concerned with sacred matters or religion or the church; "religious texts"; "a member of a religious order"; "lords temporal and spiritual"; "spiritual leaders"; "spiritual songs"
  4. (religious) of or relating to clergy bound by monastic vows; "the religious or regular clergy conducts the service"
  5. (religious) extremely scrupulous and conscientious; "religious in observing the rules of health"
  6. Religion is the seventh studio album by Spear of Destiny, released by Eastworld Recordings in 1997 (see 1997 in music).
  7. The Religions of Dune are a key aspect of the fictional setting of the Dune universe created by Frank Herbert. Many of the names of religions mentioned in the novels indicate they are blends of current belief systems, some syncretic.
  8. Serial Experiments Lain was created as a multimedia production, including an anime, a video game, a manga, and several artbooks and soundtracks. ...
  9. Religion is a peer-reviewed academic journal in the field of Religious Studies. It was founded in 1971, with close ties to the Religious Studies program at the University of Lancaster. ...
  10. The Religion is a horror novel written in 1982 by Nicholas Conde. It explores the ritual sacrifice of children to appease the pantheon of voodoo deities, through the currently used practice of Santeria. ...
  11. (Religious (Catholicism)) In the lexicon of certain branches of Christianity, especially the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Orthodox branches, religious as a noun usually refers to a member of a religious order of monks, nuns, friars, clerics regular, or other individuals who take the three vows ...
  12. A collection of practices, based on beliefs and teachings that are highly valued or sacred; Any practice that someone or some group is seriously devoted to; Any ongoing spiritual practice one engages in, in order to shape their character or improve traits of their personality; An ideological and ...
  13. (Religions) Roman Catholic 95% (about 75% practicing), Eastern Orthodox, Protestant, and other 5%
  14. (RELIGIONS) There are seven recognized ones, like Haani, goddess of love. Hence, terms like "seven hells", "seven devils", etc.
  15. (Religions) Roman Catholic 80.9%, Protestant 8.2%, Church of Christ (Iglesia ni Cristo) 2.3%, Mormon .5%, Islam 5%, Buddhism and Taoism 2%, Hinduism and Sikhism 2% (2000 census)
  16. (Religions) Sikhism, Hinduism & Islam
  17. (Religions) This entry includes a rank ordering of religions by adherents starting with the largest group and sometimes includes the percent of total population.
  18. (Religions) Usually, in a pantheistic society, one tries to please all the gods. Of course, people will tend to focus on a particular set, or particular sects, or what have you. ...
  19. Four world religions are represented in the country: Buddhism, Hinduism, Christianity and Islam. Buddhists numbered 69.3% of the population at the 1981 census, Hindus 15.5%, Muslims 7.6% and Christians 7.5%. ...
  20. (Religious) From this peak in the 1920s, the Bainbridge Jewish community soon went into decline, most likely due to the economic effects of the Great Depression on the region.  By 1937, according to the American Jewish Year Book, there were only 42 Jews in Bainbridge. ...
  21. (Religious) In the ordinary sense, this word refers to the quality by which a person is pious or prayerful, believing in God and acting according to God's moral laws. ...
  22. (Religious) Men and women who commit themselves to live in communities as priests. brothers, or nuns and to serve others in a very special way. They make promises to God and to their communities of brothers and sisters to lead simple lives.
  23. (Religious) The opposite of secular; a depending on God (the Christian depends on God by way of Jesus as the "High Priest" who intercedes and has paid the price for the individual Christian believer so that the believer has a right to depend on God) factors in life as "The Way" of life.
  24. (Religious) a person who is a member of an institute of consecrated life or a society of apostolic life. A “Religious” is distinguished from a “Diocesan priest,” who is incardinated into a diocese.
  25. (religious) "As used in Texas Education Code section 11.162(c), the word 'religious' means 1: relating to or manifesting faithful devotion to an acknowledged ultimate reality or deity < a ~ person><~ attitudes>2: of, relating to, or devoted to religious beliefs or observances." (Kaytie T. ...