Synonyms for Holy Order

Synonyms for (noun) Holy Order

Synonyms: holy order

Definition: the sacrament of ordination

Similar words: sacrament

Definition: a formal religious ceremony conferring a specific grace on those who receive it; the two Protestant ceremonies are baptism and the Lord's Supper; in the Roman Catholic Church and the Eastern Orthodox Church there are seven traditional rites accepted as instituted by Jesus: baptism and confirmation and Holy Eucharist and penance and holy orders and matrimony and extreme unction


Synonyms: Holy Order, Order

Definition: (usually plural) the status or rank or office of a Christian clergyman in an ecclesiastical hierarchy

Usage: theologians still disagree over whether `bishop' should or should not be a separate Order

Similar words: status, position

Definition: the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society

Usage: he had the status of a minor; the novel attained the status of a classic; atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life