meaning of prayer

1. One who prays; a supplicant.
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.
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.
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 ones prayers.
the act of communicating with a deity especially as a petition or in adoration or contrition or thanksgiving; "the priest sank to his knees in ">prayer"

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