Part of speech: noun

The act of communing; sympathetic intercourse.

Part of speech: noun

The Lord's Supper, or the act of partaking of it.

Part of speech: noun

Religious fellowship; a denomination of Christians.

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Usage examples "communion":

  1. I have had everything to help me upward; joys and sorrows, encouragement and disappointment, the love and example of my dearest husband and children in our daily companionship and communion, the never- failing and precious affection and help of brothers, sisters, and friends- and yet my life seems all a failure when I think what it might have been. - "Lady-John-Russell", MacCarthy, Desmond.
  2. Bishop Williams began the Communion- office, using as a Collect that for St. Simon and St. Jude's Day. - "Report Of Commemorative Services With The Sermons And Addresses At The Seabury Centenary, 1883-1885.", Diocese Of Connecticut.
  3. As long, therefore, as they remained in obedient communion with their Church their souls were secure. - "Modern Religious Cults and Movements", Gaius Glenn Atkins.