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Meaning of SUPPLICATION

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  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"
  2. [n]  a humble request for help from someone in authority
  3. [n]  a prayer asking God's help as part of a religious service
 

SUPPLICATION is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: invocation, plea, prayer
 
 See Also: appeal, benediction, blessing, devotion, divine service, entreaty, orison, petition, prayer, religious service, rogation, service, worship

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sup`pli*ca"tion\, n. [F. supplication, L.
supplicatio.]
1. The act of supplicating; humble and earnest prayer, as in
   worship.

2. A humble petition; an earnest request; an entreaty.

3. (Rom. Antiq.) A religious solemnity observed in
   consequence of some military success, and also, in times
   of distress and danger, to avert the anger of the gods.

Syn: Entreaty; petition; solicitation; craving.

 

 

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