We have put together a list of words that are similar to RELIGION.

17 Alternative Words Similar to religion

1 Faith Noun      Synonym Words Like Faith
2 Belief Noun      Synonym Words Like Belief
3 Establishment Noun      Synonym Words Like Establishment
4 Institution Noun      Synonym Words Like Institution
5 Heathenism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Heathenism
6 Mithraicism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Mithraicism
7 Paganism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Paganism
8 Manichaeanism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Manichaeanism
9 Shamanism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Shamanism
10 Cataphatism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Cataphatism
11 Bahaism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Bahaism
13 Analogy Noun      Hyponym Words Like Analogy
14 Mysticism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Mysticism
15 Apophatism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Apophatism
16 Shintoism Noun      Hyponym Words Like Shintoism
17 Sect Noun      Hyponym Words Like Sect

3 examples of religion

1 ethical religions; monotheistic religions; natural religion; revealed religion; the religion of the Jews; the religion of idol worshipers
2 to enter religion
3 a member of his own faith contradicted him

10 definitions of religion

1 The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods having power over their destiny, to whom obedience, service, and honor are due; the feeling or expression of human love, fear, or awe of some superhuman and overruling power, whether by profession of belief, by observance of rites and ceremonies, or by the conduct of life; a system of faith and worship; a manifestation of piety.
2 Specifically, conformity in faith and life to the precepts inculcated in the Bible, respecting the conduct of life and duty toward God and man; the Christian faith and practice.
3 A monastic or religious order subject to a regulated mode of life; the religious state.
4 Strictness of fidelity in conforming to any practice, as if it were an enjoined rule of conduct.
5 a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
6 an institution to express belief in a divine power
7 Belief in and reverence for a supernatural power or powers regarded as creator and governor of the universe.
8 A personal or institutionalized system grounded in such belief and worship.
9 The life or condition of a person in a religious order.
10 A set of beliefs, values, and practices based on the teachings of a spiritual leader.
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