Communion definition

kə-myo͝onyən
An intimate relationship with deep understanding.
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Religious or spiritual fellowship.
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The act of sharing one's thoughts and emotions with another or others; intimate converse.
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The act of sharing; possession in common; participation.

A communion of interest.

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The act or an instance of sharing, as of thoughts or feelings.
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A group of Christians professing the same faith and practicing the same rites; denomination.
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The definition of communion means sharing, or is a Christian rite in which people receive the Holy Eucharist.

An example of communion is a group of people with the same opinion on a topic.

An example of Communion is the Roman Catholic sacrament that individuals receive around the age of 7 or 8.

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The sacrament of the Eucharist received by a congregation.
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The consecrated elements of the Eucharist.
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The part of the Mass or a liturgy in which the Eucharist is received.
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A sharing in, or celebrating of, the Eucharist, or Holy Communion.
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The consecrated bread or wine of the Eucharist; Holy Communion.
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A body of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites; a denomination.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
communion
Plural:
communions

Origin of communion

  • Middle English communioun Christian fellowship, Eucharist from Old French communion from Late Latin commūniō commūniōn- from Latin mutual participation from commūnis common common

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition