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religion
n. collection of beliefs concerning the origin of man and the universe, faith

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Religion
Religion is an organized collection of beliefscultural systems, and world views that relate humanity to an order of existence. Many religions have narrativessymbols, and sacred histories that are intended to explain the meaning of life and/or to explain the origin of life or the Universe. From their beliefs about the cosmos and human nature, people derive moralityethicsreligious laws or a preferred lifestyle. According to some estimates, there are roughly 4,200 religions in the world.

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Noun
1. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
(synonym) faith, religious belief
(hypernym) belief
(hyponym) apophatism
(class) free-thinking, latitudinarian, undogmatic, undogmatical
2. institution to express belief in a divine power; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
(synonym) faith
(hypernym) institution, establishment
(hyponym) church, Christian church
(class) exorcise, exorcize


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Religion (die)
nf. religion, faith, creed, belief, belief in a particular thing or person; collection of beliefs concerning the origin of man and the universe

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religion
nf. religion, collection of beliefs concerning the origin of man and the universe; faith


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