Definitions for oblationɒˈbleɪ ʃən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ob•la•tionɒˈbleɪ ʃən(n.)

  1. an offering made to a deity, esp. the offering of bread and wine in the celebration of the Eucharist.

    Category: Religion

  2. the act of making such an offering.

    Category: Religion

  3. any offering for religious or charitable uses.

    Category: Religion

Origin of oblation:

1375–1425; < LL oblātiō=oblā-, suppletive s. of offerre to offer+-tiō -tion

ob•la•to•ryˈɒb ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. oblation, offering(noun)

    the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity

    "oblations for aid to the poor"

  2. Oblation, religious offering(noun)

    the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist

Wiktionary

  1. oblation(Noun)

    The offering of worship, thanks etc. to a deity.

  2. oblation(Noun)

    A deed or gift offered charitably.

  3. Oblation(ProperNoun)

    The offering of bread and wine at the Eucharist

  4. Origin: From oblacion, from oblatus, passive perfect participle of offerro

Webster Dictionary

  1. Oblation(noun)

    the act of offering, or of making an offering

  2. Oblation(noun)

    anything offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice

  3. Oblation(noun)

    a gift or contribution made to a church, as for the expenses of the eucharist, or for the support of the clergy and the poor

Freebase

  1. Oblation

    Oblation, an offering, a term, particularly in ecclesiastical usage, for a solemn offering or presentation to God.

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