Definitions for oblationɒˈbleɪ ʃən

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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


  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

  4. Origin: [L. oblatio: cf. F. oblation. See Oblate.]


  1. Oblation

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

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