Definitions for oblationɒˈbleɪ ʃən

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  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

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  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 DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  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.]

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  1. Oblation

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

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