Definitions for oblationɒˈbleɪ ʃən
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an offering made to a deity, esp. the offering of bread and wine in the celebration of the Eucharist.
the act of making such an offering.
any offering for religious or charitable uses.
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.)
the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity
"oblations for aid to the poor"
Oblation, religious offering(noun)
the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
The offering of worship, thanks etc. to a deity.
A deed or gift offered charitably.
The offering of bread and wine at the Eucharist
Origin: From oblacion, from oblatus, passive perfect participle of offerro
the act of offering, or of making an offering
anything offered or presented in worship or sacred service; an offering; a sacrifice
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