What does Rite mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. rite, religious rite(noun)

    an established ceremony prescribed by a religion

    "the rite of baptism"

  2. ritual, rite(noun)

    any customary observance or practice


  1. rite(Noun)

    A religious custom.

  2. Origin: Via and , from ritus

Webster Dictionary

  1. Rite(noun)

    the act of performing divine or solemn service, as established by law, precept, or custom; a formal act of religion or other solemn duty; a solemn observance; a ceremony; as, the rites of freemasonry


  1. Rite

    A rite is an established, ceremonious, usually religious act. Rites in this sense fall into three major categories: ⁕rites of passage, generally changing an individual's social status, such as marriage, baptism, or graduation. ⁕rites of worship, where a community comes together to worship, such as Jewish synagogue or Mass ⁕rites of personal devotion, where an individual worships, including prayer and pilgrimages such as the Muslim Hajj.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Rite

    rīt, n. a religious usage or ceremony.—adv. Rite′ly, with due rites.—Ambrosian rite, the Ambrosian office and liturgy; Mozarabic rite (see Mozarabic). [L. ritus.]

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Anagrams for Rite »

  1. tire

  2. Teri

  3. trie

  4. tier

  5. REIT


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rite in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Rite in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. John Breen:

    Without anyone blinking an eye ... it became a state rite.

  2. Fox Business host Cavuto:

    For Fox Business, this is an important rite of passage, i don't want to screw it up.

  3. Neil Cavuto:

    For Fox Business, this is an important rite of passage, i don't want to screw Fox Business up.

  4. Hassan Tepa:

    In our culture, Sapana is the most important rite for a man to be able to gain authority within his community.

  5. Dieter Wolke:

    There're still people out there who think that bullying is a normal rite of passage — you go through and toughen up, etc..

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