What does offertory mean?

Definitions for offertory
ˈɔ fərˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈɒf ər-of·fer·to·ry

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word offertory.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. offertory(noun)

    the offerings of the congregation at a religious service

  2. Offertory(noun)

    the part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God

Wiktionary

  1. offertory(Noun)

    money offered or donated during a church service

    Etymology: From Latin offertorium, from verb offere, offer, + suffix -torium.

  2. offertory(Noun)

    the part of a church service when offerings are collected

    Etymology: From Latin offertorium, from verb offere, offer, + suffix -torium.

  3. offertory(Noun)

    music sung or played during the offertory of a church service

    Etymology: From Latin offertorium, from verb offere, offer, + suffix -torium.

Freebase

  1. Offertory

    The offertory is the part of a Eucharistic service when the bread and wine for use in the service are ceremonially placed on the altar. A collection of alms from the congregation, such as may take place also at non-Eucharistic services, often coincides with this ceremony. The Eucharistic theology of Christian denominations that have a liturgical offertory may vary. In the Roman Rite, the term "preparation of the gifts" is used in addition to the term "offertory".

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Offertory

    in the Roman Catholic Church a portion of the liturgy chanted at the commencement of the eucharistic service, also in the English the part of the service read during the collection of the alms at communion.

How to pronounce offertory?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say offertory in sign language?

  1. offertory

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of offertory in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of offertory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Images & Illustrations of offertory

  1. offertoryoffertoryoffertoryoffertoryoffertory

Popularity rank by frequency of use

offertory#100000#139816#333333

Translations for offertory

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for offertory »

Translation

Find a translation for the offertory definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Український (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these offertory definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"offertory." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2020. Web. 25 May 2020. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/offertory>.

Are we missing a good definition for offertory? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for offertory:


Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.