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syn·a·gogue

also syn·a·gog  (sĭn′ə-gŏg′, -gôg′)
n.
1. A building or place of meeting for worship and religious instruction in the Jewish faith.
2. A congregation of Jews for the purpose of worship or religious study.
3. The Jewish religion as organized or typified in local congregations.

[Middle English, from Old French sinagoge, from Late Latin synagōga, from Greek sunagōgē, assembly, synagogue, from sunagein, to bring together : sun-, syn- + agein, to lead; see ag- in Indo-European roots.]

syn′a·gog′i·cal (-gŏj′ĭ-kəl), syn′a·gog′al (-gŏg′əl, -gôg′-) adj.

synagogue

(ˈsɪnəˌɡɒɡ)
n
1. (Judaism)
a. a building for Jewish religious services and usually also for religious instruction
b. (as modifier): synagogue services.
2. (Judaism) a congregation of Jews who assemble for worship or religious study
3. (Judaism) the religion of Judaism as organized in such congregations
[C12: from Old French sinagogue, from Late Latin synagōga, from Greek sunagōgē a gathering, from sunagein to bring together, from syn- + agein to lead]
synagogical, synagogal adj

syn•a•gogue

or syn•a•gog

(ˈsɪn əˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg)

n.
1. a Jewish house of worship, often having facilities for religious instruction or serving as a community center.
2. a congregation of Jews for the purpose of religious worship.
3. Rare. the Jewish religion; Judaism.
[1125–75; < Late Latin synagōga < Greek synagōgḗ assembly, meeting =syn- syn- + agōgḗ, n. use of feminine of agōgós (adj.) gathering; see -agogue]
syn`a•gog′i•cal (-ˈgɒdʒ ɪ kəl) syn′a•gog`al (-ˌgɒg əl, -ˌgɔ gəl) adj.

Synagogue

 an assembly; a congregation of Jews, 1175; of Rome, 1674; of Satan, 1565.

synagogue

A Jewish place of worship.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.synagogue - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregationsynagogue - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
Judaism - the monotheistic religion of the Jews having its spiritual and ethical principles embodied chiefly in the Torah and in the Talmud
Translations
كَنيس، مَكان الصّلاه عِند اليَهودمَعْبَدُ اليَهُود
synagogasynagóga
synagoge
synagogajuutalainenseurakunta
sinagoga
zsinagóga
samkunduhús, sÿnagóga
シナゴーグ
유태교 예배당
sinagoga
sinagoga
synagóga
sinagoga
synagoga
โบสถ์ของศาสนายิว
giáo đường Do thái

synagogue

[ˈsɪnəgɒg] Nsinagoga f

synagogue

[ˈsɪnəgɒg] nsynagogue f

synagogue

nSynagoge f

synagogue

[ˈsɪnəˌgɒg] nsinagoga

synagogue

(ˈsinəgog) noun
(the building used by) a gathering of Jews meeting together for worship.

synagogue

مَعْبَدُ اليَهُود synagoga synagoge Synagoge συναγωγή sinagoga synagoga synagogue sinagoga sinagoga シナゴーグ 유태교 예배당 synagoog synagoge synagoga sinagoga синагога synagoga โบสถ์ของศาสนายิว sinagog giáo đường Do thái 犹太教堂
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