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ob·la·tion

 (ə-blā′shən, ō-blā′-)
n.
1. The act of offering something, such as worship or thanks, to a deity.
2. Oblation
a. The act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
b. Something offered, especially the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
3. A charitable offering or gift.

[Middle English oblacioun, from Old French oblacion, from Late Latin oblātiō, oblātiōn-, from Latin oblātus, past participle of offerre, to offer : ob-, ob- + lātus, brought; see telə- in Indo-European roots.]

ob·la′tion·al, ob′la·to′ry (ŏb′lə-tôr′ē) adj.

oblation

(ɒˈbleɪʃən)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the offering of the bread and wine of the Eucharist to God
2. any offering made for religious or charitable purposes
[C15: from Church Latin oblātiō; see oblate2]
oblatory, obˈlational adj

ob•la•tion

(ɒˈbleɪ ʃən)

n.
1. an offering made to a deity, esp. the offering of bread and wine in the celebration of the Eucharist.
2. the act of making such an offering.
3. any offering for religious or charitable uses.
[1375–1425; < Late Latin oblātiō=oblā-, suppletive s. of offerre to offer + -tiō -tion]
ob•la•to•ry (ˈɒb ləˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i) ob•la′tion•al, adj.

oblation

- Something offered to God or a god, like a sacrifice or donation, can be called an oblation.
See also related terms for sacrifice.

oblation

1. a religious offering, either as charity or to God or a god.
2. the Eucharist, especially the offering of bread and wine to God.
See also: Christianity
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oblation - the act of contributing to the funds of a church or charity; "oblations for aid to the poor"
giving, gift - the act of giving
2.oblation - the act of offering the bread and wine of the EucharistOblation - the act of offering the bread and wine of the Eucharist
religious ceremony, religious ritual - a ceremony having religious meaning
Offertory - the part of the Eucharist when bread and wine are offered to God

oblation

noun
1. A presentation made to a deity as an act of worship:
2. A charitable deed:
Translations

oblation

ʊˈbleɪʃən] N (Rel) → oblación f; (= offering) → oblata f, ofrenda f

oblation

n (Eccl) → Opfergabe f, → Opfer nt
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They cause that in all the universe men purify and sanctify their hearts, and clothe themselves in their holiday garments to offer sacrifices and oblations to their ancestors.
The uninvited guests enveloped and permeated them, and upon the night air rose joyous cries, congratulations, laughter and unclassified noises born of McGary's oblations to the hymeneal scene.
Maria Cristina dell'Immacolata, who founded the Oblation Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament.
The man holds in his hand a young deer as an oblation.
Des juin 1923, Sauve quitte pour le Scolasticat Saint-Joseph d'Ottawa apres sa premiere oblation.
and] that he is the son of the Jezebel of our age; that his brother made oblation of his own sister's marriage, the easier to make massacres of all sexes.
Some petrifaction legends are about the rich who overlook the poor or the community, or despite offering oblation, back down.
That by this study concluded that the point of view of Seyyed Haydar Amoli which most of the scholars such as Ebne Arabi (Ebne Arabi, 1296, chapter 5, p 21) and Imam Khomeini (Khomeini, 1374, 59-60, 1366, 181) agreed with him in the sphere of the interpretation of Quran, he proved that interpretation of Quran is necessity by relying on verses and hadiths and rational reasons but it is different from some previous point of views and it is felt that his approaches and someone who believes the interpretation of Quran are closer to oblation, as a condition for entering this interpretation, two criteria will be considered.
Cranmer recommended frequent attendance at the Lord's Supper, as stated in the prayer at the end of his fifth book, Of the Oblation and Sacrifice of Christ: ".
Alongside, despite the being possesses no parts, the existence is kept by our oblation.
Whate'er the Father views as thine He views with gracious eyes Jesus, this mean oblation join To thy great sacrifice.