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n. pl. cul·tus·es or cul·ti (-tī)
A cult, especially a religious one.

[Latin, veneration; see cult.]


n, pl -tuses or -ti (-taɪ)
(Theology) chiefly RC Church another word for cult1
[C17: from Latin: a toiling over something, refinement, cult]


(ˈkʌl təs)

n., pl. -tus•es, -ti (-tī).
a cult.
[1630–40; < Latin; see cult]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cultus - a system of religious beliefs and rituals; "devoted to the cultus of the Blessed Virgin"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
cargo cult - a religious cult that anticipates a time of joy, serenity, and justice when salvation comes
macumba - a Brazilian religious cult of African origin; combines voodoo elements with singing and chanting and dancing
obeah, obi - a religious belief of African origin involving witchcraft and sorcery; practiced in parts of the West Indies and tropical Americas
Rastafarianism - a religious cult based on a belief that Ras Tafari (Haile Selassie) is the Messiah and that Africa (especially Ethiopia) is the Promised Land
hoodooism, vodoun, voodooism, voodoo - a religious cult practiced chiefly in Caribbean countries (especially Haiti); involves witchcraft and animistic deities
References in classic literature ?
Then it was that Carmack, his brother-in-law, Skookum Jim, and Cultus Charlie, another Indian, arrived in a canoe at Forty Mile, went straight to the gold commissioner, and recorded three claims and a discovery claim on Bonanza Creek.
And I went along, Skookum Jim and Cultus Charlie, too.
He was certainly a happy fellow at this time: to be seven-and-twenty, without any fixed vices, with a generous resolution that his action should be beneficent, and with ideas in his brain that made life interesting quite apart from the cultus of horseflesh and other mystic rites of costly observance, which the eight hundred pounds left him after buying his practice would certainly not have gone far in paying for.
Pak Suzuki Motor Company Ltd (PSMCL) sales rocketed 25pc year-on-year in February as price-conscious models Mehran, up 30pc year-on-year, WagonR 27pc, and Cultus 23pc all showed strong sales growth.
Pak Suzuki exhibited a robust growth where sales rocketed 25% year-on-year in February 2018 as attractively priced models Mehran (up 30% year-on-year), WagonR (up 27%) and Cultus (up 23%) all exhibited a strong sales growth.
Taurus Securities has forecasted that the volumes for the auto industry will improve in the coming months on the back introduction of new CKD and CBU models (BR-V, Cultus, Mega Carry, Hybrid Camry etc).
The most sold models on the list included the Suzuki Alto (2006-2010), Mehran (2011-2013), and Cultus (2009-2012); the Toyota Corolla (2009-2011), Vitz (2006-2008), and Aqua (2013); and lastly, the Honda City (2006-2012) and Civic Reborn (2009-2012).
She said that when she reached the specified venue, accused picked her in car bearing registration number LEJ-1035 Cultus while two unknown persons were already boarding the car.
Similarly the manufacturing of Suzuki Cultus rose to 9,984 units in the period under review whereas during same period last year, the production was recorded at 9,195 units.
During the week, Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited announced to introduce 4 new products, Cultus (Auto Gear Shift), Mega Carry, GR 150 and GSXR 600.
ANF Lahore also intercepted a Suzuki Cultus car near Express Bus Stand, near Thokar Niaz Baig, Lahore and recovered 14.
According to an analyst, the sales volumes of Cultus exhibited a decline owing to the car's old model being phased out.