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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
References in classic literature ?
Do you think God will be satisfied with half an oblation? Will He accept a mutilated sacrifice?
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.
"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.
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If your faith is strong, you attend Mass because an unparalleled sacred action is unfolding in your presence the Sacrifice of Christ on the cross, the oblation of Christ that reconciled God and man and redeemed the world.
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Caption: "Such was the will of the Father that his Son, blessed and glorious, whom he gave to us, and who was born for us, should by his own blood, sacrifice, and oblation, offer himself on the altar of the cross, not for himself, by whom "all things were made," but for our sins, leaving us an example that we should follow his steps." St Francis of Assisi