place of worship

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: of worship - any building where congregations gather for prayer
bethel - a house of worship (especially one for sailors)
building, edifice - a structure that has a roof and walls and stands more or less permanently in one place; "there was a three-story building on the corner"; "it was an imposing edifice"
chapel - a place of worship that has its own altar
church building, church - a place for public (especially Christian) worship; "the church was empty"
meetinghouse, conventicle - a building for religious assembly (especially Nonconformists, e.g., Quakers)
masjid, musjid - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship
mosque - (Islam) a Muslim place of worship that usually has a minaret
shrine - a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
synagogue, tabernacle, temple - (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation
temple - place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity
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He said that while developing Buddhist places of worship, steps will also be taken to develop places of worship of other religions, including mosques.
In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Hurriyat forum, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said that any move against the places of worship and religious matters will be resisted by all Muslims across the territory, tooth and nail.
Ehuriah, revealed that only about 4, 689 licensed places of worship in Nigeria have updated their records with the Ministry of Interior, of which only 314 have renewed their licenses
COUNCIL chiefs in Kirklees have teamed up with the Home Office to offer grants for improving security at places of worship.
Churches, mosques, temples, gurdwaras and other places of worship can once more apply for Government funding for protection against hate crime.
Since the Places of Worship Security Funding scheme launched in 2016, around PS1.5m has been awarded through more than 130 grants, the Home Office said.
More than 1 in 10 Americans (12%) say they do not feel safe in their places of worship.
These places of worship have been divided into three categories: there are 43 mosques and 21 imambargahs in category A, 351 mosques and seven imambargahs in category B and 596 mosques and five imambargahs in category C.
Further funding was awarded in 2017, through the Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship scheme, for a supplementary phase of repairs to enable the building to dry out.
Funding, through the Heritage Lottery Fund and Historic England Repair Grants for Places of Worship scheme, meant a first phase of roof repairs was completed in 2015.
LONDON: The Home Secretary of United Kingdom (UK) The Rt Hon Sajid Javid has boosted funding for next year's places of worship protective security to PS1.6 million to reassure communities and safeguard mosques and other places of worship.