- sacrament (n.)
- "outward and visible sign of inward and spiritual grace," also "the eucharist," c. 1200, from Old French sacrament "consecration; mystery" (12c., Modern French sacrement) and directly from Latin sacramentum "a consecrating" (also source of Spanish sacramento, German Sakrament, etc.), from sacrare "to consecrate" (see sacred); a Church Latin loan-translation of Greek mysterion (see mystery).
Meaning "a holy mystery" in English is from late 14c. The seven sacraments are baptism, penance, confirmation, holy orders, the Eucharist, matrimony, and anointing of the sick (extreme unction).
- 1. They debarred him from the sacrament
- 2. The sacrament of the Eucharist received by a congregation.
- 3. He remained there for a fortnight, preaching, administering the sacrament, teaching, exhorting.
- 他在那里住了两星期, 传道, 行圣礼, 教育人, 感化人.
- 4. I bring the might of Persia, and the sacrament of purification.
- 我所带来的是波斯的强大力量, 以及净化的伟大圣礼.
- 5. Their minister taught them to use Marijuana as sacrament.
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