(noun, verb)


1. one of the groups of Christians who have their own beliefs and forms of worship

Definition categories: group, faith, religion

2. a place for public (especially Christian) worship

- the church was empty

Definition categories: man–made

3. a service conducted in a house of worship

- don't be late for church

Definition categories: act, service

4. the body of people who attend or belong to a particular local church

- our church is hosting a picnic next week

Definition categories: group, body

Sentences with church as a noun:

- There is a lovely little church in the valley.

- This building used to be a church before being converted into a library.

- These worshippers make up the Church of Christ.

- The Church of England separated from the Roman Catholic Church in 1534.

- She goes to a Wiccan church down the road.


1. perform a special church rite or service for

- church a woman after childbirth

Definition categories: motion, perform