(noun, verb)


1. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny

Similar word(s): faith

Definition categories: thought, belief

2. an institution to express belief in a divine power

- he was raised in the Baptist religion

Similar word(s): faith

Definition categories: group, establishment, institution

Sentences with religion as a noun:

- My brother tends to value religion, but my sister not as much.

- Islam is a major religion in parts of Asia and Africa.

- Eckankar is a new religion but Zoroastrianism is an old religion.

- The monk entered religion when he was 20 years of age.

- At this point, Star Trek has really become a religion.


1. Engage in religious practice.

2. Indoctrinate into a specific religion.

3. To make sacred or symbolic; sanctify.