(noun, verb)


1. place of worship consisting of an edifice for the worship of a deity

Definition categories: man–made

2. the flat area on either side of the forehead

- the veins in his temple throbbed

Definition categories: body, feature, lineament

3. an edifice devoted to special or exalted purposes

Definition categories: man–made, building, edifice

4. (Judaism) the place of worship for a Jewish congregation

Similar word(s): synagogue, tabernacle

Definition categories: man–made

Sentences with temple as a noun:

- The temple of Zeus was very large.

- My body is my temple.


1. (transitive) To build a temple for; to appropriate a temple to.