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Noun
/kəˈmyo͞onyən/,
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communions, plural;
  1. The sharing or exchanging of intimate thoughts and feelings, esp. when the exchange is on a mental or spiritual level
    • - in this churchyard communion with the dead was almost palpable
  2. Common participation in a mental or emotional experience
    • - popular festivals where all take part in joyous communion
  3. The service of Christian worship at which bread and wine are consecrated and shared

  4. The consecrated bread and wine so administered and received
    • - the priests gave him Holy Communion
  5. Reception of the consecrated bread and wine at such a service

  6. A relationship of recognition and acceptance between Christian churches or denominations, or between individual Christians or Christian communities and a church (signified by a willingness to give or receive the Eucharist)
    • - the Eastern Churches are not in communion with Rome
  7. A group of Christian communities or churches that recognize one another's ministries or that of a central authority


  1. the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; "the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"
  2. sharing thoughts and feelings
  3. (Christianity) a group of Christians with a common religious faith who practice the same rites
  4. Alice, Sweet Alice (also known as Communion or Holy Terror) is a 1977 independent American slasher film directed by Alfred Sole, and starring Linda Miller, Paula Sheppard, and Brooke Shields. ...
  5. Communion is a 1989 drama/thriller film based on the book by Whitley Strieber with the same name, starring Christopher Walken and Frances Sternhagen. It tells a story of a family that experiences the extraterrestrial phenomenon while on vacation at a remote vacation home in the wilderness. ...
  6. Communion is the sixth studio album by Greek death metal band Septic Flesh. It was released on March 17, 2008 worldwide, and March 25, 2008 in the United States, both dates through the French label Season of Mist. ...
  7. Communion is a book by American ufologist and horror author Whitley Strieber that was first published in February 1987. The book is based on Strieber's alleged experiences with non-human, possibly extraterrestrial entities.
  8. The term Communion is derived from Latin communio (sharing in common). The corresponding term in Greek is κοινωνία, which is often translated as "fellowship". ...
  9. 'Communion' is the tenth album by American Grammy winning jazz double bass and electric bass player John Patitucci released in 2001.
  10. A joining together of minds or spirits
  11. (Gr. koinonia). The receiving of the sacrament of the Eucharist after proper preparation, fasting, and confession. Orthodox Christians are encouraged to receive communion as often as possible, even daily.
  12. the simplest of the antiphonal chants from the mass. Like the offertory, the communion has shed its psalm verse and consists of an antiphon alone. (As usual, the antiphon is sung by the choir).
  13. The Lord's Supper (Matt. 26:26-30; Mark 14:22-26; Luke 22:14-20; 1 Cor. 1:23-26). It is the breaking of bread (Acts 2:42,46) and a time to give thanks (Luke 22:17,19). It was originally instituted by Jesus (Matt. ...
  14. (Lord’s Supper): One of the jobs of Wampanoag ministers such as John Tackanash was to administer the “sacraments” (communion). Communion wine symbolized Christ’s blood; hence in drinking the wine, church members literally joined themselves to the body of Christ, a common metaphor for the Church. ...
  15. In Christian Churches, the sacrament of the Eucharist, an ancient pagan rite early adopted by Christendom. ...
  16. The Eucharist, or the act of celebrating or partaking of it: often called Holy Communion
  17. A combination of communication, comprehension, and affection. An increase in any of the three components tends to result in an increase in the other two. A sudden drop in one of the three components causes a drop in the other two and communion itself. This we call an upset.
  18. (Gr. koinonia) A common union of the most intimate kind, enjoyed by Christians with God and with each other in the Church. This communion is especially realized in the mystery of the Holy Eucharist John 6:56; 1 Cor. 10:16, 17).
  19. Establishing identity through opening oneself to interaction with others and developing shared goals and actions. Opposite of ‘agency’.
  20. The most important of the Christian services. It acts out the events of the last supper which Jesus had with his disciples.
  21. relationship between people of faith; the part of the Eucharist where bread and wine are consecrated and shared
  22. noun: a Christian sacrament in which consecrated bread and wine are consumed as memorials of Christ's death or as symbols for the realization of a spiritual union between Christ and communicant or as the body and blood of Christ
  23. The sharing of bread and wine (or a wine substitute) during a Christian service. At the time of the early church, only baptized Christians were allowed to be present during communion. ...
  24. ego surrendering to Soul, being embraced and raised up into Soul's loving vibration.
  25. The partaking of bread and wine that was begun by Jesus that symbolized his broken body and his spilled blood.