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Synonyms and Antonyms of sect

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sect

synonym (synonym of sect)

hypernym (sect IS A KIND OF .... relation)

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sect relation)

  • a dissenting clique (noun.group)
    a faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    those who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare (noun.group)
     
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    those who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a faction that is unwilling to accept new ideas (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    those who argue that the decision to have an induced abortion should be made by the mother (noun.group)
     
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    those who argue that induced abortion is killing and should be prohibited (noun.group)
     
  • a subdivision of a larger religious group (noun.group)
    a religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns) (noun.group)
     
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    a Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism (noun.group)
     
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    a group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority) (noun.group)
     
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    a 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge (noun.group)
     
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    an orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century; settled chiefly in southeastern Pennsylvania (noun.group)
     
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    a Jewish sect that recognizes only the Hebrew Scriptures as the source of divinely inspired legislation and denies the authority of the postbiblical t more.. (noun.group)
     
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    one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran (noun.group)
     
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    one of the two main branches of orthodox Islam (noun.group)
     
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    a Hindu sect worshiping Shiva (noun.group)
     
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    a Hindu sect worshiping Shakti (noun.group)
     
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    Hindu sect worshiping of Vishnu (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    any of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern st more.. (noun.group)
     
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    a religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras more.. (noun.group)
     
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    sect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism (noun.group)
     
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    a Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism (noun.group)
     
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    the branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    any branch of Shinto other than Kokka (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    (plural) the lay members of a male religious order (noun.group)
     
  • (noun.group)
    a group of person living under a religious rule (noun.group)
     
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    a Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers (noun.group)
     
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    a celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States (noun.group)
     
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    a Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century (noun.group)
     
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    a Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe (noun.group)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.group)
    a community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together (noun.group)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sect)

  • a dissenting clique (noun.group)
    dissenting (especially dissenting with the majority opinion) (adj.all)
     
  • a subdivision of a larger religious group (noun.group)
    belonging to or characteristic of a sect (adj.all)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym derivation religious order religious sect faction faith organized religion religion camp sisterhood albigenses high anglican church high church abecedarian amish sect convent sectarian dissentious divisive factious

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