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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Sect(0.01700 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Sect.
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English → English (WordNet)
n 1: a subdivision of a larger religious group [syn: religious sect
, religious order]
2: a dissenting clique [syn: faction]
English → English (gcide)
Sect \Sect\ (s[e^]kt), n. [L. secare, sectum, to cut.]
A cutting; a scion. [Obs.] --Shak.
Sect \Sect\ (s[e^]kt), n. [F. secte, L. secta, fr. sequi to
follow; often confused with L. secare, sectum, to cut. See
Sue to follow, and cf. Sept, Suit, n.]
Those following a particular leader or authority, or attached
to a certain opinion; a company or set having a common belief
or allegiance distinct from others; in religion, the
believers in a particular creed, or upholders of a particular
practice; especially, in modern times, a party dissenting
from an established church; a denomination; in philosophy,
the disciples of a particular master; a school; in society
and the state, an order, rank, class, or party.
He beareth the sign of poverty,
And in that sect our Savior saved all mankind. --Piers
As of the sect of which that he was born,
He kept his lay, to which that he was sworn. --Chaucer.
The cursed sect of that detestable and false prophet
As concerning this sect [Christians], we know that
everywhere it is spoken against. --Acts xxviii.