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Definition: Communion elements
, n. [L. communio: cf. F. communion. See
1. The act of sharing; community; participation. “This
communion of goods.”
2. Intercourse between two or more persons; esp., intimate
association and intercourse implying sympathy and
confidence; interchange of thoughts, purposes, etc.;
agreement; fellowship; as, the communion of saints.
We are naturally induced to seek communion and
fellowship with others. --Hooker.
What communion hath light with darkness? --2 Cor.
Bare communion with a good church can never alone
make a good man. --South.
3. A body of Christians having one common faith and
discipline; as, the Presbyterian communion.
4. The sacrament of the eucharist; the celebration of the
Lord's supper; the act of partaking of the sacrament; as,
to go to communion; to partake of the communion; called
also Holy Communion
[1913 Webster +PJC]
. See under Close
, the bread and wine used in the
celebration of the Lord's supper.
, the celebration of the Lord's supper, or
the office or service therefor.
, the table upon which the elements are
placed at the celebration of the Lord's supper.
Communion in both kinds
, participation in both the bread
and wine by all communicants.
Communion in one kind
, participation in but one element, as
in the Roman Catholic Church, where the laity partake of
the bread only.
Syn: Share; participation; fellowship; converse; intercourse;
unity; concord; agreement.