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thanksgiving

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21 in 21 verses (in OT : 12 in 12 verses) (in NT : 9 in 9 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

thanksgivingn. 
  •  The act of rending thanks, or expressing gratitude for favors or mercies.  [1913 Webster]
    "Every creature of God is good, and nothing to be refused, if it be received with thanksgiving."  [1913 Webster]
    "In the thanksgiving before meat."  [1913 Webster]
    "And taught by thee the Church prolongs
    Her hymns of high thanksgiving still.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  A public acknowledgment or celebration of divine goodness; also, a day set apart for religious services, specially to acknowledge the goodness of God, either in any remarkable deliverance from calamities or danger, or in the ordinary dispensation of his bounties.  [1913 Webster]
    " In the United States it is now customary for the President by proclamation to appoint annually a day (usually the last Thursday in November) of thanksgiving and praise to God for the mercies of the past year. This is an extension of the custom long prevailing in several States in which an annual Thanksgiving day has been appointed by proclamation of the governor."  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

thanksgiving, n.
1 a the expression of gratitude, esp. to God. b a form of words for this.
2 (Thanksgiving or Thanksgiving Day) a national holiday for giving thanks to God, the fourth Thursday in November in the US, usu. the second Monday in October in Canada.

Idiom
General Thanksgiving a form of thanksgiving in the Book of Common Prayer or the Alternative Service Book.

THESAURUS

thanksgiving

Angelus, Ave, Ave Maria, Hail Mary, Kyrie Eleison, Paternoster, acknowledgment, aid prayer, appeal, beadroll, beads, benediction, beseechment, bidding prayer, blessing, breviary, chaplet, cognizance, collect, communion, contemplation, credit, crediting, devotions, entreaty, grace, hymn, impetration, imploration, intercession, invocation, litany, meditation, obsecration, obtestation, orison, paean, petition, praise, prayer, prayer of thanks, prayer wheel, recognition, rogation, rosary, silent prayer, suit, supplication, thank offering, thank-you, thanks

ROGET THESAURUS

thanksgiving

Worship

N worship, adoration, devotion, aspiration, homage, service, humiliation, kneeling, genuflection, prostration, prayer, invocation, supplication, rogation, intercession, orison, holy breathing, petition, collect, litany, Lord's prayer, paternoster, beadroll, latria, dulia, hyperdulia, vigils, revival, cult, anxious meeting, camp meeting, ebenezer, virginal, thanksgiving, giving thanks, returning thanks, grace, praise, glorification, benediction, doxology, hosanna, hallelujah, allelujah, Te Deum, non nobis Domine, nunc dimittis, paean, benschen, Ave Maria, O Salutaris, Sanctus, The Annunciation, Tersanctus, Trisagion, psalm, psalmody, hymn, plain song, chant, chaunt, response, anthem, motet, antiphon, antiphony, oblation, sacrifice, incense, libation, burnt offering, heave offering, votive offering, offertory, discipline, self-discipline, self-examination, self-denial, fasting, divine service, office, duty, exercises, morning prayer, mass, matins, evensong, vespers, undernsong, tierce, holyday, worshipper, congregation, communicant, celebrant, worshipping, devout, devotional, reverent, pure, solemn, fervid, Int, hallelujah, allelujah!, hosanna!, glory be to God!, O Lord!, pray God that!, God grant, God bless, God save, God forbid!, sursum corda, making their lives a prayer, ora et labora, prayers ardent open heaven.

Gratitude

N gratitude, thankfulness, feeling of obligation, sense of obligation, acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, thanksgiving, giving thanks, thankful good will, thanks, praise, benediction, paean, Te Deum, grace, grace before meat, grace after meat, grace before meals, grace after meals, thank offering, requital, grateful, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation, Int, thanks!, many thanks!, gramercy!, much obliged!, thank you!, thank you very much!, thanks a lot!, thanks a heap, thanks loads, thank Heaven!, Heaven be praised!, Gott sei Dank!, gratitude, thankfulness, feeling of obligation, sense of obligation, acknowledgment, recognition, thanksgiving, thanksgiving, giving thanks, thankful good will, thanks, praise, benediction, paean, Te Deum, grace, grace before meat, grace after meat, grace before meals, grace after meals, thank offering, requital, grateful, thankful, obliged, beholden, indebted to, under obligation, Int, thanks!, many thanks!, gramercy!, much obliged!, thank you!, thank you very much!, thanks a lot!, thanks a heap, thanks loads, thank Heaven!, Heaven be praised!, Gott sei Dank!.


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