Definitions of communion

  1. the act of participating in the celebration of the Eucharist; " the governor took Communion with the rest of the congregation"
  2. The act of sharing; community; participation.
  3. 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.
  4. A body of Christians having one common faith and discipline; as, the Presbyterian communion.
  5. 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.
  6. Intercourse; fellowship; common possession; a religious body; Communion, the sacrament of t he Lord's Supper or the partaking of it.
  7. Act of communing: mutual intercourse: fellowship: common possession: interchange of transactions: union in religious service: the body of people who so unite.
  8. Act of communing; fellowship; body of Christians; celebration of the Lord's Supper.
  9. The act of communing; sympathetic intercourse.
  10. The Lord's Supper, or the act of partaking of it.
  11. Mutual intercourse between two persons or more; fellowship; communication; mutual intercourse or union in religious worship, or in doctrine and discipline; the Lord's Supper; a body of Christians who have one common faith and discipline; union of professing Christians in a particular church. Communion service, in the liturgy of the Episcopal Church, the office for the administration of the Holy Sacrament. Communion table, the altar table, or table on which the Lord's Supper is laid, and at which it is administered.
  12. Familiar intercourse between two or more persons; intimate intercourse or union; concord; a body of Christians who have the same tenets of belief and forms of worship; the celebration of the Lord's Supper, or the partaking of it.
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