Definition of eucharist :
1. The act of giving thanks; thanksgiving.
2. The sacrament of the Lord's Supper; the solemn act of ceremony of commemorating the death of Christ, in the use of bread and wine, as the appointed emblems; the communion.
rite (part of speech: noun)
ceremony, holiday, evensong, nones, christening, canon, marriage, wedlock, novena, matrimony, remembrance, transubstantiation, convocation, mass, communion, initiation, sacrifice, missal, sacrament, confirmation, rite, baptism, observance, ritual, Siddur, vesper, solemnization, celebration, revival, service, last rites, liturgy
- If he chooses he can hold services every day; he can celebrate the Holy Eucharist every day or as often as he thinks best, and no one can interfere with him. - "The American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia", William James Miller.
- Andrew Black addressed the table at which I sat in my first communion, and said: The Lord's Supper has been named the Eucharist, after the oath taken by a Roman soldier, never to turn his back upon his leader. - "Half a Century", Jane Grey Cannon Swisshelm.
- The Eucharist is our daily Bread. - "On Prayer and The Contemplative Life", St. Thomas Aquinas.