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Definition of "sabbath" []

  • The seventh day of the week, Saturday, devoted to worship and rest from work in Judaism and in certain Christian Churches (noun)
  • Sunday, observed by Christians as the day of worship and rest from work in commemoration of Christ's Resurrection (noun)
  • A period of rest (noun)
  • A midnight meeting or secret rendezvous for practitioners of witchcraft, sorcery, or devil worship (noun)

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Use "sabbath" in a sentence
  • "I was recently reminded that the term sabbath has meanings more than a day of rest one day in seven."
  • "Hate to be a stickler, you two, but the sabbath is actually Saturday, not Sunday."
  • "But a sabbatical a word derived from the word "sabbath," for rest can have enormous long-term benefits if you have the determination to do it."
  • "But a sabbatical a word derived from the word "sabbath," for rest can have enormous long-term benefits if you have the determination to do it."
  • "The profanation of the sabbath is a sin for which God has often contended with a people by fire."
  • "They would not put off the funeral till the sabbath day, because the sabbath is to be a day of holy rest and joy, with which the business and sorrow of a funeral do not well agree."