Words Like SECT

We have put together a list of words that are similar to SECT.

25 Alternative Words Similar to sect

1 Faction Noun      Synonym Words Like Faction
2 Faith Noun      Synonym Words Like Faith
3 Pack Noun      Synonym Words Like Pack
4 Religion Noun      Synonym Words Like Religion
5 Cutting Noun      Synonym Words Like Cutting
6 Scion Noun      Synonym Words Like Scion
7 Denomination Noun      Synonym Words Like Denomination
8 Shua Noun      Hyponym
9 Cathari Noun      Hyponym
10 Sisterhood Noun      Hyponym Words Like Sisterhood
11 Brethren Noun      Hyponym
12 Cathars Noun      Hyponym
13 Order Noun      Hyponym Words Like Order
14 Sivaism Noun      Hyponym
15 Saktism Noun      Hyponym
16 Karaites Noun      Hyponym
17 Iskcon Noun      Hyponym
18 Kokka Noun      Hyponym
19 Quakers Noun      Hyponym
20 Vaishnavism Noun      Hyponym
21 Vaisnavism Noun      Hyponym
22 Shakers Noun      Hyponym
23 Shivaism Noun      Hyponym
24 Left Noun      Hyponym Words Like Left
25 Right Noun      Hyponym Words Like Right

10 definitions of sect

1 A cutting; a scion.
2 Those following a particular leader or authority, or attached to a certain opinion; a company or set having a common belief or allegiance distinct from others; in religion, the believers in a particular creed, or upholders of a particular practice; especially, in modern times, a party dissenting from an established church; a denomination; in philosophy, the disciples of a particular master; a school; in society and the state, an order, rank, class, or party.
3 a subdivision of a larger religious group
4 a dissenting clique
5 A group of people forming a distinct unit within a larger group by virtue of certain refinements or distinctions of belief or practice.
6 A religious body, especially one that has separated from a larger denomination.
7 A faction united by common interests or beliefs.
8 A system or body of doctrines or opinions held by a number of persons and constituting the distinctive doctrines of a school, as propounded originally by the founder or founders of the school and (usually) developed or modified by later adherents; also and usually, the body of persons holding such doctrines or opinions; a school of philosophy or of philosophers: as, the sect of Epicurus; the sect of the Epicureans.
9 A religion.
10 In a general sense, a number of persons holding the same opinions or practising the same customs, or having common associations or interests; a party; following; company; faction.
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