English - Vietnamese Dictionary
altar /'ɔ:ltə/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- to lead a woman to the altar
altars'ɔːltəAdvanced English Dictionary
+the table in Christian churches where communion is given
+a raised structure on which gifts or sacrifices to a god are made
+ nounCollocation Dictionary
a holy table in a church or TEMPLE: the high altar (= the most important one in a particular church)
Idioms: at / on the altar of sth (written) because of sth that you think is worth suffering for: He was willing to sacrifice his happiness on the altar of fame.
high, main | makeshift, portable | sacrificial
VERB + ALTAR
approach, go up to
The bride approached the altar.
ALTAR + NOUN
boy | cloth, frontal | rail | table
at an/the ~
Helen and Tony knelt at the altar.
| before an/the ~
He lay prostrate before the high altar.
| on an/the ~
He placed the candles on the altar.
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