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sekta : sect (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: secta: sect ]

Derivatives of sekta

n. (group)1. religious order, religious sect, secta subdivision of a larger religious group.
~ sisterhooda religious society of women who live together as sisters (especially an order of nuns).
~ organized religion, religion, faithan institution to express belief in a divine power.; "he was raised in the Baptist religion"; "a member of his own faith contradicted him"
~ albigenses, cathari, catharsa Christian religious sect in southern France in the 12th and 13th centuries; believers in Albigensianism.
~ high anglican church, high churcha group in the Anglican Church that emphasizes the Catholic tradition (especially in sacraments and rituals and obedience to church authority).
~ abecedariana 16th century sect of Anabaptists centered in Germany who had an absolute disdain for human knowledge.
~ amish sectan orthodox Anabaptist sect separated from the Mennonites in late 17th century; settled chiefly in southeastern Pennsylvania.
~ karaitesa Jewish sect that recognizes only the Hebrew Scriptures as the source of divinely inspired legislation and denies the authority of the postbiblical tradition of the Talmud; the sect arose in Iraq in the eighth century.
~ shia, shiah, shiah islamone of the two main branches of orthodox Islam; mainly in Iran.
~ sunni islam, sunnione of the two main branches of orthodox Islam.
~ shivaism, sivaisma Hindu sect worshiping Shiva.
~ saktism, shaktisma Hindu sect worshiping Shakti.
~ vaishnavism, vaisnavismHindu sect worshiping of Vishnu.
~ harediany of several sects of Orthodox Judaism that reject modern secular culture and many of whom do not recognize the spiritual authority of the modern state of Israel.
~ international society for krishna consciousness, iskcon, hare krishnaa religious sect founded in the United States in 1966; based on Vedic scriptures; groups engage in joyful chanting of `Hare Krishna' and other mantras based on the name of the Hindu god Krishna; devotees usually wear saffron robes and practice vegetarianism and celibacy.
~ jainismsect founded in the 6th century BC as a revolt against Hinduism.
~ taoisma Chinese sect claiming to follow the teaching of Lao-tzu but incorporating pantheism and sorcery in addition to Taoism.
~ kokka, kokka shintothe branch of Shinto recognized as the official state religion of Japan.
~ shua, shuha shintoany branch of Shinto other than Kokka.
~ brethren(plural) the lay members of a male religious order.
~ monastic order, ordera group of person living under a religious rule.; "the order of Saint Benedict"
~ quakers, religious society of friends, society of friendsa Christian sect founded by George Fox about 1660; commonly called Quakers.
~ shakers, united society of believers in christ's second appearinga celibate and communistic Christian sect in the United States.
~ vaudois, waldensesa Christian sect of dissenters that originated in southern France in the late 12th century adopted Calvinist doctrines in the 16th century.
~ zurvanisma Zoroastrian sect that claims Zurvan was the ultimate source of the universe.
~ conventa community of people in a religious order (especially nuns) living together.
n. (group)2. faction, secta dissenting clique.
~ clique, coterie, ingroup, inner circle, camp, packan exclusive circle of people with a common purpose.
~ splinter groupa faction or sect that has broken away from its parent organization.
~ left wing, leftthose who support varying degrees of social or political or economic change designed to promote the public welfare.
~ right wing, rightthose who support political or social or economic conservatism; those who believe that things are better left unchanged.
~ old guarda faction that is unwilling to accept new ideas.
~ pro-choice factionthose who argue that the decision to have an induced abortion should be made by the mother.
~ pro-life factionthose who argue that induced abortion is killing and should be prohibited.