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1. a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
he lost his faith but not his morality
2. an institution to express belief in a divine power
he was raised in the Baptist religion|a member of his own faith contradicted him
3. The outward act or form by which men indicate their recognition of the existence of a god or of gods having power over their destiny, to whom obedience, service, and honor are due; the feeling or expression of human love, fear, or awe of some superhuman and overruling power, whether by profession of belief, by observance of rites and ceremonies, or by the conduct of life; a system of faith and worship; a manifestation of piety; as, ethical religions; monotheistic religions; natural religion; revealed religion; the religion of the Jews; the religion of idol worshipers.