Meaning of altar
Pronunciation: (ôl'tur), [key]
- an elevated place or structure, as a mound or platform, at which religious rites are performed or on which sacrifices are offered to gods, ancestors, etc.
- (cap.)the constellation Ara.
- (in a dry dock) a ledge for supporting the feet of shorings.
- to marry: After a five-year courtship, he led her to the altar.
- altar (Thesaurus)