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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 rite /ˈraɪt/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Rite n.  The act of performing divine or solemn service, as established by law, precept, or custom; a formal act of religion or other solemn duty; a solemn observance; a ceremony; as, the rites of freemasonry.
    He looked with indifference on rites, names, and forms of ecclesiastical polity.   --Macaulay.
 Syn: -- Form; ceremony; observance; ordinance.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an established ceremony prescribed by a religion; "the rite
           of baptism" [syn: religious rite]
      2: any customary observance or practice [syn: ritual]