Definitions for "RITE"
A religious or semi-religious ceremony fixed by law, precept or custom, with the essential oil of sincerity carefully squeezed out of it.
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.
The order of service for celebrating a particular sacrament or series of sacraments (as in the Rite of Christian Initiation of Adults). It also designates the worship of a particular church, e.g. the Roman Rite or the Byzantine Rite etc.
(route or routine). Ethographic subcomponent of a Demon, describing a line of passage across the Numogram. Rites partially rigidify sorcerous spirodynamism, facilitating cultural transmissability. They group by Cluster-type, subdivide laterally by segments, and bifurcate thematically into Omen and Power.
Keywords:  masonic, degrees, system
a system of Masonic degrees
an end in itself, does not point to something outside itself, but is enacted for its own sake, and delivers its meaning in the process of enactment
An order of service, often used to refer to occasional services like the rite of marriage or rite of ordination.
an effect that may be played at any time under certain conditions (which are specified on the card)