daven

or do·ven

[ dah-vuh n ]
/ ˈdɑ vən /

verb (used with or without object) Yiddish.

to pray.
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British Dictionary definitions for daven

daven

/ (ˈdɑvən) /

verb (intr) Judaism

to pray
to lead prayers

Word Origin for daven

from Yiddish
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