Definitions of Shinto
  1. noun
    the ancient indigenous religion of Japan lacking formal dogma; characterized by a veneration of nature spirits and of ancestors
    synonyms: Shintoism
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    type of:
    faith, religion, religious belief
    a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
  2. noun
    the native religion and former ethnic cult of Japan
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    type of:
    faith, organized religion, religion
    an institution to express belief in a divine power
  3. adjective
    relating to or characteristic of Shintoism
    Shinto temples”
    synonyms: Shintoist, Shintoistic
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