Making it to the Nasdaq 100 is seen by many as a rite of passage from fledgling startup to serious player.
Walgreens and rite Aid—seeing the glowing publicity CVS is benefitting from—will quickly follow suit.
It's largely born out in the film version of The rite, too.
And like Romney, Tim Pawlenty, and Bachmann, he has a recent political book, that rite of passage for presidential contenders.
In the neighborhoods they grow up in, prison is a rite of passage and being a street gangster is a viable career choice.
Hoping you are well and will rite to me soon I will now close hoping you are well.
I believe it is the place where the rite of circumcision is performed.
Finally comes the indecency of word and gesture, which is a distinct element in the rite.
Therefore the solemn process, rite, and ceremony of purification had to be performed.
No, their looks was rite enuff; it was only their dredfull 'abit of cheating as made the trubble.
early 14c., from Latin ritus "religious observance or ceremony, custom, usage," perhaps from PIE root *re(i)- "to count, number" (cf. Greek arithmos "number," Old English rim "number;" see read (v.)). Rite of passage (1909) is translated from French rite de passage, coined by French anthropologist Arnold van Gennep (1873-1957).