Definitions for consecrateˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪt
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consecrated, consecrate, dedicated(verb)
solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose
"a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order(verb)
appoint to a clerical posts
"he was ordained in the Church"
give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote(verb)
give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause
"She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
dedicate to a deity by a vow
consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify(verb)
render holy by means of religious rites
To declare, or otherwise make something holy.
consecrated; devoted; dedicated; sacred
to make, or declare to be, sacred; to appropriate to sacred uses; to set apart, dedicate, or devote, to the service or worship of God; as, to consecrate a church; to give (one's self) unreservedly, as to the service of God
to set apart to a sacred office; as, to consecrate a bishop
to canonize; to exalt to the rank of a saint; to enroll among the gods, as a Roman emperor
to render venerable or revered; to hallow; to dignify; as, rules or principles consecrated by time
Origin: [L. consceratus, p. p. of conscerare to conscerate; con- + sacrare to consecrate, sacer sacred. See Sacred.]
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