Definitions for consecrateˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪt

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  1. 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"

  2. ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order(verb)

    appoint to a clerical posts

    "he was ordained in the Church"

  3. 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"

  4. vow, consecrate(verb)

    dedicate to a deity by a vow

  5. consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify(verb)

    render holy by means of religious rites

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  1. consecrate(Verb)

    To declare, or otherwise make something holy.

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  1. Consecrate(adj)

    consecrated; devoted; dedicated; sacred

  2. Consecrate(verb)

    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

  3. Consecrate(verb)

    to set apart to a sacred office; as, to consecrate a bishop

  4. Consecrate(verb)

    to canonize; to exalt to the rank of a saint; to enroll among the gods, as a Roman emperor

  5. Consecrate(verb)

    to render venerable or revered; to hallow; to dignify; as, rules or principles consecrated by time

  6. Origin: [L. consceratus, p. p. of conscerare to conscerate; con- + sacrare to consecrate, sacer sacred. See Sacred.]


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