Definitions for hallowˈhæl oʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hal•lowˈhæl oʊ(v.t.)-lowed, -low•ing.

  1. to make holy; sanctify; consecrate:

    to hallow the name of the Lord.

  2. to honor as holy; consider sacred; venerate:

    to hallow a battlefield.

Origin of hallow:

bef. 900; ME hal(o)wen, OE hālgian der. of hāligholy


Princeton's WordNet

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

    render holy by means of religious rites


  1. hallow(Noun)

    A holy person; a saint.

    All Hallows Eve (or Halloween), the night before All Hallows Day (now more commonly known as "All Saints Day").

  2. hallow(Verb)

    To make holy, to sanctify.

  3. hallow(Noun)

    A shout, cry; a hulloo.

  4. hallow(Verb)

    To shout, especially to urge on dogs for hunting.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hallow(verb)

    to make holy; to set apart for holy or religious use; to consecrate; to treat or keep as sacred; to reverence


  1. Hallow

    To hallow is "to make holy or sacred, to sanctify or consecrate, to venerate". The adjective form hallowed, as used in The Lord's Prayer, means holy, consecrated, sacred, or revered.


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