Definitions for sanctifyˈsæŋk təˌfaɪ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word sanctify

Princeton's WordNet

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

    render holy by means of religious rites

  2. purify, purge, sanctify(verb)

    make pure or free from sin or guilt

    "he left the monastery purified"

Wiktionary

  1. sanctify(Verb)

    To make holy; to consecrate. Set aside for sacred or ceremonial use.

  2. sanctify(Verb)

    To free from sin; to purify.

  3. sanctify(Verb)

    To make acceptable or useful under religious law or practice.

  4. sanctify(Verb)

    To endorse with religious sanction.

  5. Origin: From sanctifico, from sanctus + facio.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Sanctify(verb)

    to make sacred or holy; to set apart to a holy or religious use; to consecrate by appropriate rites; to hallow

  2. Sanctify(verb)

    to make free from sin; to cleanse from moral corruption and pollution; to purify

  3. Sanctify(verb)

    to make efficient as the means of holiness; to render productive of holiness or piety

  4. Sanctify(verb)

    to impart or impute sacredness, venerableness, inviolability, title to reverence and respect, or the like, to; to secure from violation; to give sanction to

  5. Origin: [F. sanctifier, L. sanctificare; sanctus holy + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Saint, and -fy.]


Translations for sanctify

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • heiligenGerman
  • santificarSpanish
  • puhdistaa, vapauttaa, pyhittääFinnish
  • consacrerFrench
  • naomhaichScottish Gaelic
  • purificare, consacrare, santificareItalian
  • apvalyti, pašventintiLithuanian
  • whakataputapu, whakatapuMāori
  • zuiveren, verschonen, sancreren, heiligen, louteren, consacreren, heilig verklaren, inwijden, sanctificeren, sanctifiëren, wijden, ruggensteunen, sacraliseren, verheiligenDutch
  • rense, helliggjøre, vigsle, velsigne, tilgiNorwegian
  • willkachayQuechua
  • очи́стить, очища́ть, освяти́ть, одобря́ть, освяща́ть, санкциони́ровать, одо́бритьRussian
  • kutsamakTurkish

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