Definitions for votiveˈvoʊ tɪv
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dedicated in fulfillment of a vow
a hymn or chant dedicated to a particular saint, or to the Virgin Mary
dedicated or given in fulfillment of a vow or pledge
She placed a votive offering at the shrine.
of, expressing or symbolizing a vow
The church was lit by votive candles.
Origin: From votivus, from votum.
given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet
Origin: [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See Vow.]
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