What does consecration mean?

Definitions for consecration
ˌkɒn sɪˈkreɪ ʃəncon·se·cra·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. consecrationnoun

    a solemn commitment of your life or your time to some cherished purpose (to a service or a goal)

    "his consecration to study"

  2. consecrationnoun

    (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God

    "the Cardinal attended the consecration of the church"

Wiktionary

  1. consecrationnoun

    The act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication.

  2. Etymology: From consecratio

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Consecrationnoun

    1.A rite or ceremony of dedicating and devoting things or persons to the service of God, with an application of certain proper solemnities. John Ayliffe Parergon.

    Etymology: from consecrate.

    At the erection and consecration as well of the tabernacle as of the temple, it pleased the Almighty to give a sign. Richard Hooker.

    The consecration of his God is upon his head. Num. vi. 7.

    We must know that consecration makes not a place sacred, but only solemnly declares it so: the gift of the owner to God makes it God’s, and consequently sacred. South.

    The Roman calendar swells with new consecrations of saints. Matthew Hale, Origin of Mankind.

Wikipedia

  1. Consecration

    Consecration is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service. The word consecration literally means "association with the sacred". Persons, places, or things can be consecrated, and the term is used in various ways by different groups. The origin of the word comes from the Latin stem consecrat, which means dedicated, devoted, and sacred. A synonym for consecration is sanctification; its antonym is desecration.

ChatGPT

  1. consecration

    Consecration is the act of declaring or dedicating something as holy or sacred. It is often used in a religious context to refer to the process of sanctifying a person, place, or object for religious or spiritual activities. This can involve specific rituals, prayers or ceremonies. Consecration generally signifies that the person or thing in question is set apart, or devoted for a specific purpose or use in a divine context.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Consecrationnoun

    the act or ceremony of consecrating; the state of being consecrated; dedication

  2. Etymology: [L. consecratio: cf. F. conscration.]

Wikidata

  1. Consecration

    Consecration is the solemn dedication to a special purpose or service, usually religious. The word "consecration" literally means "to associate with the sacred". Persons, places, or things can be consecrated, and the term is used in various ways by different groups. A synonym for to consecrate is to sanctify; an antonym is to desecrate.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of consecration in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of consecration in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of consecration in a Sentence

  1. Juan Carlos Leon:

    To me this is a consecration, i've waited my whole life for this. The Stones are the greatest.

  2. Juan Carlos Leon:

    To me, this is a consecration, i've waited my whole life for this. The Stones are the greatest.

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