What does hallow mean?

Definitions for hallowˈhæl oʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hallow.

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

  2. Origin: [OE. halowen, halwien, halgien, AS. hlgian, fr. hlig holy. See Holy.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hallow

    hal′ō, v.t. to make holy: to set apart for religious use: to reverence.—n. a saint.—ns. Hall′owe'en, the evening before All-Hallows or All-Saints' Day; Hall′owmas, the Feast of All-Saints, 1st November. [A.S. hálgianhálig, holy.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hallow in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hallow in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Kahlil Gibran:

    Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love love recompenses the adorers.

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