What does sanctify mean?

Definitions for sanctify
ˈsæŋk təˌfaɪsanc·ti·fy

Here are all the 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.

    Etymology: From sanctifico, from sanctus + facio.

  2. sanctify(Verb)

    To free from sin; to purify.

    Etymology: From sanctifico, from sanctus + facio.

  3. sanctify(Verb)

    To make acceptable or useful under religious law or practice.

    Etymology: From sanctifico, from sanctus + facio.

  4. sanctify(Verb)

    To endorse with religious sanction.

    Etymology: 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

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

  2. Sanctify(verb)

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

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

  3. Sanctify(verb)

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

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

  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

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Sanctify

    sangk′ti-fī, v.t. to make sacred or holy: to set apart to sacred use: to free from sin or evil: to consecrate: to invest with a sacred character: to make efficient as the means of holiness: to secure from violation:—pa.t. and pa.p. sanc′tifīed.n. Sanctanim′ity, holiness of mind.—v.t. Sanctif′icāte.—n. Sanctificā′tion, act of sanctifying: state of being sanctified: that work or process of God's free grace whereby the new principle of spiritual life implanted in regeneration is developed until the whole man is renewed in the image of God: consecration.—adj. Sanc′tified, made holy: sanctimonious.—adv. Sanctifī′edly, sanctimoniously.—n. Sanc′tifier, one who sanctifies: the Holy Spirit.—adv. Sanc′tifyingly.—adj. Sanctimō′nious, having sanctity: holy, devout: affecting holiness.—adv. Sanctimō′niously.—ns. Sanctimō′niousness, Sanc′timony, affected devoutness, show of sanctity; Sanc′titude, holiness, goodness, saintliness: affected holiness; Sanc′tity, quality of being sacred or holy: purity: godliness: inviolability: a saint, any holy object.—v.t. Sanc′tuarise (Shak.), to shelter by sacred privileges, as in a sanctuary.—ns. Sanc′tūary, a sacred place: a place for the worship of God: the most sacred part of the Temple of Jerusalem: the Temple itself: the part of a church round the altar: an inviolable asylum, refuge, a consecrated place which gives protection to a criminal taking refuge there: the privilege of taking refuge in such a consecrated place; Sanc′tum, a sacred place: a private room; Sanc′tus, the ascription, 'Holy, holy, holy, Lord God of Hosts,' from Isa. vi.: a musical setting of the same.—Sanctum sanctorum, the Holy of Holies: any specially reserved retreat or room.—Odour of sanctity, the aroma of goodness. [Fr.,—L. sanctificāre, -ātumsanctus, sacred, facĕre, to make.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanctify in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sanctify in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of sanctify in a Sentence

  1. William Penn:

    A good end cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we ever do evil, that good may come of it.

  2. Avigdor Lieberman:

    For our part we will sanctify the 1974 disengagement agreement, and there too we will insist that every last letter be abided by, and any violation with meet a harsh response from the State of Israel.

  3. Yitzhak Rabin:

    Military cemeteries in every corner of the world are silent testimony to the failure of national leaders to sanctify human life.

  4. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    Love piercing eternity My true love for you pierces the universe and eternity. In all the great darkness of solitude, all of it is from the shadows of people, past, present and future, all of them are just shadows compared to you, you sanctify yourself of darkness, you are the flame of my sincere love and passion, and in all this darkness of egoism I see only you - it is infinitely beautiful, sensual and erotic magic of temptation. Too much juicy, too much sweet, sweeter than ever, too, unbearably beautiful and lovely as wondrous relaxing tantric sex music of temptation, dance of lust. Beauty is so picturesquely painted in the sultry hue of hot sexuality, it raises the temperature of my body, soul, consciousness and incredibly high limit, which creates a burn in my soul and heart, like sensual sex in a sauna. The goddess, who collected all horny and love likes of my heart, in the head only one emotion of admiration, delight. Your beauty is of the highest quality, the poetic aesthetics of erotic romance, highly detailed in small details, the delicate ideal divine appearance is the highest art. You are supernatural sexy, beyond beautiful. Your sexy dark skin has conquered my heart. Leather is like a black gem. You are great and beautiful. Juicy, black skin, you are so beautiful that you want to bow down. Your beautiful juicy dark skin, burning predator's passion that stole my heart, in me is the cult of your beauty and personality in general, I worship your beauty, I am the best a fan of your appearance and soul. Your ideally black skin is truly, luxury, royal skin color, too much sweet sugar, when I caress your body, I have a huge amount of endorphins in my soul, you like strong stimulating coffee on a sleepy morning. Your skin is the color of sweet sex from which you can hear the groans of pleasure and orgasm, the sweetest music in the world, the colors of a very hot night of passion and lust. Thoughts about you are my only porn erotic fetish of romance in my mind, since I am obsessed with you. None of your vile deeds can break my heart, my love for you is stronger than hurt, guilt, treason, I love you even if you do not love me and despise you, you feel disgust for me, because my love is stronger for you than your hatred and disgust is stronger than any dependence and obsession you are the one about which I will dream and wait forever. In your arms, I’m supposedly in the arms of a fulfilled dream of my life, happiness itself kisses and kisses me — it’s so cool and cool — it’s just the highest fly of joy, I have so much sincere happiness that it’s hard for me to breathe, talk, think. Having sex with you is immersion in the infinite beauty of your soul and body. Your body is a powerful exciter, all my memory is filled with you, you fill me with your image. You are so much too much Shocking sexy, my every word is a tender kiss of love, I kiss and caress your soul, mind, heart, your hot, ardent, sultry skin color just breathtaking. I fanatically adore your beauty, every second is filled with the powerful force of love and this only increases with time. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

  5. Kyle Kashuv:

    I truly believe this livestream -- learning about our Constitution and finding ways to save lives without infringing on our Constitution -- is the best way to sanctify the day and remember those who were lost in( the Parkland shooting) and in Columbine, i created this event to do just that.

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Translations for sanctify

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  • 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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