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  Definition of consecrate
  1. render holy by means of religious rites
  2. dedicate to a deity by a vow
  3. give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one''s talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
  4. appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
  5. solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
Similar Words: bless, hallow, sanctify, vow, give, dedicate, commit, devote, ordain, ordinate, order, consecrated, dedicated

 

See Also: holy, sacred

 

Hyponyms: reconsecrate, vow, rededicate, apply

 

Grouped Verbs: give, sacrifice

 

Derivational Morphology: sanctification, saint, holy man, holy person, angel, consecration, vow, idolatry, devotion, veneration, cultism, fan, buff, devotee, lover, commitment, allegiance, loyalty, dedication, club, society, guild, gild, lodge, order, ordainer, ordination, ordinance

 

 
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