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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Render holy by means of religious rites; Dedicate to a deity by a vow; Give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; Appoint to a clerical posts

Usage examples (32)
  • In 1817, the churchyard was consecrated for burials.
  • Those who adopt the calling consecrate themselves to it by some religious ceremony, and ever after are connected with the temples.
  • Heck, we were warned before our wedding vows that the word is "consecrate", not "constipate".
  • He remarks that the Hebrew verb to ban is sometimes rendered "consecrate": Micah iv. for more
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