Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary




Synonyms and Antonyms of hallow

  1. to make holy through prayers or ritual <Lincoln's memorable words at the Gettysburg battlefield, “we cannot dedicate—we cannot consecrate—we cannot hallow—this ground”> Synonyms consecrate, bless, sacralize, sanctifyRelated Words baptize, canonize, spiritualize; chasten, cleanse, lustrate, purify; exorcise (also exorcize), expurgate; commit, dedicate, devote; reconsecrateNear Antonyms defile, desecrate, profane; dirty, foul, pollute, soil, taint, violate; blaspheme, curse, cuss, damn, execrate; cast out, condemn, damn, punishAntonyms deconsecrate, desacralize, desanctify

Learn More about hallow

Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hallow? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).