consecrate oneself

Definition of consecrate oneself

formal
:to officially promise to give one's time and attention to something (especially a religion)
  • They consecrated themselves to the church.

Word by Word Definitions

consecrate play
  1. : dedicated to a sacred purpose

  1. : to induct (a person) into a permanent office with a religious rite

  2. : to make or declare sacred

  3. : to effect the liturgical transubstantiation of (eucharistic bread and wine)

oneself play
  1. : a person's self : one's own self

  2. : one's normal, healthy, or sane condition or self


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