Definition of enshrine
1 : to enclose in or as if in a shrine
2 : to preserve or cherish as sacred
enshrinementplay \in-ˈshrīn-mənt, en-\ noun
Examples of enshrine in a Sentence
some teachers tend to enshrine their personal preferences as sacred rules of English grammar
Recent Examples of enshrine from the Web
Jones will be enshrined into the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Aug. 5 in Canton, Ohio.
The Natural Resources Trust Fund was created in 1976 and enshrined in the state constitution.
As budget talks remain mired down less than two weeks before the new fiscal year starts, a bipartisan group of lawmakers has introduced a bill to permanently enshrine Maypole dancing as Delaware’s official state dance.
Boone, a three-time All-Star with the Phillies, has also been enshrined in the Philadelphia Baseball Hall of Fame.
Once a Viking, always a Viking.’’’ Moss and Rashad are the first players named to the Ring of Honor since 2013, and will bring the number enshrined to 23.
The individual networked in this way is no longer the autonomous subject enshrined in liberal theory, not precisely.
The hall of fame was established in 1977, but didn't begin enshrining women until 1993.
Citing uncertainty in Washington over the fate of the Affordable Care Act, the Connecticut Senate early Friday unanimously voted to enshrine the women's and children's health provisions into state law.
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Origin and Etymology of enshrine
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
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Definition of enshrine for English Language Learners
: to remember and protect (someone or something that is valuable, admired, etc.)
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