sacralize

verb sa·cral·ize \ ˈsa-krə-ˌlīz , ˈsā- \

Definition of sacralize

sacralized; sacralizing
transitive verb
: to treat as or make sacred

sacralization

play \ˌsa-krə-lə-ˈzā-shən, ˌsā-, -ˌlī-\ noun

Examples of sacralize in a Sentence

  1. sacralizing the cohabitation of a man and a woman by means of the marriage ceremony

First Known Use of sacralize

1933


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