sacralize

verb
sa·​cral·​ize | \ ˈsa-krə-ˌlīz How to pronounce sacralize (audio) , ˈsā- \
sacralized; sacralizing

Definition of sacralize

transitive verb

: to treat as or make sacred

Other Words from sacralize

sacralization \ ˌsa-​krə-​lə-​ˈzā-​shən How to pronounce sacralize (audio) , ˌsā-​ , -​ˌlī-​ \ noun

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Examples of sacralize in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of sacralize

1933, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sacralize was in 1933

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“Sacralize.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacralize. Accessed 28 May. 2022.

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