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consecrate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of consecrate

  1. set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God the consecrate gold tablets which Joseph Smith claimed to have found Synonyms blessed (also blest), holy, consecrated, hallowed, sacral, sacred, sacrosanct, sanctifiedRelated Words adored, enshrined, glorified, revered, venerated, worshipped (also worshiped); ceremonial, liturgical, priestly, religious, ritual, sacramental, spiritual; biblical, scripturalNear Antonyms nonreligious, unspiritual; earthly, mundane, profane, secular, temporal, worldlyAntonyms deconsecrated, desacralized, unconsecrated, unhallowed


consecrate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of consecrate

  1. 1 to keep or intend for a special purpose a philanthropist who consecrated his considerable fortune to an array of charitable causes Synonyms allocate, devote, dedicate, earmark, give up (to), reserve, save, set byRelated Words bless, hallow, sanctify; commit, confide, consign, entrust (also intrust); apply, bestow, employ, useNear Antonyms ignore, neglect; misapply, misuse

  2. 2 to make holy through prayers or ritual plans to consecrate the altar in the new church with great ceremony Synonyms bless, hallow, 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



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