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consecrate

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set apart or worthy of veneration by association with God
  • the consecrate gold tablets which Joseph Smith claimed to have found
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consecrate

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1 to keep or intend for a special purpose
  • a philanthropist who consecrated his considerable fortune to an array of charitable causes
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set apart, set aside

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2 to make holy through prayers or ritual
  • The church was consecrated in 1856.
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devote, dedicate, consecrate, hallow mean to set apart for a special and often higher end. devote is likely to imply compelling motives and often attachment to an objective.
    • devoted his evenings to study
dedicate implies solemn and exclusive devotion to a sacred or serious use or purpose.
    • dedicated her life to medical research
consecrate stresses investment with a solemn or sacred quality.
    • consecrate a church to the worship of God
hallow, often differing little from dedicate or consecrate, may distinctively imply an attribution of intrinsic sanctity.
    • battlegrounds hallowed by the blood of patriots


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