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1. consecrate

verb. ['ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt'] render holy by means of religious rites.

Synonyms

  • reconsecrate
  • hallow
  • sanctify
  • declare

Antonyms

  • abstain
  • nonfunctional
  • functional
  • uselessness

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Rhymes with Consecrate

  • administrate
  • airfreight
  • arbitrate
  • birthrate
  • calibrate
  • carbohydrate
  • castrate
  • celebrate
  • concentrate
  • demonstrate
  • denigrate
  • disintegrate
  • emigrate
  • frustrate
  • gyrate
  • hydrate
  • illustrate
  • immigrate
  • infiltrate
  • infiltrate

How do you pronounce consecrate?

Pronounce consecrate as ˈkɑnsəˌkreɪt.

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Sentences with consecrate


1. Verb, base form
Walk around the circle sprinkling this water to bless and consecrate the circle.

Quotes about consecrate


1. I attempted briefly to consecrate myself in the public library, believing every crack in my soul could be chinked with a book.
- Barbara Kingsolver, The Poisonwood Bible

2. The Church does not dispense the sacrament of baptism in order to acquire for herself an increase in membership but in order to consecrate a human being to God and to communicate to that person the divine gift of birth from God.
- Hans Urs von Balthasar, Unless You Become Like This Child

2. consecrate

verb. ['ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt'] appoint to a clerical posts.

Synonyms

  • invest
  • order
  • ordain
  • enthrone
  • ordinate

Antonyms

  • disinherit
  • explode
  • stay
  • stand still

3. consecrate

verb. ['ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt'] give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause.

Synonyms

  • use
  • give
  • utilize
  • employ
  • rededicate
  • commit
  • dedicate
  • utilise
  • apply
  • vow
  • sacrifice

Antonyms

  • borrow
  • breastfeed
  • starve
  • bottlefeed

4. consecrate

adjective. ['ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt'] solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose.

Synonyms

  • votive
  • consecrated
  • holy
  • dedicated
  • sacred

Antonyms

  • profane
  • unholy
  • conserve
  • inactivity

5. consecrate

verb. ['ˈkɑːnsəˌkreɪt'] dedicate to a deity by a vow.

Synonyms

  • give
  • commit
  • dedicate
  • vow

Antonyms

  • supply
  • refrain
  • deny
  • withdraw
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