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1. sanctify

verb. ['ˈsæŋktəfaɪ'] make pure or free from sin or guilt.

Synonyms

  • purify
  • purge
  • spiritualize
  • alter
  • modify
  • change
  • spiritualise

Antonyms

  • stay
  • keep down
  • convict
  • rehabilitate

Etymology

  • sanctifico (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Sanctify

  • dehumidify
  • gasify
  • rarefy

Example sentences of the word sanctify


1. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
You sanctify the homes of the living and make holy the places of the dead.

2. Verb, base form
They strive to love their neighbor as themselves and sanctify the dignity of every person.

Quotes containing the word sanctify


1. Sanctify yourself and you will sanctify society.
- Francis of Assisi

2. sanctify

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

Synonyms

  • reconsecrate
  • hallow
  • consecrate
  • declare

Antonyms

  • literalize
  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable

Etymology

  • sanctifico (Latin)
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