What are some opposite words for consecrate?

Antonyms for consecrate
ˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪt

This page is about all possible antonyms and opposite words for the term consecrate.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consecrated, consecrate, dedicated(verb)

    solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose

    "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"

    Antonyms:
    unhallow, deconsecrate, desecrate

    Synonyms:
    consecrated, sanctified, dedicated, sacred

  2. ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order(verb)

    appoint to a clerical posts

    "he was ordained in the Church"

    Antonyms:
    deconsecrate, unhallow, desecrate

    Synonyms:
    align, sanctify, govern, put, ordain, dedicate, set up, rate, enact, arrange, give, devote, grade, dictate, ordinate, bless, say, rank, coordinate, range, enjoin, hallow, regularise, commit, regulate, vow, tell, order, prescribe, place, regularize

  3. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote(verb)

    give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

    "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, deconsecrate, unhallow

    Synonyms:
    commit, chip in, dedicate, cave in, collapse, institutionalize, place, put, impart, pass on, perpetrate, move over, return, establish, reach, present, have, vow, fall in, make, pay, charge, throw, sanctify, gift, kick in, feed, ordinate, break, institutionalise, ease up, apply, give, grant, open, founder, devote, hold, ordain, pass, render, intrust, hallow, practice, sacrifice, yield, turn over, send, confide, leave, invest, give way, bless, generate, contribute, entrust, trust, pull, afford, order, hand

  4. vow, consecrate(verb)

    dedicate to a deity by a vow

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, deconsecrate, unhallow

    Synonyms:
    hallow, give, dedicate, commit, ordinate, bless, sanctify, vow, order, ordain, devote

  5. consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify(verb)

    render holy by means of religious rites

    Antonyms:
    unhallow, deconsecrate, desecrate

    Synonyms:
    purify, hallow, give, dedicate, sign, commit, ordinate, bless, sanctify, vow, order, ordain, devote, purge

Wiktionary

  1. consecrate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, defile

  2. consecrate(verb)

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, defile

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. consecrate

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, secularize, profane

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, devote, enshrine, hallow, sanctify

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. consecrate(v)

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, sanctify, hallow

How to use consecrate in a sentence?

  1. John Dewey:

    Intellectually, religious emotions are not creative but conservative. They attach themselves readily to the current view of the world and consecrate it.

  2. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    When I consecrate a new church in the Archdiocese, I often point to the altar and explain that the altar in every Catholic Church is the center of the universe, because Christ is the center of history.

  3. John Dewey:

    Intellectually, religious emotions are not creative but conservative. They attach themselves to the current view of the world and consecrate it.

How to pronounce consecrate?

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How to say consecrate in sign language?

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