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Synonyms for consecrate
ˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪtcon·se·crate

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  1. consecrateverb

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, defile

  2. consecrateverb

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, defile

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. consecrate

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, devote, enshrine, hallow, sanctify

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, secularize, profane

Princeton's WordNet

  1. consecrated, consecrate, dedicatedverb

    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"

    Synonyms:
    consecrated, sanctified, dedicated, sacred

    Antonyms:
    unhallow, deconsecrate, desecrate

  2. ordain, consecrate, ordinate, orderverb

    appoint to a clerical posts

    "he was ordained in the Church"

    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

    Antonyms:
    deconsecrate, unhallow, desecrate

  3. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devoteverb

    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"

    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

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, deconsecrate, unhallow

  4. vow, consecrateverb

    dedicate to a deity by a vow

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

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, deconsecrate, unhallow

  5. consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctifyverb

    render holy by means of religious rites

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

    Antonyms:
    unhallow, deconsecrate, desecrate

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. consecrateverb

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, devote, hallow, sanctify, ordain, set apart as sacred, appropriate to sacred uses

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. consecrateverb

    Synonyms:
    dedicate, sanctify, hallow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "consecrate":

    sanctify, immortalize, devote

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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. Gregory Aymond:

    His desecration of the altar was demonic, i am infuriated by his actions. When the details became clear, we had the altar removed and burned. I will consecrate a new altar tomorrow.

  3. 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.

  4. John Dewey:

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


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