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Synonyms for sanctify
ˈsæŋk təˌfaɪ

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Wiktionary

  1. sanctify(verb)

    To make holy; to consecrate. Set aside for sacred or ceremonial use.

    Synonyms:
    consecrate, hallow

  2. sanctify(verb)

    To free from sin; to purify.

    Synonyms:
    cleanse, purify

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sanctify

    Synonyms:
    clean, cleanse, disinfect, hallow, purify, wash

    Antonyms:
    befoul, contaminate, corrupt, defile, infect, pollute, soil, spoil, stain, sully, taint, tarnish, vitiate

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. sanctify

    Synonyms:
    consecrate, hallow, celebrate, purify, justify, sanction, ratify

    Antonyms:
    desecrate, profane, misobserve, pollute, disannul

Princeton's WordNet

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

    render holy by means of religious rites

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

  2. purify, purge, sanctify(verb)

    make pure or free from sin or guilt

    "he left the monastery purified"

    Synonyms:
    cat, puke, make pure, purify, chuck, sick, hallow, spue, cast, disgorge, vomit, regurgitate, vomit up, distill, scour, consecrate, upchuck, spew, purge, barf, throw up, be sick, retch, sublimate, bless, honk, flush, regorge

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. sanctify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    make holy, cleanse from sin

  2. sanctify(v. a.)

    Synonyms:
    consecrate, hallow

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "sanctify":

    consecrate

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How to use sanctify in a sentence?

  1. William Penn:

    A good end cannot sanctify evil means; nor must we ever do evil, that good may come of it.

  2. Avigdor Lieberman:

    For our part we will sanctify the 1974 disengagement agreement, and there too we will insist that every last letter be abided by, and any violation with meet a harsh response from the State of Israel.

  3. Kahlil Gibran:

    Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love love recompenses the adorers.

  4. Kyle Kashuv:

    I truly believe this livestream -- learning about our Constitution and finding ways to save lives without infringing on our Constitution -- is the best way to sanctify the day and remember those who were lost in( the Parkland shooting) and in Columbine, i created this event to do just that.

  5. Yitzhak Rabin:

    Military cemeteries in every corner of the world are silent testimony to the failure of national leaders to sanctify human life.

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Translations for sanctify

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  • heiligenGerman
  • santificarSpanish
  • puhdistaa, vapauttaa, pyhittääFinnish
  • consacrerFrench
  • naomhaichScottish Gaelic
  • purificare, consacrare, santificareItalian
  • apvalyti, pašventintiLithuanian
  • whakataputapu, whakatapuMāori
  • zuiveren, verschonen, sancreren, heiligen, louteren, consacreren, heilig verklaren, inwijden, sanctificeren, sanctifiëren, wijden, ruggensteunen, sacraliseren, verheiligenDutch
  • rense, helliggjøre, vigsle, velsigne, tilgiNorwegian
  • willkachayQuechua
  • очи́стить, очища́ть, освяти́ть, одобря́ть, освяща́ть, санкциони́ровать, одо́бритьRussian
  • kutsamakTurkish

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