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Synonyms for consecrateˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪt

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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"

    consecrated, sanctified, dedicated, consecrate, sacred

    unhallow, deconsecrate, desecrate

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

    appoint to a clerical posts

    "he was ordained in the Church"

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

    deconsecrate, unhallow, desecrate

  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"

    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, consecrate, generate, contribute, entrust, trust, pull, afford, order, hand

    desecrate, deconsecrate, unhallow

  4. vow, consecrate(verb)

    dedicate to a deity by a vow

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

    desecrate, deconsecrate, unhallow

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

    render holy by means of religious rites

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

    unhallow, deconsecrate, desecrate


  1. consecrate(verb)

    desecrate, defile

  2. consecrate(verb)

    To declare, or otherwise make something holy.

    desecrate, defile

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. consecrate(v. a.)

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

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List of paraphrases:

sanctify, immortalize, devote

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