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Definition 1: render holy by means of religious rites - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for consecrate in the sense of this definition

(consecrate is a kind of ...) state emphatically and authoritatively

"He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

(... is a kind of consecrate ) consecrate anew, as after a desecration

Definition 2: dedicate to a deity by a vow - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for consecrate in the sense of this definition

(consecrate is a kind of ...) 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"

Definition 3: give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause - [verb of communication]

Samples where consecrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for consecrate in the sense of this definition

(consecrate is a kind of ...) put into service; make work or employ for a particular purpose or for its inherent or natural purpose

"use your head!" "we only use Spanish at home" "I can't use this tool" "Apply a magnetic field here" "This thinking was applied to many projects" "How do you utilize this tool?" "I apply this rule to get good results" "use the plastic bags to store the food" "He doesn't know how to use a computer"

(... is a kind of consecrate ) dedicate to a deity by a vow

(... is a kind of consecrate ) dedicate anew

"They were asked to rededicate themselves to their country"

(... is a kind of consecrate ) apply oneself to

"Please apply yourself to your homework"

(consecrate has a similar meaning as ...) offer in good faith

"He gave her his word"

(consecrate has a similar meaning as ...) endure the loss of

"He gave his life for his children" "I gave two sons to the war"

Samples where consecrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he was ordained in the Church

Synonyms for consecrate in the sense of this definition

(consecrate is a kind of ...) provide with power and authority

"They vested the council with special rights"

Definition 5: solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high or sacred purpose - [adjective denoting all]

Samples where consecrate or its synonyms are used according to this definition

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

Synonyms for consecrate in the sense of this definition

(consecrate is similar to ...) invested with ministerial or priestly functions

"an ordained priest"

(consecrate is similar to ...) dedicated in fulfillment of a vow

"votive prayers"

(means also ...) belonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power

(means also ...) concerned with religion or religious purposes

"sacred texts" "sacred rites" "sacred music"

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