Synonyms for consecrate


1. ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order, invest, vest, enthrone
usage: appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
2. give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote, use, utilize, utilise, apply, employ
usage: 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"
3. vow, consecrate, give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote
usage: dedicate to a deity by a vow
4. consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify, declare
usage: render holy by means of religious rites


1. consecrated (vs. desecrated), consecrate, dedicated, ordained, votive, holy, sacred
usage: 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"
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