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consecrate   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 ˋkɑnsIˏkret 〕

Pronunciation

〔 ˊkɒnsikreit 〕


Overview of verb consecrate

The verb consecrate has 4 senses


  • ordain, consecrate, ordinate, order -- (appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church")

  • give, dedicate, consecrate, commit, devote -- (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")

  • vow, consecrate -- (dedicate to a deity by a vow)

  • consecrate, bless, hallow, sanctify -- (render holy by means of religious rites)


Overview of adj consecrate

The adj consecrate has 1 sense


  • consecrated, consecrate, dedicated -- (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")