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con•se•crate



Pronunciation: (kon'si-krāt"), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/consecrate.html on line 81 [key]
v., -crat•ed, -crat•ing,
adj.


v.t.
1. to make or declare sacred; set apart or dedicate to the service of a deity: to consecrate a new church building.
2. to make (something) an object of honor or veneration; hallow: a custom consecrated by time.
3. to devote or dedicate to some purpose: a life consecrated to science.
4. to admit or ordain to a sacred office, esp. to the episcopate.
5. to change (bread and wine) into the Eucharist.

adj.
consecrated; sacred.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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