HyperDic: deconsecrate

English > 1 sense of the word deconsecrate:
VERBcommunicationdeconsecrate, desecrate, unhallowremove the consecration from a person or an object
English > deconsecrate: 1 sense > verb 1, communication
MeaningRemove the consecration from a person or an object.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
Synonymsdesecrate, unhallow
Broaderchange by reversal, turn, reversechange to the contrary
Oppositeconsecrate, bless, hallow, sanctifyRender holy by means of religious rites

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