HyperDic: consecrated

English > 2 senses of the word consecrated:
ADJECTIVEallconsecrated, consecrate, dedicatedsolemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose
allconsecrated, sacred, sanctifiedmade or declared or believed to be holy
consecrated > pronunciation
Soundskaa'nsahkrey.tahd; kaa'nsahkrey.tihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > consecrated: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningsolemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose.
Examples
  • "a life consecrated to science"
  • "the consecrated chapel"
Synonymsconsecrate, dedicated
Narrowerordainedinvested with ministerial or priestly functions
votivededicated in fulfillment of a vow
See alsoholybelonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
sacredconcerned with religion or religious purposes
Oppositedesecratedtreated with contempt / contempt
Spanishconsagrado, dedicado, entregado
English > consecrated: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningmade or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use.
Example"a consecrated church"
Synonymssacred, sanctified
Broaderholybelonging to or derived from or associated with a divine power
Spanishconsagrado, sacro, sagrado, santificado
Catalansagrat

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