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One entry found for consecrate.
Main Entry: con·se·crate
Pronunciation: primarystresskän(t)-sschwa-secondarystresskramacrt
Function: verb
Inflected Form(s): -crat·ed; -crat·ing
Etymology: Middle English consecraten "to consecrate," derived from Latin consecrare "to make holy," from con-, com- "together" and sacrare "to consecrate," from sacr-, sacer "sacred" --related to SACRED
1 : to make or declare sacred : to set apart to the service of God
2 : to devote to a purpose in a very sincere manner
synonym see DEVOTE

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