Definition of Consecrated

1. Adjective. Solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose. "A chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"

Exact synonyms: Consecrate, Dedicated
Similar to: Ordained, Votive
Also: Holy, Sacred
Antonyms: Desecrated



2. Adjective. Made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use. "Sanctified wine"
Exact synonyms: Sacred, Sanctified
Similar to: Holy
Derivative terms: Sacredness

Definition of Consecrated

1. Verb. (past of ''consecrate'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Consecrated

1. consecrate [v] - See also: consecrate

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Literary usage of Consecrated

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1862)
"Welten, DD, was consecrated by Dr. Taylor alone, in a clandestine manner. " * * * Talbot, MA, was consecrated by the same person at the same time, ..."

2. The Gentleman's Magazine (1843)
"St. James's Church, Bradford, was consecrated by the Lord Bishop of Ripon. It is an elegant edifice, situated in the township of Horton, a little to the ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"were the first who consecrated the productions of earth and worshiped them as gods because they were the supporters of hie, making libations to them. ..."

4. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet (1829)
"The npon his business of Hooper was now also settled : he was to a"y'be attired in the vestments that were prescribed when he was consecrated, and when he ..."

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