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Synonyms for consecrate

Synonyms for consecrate

to make sacred by a religious rite

to give over by or as if by vow to a higher purpose

Synonyms for consecrate

appoint to a clerical posts

give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause

dedicate to a deity by a vow

render holy by means of religious rites

solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose

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The bill consecrates equality of rights between the hosting countries' nationals and migrant workers.
After years of keeping a private vow of celibacy, she asked her local bishop to consecrate her virginity and betrothed herself to Jesus.
The group's director, Stephen Parkinson, said, "If they consecrate women as bishops, that's the end.
War memorials consecrate ideas, battlefields consecrate events, but this show consecrates the individuals," said D.
Given its profound conviction in the universality and the inter-dependence of human rights, Tunisia consecrates these principles "which are the basis of the attributes of citizenship and setting up a new relationship between the citizen and the authority, one to be based on respect of the public and individual freedoms," adds the statement.
Sprinkling this ground with earth from Israel consecrates this ground,'' Siegal instructed the children, many of whom carried small Torahs.
TUNIS (TAP) - The Union of Tunisian Judges voiced discontent at the draft decree-law pertaining to the status of Tunisian justices, describing it as "mediocre" document since it consecrates the hegemony of the Executive over the Judicial, pointing out that reform of the judicial system requires that all sides concerned with justice be involved.