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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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As Bourdieu points out, successful negotiation through a field in order to accumulate the field's capital and accolades is greatly enhanced by the alliance with a field consecrator, and Bourdieu and Nice explain that the more powerful the consecrator is, the more the work is strongly consecrated and the more the consecrator "invests his prestige in the author's cause" (1980:283).
The celebrant's clothing must change to reflect a simpler, deeper awareness of his humble place as servant to the community, as consecrator and messenger.
Barlow was the chief consecrator of Parker at a private ceremony in Lambeth Palace on December 17, 1559.
Urban VIII (1623-1644): The consecrator of the new St.
As bishop of Porto, Italy, he was a consecrator of Pope Stephen V in 885.
Such anthologies (including those of the Futurist, Imagist, and Spectra hoax coteries, Others, The Lyric Year, and the radical social anthologies of Nancy Cunard and Alain Locke) cannot be caricatured as hierophantic consecrators of prestige nor as defenders of canonical distinction.