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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).
3 by a community of consecrators for her Independent Catholic church -- a congregation founded by Roman Catholics but with no formal ties to the church.
That the Episcopal Church (USA) be invited to express its regret that the proper constraints of the bonds of affection were breached in the events surrounding the election and consecration of a bishop for the See of New Hampshire, and for the consequences which followed, and that such an expression of regret would represent the desire of the Episcopal Church (USA) to remain within the Communion pending such expression of regret; those who took part as consecrators of Gene Robinson should be invited to consider in all conscience whether they should withdraw themselves from representative functions in the Anglican Communion.
Barlow was the chief consecrator of Parker at a private ceremony in Lambeth Palace on December 17, 1559.