Consecrate

Sam Stewart

Definition:

1. v. To make or declare something sacred


2. v. To dedicate something to a goal

Synonyms:

Dedicate, sanctify, devote

Antonyms:

Desecrate, curse, condemn

Example Sentences:

1. All three major Abrahamic religions have consecrated Jerusalem as one of the most holy locations; Christians know it as where Christ taught and died, Muslims as where Muhammed ascended to heaven, and Jews as the capitol and center of Israel.


2. One of the goals of the coalition against ISIS is to consecrate several countries' resources towards the goal of stopping a terrorist group.

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Consecration