By Paulina Armendariz
1. to make or declare something sacred
2. to dedicate something to a goal
- sanctify, bless, dedicate
- devote, dedicate, consign
- desecrate, condemn, curse
- refrain, withhold, refuse
- In the Catholic church, the priest consecrates the bread and wine for the holy ritual of communion.
- The UNC Women's soccer team consecrates many hours of the week towards their goal of winning another national championship.