adjective see consecrate II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • consecrative — See consecrate. * * * …   Universalium

  • consecrative — adj. pertaining to consecration (sanctification; dedication, devotion) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • consecrative — con·se·cra·tive …   English syllables

  • consecrative — ˈkänsə̇ˌkrād.iv adjective : solemnly dedicational …   Useful english dictionary

  • consecrate — I. adjective Date: 14th century dedicated to a sacred purpose II. transitive verb ( crated; crating) Etymology: Middle English, from Latin consecratus, past participle of consecrare, from com + sacrare to consecrate more at sacred Date: 14th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • consecratory — See consecrative. * * * …   Universalium

  • consecrator — See consecrative. * * * …   Universalium

  • consecrate — consecratedness, n. consecrator, consecrater, n. consecratory /kon si kreuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, consecrative, adj. /kon si krayt /, v., consecrated, consecrating, adj. v.t. 1. to make or declare sacred; set apart or dedicate to the service of a… …   Universalium

  • memorial — [adj] commemorative canonizing, celebrative, commemoratory, consecrating, consecrative, dedicatory, deifying, enshrining, in tribute, memorializing, monumental, remembering; concept 537 Ant. abusive, dishonorable memorial [n] monument,… …   New thesaurus

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