[kon-si-kreyt] /ˈkɒn sɪˌkreɪt/
verb (used with object), consecrated, consecrating.
to make or declare sacred; set apart or dedicate to the service of a deity:
to consecrate a new church building.
to make (something) an object of honor or veneration; hallow:
a custom consecrated by time.
to devote or dedicate to some purpose:
a life consecrated to science.
to admit or ordain to a sacred office, especially to the episcopate.
to change (bread and wine) into the Eucharist.
to make or declare sacred or holy; sanctify
to dedicate (one’s life, time, etc) to a specific purpose
to ordain (a bishop)
(Christianity) to sanctify (bread and wine) for the Eucharist to be received as the body and blood of Christ
to cause to be respected or revered; venerate: time has consecrated this custom
late 14c., from Latin consecratus, past participle of consecrare “to make holy, devote,” from com- “together” (see com-) + sacrare (see sacred). Related: Consecrated; consecrating.
[kon-si-krey-shuh n] /ˌkɒn sɪˈkreɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the act of ; dedication to the service and worship of a deity. 2. the act of giving the sacramental character to the Eucharistic elements of bread and wine, especially in the Roman Catholic Church. 3. ordination to a sacred office, especially to the episcopate. /ˌkɒnsɪˈkreɪʃən/ noun 1. […]
[kon-si-kyoo-shuh n] /ˌkɒn sɪˈkyu ʃən/ noun 1. succession; sequence. 2. logical sequence; chain of reasoning. /ˌkɒnsɪˈkjuːʃən/ noun 1. a sequence or succession of events or things 2. a logical sequence of deductions; inference
[kuh n-sek-yuh-tiv] /kənˈsɛk yə tɪv/ adjective 1. following one another in uninterrupted succession or order; successive: six consecutive numbers, such as 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. 2. marked by logical sequence. 3. Grammar. expressing consequence or result: a consecutive clause. /kənˈsɛkjʊtɪv/ adjective 1. (of a narrative, account, etc) following chronological sequence 2. following one […]
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