devoted or dedicated to a deity or to some religious purpose; consecrated.
entitled to veneration or religious respect by association with divinity or divine things; holy.
pertaining to or connected with religion (opposed to secular or profane):
sacred music; sacred books.
reverently dedicated to some person, purpose, or object:
a morning hour sacred to study.
regarded with reverence:
the sacred memory of a dead hero.
secured against violation, infringement, etc., as by reverence or sense of right:
sacred oaths; sacred rights.
properly immune from violence, interference, etc., as a person or office.
exclusively devoted to a deity or to some religious ceremony or use; holy; consecrated
worthy of or regarded with reverence, awe, or respect
protected by superstition or piety from irreligious actions
connected with or intended for religious use: sacred music
dedicated to; in honour of
Reserved for exclusive use by something. The term might mean only writable by whatever it is sacred to.
For example, “Register 7 is sacred to the interrupt handler” would mean that if any other code changed the contents of register 7, dire consequences would ensue.
noun 1. hamadryas baboon.
noun 1. nandina.
- Sacred college
noun 1. the collective body of the cardinals of the Roman Catholic Church
noun 1. an individual, organization, institution, etc., considered to be exempt from criticism or questioning. noun 1. (informal) a person, institution, custom, etc, unreasonably held to be beyond criticism sacred cow definition Figuratively, anything that is beyond criticism: “That housing project is a real sacred cow: the city council won’t hear of abandoning it.” In […]