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Synonyms and Antonyms of sanctify

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sanctify

synonym (synonym of sanctify)

  • (verb.communication)
    render holy by means of religious rites (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.change)
    make pure or free from sin or guilt (verb.change)
     

antonym (antonym of sanctify)

hypernym (sanctify IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • make pure or free from sin or guilt (verb.change)
    cause to change; make different; cause a transformation (verb.change)
     
  • render holy by means of religious rites (verb.communication)
    state emphatically and authoritatively (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF sanctify relation)

  • make pure or free from sin or guilt (verb.change)
    purify from the corrupting influences of the world (verb.change)
     
  • (verb.change)
    purify by means of a ritual; also used in post-Communist countries to refer to the political cleansing of former officials (verb.change)
     
  • render holy by means of religious rites (verb.communication)
    consecrate anew, as after a desecration (verb.communication)
     

derivation (.... is derived from sanctify)

  • make pure or free from sin or guilt (verb.change)
    the act of clearing yourself (or another) from some stigma or charge (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a ceremonial cleansing from defilement or uncleanness by the performance of appropriate rites (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.act)
    a religious ceremony in which something is made holy (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    model of excellence or perfection of a kind; one having no equal (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.person)
    person of exceptional holiness (noun.person)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the state of being unsullied by sin or moral wrong; lacking a knowledge of evil (noun.state)
     
  • render holy by means of religious rites (verb.communication)
    (religion) sanctification of something by setting it apart (usually with religious rites) as dedicated to God (noun.act)
     
  • (noun.person)
    a person who has died and has been declared a saint by canonization (noun.person)
     
synonym antonym hypernym hyponym derivation bless consecrate hallow purge deconsecrate desecrate unhallow alter change modify declare spiritualise spiritualize lustrate reconsecrate purgation purge purification sanctification apotheosis ideal

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