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English verb: sanctify

1. sanctify (communication) render holy by means of religious rites

Synonymsbless, consecrate, hallow

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)declare

Narrower (hyponym)reconsecrate

Antonymsdeconsecrate, unhallow, desecrate

2. sanctify (change) make pure or free from sin or guilt

SamplesHe left the monastery purified.

Synonymspurge, purify

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)alter, change, modify

Narrower (hyponym)lustrate, spiritualise, spiritualize

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