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English noun: shrine

1. shrine (artifact) a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person

Broader (hypernym)house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, place of worship

Narrower (hyponym)oracle, stupa, tope

Instance hyponymCaaba, Kaaba

English verb: shrine

1. shrine (contact) enclose in a shrine

SamplesThe saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral.


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

Broader (hypernym)close in, enclose, inclose, shut in

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