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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.


Synonymsenshrine


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


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









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