- v.把…奉为神圣，给…祝圣( consecrate的过去式和过去分词 ); 奉献;
The church was consecrated in 1234.
The church was consecrated in 1853.
They consecrated a temple to their god.
He consecrated his life to helping the poor.
The churchyard is consecrated ground.
The new church was consecrated by the Bishop.
A doctor's life is consecrated to curing sick people.
He consecrated himself to the cause of the king.
The new church was consecrated by the Bishop of Chester.
The priests piously consecrated the robbery with a hymn.
She consecrated her life to helping the poor.
She consecrated her life to art.
He was consecrated Archbishop last year.
Dr. Proudie was consecrated Bishop of Barchester.
The presence of Miss Dale illuminated him as the burning taper lights up the consecrated plate.
1. solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose;
"a life consecrated to science"
"the consecrated chapel"
"a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
2. made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use;
"a consecrated chursh"
"the sacred mosque"
"sacred bread and wine"