verb (used with object), con·se·crat·ed, con·se·crat·ing.
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Let his countrymen consecrate the memory of the heroic general, the patriotic statesman, and the virtuous sage.A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents|Edited by James D. Richardson
These divinest poets consecrate the spot, and throw a reflected glory over the humblest of their companions.Our Old Home, Vol. 2|Nathaniel Hawthorne
For to what but to felicity should men consecrate themselves, were felicity a goddess?The City of God, Volume I|Aurelius Augustine
Seven days shall they purge the altar and purify it; and they shall consecrate it.The Prophet Ezekiel|Arno C. Gaebelein
It is all consecrated but one thing, and I can't consecrate that.Beth Woodburn|Maud Petitt