[ en-shrahyn ]
/ ɛnˈʃraɪn /

verb (used with object), en·shrined, en·shrin·ing.

to enclose in or as in a shrine: His love for her is enshrined forever in his poetry.
to cherish as sacred: The memory of our friendship will be enshrined in my heart.
Also inshrine.

Origin of enshrine

First recorded in 1575–85; en-1 + shrine


en·shrine·ment, nounun·en·shrined, adjective
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Examples from the Web for enshrinement

  • The measure of "fitness" is the entirety of the enshrinement or embodiment of the mortal aspiration to put on immortality.

British Dictionary definitions for enshrinement



/ (ɪnˈʃraɪn) /

verb (tr)

to place or enclose in or as if in a shrine
to hold as sacred; cherish; treasure

Derived forms of enshrine

enshrinement, noun
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