Verb(1) render holy by means of religious rites(2) make pure or free from sin or guilt
(1) Formal Victorian monuments are no longer enough, it seems, to evoke memory and sanctify the sacred.(2) Earlier in the day, he said the Dalai Lama was scheduled to sanctify a Buddhist temple in Elista, the Kalmyk capital, and that no meetings with Russian officials were planned.(3) Nine monks performed a ritual ceremony to sanctify the shrine, and blessed the local residents and the surrounding area.(4) As a joke, it succeeds marvelously, taking square aim at the government that borrows from the perceived grandeur of the British colonial era to sanctify the art made by its own citizens.(5) The use of Catholic ritual to sanctify the Revolution parallels the crucial role that the Church played in the events of 1789 and 1790.(6) a small shrine was built to sanctify the site(7) Bait Hillel states that first you bless the wine then sanctify the Shabbat.(8) The church will sanctify your body and soul on Sundays.(9) Yet cattle, the possession sacrificed by male elders to sanctify rituals of ukuzila, were dying off.(10) That he might sanctify and cleanse it with the washing of water by the Word.(11) Last Monday at 11 a.m., 9 monks led religious ceremonies to sanctify the occasion and create solidarity among the 1,500 plus local government employees.(12) On the one hand, Michelangelo sought to restore the devotional image, strengthening its hold on a new cut of viewer; on the other, he aimed to sanctify the modern aesthetic, linking Renaissance techniques back into archaic types.(13) As the promising young Christian leader in his rural South African village, James is dispatched on a pilgrimage to the Holy Land, an experience intended to sanctify his succession as the next pastor.(14) may God sanctify his soul(15) Starting at 9 a.m. on Friday May 11, nine monks performed a religious ceremony to sanctify the new branch office.(16) They turned to Dutch religious rituals to sanctify their marriages and to validate their babies as Christians to enhance their chances for emancipation.
1. consecrate ::
2. purify ::
3. approve ::
goed te keur
4. purge ::
5. hallow ::
Different Formssanctifies, sanctify, sanctifying
English to Afrikaans Dictionary: sanctify
Meaning and definitions of sanctify, translation in Afrikaans language for sanctify with similar and opposite words. Also find spoken pronunciation of sanctify in Afrikaans and in English language.
Tags for the entry "sanctify"
What sanctify means in Afrikaans, sanctify meaning in Afrikaans, sanctify definition, examples and pronunciation of sanctify in Afrikaans language.