GRE Word List

CONSECRATE

dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor

The meaning of the word consecrate is dedicate; sanctify; declare as sacred; Ex. consecrate one's life to helping the poor.

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