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Wordnet 3.0


1. made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use;
- Example: "a consecrated church"
- Example: "the sacred mosque"
- Example: "sacred elephants"
- Example: "sacred bread and wine"
- Example: "sanctified wine"
[syn: consecrated, sacred, sanctified]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sanctified \Sanc"ti*fied\, a. Made holy; also, made to have the air of sanctity; sanctimonious. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Sanctify \Sanc"ti*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Sanctified; p. pr. & vb. n. Sanctifying.] [F. sanctifier, L. sanctificare; sanctus holy + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See Saint, and -fy.] 1. To make sacred or holy; to set apart to a holy or religious use; to consecrate by appropriate rites; to hallow. [1913 Webster] God blessed the seventh day and sanctified it. --Gen. ii. 3. [1913 Webster] Moses . . . sanctified Aaron and his garments. --Lev. viii. 30. [1913 Webster] 2. To make free from sin; to cleanse from moral corruption and pollution; to purify. [1913 Webster] Sanctify them through thy truth. --John xvii. 17. [1913 Webster] 3. To make efficient as the means of holiness; to render productive of holiness or piety. [1913 Webster] A means which his mercy hath sanctified so to me as to make me repent of that unjust act. --Eikon Basilike. [1913 Webster] 4. To impart or impute sacredness, venerableness, inviolability, title to reverence and respect, or the like, to; to secure from violation; to give sanction to. [1913 Webster] The holy man, amazed at what he saw, Made haste to sanctify the bliss by law. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] Truth guards the poet, sanctifies the line. --Pope. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

sanctified adj 1: made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; "a consecrated church"; "the sacred mosque"; "sacred elephants"; "sacred bread and wine"; "sanctified wine" [syn: consecrated, sacred, sanctified]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

62 Moby Thesaurus words for "sanctified": Tartuffian, Tartuffish, affected, aggrandized, apotheosized, awesome, beatified, big, blessed, canonized, canting, consecrated, converted, dedicated, deified, devoted, elevated, eminent, ennobled, enshrined, enthroned, exalted, excellent, false, glorified, goody, goody-goody, grand, great, hallowed, held in awe, high, high and mighty, holier-than-thou, hypocritical, immortal, immortalized, insincere, lofty, magnified, mealymouthed, mighty, pharisaic, pietistic, pious, reborn, redeemed, regenerate, regenerated, sacred, sainted, saintly, sanctimonious, saved, self-righteous, set apart, shrined, sniveling, sublime, supereminent, throned, unctuous