Definitions of sacred

  1. Sacredness.
  2. Sacredly.
  3. worthy of religious veneration; " the sacred name of Jesus"; " Jerusalem's hallowed soil"
  4. ( often followed by ` to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; " a fund sacred to charity"; " a morning hour sacred to study"; " a private office sacred to the President"
  5. concerned with religion or religious purposes; " sacred texts"; " sacred rites"; " sacred music"
  6. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use; consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a sacred day; sacred service.
  7. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history.
  8. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
  9. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful.
  10. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; - with to.
  11. Set apart for religious uses; as, a sacred edifice; pertaining to religion; as, sacred literature; consecrated; holy; not to be treated irreverently; as, he held his mother's memory sacred.
  12. Set apart or dedicated, esp. to God: made holy: proceeding from God: religious: entitled to respect or veneration: inviolable.
  13. Pertaining to God; holy; inviolable.
  14. Set apart to religious use; pertaining to deity or religion; consecrated; hallowed; inviolable.
  15. Consecrated to a religious purpose; connected with religion or a religious service; consecrated; venerable; inviolable.
  16. Pert. to God, or to His worship; pert. to religion or religious uses; not profane; inviolable.
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