Synonyms of sanctify in English:

sanctify


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See Spanish definition of santificar

verb

1‘a small shrine was built to sanctify the site’

SYNONYMS
consecrate, make holy, make sacred, bless, hallow, set apart, dedicate to God, anoint, ordain, canonize, beatify

2‘they sanctified themselves’

SYNONYMS
purify, cleanse, free from sin, absolve, unburden, redeem, exculpate, wash someone's sins away
rare lustrate

3‘we must not sanctify this outrageous state of affairs’

SYNONYMS
approve, sanction, give the stamp of approval to, underwrite, condone, justify, vindicate, endorse, support, back, ratify, confirm, warrant, permit, allow, accredit, authorize, legitimize, legitimatize