Synonyms of 'consecrate'
sanctifyDictionary, dedicate, ordain
The church was consecrated in 1234.
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If a building or church is dedicated to someone, a formal ceremony is held to show that the building will always be associated with them.
The church is dedicated to a saint.
If you devote yourself, your time, or your energy to something, you spend all or most of your time or energy on it.
He decided to devote the rest of his life to music.
Thesaurus for consecrate from the Collins English Thesaurus
When a building , place, or object is consecrated , it is officially declared to be holy. When a person is consecrated , they are officially declared to be a bishop.