Synonyms of 'lay hands on someone'
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1 attackDictionary, assault, set on
The crowd laid hands on him.
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To assault someone means to physically attack them.
The gang assaulted him with iron bars.
lay one on (slang)
lay into (informal)
beat or knock seven bells out of (informal)
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.
The church was consecrated in 1234.
Thesaurus for lay hands on someone from the Collins English Thesaurus