Adjective "reconsecrated" definition and examples

(Reconsecrated may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/riːˈkɒnsɪkreɪt/

Definitions and examples

verb

Consecrate (someone or something) again.
  1. 'There is, in the particular acts we do, a way of reconsecrating our lives, reminding ourselves of what's important and carrying on in the best kind of way.'
  2. 'The church, built by Hawksmoor, was completed in 1725, although the interior was destroyed by fire in 1850 and reconsecrated in 1857.'
  3. 'In particular, says the Report, it was thought necessary in the Early Church to exorcise the sites of churches to be consecrated or reconsecrated.'
  4. 'The bells tolled as parishioners carrying candles filed out through the 13th-century doorway of St Ninian's church last night to reconsecrate the ground in which the unfortunate woman's remains once lay.'
  5. 'The wedding took place in a Champagne cellar as churches were not yet reconsecrated following the French Revolution.'
  6. 'James and Preston wanted the land to be taken from the mine, prayed over, filled in, and reconsecrated to the spirits who dwell there.'

More definitions

1. to make or declare sacred; set apart or dedicate to the service of a deity: to consecrate a new church building.

2. to make (something) an object of honor or veneration; hallow: a custom consecrated by time.

3. to devote or dedicate to some purpose: a life consecrated to science.

4. to admit or ordain to a sacred office, especially to the episcopate.

5. to change (bread and wine) into the Eucharist. adjective

6. consecrate

More examples(as adjective)

"chads can be reconsecrated."

Origin

(consecrate)