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Definition of Sanctify


  1. To make sacred or holy; to set apart to a holy or religious use; to consecrate by appropriate rites; to hallow.
  2. To make free from sin; to cleanse from moral corruption and pollution; to purify.
  3. To make efficient as the means of holiness; to render productive of holiness or piety.
  4. To impart or impute sacredness, venerableness, inviolability, title to reverence and respect, or the like, to; to secure from violation; to give sanction to.

Sanctify Quotations

Hallow the body as a temple to comeliness and sanctify the heart as a sacrifice to love; love recompenses the adorers.
Khalil Gibran

A good End cannot sanctify evil Means; nor must we ever do Evil, that Good may come of it.
William Penn

Christians need a time and place to sanctify themselves. It's important to take the time, and early in the morning is a wonderful time to do it.
Monica Johnson

We expect our leaders to be godlike. But I feel that when people try to sanctify leadership, it puts it out of the realm of regular people. And that's where the greatest leaders come from - from the people.
Katori Hall

We do hereby command the Leaders of the Hebrew, Catholic and Protestant Churches to sanctify and have us crowned Emperor of the United States and Protector of Mexico.
Joshua A. Norton
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Sanctify Translations

sanctify in Afrikaans is heilig
sanctify in Dutch is heiligen
sanctify in French is sanctifier
sanctify in German is heiligen
sanctify in Italian is santificare
sanctify in Spanish is santificar
sanctify in Swedish is helga
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