sanctified Definition

  • 1set apart as or declare holy; consecrate.
  • 2make legitimate or binding by religious sanction.
  • 3free from sin; purify.

Using sanctified: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "sanctified" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The church was sanctified in the name of the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

  • Example

    Their marriage was sanctified by the priest.

  • Example

    He felt sanctified after confessing his sins to the priest.

sanctified Synonyms and Antonyms

Antonyms for sanctified

Phrases with sanctified

  • ground that is considered sacred or holy


    The temple was built on sanctified ground.

  • a life that is dedicated to religious or spiritual pursuits


    She chose to live a sanctified life as a nun.

  • water that has been blessed or consecrated for religious purposes


    The priest used sanctified water to bless the newborn baby.

Origins of sanctified

from Latin 'sanctificare', from 'sanctus' meaning 'holy' and 'facere' meaning 'to make'


Summary: sanctified in Brief

The term 'sanctified' [ˈsæŋktɪfaɪd] refers to something that has been made holy or consecrated, often through religious means. It can also mean to make something legitimate or free from sin. Examples include 'Their marriage was sanctified by the priest.' and 'He felt sanctified after confessing his sins to the priest.' Phrases like 'sanctified ground' and 'sanctified water' denote objects that have been blessed or consecrated.