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ENSHRINE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does enshrine mean? 

ENSHRINE (verb)
  The verb ENSHRINE has 2 senses:

1. enclose in a shrine
2. hold sacred

  Familiarity information: ENSHRINE used as a verb is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ENSHRINE (verb)


Sense 1enshrine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Enclose in a shrine

Classified under:

Verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging

Synonyms:

enshrine; shrine

Context example:

the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral

Hypernyms (to "enshrine" is one way to...):

close in; enclose; inclose; shut in (surround completely)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Somebody ----s somebody


Sense 2enshrine [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Hold sacred

Classified under:

Verbs of feeling

Synonyms:

saint; enshrine

Hypernyms (to "enshrine" is one way to...):

fear; revere; reverence; venerate (regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something


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