Synonyms of sanctify in English:

sanctify


See definition of sanctify

verb

1‘a small shrine was built to sanctify the site’

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consecrate, make holy, make sacred, bless, hallow, set apart, dedicate to God, anoint, ordain, canonize, beatify

2‘they sanctified themselves’

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purify, cleanse, free from sin, absolve, unburden, redeem, exculpate, wash someone's sins away

rare lustrate

3‘we must not sanctify this outrageous state of affairs’

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approve, sanction, give the stamp of approval to, underwrite, condone, justify, vindicate, endorse, support, back, ratify, confirm, warrant, permit, allow, accredit, authorize, legitimize, legitimatize