[adj] solemnly dedicated to or set apart for a high purpose; "a life consecrated to science"; "the consecrated chapel"; "a chapel dedicated to the dead of World War II"
[v] render holy by means of religious rites
[v] dedicate to a deity by a vow
[v] give entirely to a specific person, activity, or cause; "She committed herself to the work of God"; "give one's talents to a good cause"; "consecrate your life to the church"
[v] appoint to a clerical posts; "he was ordained in the Church"
bless, consecrated, dedicated, hallow, ordain, ordained, order, ordinate, sanctify, votive, vow