What is another word for enshrines?

14 synonyms found


[ ɛnʃɹˈa͡ɪnz], [ ɛnʃɹˈa‍ɪnz], [ ɛ_n_ʃ_ɹ_ˈaɪ_n_z]

Enshrining means to preserve or cherish something important. There are various synonyms for the word enshrines, such as sanctify, immortalize, consecrate, glorify, revere, hallow, venerate, honor, and adorn. Each word has a unique meaning and connotation but all relate to the idea of respecting and treasuring something significant. For instance, to sanctify implies making something holy, while immortalizing means to keep something alive forever. Similarly, honoring and venerating both suggest showing high regard for something. All these synonyms can be used interchangeably with enshrines depending on the context in which they are used. So, one can use these synonyms to express the act of preserving or glorifying something essential.

Synonyms for Enshrines:

How to use "Enshrines" in context?

There is an old Persian word, besht, meaning literally "that which makes things holy." It is this quality that often gives an enshrined object, or place, a sense of sanctity or consecration.

Some ancient temples were simply colossal columns or walls erected as a structural feature of the landscape. But the vast majority of ancient and most medieval temples were designed as small, private sanctuaries, occupied by a single god or goddess, or a small group of them.

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