What is another word for hallow?

Pronunciation: [hˈalə͡ʊ] (IPA)

Hallow, a verb used to describe something that is revered or holy, is often associated with religious contexts. However, there are several words that can be used as synonyms for hallow, which extend beyond religious references. Some words that can be used as synonyms for hallow include sanctify, bless, consecrate, venerate, honor, respect, revere, and worship. These words all imply a sense of respect or admiration for something, whether it is a person, a place, an object or an idea. Each word has its own unique connotations and associations, but they all share a similar sense of reverence and regard for what is considered sacred.

Synonyms for Hallow:

What are the hypernyms for Hallow?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • hypernyms for hallow (as verbs)

What are the hyponyms for Hallow?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.
  • hyponyms for hallow (as verbs)

What are the opposite words for hallow?

Hallow, as a verb, means to honor or sanctify. The antonyms, or opposites, of this word would be words that are associated with disrespect or profanity, such as desecrate, defile, disrespect or profane. Desecrate means to violate the sanctity or sacredness of something, while defile means to make something unclean or impure. Disrespect, as the name suggests, means to show a lack of respect for something or someone, and profane means to treat something with great disrespect and irreverence. These are just a few examples of words that can be used as antonyms for hallow depending on the context.

What are the antonyms for Hallow?

Usage examples for Hallow

"Did you ever," I asked, "go down into the cellar at midnight on All hallow E'en with a candle and a mirror and wish to see the face of your future husband?"
"The Heather-Moon"
C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
I have it all filled with flowers in summer, and the gardener's boy once saw a ghost there on All hallow E'en.
"Paul Patoff"
F. Marion Crawford
Others that have come into general use are "Earth has nothing sweet or fair," "Thy soul, O Jesus, hallow me," "Come, follow me, the Saviour spake," "Jesus, Saviour, come to me," "Thou holiest Love, whom most I love," and "Loving Shepherd, kind and true."
"The Story of Our Hymns"
Ernest Edwin Ryden

Famous quotes with Hallow

  • Great men hallow a whole people, and lift up all who live in their time.
    Sydney Smith
  • Consecrate the place and day To music and Cecilia. Let no rough winds approach, nor dare Invade the hallow'd bounds, Nor rudely shake the tuneful air, Nor spoil the fleeting sounds.Keep up the loud harmonious song, And imitate the blest above, In joy, and harmony, and love.
    Joseph Addison
  • Of course, Judt still understands himself to be a committed liberal intellectual, at a time when he thinks practically all other liberals have disappeared. But not just the world has changed; he has too, and most strikingly in his acknowledgment that his old standard can hallow many causes.
    Tony Judt
  • 'Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble, there 's no place like home; A charm from the skies seems to hallow us there, Which sought through the world is ne'er met with elsewhere.
    John Howard Payne

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