Definition of Hallow

1. Verb. Render holy by means of religious rites.

Exact synonyms: Bless, Consecrate, Sanctify
Specialized synonyms: Reconsecrate
Generic synonyms: Declare
Derivative terms: Consecration, Saint, Saint, Sanctification
Antonyms: Desecrate



Definition of Hallow

1. v. t. To make holy; to set apart for holy or religious use; to consecrate; to treat or keep as sacred; to reverence.

Definition of Hallow

1. Noun. (archaic or dialectal) A saint; a holy person; an apostle. ¹

2. Verb. (transitive) To make holy, to sanctify. ¹

3. Verb. To shout, especially to urge on dogs for hunting. ¹

4. Noun. A shout, cry; a hulloo. ¹

5. Adjective. (alternative spelling of hollow) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hallow

1. to make holy [v -ED, -ING, -S] - See also: holy

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hallow

halloaing
halloas
halloed
halloes
halloing
halloo
hallooed
hallooing
halloos
hallos
hallostemonous
hallot
halloth
halloumi
halloumis
hallow (current term)
hallowed
hallower
hallowers
hallowing
hallows
halloysite
halls
halls of fame
halls of mirrors
halls of residence
halls of shame
hallstand
hallucal
halluces

Literary usage of Hallow

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1. Crabb's English Synonyms by George Crabb (1917)
"To dedicate and devote may be employed in both temporal and spiritual matters; to consecrate and hallow only in the spiritual sense: we may dedicate or ..."

2. Days and Deeds: A Book of Verse for Children's Reading and Speaking by Elizabeth Shepard Butler Stevenson (1906)
"ALL hallow EVE You wouldn't believe On All hallow Eve What lots of fun we can make, With apples to bob, And nuts on the hob, And a ring-and-thimble cake. ..."

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