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sanctify

Synonyms of sanctify in English:

verb

  • 1 he came to sanctify the site
    consecrate, bless, make holy, hallow, make sacred, dedicate to God
  • 2 they sanctified themselves
    purify, cleanse, free from sin, absolve, unburden, redeem
  • 3 we must not sanctify this outrage
    approve, sanction, condone, vindicate, endorse, support, back, permit, allow, authorize, legitimize
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