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enshrine

enshrine

3 definitions found
 for enshrine
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Enshrine \En*shrine"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enshrined; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Enshrining.]
     To inclose in a shrine or chest; hence, to preserve or
     cherish as something sacred; as, to enshrine something in
     memory.
     [1913 Webster]
  
           We will enshrine it as holy relic.       --Massinger.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  enshrine
      v 1: enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in
           the cathedral" [syn: enshrine, shrine]
      2: hold sacred [syn: enshrine, saint]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  92 Moby Thesaurus words for "enshrine":
     aggrandize, apotheose, apotheosize, beatify, beleaguer, beset,
     besiege, bless, blockade, bound, box in, bury, cage, canonize,
     chamber, cleanse, close in, coffin, compass, conduct a funeral,
     consecrate, contain, coop, coop in, coop up, cordon, cordon off,
     corral, crown, dedicate, deify, devote, elevate, encircle, enclose,
     encoffin, encompass, ennoble, ensepulcher, enthrone, entomb, exalt,
     fence in, glamorize, glorify, hallow, hearse, hedge in, hem in,
     house in, immortalize, impound, imprison, incarcerate, include,
     inearth, inhume, inter, inurn, jail, kennel, lay to rest, leaguer,
     lionize, magnify, make legendary, mew, mew up, pen, pen in, pocket,
     purify, quarantine, rail in, raise, saint, sanctify, sepulture,
     set apart, set up, shrine, shut in, shut up, stable, surround,
     throne, tomb, uplift, wall in, wrap, yard, yard up