sanctify [sanctifies] v

ME seintefie < L. 'make holy or treat as holy, consecrate, dedicate'.

  1. Purify; cleanse; heal; hallow; bless; consecrate; make whole; free from sin; anoint with oil; prepare for divine service; enable to partake of holy things; [fig.] inspire; fill with light; endow with insight; (see John 17:19; 1 Peter 3:15).