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de·con·se·crate

 (dē-kŏn′sĭ-krāt′)
tr.v. de·con·se·crat·ed, de·con·se·crat·ing, de·con·se·crates
To make (a church, synagogue, or temple, for example) no longer consecrated.

de·con′se·cra′tion n.

deconsecrate

(diːˈkɒnsɪˌkreɪt)
vb
(Ecclesiastical Terms) (tr) to transfer (a church) to secular use
deˌconseˈcration n

deconsecrate


Past participle: deconsecrated
Gerund: deconsecrating

Imperative
deconsecrate
deconsecrate
Present
I deconsecrate
you deconsecrate
he/she/it deconsecrates
we deconsecrate
you deconsecrate
they deconsecrate
Preterite
I deconsecrated
you deconsecrated
he/she/it deconsecrated
we deconsecrated
you deconsecrated
they deconsecrated
Present Continuous
I am deconsecrating
you are deconsecrating
he/she/it is deconsecrating
we are deconsecrating
you are deconsecrating
they are deconsecrating
Present Perfect
I have deconsecrated
you have deconsecrated
he/she/it has deconsecrated
we have deconsecrated
you have deconsecrated
they have deconsecrated
Past Continuous
I was deconsecrating
you were deconsecrating
he/she/it was deconsecrating
we were deconsecrating
you were deconsecrating
they were deconsecrating
Past Perfect
I had deconsecrated
you had deconsecrated
he/she/it had deconsecrated
we had deconsecrated
you had deconsecrated
they had deconsecrated
Future
I will deconsecrate
you will deconsecrate
he/she/it will deconsecrate
we will deconsecrate
you will deconsecrate
they will deconsecrate
Future Perfect
I will have deconsecrated
you will have deconsecrated
he/she/it will have deconsecrated
we will have deconsecrated
you will have deconsecrated
they will have deconsecrated
Future Continuous
I will be deconsecrating
you will be deconsecrating
he/she/it will be deconsecrating
we will be deconsecrating
you will be deconsecrating
they will be deconsecrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been deconsecrating
you have been deconsecrating
he/she/it has been deconsecrating
we have been deconsecrating
you have been deconsecrating
they have been deconsecrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been deconsecrating
you will have been deconsecrating
he/she/it will have been deconsecrating
we will have been deconsecrating
you will have been deconsecrating
they will have been deconsecrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been deconsecrating
you had been deconsecrating
he/she/it had been deconsecrating
we had been deconsecrating
you had been deconsecrating
they had been deconsecrating
Conditional
I would deconsecrate
you would deconsecrate
he/she/it would deconsecrate
we would deconsecrate
you would deconsecrate
they would deconsecrate
Past Conditional
I would have deconsecrated
you would have deconsecrated
he/she/it would have deconsecrated
we would have deconsecrated
you would have deconsecrated
they would have deconsecrated
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.deconsecrate - remove the consecration from a person or an object
change by reversal, reverse, turn - change to the contrary; "The trend was reversed"; "the tides turned against him"; "public opinion turned when it was revealed that the president had an affair with a White House intern"
Translations

deconsecrate

vtdekonsekrieren
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