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en·shrine

(ĕn-shrīn′) also in·shrine (ĭn-)
tr.v. en·shrined, en·shrin·ing, en·shrines also in·shrined or in·shrin·ing or in·shrines
1. To enclose in or as if in a shrine.
2. To cherish as sacred.

en·shrine′ment n.

enshrine

(ɪnˈʃraɪn) or

inshrine

vb (tr)
1. to place or enclose in or as if in a shrine
2. to hold as sacred; cherish; treasure
3. chiefly US and Canadian to induct into a Hall of Fame
enˈshrinement, inˈshrinement n

en•shrine

(ɛnˈʃraɪn)

v.t. -shrined, -shrin•ing.
1. to enclose in a shrine.
2. to cherish as sacred.
[1575–85]
en•shrine′ment, n.

enshrine


Past participle: enshrined
Gerund: enshrining

Imperative
enshrine
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Present
I enshrine
you enshrine
he/she/it enshrines
we enshrine
you enshrine
they enshrine
Preterite
I enshrined
you enshrined
he/she/it enshrined
we enshrined
you enshrined
they enshrined
Present Continuous
I am enshrining
you are enshrining
he/she/it is enshrining
we are enshrining
you are enshrining
they are enshrining
Present Perfect
I have enshrined
you have enshrined
he/she/it has enshrined
we have enshrined
you have enshrined
they have enshrined
Past Continuous
I was enshrining
you were enshrining
he/she/it was enshrining
we were enshrining
you were enshrining
they were enshrining
Past Perfect
I had enshrined
you had enshrined
he/she/it had enshrined
we had enshrined
you had enshrined
they had enshrined
Future
I will enshrine
you will enshrine
he/she/it will enshrine
we will enshrine
you will enshrine
they will enshrine
Future Perfect
I will have enshrined
you will have enshrined
he/she/it will have enshrined
we will have enshrined
you will have enshrined
they will have enshrined
Future Continuous
I will be enshrining
you will be enshrining
he/she/it will be enshrining
we will be enshrining
you will be enshrining
they will be enshrining
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been enshrining
you have been enshrining
he/she/it has been enshrining
we have been enshrining
you have been enshrining
they have been enshrining
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been enshrining
you will have been enshrining
he/she/it will have been enshrining
we will have been enshrining
you will have been enshrining
they will have been enshrining
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been enshrining
you had been enshrining
he/she/it had been enshrining
we had been enshrining
you had been enshrining
they had been enshrining
Conditional
I would enshrine
you would enshrine
he/she/it would enshrine
we would enshrine
you would enshrine
they would enshrine
Past Conditional
I would have enshrined
you would have enshrined
he/she/it would have enshrined
we would have enshrined
you would have enshrined
they would have enshrined
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.enshrine - enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"
inclose, shut in, close in, enclose - surround completely; "Darkness enclosed him"; "They closed in the porch with a fence"
2.enshrine - hold sacred
reverence, venerate, revere, fear - regard with feelings of respect and reverence; consider hallowed or exalted or be in awe of; "Fear God as your father"; "We venerate genius"

enshrine

verb preserve, protect, treasure, cherish, revere, exalt, consecrate, embalm, sanctify, hallow, apotheosize the apartheid system which enshrined racism
Translations

enshrine

[ɪnˈʃraɪn] VT (fig) → encerrar, englobar
to be enshrined in lawser consagrado por la ley

enshrine

[ɪnˈʃraɪn] vt [+ doctrine, principle, right] → sauvegarder
to be enshrined in [+ law, legislation] → être garanti(e) par

enshrine

vt (fig)bewahren

enshrine

inshrine [ɪnˈʃraɪn] vtcustodire
References in classic literature ?
Meanwhile Captain Ahab remained invisibly enshrined within his cabin.
A fire engine was enshrined in his heart as an appalling thing that he loved with a distant dog-like devotion.
The passion and the stress Of thoughts too tender and too sad to be Enshrined in any melody she knows?
Her clear blue eye, which sate enshrined beneath a graceful eyebrow of brown sufficiently marked to give expression to the forehead, seemed capable to kindle as well as melt, to command as well as to beseech.
But after a short time, becoming familiar with its charming aspect, and jealous of the folds which encircled its form, they sought to pierce the sacred veil of calico in which it was enshrined, and in the gratification of their curiosity so far overstepped the limits of good breeding, as deeply to offend the lady's sense of decorum.
At his back slept two almost brainless creatures--his sole support against the awful odds he must face before he could hope to succor the divinity whose image was enshrined in his brave and simple heart.
The minister knew well that he was himself enshrined within the stainless sanctity of her heart, which hung its snowy curtains about his image, imparting to religion the warmth of love, and to love a religious purity.
In her pure and earnest mind her mother's memory was enshrined as that of a saint, and the thought that any one should take her place seemed a terrible desecration.
Know that Don Quixote of La Mancha, knight-errant, is posted here to maintain by arms that the beauty and courtesy enshrined in the nymphs that dwell in these meadows and groves surpass all upon earth, putting aside the lady of my heart, Dulcinea del Toboso.
Certainly, if falling in love had been at all in question, it would have been quite safe with a creature like this Miss Vincy, who had just the kind of intelligence one would desire in a woman-- polished, refined, docile, lending itself to finish in all the delicacies of life, and enshrined in a body which expressed this with a force of demonstration that excluded the need for other evidence.
This was nothing less than the sudden pouring forth of a rapid succession of the shrillest and most piercing screams, from an upper story; and to all appearance from the very two-pair back, in which the infant Kenwigs was at that moment enshrined.
There, in the twelfth century, under a delightful climate and in a region of enchanting beauty, had arisen a luxurious civilization whose poets, the troubadours, many of them men of noble birth, had carried to the furthest extreme the woman-worship of medieval chivalry and had enshrined it in lyric poetry of superb and varied sweetness and beauty.