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hal·low

 (hăl′ō)
tr.v. hal·lowed, hal·low·ing, hal·lows
1. To make or set apart as holy.
2. To respect or honor greatly; revere.
n. Archaic
1. A holy person or saint.
2. A sacred or magical object.

[Middle English halwen, from Old English hālgian; see kailo- in Indo-European roots.]

hallow

(ˈhæləʊ)
vb (tr)
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) to consecrate or set apart as being holy
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) to venerate as being holy
[Old English hālgian, from hālig holy]
ˈhallower n

hal•low

(ˈhæl oʊ)

v.t. -lowed, -low•ing.
1. to make holy; sanctify; consecrate: to hallow the name of the Lord.
2. to honor as holy; consider sacred; venerate: to hallow a battlefield.
[before 900; Middle English hal(o)wen, Old English hālgian derivative of hālig holy]
hal′low•er, n.

hallow


Past participle: hallowed
Gerund: hallowing

Imperative
hallow
hallow
Present
I hallow
you hallow
he/she/it hallows
we hallow
you hallow
they hallow
Preterite
I hallowed
you hallowed
he/she/it hallowed
we hallowed
you hallowed
they hallowed
Present Continuous
I am hallowing
you are hallowing
he/she/it is hallowing
we are hallowing
you are hallowing
they are hallowing
Present Perfect
I have hallowed
you have hallowed
he/she/it has hallowed
we have hallowed
you have hallowed
they have hallowed
Past Continuous
I was hallowing
you were hallowing
he/she/it was hallowing
we were hallowing
you were hallowing
they were hallowing
Past Perfect
I had hallowed
you had hallowed
he/she/it had hallowed
we had hallowed
you had hallowed
they had hallowed
Future
I will hallow
you will hallow
he/she/it will hallow
we will hallow
you will hallow
they will hallow
Future Perfect
I will have hallowed
you will have hallowed
he/she/it will have hallowed
we will have hallowed
you will have hallowed
they will have hallowed
Future Continuous
I will be hallowing
you will be hallowing
he/she/it will be hallowing
we will be hallowing
you will be hallowing
they will be hallowing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hallowing
you have been hallowing
he/she/it has been hallowing
we have been hallowing
you have been hallowing
they have been hallowing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hallowing
you will have been hallowing
he/she/it will have been hallowing
we will have been hallowing
you will have been hallowing
they will have been hallowing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hallowing
you had been hallowing
he/she/it had been hallowing
we had been hallowing
you had been hallowing
they had been hallowing
Conditional
I would hallow
you would hallow
he/she/it would hallow
we would hallow
you would hallow
they would hallow
Past Conditional
I would have hallowed
you would have hallowed
he/she/it would have hallowed
we would have hallowed
you would have hallowed
they would have hallowed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.hallow - render holy by means of religious riteshallow - render holy by means of religious rites
reconsecrate - consecrate anew, as after a desecration
declare - state emphatically and authoritatively; "He declared that he needed more money to carry out the task he was charged with"

hallow

verb
1. To give over by or as if by vow to a higher purpose:
2. To make sacred by a religious rite:
Translations

hallow

[ˈhæləʊ] VTsantificar

hallow

vtheiligen; (= consecrate)weihen
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