reconsecrate


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reconsecrate

(riːˈkɒnsɪˌkreɪt)
vb (tr)
to consecrate (something or someone, for example a church or bishop) again
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reconsecrate


Past participle: reconsecrated
Gerund: reconsecrating

Imperative
reconsecrate
reconsecrate
Present
I reconsecrate
you reconsecrate
he/she/it reconsecrates
we reconsecrate
you reconsecrate
they reconsecrate
Preterite
I reconsecrated
you reconsecrated
he/she/it reconsecrated
we reconsecrated
you reconsecrated
they reconsecrated
Present Continuous
I am reconsecrating
you are reconsecrating
he/she/it is reconsecrating
we are reconsecrating
you are reconsecrating
they are reconsecrating
Present Perfect
I have reconsecrated
you have reconsecrated
he/she/it has reconsecrated
we have reconsecrated
you have reconsecrated
they have reconsecrated
Past Continuous
I was reconsecrating
you were reconsecrating
he/she/it was reconsecrating
we were reconsecrating
you were reconsecrating
they were reconsecrating
Past Perfect
I had reconsecrated
you had reconsecrated
he/she/it had reconsecrated
we had reconsecrated
you had reconsecrated
they had reconsecrated
Future
I will reconsecrate
you will reconsecrate
he/she/it will reconsecrate
we will reconsecrate
you will reconsecrate
they will reconsecrate
Future Perfect
I will have reconsecrated
you will have reconsecrated
he/she/it will have reconsecrated
we will have reconsecrated
you will have reconsecrated
they will have reconsecrated
Future Continuous
I will be reconsecrating
you will be reconsecrating
he/she/it will be reconsecrating
we will be reconsecrating
you will be reconsecrating
they will be reconsecrating
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been reconsecrating
you have been reconsecrating
he/she/it has been reconsecrating
we have been reconsecrating
you have been reconsecrating
they have been reconsecrating
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been reconsecrating
you will have been reconsecrating
he/she/it will have been reconsecrating
we will have been reconsecrating
you will have been reconsecrating
they will have been reconsecrating
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been reconsecrating
you had been reconsecrating
he/she/it had been reconsecrating
we had been reconsecrating
you had been reconsecrating
they had been reconsecrating
Conditional
I would reconsecrate
you would reconsecrate
he/she/it would reconsecrate
we would reconsecrate
you would reconsecrate
they would reconsecrate
Past Conditional
I would have reconsecrated
you would have reconsecrated
he/she/it would have reconsecrated
we would have reconsecrated
you would have reconsecrated
they would have reconsecrated
Collins English Verb Tables © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.reconsecrate - consecrate anew, as after a desecration
hallow, sanctify, bless, consecrate - render holy by means of religious rites
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References in periodicals archive ?
(93) Was Clerk worried about polluting his church, only to have it shut down until a bishop could reconsecrate it, potentially endangering the souls of his parishioners?
seeking to reconsecrate the soft--in opposition to what they considered
On that day let us solemnly remember the sacrifices of all those who fought so valiantly, on the seas, in the air, and on foreign shores, to preserve our heritage of freedom, and let us reconsecrate ourselves to the task of promoting an enduring peace so that their efforts shall not have been in vain."
As Gross brilliantly shows, these acts of sacrilege then tend to reconsecrate the disavowed object as an inverted picture of the attacker's own (otherwise invisible) "transcendent" godhead.
The story aids Hawthorne in working through his desire to "reconsecrate" the couple's marriage, promoting fertility and regaining what he sees as lost favor from God after Sophia's miscarriage.
It is thought about pounds 143,000 would be enough to tidy up the grounds, repair the walls, entrance archway, path, gates and railings, repair graves, reconsecrate the cemetery and maintain it long term.
The Bonus Army, for instance, explicitly distanced its membership from that of Hobohemia, instead offering itself "as a spectacle of nationhood" that combined "the masculine romance of the road with the soldierly ideals of war" in an effort to "reconsecrate the obligations and privileges of citizenship." (197) As well, we are treated to an interesting comparison of the IWW and the International Brotherhood Welfare Association [IBWA], the latter stressing education and uplift as opposed to the Wobbly preference for direct action.