English Online Dictionary. What means sacred? What does sacred mean?
From Middle English sacred, isacred, past participle of sacren, sakeren (“to make holy, hallow”), equivalent to sacre + -ed.
- IPA(key): /ˈseɪkɹɪd/
sacred (comparative more sacred or sacreder, superlative most sacred or sacredest)
- Characterized by solemn religious ceremony or religious use, especially, in a positive sense; consecrated, made holy.
- November 30 2016, Joe Whittle writing in The Guardian, 'We opened eyes': at Standing Rock, my fellow Native Americans make history
- Their intent was to march peacefully down a county road to DAPL headquarters, where tribal elders would pray and hold ceremony to bless the sacred sites being disturbed by pipeline construction.
- Synonyms: consecrated, hallowed
- Religious; relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular
- Spiritual; concerned with metaphysics.
- Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
- Not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
- Synonyms: inviolable, sacrosanct
- (followed by the preposition "to") Consecrated; dedicated; devoted
- Synonym: consecrated
- (archaic) Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful.
- IPA(key): /ˈseɪkəd/
- Rhymes: -eɪkəd
- simple past and past participle of sacre
- Cerdas, Dacres, Des Arc, caders, cadres, cedars, crased, decars, e-cards, ecards, scared