consecrate

Definitions:

To set apart or devote to some sacred service or purpose; to declare one sacred or a saint; to dedicate; to render venerable; to sanctify.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (verb) (v.) (verb)
To make or declare sacred; to set apart or dedicate to the service and worship of God; to render venerable or make respected.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (verb) (v.) (verb)
Sacred; devoted; dedicated.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (adjective) (adj.) (adjective)
CONSECRATER or CONSECRATOR.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
To render holy; set apart for a holy purpose.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To set apart as sacred; dedicate to the service of God; hallow; devote.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)
To set apart for a holy use: to render holy or venerable.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (verb) (v. t.) (verb transitive)

Usage examples:

Whom does the King's pleasure consecrate to- night?
- The Proud Prince by Justin Huntly McCarthy
There is no bishop to consecrate to watch over, or to reprove.
- The Bushman Life in a New Country by Edward Wilson Landor
The dream of that year has been to consecrate my life to her happiness.
- The Regent's Daughter by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)