Meaning of Sacred

Meaning of Sacred


Concerned with religion or religious purposes

Example 1:“sacred texts”; “sacred rites”; “sacred music”

Worthy of respect or dedication

Example 2:“saw motherhood as woman’s sacred calling”

Made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use

Example 3:“the sacred mosque”; “sacred elephants”; “sacred bread and wine”

Worthy of religious veneration

Example 4:“the sacred name of Jesus”

(often followed by ‘to’) devoted exclusively to a single use, purpose or person

Example 5:“a fund sacred to charity”; “a morning hour sacred to study”; “a private office sacred to the President”

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