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Connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration,
  1. Connected with God (or the gods) or dedicated to a religious purpose and so deserving veneration
    • - sacred rites
    • - the site at Eleusis is sacred to Demeter
  2. Religious rather than secular
    • - sacred music
  3. (of writing or text) Embodying the laws or doctrines of a religion
    • - a sacred Hindu text
  4. Regarded with great respect and reverence by a particular religion, group, or individual
    • - an animal sacred to Mexican culture
  5. Sacrosanct
    • - to a police officer nothing is sacred

  1. concerned with religion or religious purposes; "sacred texts"; "sacred rites"; "sacred music"
  2. worthy of respect or dedication; "saw motherhood as woman's sacred calling"
  3. consecrated: made or declared or believed to be holy; devoted to a deity or some religious ceremony or use; "a consecrated church"; "the sacred mosque"; "sacred elephants"; "sacred bread and wine"; "sanctified wine"
  4. hallowed: worthy of religious veneration; "the sacred name of Jesus"; "Jerusalem's hallowed soil"
  5. (often followed by `to') devoted exclusively to a single use or purpose or person; "a fund sacred to charity"; "a morning hour sacred to study"; "a private office sacred to the President"
  6. (sacredness) the quality of being sacred
  7. Holiness, or sanctity, is in general the state of being holy (perceived by religious individuals as associated with the divine) or sacred (considered worthy of spiritual respect or devotion; or inspiring awe or reverence among believers in a given set of spiritual ideas). ...
  8. SACRED was a Cubesat built by the Student Satellite Program of the University of Arizona. It was the product of the work of about 50 students, ranging from college freshmen to Ph. D. students, over the course of several years. ...
  9. Sacred was released on July 18, 2006. It is the Los Lonely Boys' fourth album and their second studio set. The original title of the album, as shown on the "Diamonds" single printed materials was to be "Òralé". ...
  10. Sacred (1997) is the third book in the Kenzie/Gennaro series by Dennis Lehane.
  11. Sacred is an action role-playing game for Microsoft Windows released in 2004. It takes place on the magical continent of Ancaria, with characters of various races (dark elf, wood elf, vampiress, etc.) each with their own missions. More than 1.8 million copies of the game were sold worldwide. ...
  12. (Sacre) The literal translation of the French verb sacrer is "to consecrate". However, in Quebec it is the proper word for the form of profanity used in Quebec French. The noun form is sacre.
  13. (sacredly) In a sacred manner
  14. (sacre) To consecrate
  15. (sacring) consecration of the Eucharist; consecration of a person for holy office, usually a bishop or sovereign
  16. (SACRE) Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education
  17. Something that is believed to be holy and to have a special connection with a god or gods.
  18. Holiness, or sanctity, is the state of being holy or sacred, that is, set apart for the worship or service of God or gods. It is most usually ascribed to people, but can be and often is ascribed to objects, times, or places. The word holy is related to the word whole.
  19. things and actions set apart as religious or spiritual which are entitled to reverence.
  20. a symbol or part of a religious ceremony considered holy or sanctified; Music
  21. Something which is holy or devoted to God.
  22. 1)     The idea of the ‘sacred’ is common to all religions. It is associated with what is regarded as specially set aside as ‘holy’. The sacred is invested with respect and reverence. It can refer to a church as a ‘sacred space’ or to scripture or to the ministry of the church. ...
  23. honoring the Divine nature of Life and God within all things. The Work consists of bringing the mundane into sacredness. An ordinary living becomes an extraordinary life, when lived as sacred.
  24. Holy, connected with religion or religious rights; regarded with the respect reserved for holy things