Etymology
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enshrine (v.)

in early use also inshrine, "enclose in or as in a shrine; deposit for safe-keeping," 1580s, from en- (1) "make, put in" + shrine (n.). Related: Enshrined; enshrining.

updated on September 12, 2021

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Definitions of enshrine from WordNet

enshrine (v.)
enclose in a shrine;
the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral
Synonyms: shrine
enshrine (v.)
hold sacred;
Synonyms: saint
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