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Definition of "enshrine" []

  • To enclose in or as if in a shrine. (verb-transitive)
  • To cherish as sacred. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "enshrine" in a sentence
  • "Granted, some of our medical and scientific terms enshrine errors from earlier centuries."
  • "Constitution to permanently "enshrine" a set of parents 'rights into American society."
  • "West's message to his audience was not "enshrine" King's legacy."