Part of speech:
(Archaic) To anoint, esp. in the last rites
To invoke divine favor upon:
To declare or set apart as sacred:
(Dentistry) To put a crown on (a tooth).
To move (one's hand, a cloth, etc.) over, or spread or apply (polish, etc.) on or over, a surface or object in this way
Sanctify is to make something holy, give something legitimacy or to set something apart through religious ceremony.
administer an oil or ointment to ; often in a religious ceremony of blessing
To lubricate, supply, cover, or polish with oil.
To moisten and rub (a part of the body) with an oil, liniment, etc.
To smear or lubricate with grease
Find another word for anoint. In this page you can discover 17 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for anoint, like: annointed, anele, bless, consecrate, crown, rub, sanctify, inunct, oil, embrocate and glycerolate.