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Definition of sacred:

  1. Consecrated; dedicated; devoted; - with to.
  2. Designated or exalted by a divine sanction; possessing the highest title to obedience, honor, reverence, or veneration; entitled to extreme reverence; venerable.
  3. Hence, not to be profaned or violated; inviolable.
  4. Relating to religion, or to the services of religion; not secular; religious; as, sacred history.
  5. Set apart by solemn religious ceremony; especially, in a good sense, made holy; set apart to religious use; consecrated; not profane or common; as, a sacred place; a sacred day; sacred service.
  6. Solemnly devoted, in a bad sense, as to evil, vengeance, curse, or the like; accursed; baleful.

Synonyms:

holy, saintly, dedicated, ineffable, divine, venerated, unnameable, devoted, respect, unutterable, hallowed, give, worthy, taboo, religious, set apart, sacrosanct, religion, include, blessed, sanctioned, revered, inspirational, sublime, sanctified, inviolable, numinous, ordained, reverend, pure, pious, reverenced, unspeakable, tabu, sacral, consecrate, inviolate, spiritual, consecrated.

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