Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: shrine
IPA transcription: [ʃɹ'aɪn]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: shrine
    Meaning: a place of worship hallowed by association with some sacred thing or person
verb meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: enshrine, shrine
    Meaning: enclose in a shrine; "the saint's bones were enshrined in the cathedral"
Usage examples
  • Darreuch is my shrine."
  • "I come here on a pilgrimage to a shrine where peace is.
  • At Erech she had a shrine in the temple of the sky god Anu.
  • As for Queen Elizabeth, let each one of us dedicate to her a shrine in his soul.
  • The room was now in dusk, save for the bulbs which made the portrait shine forth like a wayside shrine.
  • Tell me, my Robert, is it not that this, THIS is my true temple, and the other was but a humble shrine frequented by outcasts?'
  • Silently she would slip out to the little shrine and pour out passionate words of prayer that just one little soul might be permitted to live.
  • "Divinely led by love's bright flame, To this lone temple's shrine we come; And as yon beacon meets our eye, To dream, perchance, of days gone by."
  • "That cloudy shrine we view on high, Where my lost love may dwell unseen, Looks gloomy now to this sad eye That looks with tears on what has been."