How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"saint" is from "sanctus" ("holy") spoken by ancient people in central Italy around 700 B.C.
In this sense, it is a word added to another word to form a new word.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "holy" or "official" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|All things will naturally be sanctified.|
|The Council has imposed sanctions in sixteen cases.|