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votive

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vo=tive
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CIDE DICTIONARY

votivea. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See Vow.].
     Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet.  Keble.  [1913 Webster]
    "We reached a votive stone, that bears the name
    Of Aloys Reding.
    "  [1913 Webster]
    "Embellishments of flowers and votive garlands."  [1913 Webster]
Votive medal, a medal struck in grateful commemoration of some auspicious event. -- Votive offering, an offering in fulfillment of a religious vow, as of one's person or property.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

votive, adj. offered or consecrated in fulfilment of a vow (votive offering; votive picture).

Idiom
votive mass Eccl. a mass celebrated for a special purpose or occasion.
Etymology
L votivus (as VOTE)

ROGET THESAURUS

votive

Promise

N promise, undertaking, word, troth, plight, pledge, parole, word of honor, vow, oath, profession, assurance, warranty, guarantee, insurance, obligation, contract, stipulation, engagement, preengagement, affiance, betroth, betrothal, betrothment, promising, promissory, votive, under hand and seal, upon oath, promised, affianced, pledged, bound, committed, compromised, in for it, as one's head shall answer for, in for a penny in for a pound, ex voto, gage d'amour.


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