What is Sacred ?

Sacred is (adj) 1. associated with re- ligion The sacred texts were kept locked away. sacred to the memory of (on a gravestone) remembering someone who has died 2. holy The hill is considered sacred by the local people. Hindus believe that cattle are sacred. 3. respected Nothing is sacred to a reporter chasing a good story. She believed it was her sacred duty to look after his garden while he was away.


source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level