HyperDic: ennoble

English > 2 senses of the word ennoble:
VERBsocialennoble, dignifyconfer dignity or honor upon
socialennoble, gentle, entitlegive a title / title to someone
ennoble > pronunciation
Soundsihnow'bahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > ennoble: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningconfer dignity or honor upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Synonymdignify
Broaderhonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishdignificar, distinguir, enaltecer, ennoblecer, honrar
Catalandignificar, enaltir
English > ennoble: 2 senses > verb 2, social
MeaningGive a title / title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymsgentle, entitle
Narrowerbaronetize, baronetiseconfer baronetcy upon
knight, dubRaise (someone) to knighthood
lordmake a lord of someone
Broaderpromote, upgrade, advance, kick upstairs, raise, elevateGive a promotion to or assign to a higher position
Spanishennoblecer
Nounsennoblementthe act of raising someone to the nobility

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