HyperDic: glorify

English > 4 senses of the word glorify:
VERBcommunicationglorify, laud, extol, exalt, proclaimpraise, glorify, or honor
changeglorifybestow glory upon
changeglorify, transfigure, spiritualizeelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
changeglorifycause to seem more splendid
glorify > pronunciation
Soundsglao'rahfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > glorify: 4 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningpraise, glorify, or honor.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Somebody ----s somebody
ModelSam and Sue glorify the movie
Example "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
Synonymslaud, extol, exalt, proclaim
Narrowercanonize, canonisetreat as a sacred person
crack uprhapsodize about
enskyexalt to the skies
hymnpraise by singing a hymn
BroaderpraiseExpress approval of
Spanishalabar, elogiar, enaltecer, exaltar, glorificar, loar, magnificar
Catalanalabar, elogiar, enaltir, exalçar, exaltar, lloar, pregonar, proclamar
Nounsglorificationthe act of glorifying (as in worship)
glorybrilliant radiant beauty
glory, glorificationa state of high honor
English > glorify: 4 senses > verb 2, change
Meaningbestow glory upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishglorificar
Catalanglorificar
Nounsglorybrilliant radiant beauty
glory, glorificationa state of high honor
English > glorify: 4 senses > verb 3, change
Meaningelevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymstransfigure, spiritualize
Broaderchange, alter, modifyCause to change
Spanishespiritualizar, glorificar, transfigurar
English > glorify: 4 senses > verb 4, change
MeaningCause to seem more splendid.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s something
Example"You are glorifying a rather mediocre building"
Broaderembroider, pad, lard, embellish, aggrandize, aggrandise, blow up, dramatize, dramatiseadd details to
Spanishalabar, exaltar
Catalanalabar, exaltar
Nounsglorificationa portrayal of something as ideal
glorybrilliant radiant beauty
glorya state of high honor

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