HyperDic: canonisation

English > 1 sense of the word canonisation:
NOUNactcanonisation, canonization(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
English > canonisation: 1 sense > noun 1, act
Meaning(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints.
Synonymcanonization
CategoryOrthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Church, Eastern Orthodoxderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
Roman Catholic, Western Church, Roman Catholic Church, Church of Rome, Roman ChurchThe Christian Church based in the Vatican and presided over by a pope and an episcopal hierarchy
BroadersanctificationA religious ceremony in which something is made holy
Spanishbeatificación, canonización
Catalanbeatificació, canonització
Verbscanonisedeclare (a dead person) to be a saint

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