HyperDic: canonise

English > 2 senses of the word canonise:
VERBcommunicationcanonise, canonizetreat as a sacred person
communicationcanonise, canonize, saintdeclare (a dead person) to be a saint
English > canonise: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningtreat as a sacred person.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Broaderlaud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaimpraise, glorify, or honor
English > canonise: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningdeclare (a dead person) to be a saint.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Synonymscanonize, saint
Categoryreligion, faith, organized religionAn institution to express belief in a divine power
Broaderdeclare, adjudge, holddeclare to be
Spanishbeatificar, canonizar
Catalanbeatificar, canonitzar, santificar
Nounscanona complete list of saints that have been recognized by the Roman Catholic Church
canonisation(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints

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