HyperDic: canonize

English > 2 senses of the word canonize:
VERBcommunicationcanonize, canonise, saintdeclare (a dead person) to be a saint
communicationcanonize, canonisetreat as a sacred person
canonize > pronunciation
Soundskae'nahnay.z
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > canonize: 2 senses > verb 1, communication
Meaningdeclare (a dead person) to be a saint.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized"
Synonymscanonise, 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
canonization(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
English > canonize: 2 senses > verb 2, communication
Meaningtreat as a sacred person.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example"He canonizes women"
Synonymcanonise
Broaderlaud, extol, exalt, glorify, proclaimpraise, glorify, or honor

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