HyperDic: dignify

English > 2 senses of the word dignify:
VERBsocialdignify, ennobleconfer dignity or honor upon
changedignifyraise the status of
dignify > pronunciation
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > dignify: 2 senses > verb 1, social
Meaningconfer dignity or honor upon.
PatternSomebody ----s something; Something ----s somebody; Something ----s something
Broaderhonor, honour, rewardbestow honor or rewards upon
Spanishdignificar, distinguir, enaltecer, ennoblecer, honrar
Catalandignificar, enaltir
Nounsdignitythe quality of being worthy of esteem or respect
English > dignify: 2 senses > verb 2, change
MeaningRaise the status of.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer"
Broaderlift, raise, elevateRaise in rank or condition

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