HyperDic: lionize

English > 1 sense of the word lionize:
VERBsociallionize, lionise, celebrateassign great social importance to
lionize > pronunciation
Rhymesactualize ... womanize: 266 rhymes with ayz...
English > lionize: 1 sense > verb 1, social
MeaningAssign great social importance to.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
Example "The tenor was lionized in Vienna"
Synonymslionise, celebrate
Broaderrespect, honor, honour, abide by, observeshow respect towards
Spanishcelebrar, laurear
Nounsliona celebrity who is lionized (much sought after)

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