Definitions for: Glorify

[v] bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
[v] cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building"
[v] elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
[v] praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

Webster (1913) Definition: Glo"ri*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glorified; p. pr. &
vb. n. Glorifying.] [F. glorifier, L. glorificare; gloria
glory + -ficare (in comp.) to make. See -fy.]
1. To make glorious by bestowing glory upon; to confer honor
and distinction upon; to elevate to power or happiness, or
to celestial glory.

Jesus was not yet glorified. --John vii.

2. To make glorious in thought or with the heart, by
ascribing glory to; to asknowledge the excellence of; to
render homage to; to magnify in worship; to adore.

That we for thee may glorify the Lord. --Shak.

Synonyms: exalt, extol, laud, proclaim, spiritualize, transfigure

See Also: aggrandise, aggrandize, alter, blow up, canonize, change, crack up, dramatise, dramatize, embellish, embroider, ensky, hymn, lard, pad, praise

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