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Definition of "glorify" []

  • To give glory, honor, or high praise to; exalt. (verb-transitive)
  • To cause to be or seem more glorious or excellent than is actually the case: Your descriptions have glorified an average house into a mansion. (verb-transitive)
  • To give glory to, especially through worship. (verb-transitive)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "glorify" in a sentence
  • "Another thing the museum does not turn a blind eye to, nor does it overly glorify, is just how many of its inductees and honorees are dead."
  • "The glory of an object, of a thing or person, is its intrinsic worth or excellence: to glorify is to remove everything that could hinder the full revelation of that excellence."
  • "Now you must embrace, encourage, glorify ... in other words,"