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1. canonize

verb. ['ˈkænəˌnaɪz'] declare (a dead person) to be a saint.

Synonyms

  • canonise
  • hold
  • declare
  • saint

Antonyms

  • depress
  • discourage
  • deny
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • canon (English)
  • canon (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Canonize

  • balkanize
  • carbonize
  • christianize
  • colonize
  • communize
  • harmonize
  • hellenize
  • homogenize
  • humanize
  • lionize
  • mechanize
  • misrecognize
  • patronize
  • patronize
  • unionize
  • urbanize
  • westernize
  • womanize

Example sentences of the word canonize


1. Adjective
He is the only one that can prescribe Church services and canonize saints.

2. canonize

verb. ['ˈkænəˌnaɪz'] treat as a sacred person.

Synonyms

  • extol
  • canonise
  • laud
  • exalt
  • glorify

Antonyms

  • disagree
  • lose
  • discontinue
  • let go of

Etymology

  • -ize (English)
  • -isen (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • canon (English)
  • canon (Latin)
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