Antonyms
Etymology

1. deify

verb. ['ˈdiːəˌfaɪ'] exalt to the position of a God.

Antonyms

  • depress

Etymology

  • déifier (French)
  • deificare (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Deify

  • acidify
  • amplify
  • beatify
  • calcify
  • certify
  • clarify
  • classify
  • codify
  • crucify
  • decertify
  • declassify
  • demystify
  • detoxify
  • dignify
  • disqualify
  • diversify
  • diversify
  • falsify
  • glorify
  • gratify

2. deify

verb. ['ˈdiːəˌfaɪ'] consider as a god or godlike.

Synonyms

  • apotheosise
  • idealise
  • apotheose
  • idealize

Etymology

  • déifier (French)
  • deificare (Latin)

Example sentences of the word deify


1. Verb, base form
While Catholics do not deify Mary, they call on her as the mother of Jesus to intercede with her son on Catholics' behalf.

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