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1. glorify

verb. ['ˈglɔrəˌfaɪ'] praise, glorify, or honor.

Synonyms

  • canonize
  • praise
  • extol
  • ensky
  • crack up
  • canonise
  • laud
  • exalt
  • hymn

Antonyms

  • deconcentrate
  • destabilize
  • enable
  • loosen

Etymology

  • glorifien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • glorifier (Anglo-Norman)

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Rhymes with Glorify

  • horrify

Sentences with glorify


1. Verb, base form
To exalt the other person means to honor or to glorify him.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Avoid extremely skin-tight outfits such as knit pants and tops, as these materials glorify every bump and ridge.

Quotes about glorify


1. Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It's part ballet. It's part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration and that music, and in the end create an inspirational piece of footage.
- Steve Sabol

2. God created me—and you—to live with a single, all-embracing, all-transforming passion—namely, a passion to glorify God by enjoying and displaying his supreme excellence in all the spheres of life.
- John Piper, Don't Waste Your Life

3. May the God who gives endurance and encouragement give you a spirit of unity among yourselves as you follow Christ Jesus, so that with one heart and mouth you may glorify the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ.
- Anonymous, Holy Bible: King James Version

2. glorify

verb. ['ˈglɔrəˌfaɪ'] bestow glory upon.

Synonyms

  • change
  • alter

Antonyms

  • disapproval
  • cry
  • depress

Etymology

  • glorifien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • glorifier (Anglo-Norman)

3. glorify

verb. ['ˈglɔrəˌfaɪ'] cause to seem more splendid.

Synonyms

  • pad
  • blow up
  • embellish
  • aggrandize
  • dramatize
  • lard
  • embroider
  • dramatise

Antonyms

  • understate
  • ride
  • empty
  • deflate

Etymology

  • glorifien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • glorifier (Anglo-Norman)

4. glorify

verb. ['ˈglɔrəˌfaɪ'] elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration.

Synonyms

  • spiritualize
  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • reduce
  • worsen
  • uglify
  • literalize

Etymology

  • glorifien (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • glorifier (Anglo-Norman)
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