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glo·ri·fy

 (glôr′ə-fī′)
tr.v. glo·ri·fied, glo·ri·fy·ing, glo·ri·fies
1. To give glory, honor, or high praise to; exalt.
2. To cause to be or seem more glorious or excellent than is actually the case: a description that glorified a cabin into a mansion.
3. To give glory to, especially through worship.

[Middle English glorifien, from Old French glorefier, from Latin glōrificāre : glōria, glory + -ficāre, -fy.]

glo′ri·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
glo′ri·fi′er n.

glorify

(ˈɡlɔːrɪˌfaɪ)
vb (tr) , -fies, -fying or -fied
1. to make glorious
2. to make more splendid; adorn
3. to worship, exalt, or adore
4. to extol
5. to cause to seem more splendid or imposing than reality
ˈgloriˌfiable adj
ˈgloriˌfier n

glo•ri•fy

(ˈglɔr əˌfaɪ, ˈgloʊr-)

v.t. -fied, -fy•ing.
1. to cause to be or treat as being more splendid, excellent, etc., than would normally be considered: to glorify military life.
2. to honor with praise, admiration, or worship: to glorify a hero.
3. to make glorious.
4. to praise the glory of (God), esp. as an act of worship.
[1300–50; < Old French glorifier < Late Latin glōrificāre. See glory, -fy]
glo′ri•fi`a•ble, adj.
glo′ri•fi`er, n.

glorify


Past participle: glorified
Gerund: glorifying

Imperative
glorify
glorify
Present
I glorify
you glorify
he/she/it glorifies
we glorify
you glorify
they glorify
Preterite
I glorified
you glorified
he/she/it glorified
we glorified
you glorified
they glorified
Present Continuous
I am glorifying
you are glorifying
he/she/it is glorifying
we are glorifying
you are glorifying
they are glorifying
Present Perfect
I have glorified
you have glorified
he/she/it has glorified
we have glorified
you have glorified
they have glorified
Past Continuous
I was glorifying
you were glorifying
he/she/it was glorifying
we were glorifying
you were glorifying
they were glorifying
Past Perfect
I had glorified
you had glorified
he/she/it had glorified
we had glorified
you had glorified
they had glorified
Future
I will glorify
you will glorify
he/she/it will glorify
we will glorify
you will glorify
they will glorify
Future Perfect
I will have glorified
you will have glorified
he/she/it will have glorified
we will have glorified
you will have glorified
they will have glorified
Future Continuous
I will be glorifying
you will be glorifying
he/she/it will be glorifying
we will be glorifying
you will be glorifying
they will be glorifying
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been glorifying
you have been glorifying
he/she/it has been glorifying
we have been glorifying
you have been glorifying
they have been glorifying
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been glorifying
you will have been glorifying
he/she/it will have been glorifying
we will have been glorifying
you will have been glorifying
they will have been glorifying
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been glorifying
you had been glorifying
he/she/it had been glorifying
we had been glorifying
you had been glorifying
they had been glorifying
Conditional
I would glorify
you would glorify
he/she/it would glorify
we would glorify
you would glorify
they would glorify
Past Conditional
I would have glorified
you would have glorified
he/she/it would have glorified
we would have glorified
you would have glorified
they would have glorified
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.glorify - praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking"
praise - express approval of; "The parents praised their children for their academic performance"
canonise, canonize - treat as a sacred person; "He canonizes women"
ensky - exalt to the skies; lift to the skies or to heaven with praise
crack up - rhapsodize about
hymn - praise by singing a hymn; "They hymned their love of God"
2.glorify - bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic"
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
3.glorify - elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfigurationglorify - elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
alter, change, modify - cause to change; make different; cause a transformation; "The advent of the automobile may have altered the growth pattern of the city"; "The discussion has changed my thinking about the issue"
4.glorify - cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building"

glorify

verb
1. praise, celebrate, magnify, laud, extol, crack up (informal), big up (slang, chiefly Caribbean), eulogize, sing or sound the praises of the banning of songs glorifying war
praise condemn, mock, humiliate
2. worship, honour, bless, adore, revere, exalt, pay homage to, venerate, sanctify, immortalize We are committed to serving the Lord and glorifying his name.
worship desecrate, dishonour
3. enhance, raise, elevate, adorn, dignify, magnify, augment, lift up, ennoble, add lustre to, aggrandize They've glorified his job with an impressive title, but he's still just a salesman.
enhance degrade, debase, defile

glorify

verb
1. To raise to a high position or status:
3. To honor (a deity) in religious worship:
Translations
يُسَبِّح، يَمْدَحيُعَظِّم، يُمَجِّد
idealizovatoslavovatvylepšit
forherligeglorificerelovpriseprise
feldicsér
fegralofa
idealizovať
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glorify

[ˈglɔːrɪfaɪ] VT (= exalt) [+ God] → alabar; [+ person] → glorificar (pej) [+ war, deeds] → embellecer
it's just a glorified boarding housees una simple pensión, aunque con pretensiones

glorify

[ˈglɔːrɪfaɪ] vt [+ crime, violence] → exalter, glorifier

glorify

vtverherrlichen; (= praise) Godlobpreisen

glorify

[ˈglɔːrɪˌfaɪ] vt (exalt, God) → glorificare; (person) → onorare (pej) (war, deeds) → magnificare, esaltare
it was just a glorified ... → non era altro che...

glory

(ˈgloːri) plural ˈglories noun
1. fame or honour. glory on the field of battle; He took part in the competition for the glory of the school.
2. a source of pride, fame etc. This building is one of the many glories of Venice.
3. the quality of being magnificent. The sun rose in all its glory.
verb
to take great pleasure in. He glories in his work as an architect.
ˈglorify (-fai) verb
1. to make (something) seem better than it is. That book glorified war.
2. to praise.
ˌglorifiˈcation (-fi-) noun
ˈglorious adjective
1. splendid; deserving great praise. a glorious career/victory.
2. very pleasant; delightful. glorious weather; Isn't the sunshine glorious?
ˈgloriously adverb
References in classic literature ?
Here the earth covers the sacred head of divine Homer, the glorifier of hero-men.
Ces evenements douloureux qui resteront a jamais graves dans nos memoires pour glorifier les sacrifices de nos vaillants martyrs et constitueront une source d'inspiration pour la consolidation des liens historiques et civilisationnelles qui unissent les deux peuples freres et l'intensification de l'action commune pour promouvoir les relations de fraternite, de solidarite et de cooperation entre les deux pays dans tous les domaines et atteindre le partenariat strategique escompte au service de l'interet de nos deux peuples et des peuples de la region entiere", poursuit le President Bouteflika.
In his close examination of biographies and music histories, Hunter carefully analyzes the different images of Handel-the prodigy, the genius, die profoundly religious man, the master of musical styles, the distiller into music of English sentiment, the glorifier of the Hanoverians, the sexless, the pious, the successful, the wealthy, the bankrupt, the heroic, the devious, the moral exemplar.
Junger's opponents regard him as a glorifier of war and violence, and as an intellectual precursor of National Socialism.
Avant la Revolution, il n'a pas tari d'eloges pour l'ancien president Ben Ali, ensuite c'etait au tour de l'ex president provisoire Moncef Marzouki, d'etre flatte le prenant comme son modele et la qualifiant comme symbole de l'intelligentsia tunisienne; et comme cet homme aime tout le monde, il n'a pas omis de glorifier Rached Ghanouchi qui est, pour lui, le plus illustre des hommes politiques que la Tunisie ait connus.
L'elite poitevine a abandonne la poesie autrefois utilisee pour glorifier l'ideal civique et le service du roi.
Montreal peut, certes, se glorifier d'etre couronnee capitale des arts numeriques en Amerique du Nord alors que, dorenavant, elle offre, a grande echelle, a ses citadins et visiteurs, une proposition internationale qui fait emerger des espaces interactifs, des experiences immersives, des productions 3D, de la musique electronique de pointe, des performances visuelles et sonores, des installations, des projections et des visites de studios.
Comme le souligne Malinowski, <<Le mythe, envisage dans son ensemble, ne represente pas une histoire froide et depourvue de passion, puisqu'il est toujours cree volontairement, pour remplir une certaine fonction sociologique, pour glorifier un certain groupe ou pour justifier un etat de choses anormal>> (Malinowski 1933: 82).
70) As one reporter wrote, "If Flo' Ziegfeld, master showman of the early twenties and glorifier of the American showgirl has an equal in the Negro theatrical world, that man is Irving C.
Au sein de ces livres mosaiques investis paradoxalement d'une fonction utilitaire, le lecteur, non sans desarroi, est amene a se pencher sur quelques ephemerides et calendriers fantaisistes, a apprendre comment affiner l'or avec des salamandres, a s'informer des recentes promotions au sein de l'ordre de la Gidouille, a decouvrir une version theatrale et ubuesque de l'Affaire Dreyfus, ou encore a reprendre en coeur la chanson Tatane, afin de "faire rougir les negres et glorifier le Pere Ubu.
Quand elle enregistre vraiment des faits reels, des traditions locales, elle le fait surtout dans ses impressions de voyages, qui se trouvent effectivement parsemees de charmants resumes de contes, ballades et traditions locales, mis a profit dans ses livres les plus connus, comme Les Femmes en Orient ou La vie monastique dans l 'eglise orientale ; si elle se preoccupe vraiment d'histoire en tant qu'historienne, en fouillant dans les archives ou dans les chroniques, c'est notamment pour glorifier le passe de sa famille, (8) qu'elle declare roumaine, grecque ou albanaise selon les besoins du moment.
gt;> La cour de Louis XIV joue en effet des tenebres et de la lumiere comme au theatre, afin de glorifier un roi pour qui les tenebres n'existent qu'afin d'etre dissipees, un enonce politique dont les chandeliers du chateau de Versailles temoignent encore.