The definition of beatify is to cause great happiness.(verb)
An example of beatify is to give a loved one a meaningful gift.
Beatify is defined as to have the Pope name a deceased person one of heaven's blessed, giving them the title “Blessed” along with a public honoring.(verb)
An example of beatify is Pope Benedict XVI giving Pope John Paul II the honor and title of being one of the “Blessed.”
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transitive verb be·at·i·fied, be·at·i·fy·ing, be·at·i·fies
Origin: French beatifier
Origin: , from Late Latin beātificāre
Origin: : Latin beātus, happy; see beatific
Origin: + Latin -ficāre, -fy.
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