Ennoble Definition

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To raise to the rank of nobleman.
Webster's New World
To give a noble quality to; dignify.
Webster's New World
To confer nobility upon.
Ennoble a prime minister for distinguished service.
American Heritage

To bestow with nobility, honour or grace.

To ennoble textile fabrics, the industrial processes of dry-cleaning, printing and embossing, and sizing and finishing, which together are known as 'ennobling fabrics'.

Origin of Ennoble

  • Middle English ennoblen from Old French ennoblir en- causative pref. en–1 noble noble noble

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English ennoblen, from Old French ennoblir.

    From Wiktionary

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