Glorify Definition

glorified, glorifies, glorifying
glorified, glorifies, glorifying
To exalt and honor (God), as in worship.
Webster's New World
To make glorious; give glory to.
Webster's New World
To praise extravagantly; honor; extol.
Webster's New World
To portray or make seem better, larger, finer, etc. than is actually the case.
Their “yacht” was little more than a glorified motorboat.
Webster's New World

To exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone)


Origin of Glorify

  • From Middle English glorifien, from Anglo-Norman glorifier, from Old French, from Late Latin glorificō, from Latin gloria + faciō (“to make”).

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English glorifien from Old French glorefier from Latin glōrificāre glōria glory -ficāre -fy

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

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