Associations to the word «Glorify»


GLORIFY, verb. (transitive) To exalt, or give glory or praise to (something or someone).
GLORIFY, verb. (transitive) To make (something) appear to be more glorious than it is; regard something or someone excellent baselessly.
GLORIFY, verb. (transitive) To worship or extol.

Dictionary definition

GLORIFY, verb. Praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking".
GLORIFY, verb. Bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the Republic".
GLORIFY, verb. Elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration.
GLORIFY, verb. Cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather mediocre building".

Wise words

A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanged; it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in color and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.