glo·ri·fy /ˈglorəˌfaɪ, ˈglɔr-/
Glo·ri·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Glorified p. pr. & vb. n. Glorifying.]
1. To make glorious by bestowing glory upon; to confer honor and distinction upon; to elevate to power or happiness, or to celestial glory.
Jesus was not yet glorified. --John vii. 39.
2. To make glorious in thought or with the heart, by ascribing glory to; to acknowledge the excellence of; to render homage to; to magnify in worship; to adore.
That we for thee may glorify the Lord. --Shak.
v 1: praise, glorify, or honor; "extol the virtues of one's
children"; "glorify one's spouse's cooking" [syn: laud,
extol, exalt, proclaim]
2: bestow glory upon; "The victory over the enemy glorified the
3: elevate or idealize, in allusion to Christ's transfiguration
[syn: transfigure, spiritualize]
4: cause to seem more splendid; "You are glorifying a rather
(1.) To make glorious, or cause so to appear (John 12:28; 13:31,
(2.) Spoken of God to "shew forth his praise" (1 Cor. 6:20;