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beautify

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verb beau·ti·fy \ˈbyü-tə-ˌfī\

Simple Definition of beautify

  • : to make (something) beautiful or more beautiful

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of beautify

beautified

beautifying

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make beautiful or add beauty to

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to grow beautiful

beautification

play \ˌbyü-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun

beautifier

play \ˈbyü-tə-ˌfī(-ə)r\ noun

Examples of beautify in a sentence

  1. Fresh flowers beautify every room.

  2. <beautified the roadside landscape by planting flowers>



1526

First Known Use of beautify

1526

Synonym Discussion of beautify

adorn, decorate, ornament, embellish, beautify, deck, garnish mean to enhance the appearance of something by adding something unessential. adorn implies an enhancing by something beautiful in itself <a diamond necklace adorned her neck>. decorate suggests relieving plainness or monotony by adding beauty of color or design <decorate a birthday cake>. ornament and embellish imply the adding of something extraneous, ornament stressing the heightening or setting off of the original <a white house ornamented with green shutters>, embellish often stressing the adding of superfluous or adventitious ornament <embellish a page with floral borders>. beautify adds to embellish a suggestion of counterbalancing plainness or ugliness <will beautify the grounds with flower beds>. deck implies the addition of something that contributes to gaiety, splendor, or showiness <a house all decked out for Christmas>. garnish suggests decorating with a small final touch and is used especially in referring to the serving of food <an entrée garnished with parsley>.

BEAUTIFY Defined for Kids

beautify

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verb beau·ti·fy \ˈbyü-tə-ˌfī\

Definition of beautify for Students

beautified

beautifying

  1. :  to make beautiful <We beautified the room with flowers.>




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