canonize


canonize

verb

Definition of CANONIZE

1
to love or admire too much <a singing star so canonized by his fans that they refuse to believe anything bad about him>
2
to assign a high status or value to <those movie buffs who have canonized Alfred Hitchcock as filmdom's preeminent director>

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