Definition of glorify
- Chandeliers glorified the entire room.
- a song glorifying romantic love
- the new position is just a glorified version of the old stockroom job
Glorify and give thanks to God.
a number of big names were recruited in the hopes that their presence would glorify the university's school of medicine in the eyes of the medical world
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: to honor or praise (a god or goddess)
: to make (something) seem much better or more important than it really is
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