Synonyms and Antonyms of deify
1 to love or admire too much materialistic people who deify money Synonyms of deify adore, adulate, canonize, idolize, dote (on), hero-worship, worshipWords Related to deify appreciate, cherish, esteem, prize, treasure, value; fancy, favor, like, prefer; regard; hallow, respect, revere, venerate; approve, endorse (also indorse), supportNear Antonyms of deify abhor, abominate, despise, detest, disdain, dislike, hate, loathe; belittle, deprecate, disparage, misprize, put down
2 to offer honor or respect to (someone) as a divine power some ancient pagans deified such objects of nature as trees and rivers Synonyms of deify adore, worship, glorify, revere, reverence, venerateWords Related to deify admire, honor, love, regard, respect; apotheosize, canonize, dignify, exalt, lionize, magnify; extol (also extoll), laud, praise; delight, gratify, please, satisfyNear Antonyms of deify blaspheme, desecrate, profane, violate; affront, dishonor, disrespect, insult, offend, outrage, pique, ridicule, scorn, slight; displease; defame, disparage, libel, malign, slander, slur, smear
3 to assign a high status or value to the sense of entitlement felt by athletes who have been deified all their lives Synonyms of deify aggrandize, canonize, exalt, dignify, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, ensky, enthrone, glorify, magnifyWords Related to deify boost, lift, promote, raise, upgrade, uplift; heighten, intensify; idealize, romanticize, sanitize, sugarcoat; acclaim, extol (also extoll), honor, laud, praiseNear Antonyms of deify belittle, decry, depreciate, detract, disparage, minimizeAntonyms of deify abase, degrade, demean, humble, humiliate
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