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English verb: ennoble

1. ennoble (social) confer dignity or honor upon


SamplesHe was dignified with a title.


Synonymsdignify


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)honor, honour, reward

2. ennoble (social) give a title to someone; make someone a member of the nobility


Synonymsentitle, gentle


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)advance, elevate, kick upstairs, promote, raise, upgrade


Narrower (hyponym)baronetise, baronetize, dub, knight, lord









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