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English verb: canonize

1. canonize (communication) declare (a dead person) to be a saint


SamplesAfter he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized.


Synonymscanonise, saint


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)adjudge, declare, hold


Domain categoryfaith, organized religion, religion

2. canonize (communication) treat as a sacred person


SamplesHe canonizes women.


Synonymscanonise


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)exalt, extol, glorify, laud, proclaim









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