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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Canonize  \Can"on*ize\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Canonized};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Canonizing}.]  [F.  canoniser  or  LL  canonizare  fr  L. 
  canon..  See  {Canon}.] 
  1.  (Eccl.)  To  declare  (a  deceased  person)  a  saint;  to  put  in 
  the  catalogue  of  saints;  as  Thomas  a  Becket  was 
  canonized. 
 
  2.  To  glorify;  to  exalt  to  the  highest  honor. 
 
  Fame  in  time  to  come  canonize  us  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  rate  as  inspired;  to  include  in  the  canon.[R.] 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  canonized 
  adj  :  accorded  sacrosanct  or  authoritative  standing  [syn:  {glorified}] 




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