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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Glorify  \Glo"ri*fy\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Glorified};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Glorifying}.]  [F.  glorifier,  L.  glorificare  gloria 
  glory  +  -ficare  (in  comp.)  to  make  See  {-fy}.] 
  1.  To  make  glorious  by  bestowing  glory  upon  to  confer  honor 
  and  distinction  upon  to  elevate  to  power  or  happiness,  or 
  to  celestial  glory. 
 
  Jesus  was  not  yet  glorified.  --John  vii. 
  39. 
 
  2.  To  make  glorious  in  thought  or  with  the  heart,  by 
  ascribing  glory  to  to  asknowledge  the  excellence  of  to 
  render  homage  to  to  magnify  in  worship;  to  adore. 
 
  That  we  for  thee  may  glorify  the  Lord.  --Shak. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  glorify 
  v  1:  praise,  glorify,  or  honor:  "extol  the  virtues  of  one's 
  children";  "glorify  one's  spouse's  cooking"  [syn:  {laud}, 
  {extol},  {exalt},  {proclaim}] 
  2:  bestow  glory  upon  "The  victory  over  the  enemy  glorified  the 
  Republic" 
  3:  cause  to  seem  more  splendid;  "You  are  glorifying  a  rather 
  mediocre  building" 
 
  From  Easton's  1897  Bible  Dictionary  [easton]: 
 
  Glorify 
  (1.)  To  make  glorious,  or  cause  so  to  appear  (John  12:28;  13:31, 
  32;  17:4,5). 
 
  (2.)  Spoken  of  God  to  "shew  forth  his  praise"  (1  Cor.  6:20; 
  10:31). 
 




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