verb (used with object), glo·ri·fied, glo·ri·fy·ing.
- to cause to be or treat as being more splendid, excellent, etc., than would normally be considered.
- to honor with praise, admiration, or worship; extol.
- to make glorious; invest with glory.
- to praise the glory of (God), especially as an act of worship.
verb -fies, -fying or -fied (tr)
- to make glorious
- to make more splendid; adorn
- to worship, exalt, or adore
- to extol
- to cause to seem more splendid or imposing than reality
v.mid-14c., from Old French glorifier, from Late Latin glorificare “to glorify,” from Latin gloria (see glory) + -ficare, from facere “to make, do” (see factitious). Related: Glorified; glorifying.