Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb beatify

3 senses of beatify

Sense 1
exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify -- (fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success")
       => elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate -- (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits")

Sense 2
beatify -- (make blessedly happy)
       => elate, lift up, uplift, pick up, intoxicate -- (fill with high spirits; fill with optimism; "Music can uplift your spirits")

Sense 3
beatify -- (declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood; "On Sunday, the martyr will be beatified by the Vatican")
       => declare, adjudge, hold -- (declare to be; "She was declared incompetent"; "judge held that the defendant was innocent")

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