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VERB (3)

1. fill with sublime emotion;
- Example: "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"
- Example: "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success"
[syn: exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify]

2. make blessedly happy;

3. declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood;
- Example: "On Sunday, the martyr will be beatified by the Vatican"

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Beatify \Be*at"i*fy\ (b[-e]*[a^]t"[i^]*f[imac]), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Beatified (b[-e]*[a^]t"[i^]*f[imac]d); p. pr. & vb. n. Beatifying.] [L. beatificare; beatus happy (fr. beare to bless, akin to bonus good) + facere to make: cf. F. b['e]atifier. See Bounty.] 1. To pronounce or regard as happy, or supremely blessed, or as conferring happiness. [1913 Webster] The common conceits and phrases that beatify wealth. --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 2. To make happy; to bless with the completion of celestial enjoyment. "Beatified spirits." --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. (R. C. Ch.) To ascertain and declare, by a public process and decree, that a deceased person is one of "the blessed," and is to be reverenced as such, though not canonized. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

beatify v 1: fill with sublime emotion; "The children were thrilled at the prospect of going to the movies"; "He was inebriated by his phenomenal success" [syn: exhilarate, tickle pink, inebriate, thrill, exalt, beatify] 2: make blessedly happy 3: declare (a dead person) to be blessed; the first step of achieving sainthood; "On Sunday, the martyr will be beatified by the Vatican"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

35 Moby Thesaurus words for "beatify": aggrandize, apotheose, apotheosize, bless, canonize, cheer, cleanse, consecrate, crown, dedicate, deify, devote, elevate, ennoble, enshrine, enthrone, exalt, gladden, glamorize, glorify, hallow, happify, immortalize, lionize, magnify, make happy, make legendary, purify, raise, saint, sanctify, set apart, set up, throne, uplift