Deify

De"i*fy

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Deified (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Deifying.] [F. difier, LL. deificare, fr. L. deificus. See Deific, Deity, -fy.] 1. To make a god of; to exalt to the rank of a deity; to enroll among the deities; to apotheosize; as, Julius Csar was deified.
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2. To praise or revere as a deity; to treat as an object of supreme regard; as, to deify money.
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He did again so extol and deify the pope.
Bacon.
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3. To render godlike.
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By our own spirits are we deified.
Wordsworth.
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