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Definition 1: declare (a dead person) to be a saint - [verb of communication]

Samples where canonise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • After he was shown to have performed a miracle, the priest was canonized

Synonyms for canonise in the sense of this definition

(canonise is a kind of ...) declare to be

"She was declared incompetent" "judge held that the defendant was innocent"

(canonise belongs to category ...) an institution to express belief in a divine power

"he was raised in the Baptist religion" "a member of his own faith contradicted him"

Definition 2: treat as a sacred person - [verb of communication]

Samples where canonise or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • He canonizes women

Synonyms for canonise in the sense of this definition

(canonise is a kind of ...) praise, glorify, or honor

"extol the virtues of one's children" "glorify one's spouse's cooking"

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