canonize

Definitions:

  • To declare (a deceased person) to be a saint and entitled to be fully honored as such.
  • To include in the biblical canon.
  • To include in a literary canon.
  • To approve as being within canon law.
  • To treat as sacred; glorify.
  • To enroll officially in the canon or catalogue of the saints; declare to be a saint; regard as a saint. See <internalXref urlencoded="canonization">canonization</internalXref>.
  • To admit into the canon, as of Scripture.
  • To embody in canons.
  • Also spelled <internalXref urlencoded="canonise">canonise</internalXref>.
  • To declare (a deceased person) a saint; to put in the catalogue of saints.
  • To glorify; to exalt to the highest honor.
  • To rate as inspired; to include in the canon.
  • To establish as a formal, standard rule.
  • To declare (a person) as a <xref>saint</xref>.
  • To <xref>glorify</xref>; to <xref>exalt</xref> to the highest honour.
  • treat as a sacred person
  • declare (a dead person) to be a saint
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