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- canonise (UK)
- (transitive) To establish as a formal, standard rule.
- (transitive) To declare (a person) as a saint.
- Thomas a Becket was canonized.
- (transitive) To glorify; to exalt to the highest honour.
- Fame in time to come canonize us.
to define someone as a saint