canonize

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French canonisier, from Medieval Latin canonizare, from Latin canōn. See canon.

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canonize (third-person singular simple present canonizes, present participle canonizing, simple past and past participle canonized)

  1. (transitive) To establish as a formal, standard rule.
  2. (transitive) To declare (a person) as a saint.
    Thomas a Becket was canonized.
  3. (transitive) To glorify; to exalt to the highest honour.
    • Shakespeare
      Fame in time to come canonize us.

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Verb[edit]

canonize

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of canonizar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of canonizar
  3. third-person singular imperative of canonizar