verb (glorifies, glorifying, glorified)[with object]
- 1Praise and worship (God): music is used to glorify GodMore example sentences
- To glorify God or praise Him is to put one's request to Him, because He is aware of our needs and He responds to our glorification with grace and compassion.
- On that day the distance will be closed and the entire redeemed creation will gratefully praise and glorify God.
- Invoking and glorifying Him, praising and thanking Him and kneeling and prostrating before Him are the practical manifestations of worship.
- 1.1Reveal the glory of (God) by one’s actions: God can be glorified through a life of scholarshipMore example sentences
- How exciting it is to use our spiritual gifts to glorify God and to grow to know the heart of a servant.
- Do you not see that everyone in the heavens and Earth glorifies God, as do the birds with their outspread wings?
- But when we and they share a common love and awe for God, we augment the sanctity of the world in glorifying God among the multitudes of peoples.
- 2Describe or represent as admirable, especially unjustifiably: a football video glorifying violenceMore example sentences
ennoble, exalt, elevate, lift up, add dignity to, dignify, add lustre to, add distinction to, enhance, increase, augment, promote, boost; praise, sing/sound the praises of, celebrate, honour, extol, laud, eulogize, hymn, lionize, acclaim, applaud, hail; glamorize, aggrandize, idealize, romanticize, put on a pedestal, enshrine, apotheosize, canonize, immortalize• black English big up• dated cry up
- Officers believe it glorifies football violence and it is understood that they are probing the legality of the video.
- No, I think it glorifies football violence and the timing of it couldn't be worse.
- Our television shows, our video games, our music, and our movies all glorify violence.
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- Worshipers repeat their glorification of God and prostration three times.
- Sincere prayer also furthers the glorification of God, the goal of all creation.
- Christians - and all believers - should reject the glorification of suffering and rise to protest.
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- Some initial on-premise support, like back bar glorifiers, are planned, but the major support is coming through strong ad placements male-focused magazines.
- And you have to wonder whether his glorifiers are just as dense, or deeply cynical, or living on a different planet.
- For those of us who aren't fans of the hot-tempered, English language-butchering, xenophobic glorifier of fighting, his dismissal will not come soon enough.
Middle English: from Old French glorifier, from ecclesiastical Latin glorificare, from late Latin glorificus, from Latin gloria 'glory'.