Definition of beautify in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈbyo͞odəˌfī/

verb (beautifies, beautifying, beautified)

[with object]
Improve the appearance of.
Example sentences
  • Lawns, shrubs and decks require periodic treatment to beautify their appearance and enhance the beauty and value of your home.
  • The Japanese donation will support a Kathmandu Metropolitan City project to improve the environment and beautify the site.
  • The hundreds of chemicals used by farmers to control pests, improve production and beautify fruit and vegetables leave residues that end up on our tables.
adorn, embellish, enhance, decorate, ornament, garnish, gild, smarten up, prettify, enrich, glamorize, spruce up, spiff up, deck (out), trick out, grace
informal do up, tart up, pimp



Pronunciation: /ˌbyo͞odəfəˈkāSH(ə)n/
Example sentences
  • The consequence of this extension brings into question the public value and benefit of the proposed presumed beautification and civic enhancement.
  • There is nothing wrong with embellishment or beautification.
  • Picturesque surroundings and marvellous weather provided the ideal setting in which to celebrate the beautification of the thirteen estates which took part in the competition.


Example sentences
  • Hence, Beach Day celebrations were the perfect excuse to honour them - even the lifeguards and beautifiers.
  • Beach beautifiers clean up the sands for two hours every morning and evening, but in the meantime, beach users litter the place.
  • The South Chennai Exnora had employed nine beach beautifiers to clean the beach every morning and night, he added.

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Syllabification: beau·ti·fy

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