Translation of "deify" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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deifyverb [ T ]

uk /ˈdeɪ.ɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈdiː.ɪ.faɪ/

to make someone or something into a god

The Romans used to deify their emperors. 罗马人常常神化他们的皇帝。

disapproving to consider someone or something to be so important that they are almost like a god

Pelé was deified by his fans. 猫王受到歌迷们的顶礼膜拜。

(Translation of “deify” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)