Definition of “ennoble” - English Dictionary

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“ennoble” in British English

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ennobleverb [ T ]

uk /ɪˈnəʊ.bəl/ us /ɪˈnoʊ.bəl/

to make someone a member of the nobility (= highest social rank)

literary to make something or someone better so that people admire it, him, or her more:

He has this theory that suffering can ennoble a person's character.

(Definition of “ennoble” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)