Translation of "glorify" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /ˈɡlɔː.rɪ.faɪ/ us /ˈɡlɔːr.ɪ-/

to praise and honour God or a person

There are 99 prayer beads – one for each way Allah can be glorified in the Koran.
A statue was erected to glorify the country’s national heroes.

to describe or represent something in a way that makes it seem better or more important than it really is

glorificar, exaltar
I didn’t like the way the film glorified war/violence.
informal The limousine was really just a glorified taxi.
glorification noun [ no plural ] uk /ˌɡlɔː.rɪ.fɪˈkeɪ.ʃən/ us /ˌɡlɔːr.ɪ-/

(Translation of “glorify” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)