[ed-uh-fahy] /ˈɛd ə faɪ/
verb (used with object), edified, edifying.
to instruct or benefit, especially morally or spiritually; uplift:
religious paintings that edify the viewer.
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
(transitive) to improve the morality, intellect, etc, of, esp by instruction
to inform or enlighten intellectually or spiritually
Latin aedes ‘building’ + -ficare ‘to make’
mid-14c., “to build, construct,” also, in figurative use, “to build up morally or in faith,” from Old French edefiier “build, install, teach, instruct (morally),” from Latin aedificare “to build, construct,” in Late Latin “improve spiritually, instruct” (see edifice). Related: Edified; edifying.
[ee-dahyl] /ˈi daɪl/ noun, Roman History. 1. . [ee-dahyl] /ˈi daɪl/ noun, Roman History. 1. one of a board of magistrates in charge of public buildings, streets, markets, games, etc. /ˈiːdaɪl/ noun 1. a variant spelling of aedile /ˈiːdaɪl/ noun 1. a magistrate of ancient Rome in charge of public works, games, buildings, and roads
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[ih-dahy-nuh] /ɪˈdaɪ nə/ noun 1. a city in SE Minnesota, near Minneapolis.
[ed-n-burg] /ˈɛd nˌbɜrg/ noun 1. a city in S Texas.