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[glawr-uh-fahy, glohr-] /ˈglɔr əˌfaɪ, ˈgloʊr-/

verb (used with object), glorified, glorifying.
to cause to be or treat as being more splendid, excellent, etc., than would normally be considered.
to honor with praise, admiration, or worship; extol.
to make glorious; invest with .
to praise the of (God), especially as an act of worship.
verb (transitive) -fies, -fying, -fied
to make glorious
to make more splendid; adorn
to worship, exalt, or adore
to extol
to cause to seem more splendid or imposing than reality

mid-14c., from Old French glorifier, from Late Latin glorificare “to glorify,” from Latin gloria (see glory) + -ficare, from facere “to make, do” (see factitious). Related: Glorified; glorifying.

(1.) To make glorious, or cause so to appear (John 12:28; 13:31, 32; 17:4,5). (2.) Spoken of God to “shew forth his praise” (1 Cor. 6:20; 10:31).


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