Definition of


  1. (verb, change) exalt to the position of a God
  2. (verb, cognition) consider as a god or godlike

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Alternate forms of Deify

Derivations: deification, deity

Hyponyms: apotheose, apotheosise, apotheosize

Hypernyms: exalt, idealise, idealize

Origin of the word Deify

  1. mid-14c., from O.Fr. deifier, from L.L. deificare, from deificus "making godlike," from L. deus "god" (see Zeus) + facere "to make, do" (see factitious). more

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Words that sound like Deify

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