meaning of beatify

beatify meaning in General Dictionary

To pronounce or view as delighted or supremely endowed or as conferring delight

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  • fill with sublime feeling
  • make blessedly delighted
  • declare (a-dead person) becoming blessed; the initial step of achieving sainthood
  • To pronounce or respect as happy, or supremely endowed, or as conferring joy.
  • which will make happy; to bless with the conclusion of celestial enjoyment.
  • to see and declare, by a public process and decree, that a dead individual is regarded as "the blessed" and is to be reverenced as such, though maybe not canonized.

beatify meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1530s, "which will make happy," from Middle French b


beatify meaning in General Dictionary

(v. t.) To pronounce or regard as pleased, or supremely endowed, or as conferring happiness.

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  • (v. t.) To make pleased; to bless using the conclusion of celestial satisfaction.
  • (v. t.) To ascertain and declare, by a public procedure and decree, that a deceased individual is one of "the gifted" and it is to-be reverenced as a result, though not canonized.