Definition for DE'I-FY

DE'I-FY, v.t. [L. deus, a god, and facio, to make.]

  1. To make a god; to exalt to the rank of a heathen deity; to enroll among the deities; as, Julius Cesar was deified.
  2. To exalt into an object of worship; to treat as an object of supreme regard; as, a covetous man deifies his treasures. – Prior.
  3. To exalt to a deity in estimation; to reverence or praise as a deity. The Pope was formerly extolled and deified by his votaries.

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