- 1glorify something (often disapproving) to make something seem better or more important than it really is He denies that the movie glorifies violence.
- 2glorify somebody (formal) to praise and worship God Word Origin Middle English: from Old French glorifier, from ecclesiastical Latin glorificare, from late Latin glorificus, from Latin gloria
BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪ//Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they glorify
BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪ//he / she / it glorifies
BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪz//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪz//past simple glorified
BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪd//past participle glorified
BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪd//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪd//-ing form glorifying
BrE BrE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪɪŋ//; NAmE NAmE//ˈɡlɔːrɪfaɪɪŋ//