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DIGNIFY (dignified)

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does dignify mean? 

DIGNIFY (verb)
  The verb DIGNIFY has 2 senses:

1. confer dignity or honor upon
2. raise the status of

  Familiarity information: DIGNIFY used as a verb is rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

DIGNIFY (verb)

Sense 1dignify [BACK TO TOP]


Confer dignity or honor upon

Classified under:

Verbs of political and social activities and events


dignify; ennoble

Context example:

He was dignified with a title

Hypernyms (to "dignify" is one way to...):

honor; honour; reward (bestow honor or rewards upon)

Sentence frames:

Somebody ----s something
Something ----s somebody
Something ----s something

Sense 2dignify [BACK TO TOP]


Raise the status of

Classified under:

Verbs of size, temperature change, intensifying, etc.

Context example:

I shall not dignify this insensitive remark with an answer

Hypernyms (to "dignify" is one way to...):

elevate; lift; raise (raise in rank or condition)

Sentence frame:

Somebody ----s something

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